Monthly Archives: August 2016

August 31, 2016

“The motives, even for our best deeds, are apt to be mixed, and the thought of men’s admiration is often one of them.”  Alfred Plummer (1841-1926)

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August 30, 2016

“Hence it follows, that all our graces, and so our desires, receive disadvantage by our flesh, that mixing itself with what is good, and so abates the excellency of the good.”  John Bunyan (1628-1688)

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August 29, 2016

“When God seems to close his ear, we must not therefore close our mouths, but rather cry with more earnestness; for when our note grows shrill with eagerness and grief, he will not long deny us a hearing.  What a … Continue reading

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August 28, 2016

“God in the exercise of His infinite wisdom and power, so personally directs and controls the free actions of men as to determine all things in accordance with His eternal purpose.”  E.H. Bancroft

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August 27, 2016

“The lowest stage in depravity is reached when men take pleasure in seeing others sin.”  Claude Duval Cole  (1885-1968)

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August 26, 2016

“The mighty God, without ceasing to be God, becomes man to redeem us.  Wonder of wonders!  The like to this never has been—never could be.  Let the greatest king become the meanest beggar–let the richest prince leave his place for … Continue reading

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August 25, 2016

“Jesus gives us to understand that two agreed are better, stronger, than twelve or a thousand divided by enmities and ambitious passions.”  Alexander Balmain Bruce  (1831-1899)

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