Monthly Archives: August 2017

August 21, 2017

“There is nothing which God requires of his people, as to be done by them, but himself helps them in the doing of it.”  (Thomas Horton; 1673)

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August 20, 2017

“The mystery consists not in bringing anything from outside to make my condition more comfortable, but in purging out something that is within.”  (Jeremiah Burroughs  1600-1646)

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August 19, 2017

“All the true worship that God gets is of his own seeking and procuring, and having wrought it he takes pleasure in it.”  George Hutcheson(1615–1674)

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August 18, 2017

“Vanity is nothing, but there is a condition worse than nothing.  Confidence in the things or persons of this world, but most of all a confidence in ourselves, will bring us at last to that state wherein we would fain … Continue reading

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August 17, 2017

“If God reduces you to necessities, he therein deals no otherwise with you than he has done with some of the holiest men that ever lived.”  John Flavel; 1628-1691

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August 16, 2017

“We always seek what is forbidden and stretch out our hands, desiring to obtain what is denied us.’  Again: “The sick person thus desires the water that is forbidden him.” Or whatever is allowed, we do not want, but what … Continue reading

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August 15, 2017

In these names, Lord and Jesus, Christ’s divinity and humanity blend.  He whom we trust is both God and Man.  As God alone, we could never have known Him.  As Man alone, He could never have saved us.  (William Graham … Continue reading

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August 14, 2017

“The privilege of addressing God as LORD is one which no man of himself can rightly take upon his lips.  No one is entitled so to speak to the holy God but those to whom God has granted this privilege.”  … Continue reading

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August 13, 2017

“That man, as a religious and moral being, is radically and totally depraved;-that the bias of his nature is decidedly towards what is false in sentiment, and towards what is wrong in feeling and action; is a principle which is … Continue reading

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August 12, 2017

Our love is not the cause of His, but His is the cause of ours; and it is not merely His loving us, but the shedding it abroad in our hearts by His Spirit, which draws out our love to … Continue reading

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