Monthly Archives: May 2019

May 24, 2019

“Persecution is a temptation to deny Christ, and those who meet persecution in a spirit of bravado have no right to expect to be delivered from succumbing to that temptation.”  Alfred Plummer (1841-1926)

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May 23, 2019

“Obedience becomes easy and delightful when it is in response to trust and love, and if there were more of these latter, there would be less of disobedience.”  (William Graham Scroggie  1877-1958)

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May 22, 2019

“The higher the destination of a silver vessel, the greater is the need that the silver be pure, and therefore, that it be frequently passed through the furnace.”  (William Garden Blaikie; 1820-1899)

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May 21, 2019

“The noon of temptation is sometimes very hot, fierce, and violent; Satan throws his fiery darts thick and fast, which oftentimes give the believer much uneasiness; he is “in heaviness through manifold temptations;” but Christ makes him to lie down … Continue reading

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May 20, 2019

“God has designed the family to be the nurse of what is best and purest in human life, and when this design is crossed, the family institution which was designed to bring the purest joy, breeds the darkest misery.”  (William … Continue reading

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May 19, 2019

“Well!  A tempted soul, when it is worst with him may safely argue thus:  If God were not my friend, Satan would not be so much my enemy; if there were not something of God within me, Satan would never … Continue reading

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May 18, 2019

“As a general rule, the things that are substantially best known are hardest to define.”  (William Aront, 1808-1875)

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