December 6, 2019

“Certain it is that also that first sin, though the responsibility of it is entirely man’s, and though it was wanton and willful disobedience, was according to the inscrutable plan and purposes of the Most High, and took place under the controlling guidance of His providence.”  (Herman Hoeksema, 1886-1965)

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December 5, 2019

“There is no better assurance of final victory than that drawn from the grace which enables us to trust in the divine mercy in the darkest hours.”  (William S. Plummer; 1841-1926)

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December 4, 2010

“True virtue never appears so lovely as when it is most oppressed; and the divine excellence of real Christianity is never exhibited with such advantage as when it is under the greatest trials.”  (Jonathan Edwards; 1703-1758)

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December 3, 2019

“The Spirit is our comforter; or to choose the path of duty in times of perplexity—the Spirit is our guide; or to engage in prayer—the Spirit is the Spirit of grace and supplication; or to cultivate any one of the graces of Christian character—they are all ‘fruits of the Spirit’.”  (James Buchanan; 1804-1870)

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December 2, 2019

“The intenseness of the affliction renders it trying to our fortitude; but it is by the continuance of it that patience is put to the test. It is not under the sharpest, but the longest trials, that we are most in danger of fainting.”  (Andrew Fuller; 1754-1815)

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December 1, 2019

“If our Savior wore a crown of thorns, we need not look for one of gold.”  (William H. Van Doren  1810-1882)

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November 30, 2019

“The man who has drained the cup of pleasure can best tell the taste of its dregs.”  (William Arnot  1808-1875)

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