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At times one hesitates to reprove or admonish evil-doers, either because one seeks a more favorable moment or fears his rebuke might make them worse, and further, discourage weak brethren from seeking to lead a good and holy life, or turn them aside from the faith. In such circumstances forbearance is not prompted by selfish considerations but by well advised charity.

    Author: Augustine
    Source: City of God

We are so little and vain that the esteem of five or six persons about us is enough to content and amuse us.

    Author: Blaise Pascal

A prayerless church member is a hindrance. He is in the body like a rotting bone or a decayed tooth. Before long, since he does not contribute to the benefit of his brethren, he will become a danger and a sorrow to them. Neglect of private prayer is the locust which devours the strength of the church.

    Author: Charles Spurgeon

Do you fancy that the eternal God is to be put off with these vain resolutions and to be mocked with these idle dreams of what you will do, when you do nothing whatever? Oh, may God save you from such a delusion!

    Author: Charles Spurgeon
    Source: Sermon, n. 2747.

I am certain that to preach the wrath of God with a hard heart, a cold lip, a tearless eye, and an unfeeling spirit is to harden men, not benefit them.

    Author: Charles Spurgeon
    Source: 33.700.

I note that some whom I greatly love and esteem, who are, in my judgment, among the very choicest of God's people, nevertheless, travel most of the way to heaven by night.

    Author: Charles Spurgeon

Revival brings back a holy shock to apathy and carelessness.

    Author: Winkie Pratney

God does not do business with people who do not mean business with Him.

    Author: Winkie Pratney

Let me beg you, not to rest contented with the commonplace religion that is now so prevalent.

    Author: Adoniram Judson

O slow of heart to believe and trust in the constant presence and overruling agency of our almighty Saviour!

    Author: Adoniram Judson

Christian Youth, I need to ask why you sit in the padded pews of your fathers while all around the darkness takes your cities and your friends.

    Author: Andrew Strom

As we live a life that is about as unlike Jesus as you can get, a life of comfort and coddling undreamt of by billions around the world;- a lifestyle in the top 10% of the earth today (-in debt up to our eyeballs all the while) - the fact is that we don't really CARE that we have lost original Christianity, do we? We are too busy, man. Don't bother us with that kind of talk.

    Author: Andrew Strom

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