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The gospel which they so greatly needed they would not have; the miracles which Jesus did not always choose to give, they eagerly demanded.

    Topics: Miracles, Jesus, The Gospel

I remember one who spoke on the missionary question one day saying, "The great question is not, 'Will not the heathen be saved if we do not send them the gospel?' but 'Are we saved ourselves if we do not send them the gospel?'

    Topics: Missions, Salvation, The Gospel
    Source: 51.30

If there be any one point in which the Christian church ought to keep its fervor at a white heat, it is concerning missions. If there be anything about which we cannot tolerate lukewarmness, it is in the matter of sending the gospel to a dying world.

    Topics: Missions

Millions have never heard of Jesus. We ought not to ask, "Can I prove that I ought to go?' but, "Can I prove that I ought not to go?";

    Topics: Missions

You will never make a missionary of the person who does no good at home. He that will not serve the Lord in the Sunday school at home, will not win children to Christ in China.

    Topics: Missions
    Source: 34.522

Morality is a neat cover for foul venom, but it does not alter the fact that the heart is vile, and the man himself is under damnation. Men will be damned with good works as well as without them, if they make them their confidence (rather than Jesus Christ).

    Topics: Morality

Morality may keep you out of jail, but it takes the blood of Jesus Christ to keep you out of hell.

    Topics: Morality, Hell

Doth not all nature around me praise God? If I were silent, I should be an exception to the universe. Doth not the thunder praise Him as it rolls like drums in the march of the God of armies? Do not the mountains praise Him when the woods upon their summits wave in adoration? Doth not the lightning write His name in letters of fire? Hath not the whole earth a voice? And shall I, can I, silent be?

    Topics: Nature, Praise

It is not for me to rise up and go in rebellion against His wishes. If He be a father, let me note His commands, and let me reverentially obey. If He has said "Do this," let me do it, not because I dread Him, but because I love Him. And if He forbids me to do anything, let me avoid it.

    Topics: Obedience

I am certain that I never did grow in grace one-half so much anywhere as I have upon the bed of pain.

    Topics: Pain
    Source: Christian History, n. 29.

You cannot control your children, you say. Then the Lord have mercy on you! It is your business to do it, and you must do it, or else you will soon find they will control you. No one knows what judgment will come from God upon those who allow sin in children to go unrebuked.

    Topics: Parents

Patience is a grace as difficult as it is necessary, and as hard to come by as it is precious when it is gained.

    Topics: Patience

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