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Confess sin instantly.

    Topics: Sin, Confession

How often God takes away our consolations, that we may only love Him for Himself; and reveals our sinfulness, that we may better appreciate the completeness of his salvation!

    Topics: Sin, Salvation

Sin is the act of the will, and is only possible when the will assents to some unholy influence.

    Topics: Sin

Be indifferent to emotion. If it is there, be thankful; if it is absent, go on doing the will of God, reckoning on Him, speaking well of Him behind His back, and, above all, giving no signs of what you are suffering, lest you be a stumbling block to others.

    Topics: Suffering, Thankfulness

As the weights of the clock, or the ballast in the vessel, are necessary for their right ordering, so is trouble in the soul-life.

    Topics: Suffering

But temptation is not sin. A man may ask me to share with him the spoils of a burglary, but no one can accuse me of receiving stolen property if I indignantly refuse and keep my doors tightly shut against him.

    Topics: Temptation

Hand over to Christ every temptation and care.

    Topics: Temptation

Temptation may even be a blessing to a man when it reveals to him his weakness and drives him to the almighty Savior. Do not be surprised, then, dear child of God, if you are tempted at every step of your earthly journey, and almost beyond endurance; but you will not be tempted beyond what you are able to bear, and with every temptation there will be a way of escape.

    Topics: Temptation, Endurance, Weakness

What is sin? It is the "Yes of the will" to temptation.

    Topics: Temptation

Watch the morning watch. Do not see the face of man until you have seen the face of God. Before you enter on the day with its temptations, look up into His face and hide His Word in your heart.

    Topics: Temptation, Scripture

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