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Fight the good fight of faith, and God will give you spiritual mercies.

    Topics: Faith, Mercy

O that unbelievers would learn of faithful Abraham, and believe whatever is revealed from God, though they cannot fully comprehend it! Abraham knew God commanded him to offer up his son, and therefore believed, notwithstanding carnal reasoning might suggest may objections.

    Topics: Faith, Carnality

Oh let us continually keep faith in exercise, till it be entirely swallowed up in the boundless ocean of beatific vision.

    Topics: Faith

What! Get to heaven on your own strength? Why, you might as well try to climb to the moon on a rope of sand!

    Topics: Heaven

The great and important duty which is incumbent on Christians, is to guard against all appearance of evil; to watch against the first risings in the heart to evil; and to have a guard upon our actions, that they may not be sinful, or so much as seem to be so.

    Topics: Holiness, The Heart

As for the extraordinary operations of the Holy Ghost, such as working of miracles, or speaking with divers kinds of tongues, they are long since ceased.

    Topics: Holy Spirit, Miracles

When our Lord says, we must be converted and become as little children, I suppose he means also, that we must be sensible of our weakness, comparatively speaking, as a little child.

    Topics: Humility, Weakness

Oh that I was lowly in heart! Honor and dishonor, good report and evil report would then be alike, and prove a furtherance to me in my Christian cause.

    Topics: Humility

A true faith in Jesus Christ will not suffer us to be idle. No, it is an active, lively, restless principle; it fills the heart, so that it cannot be easy till it is doing something for Jesus Christ.

    Topics: Idleness

There is not a thing on the face of the earth that I abhor so much as idleness or idle people.

    Topics: Idleness
    Source: Christian History, Issue 3.

Jesus was God and man in one person, that God and man might be happy together again.

    Topics: Jesus, Atonement

The righteousness of Jesus Christ is one of those great mysteries, which the angels desire to look into, and seems to be one of the first lessons that God taught men after the fall.

    Topics: Jesus, Righteousness

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