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Happiness and comfort stream immediately from God himself, as light issues from the sun; and sometimes looks and darts itself into the meanest corners, while it forbears to visit the largest and the noblest rooms.

    Topics: Happiness, Comfort

Happiness without peace is temporal; peace along with happiness is eternal.

    Topics: Happiness, Peace

There is no man that goeth to heaven but he must go by the cross. The cross is the standing way-mark which all they that go to glory must pass by.

    Topics: Heaven, The Cross

The great comprehensive truths written in letters of living light on every page of our history are these: Human happiness has no perfect security but freedom; freedom none but virtue; virtue none but knowledge; and neither freedom nor virtue has any vigor of immortal hope, except in the principles of Christian faith, and in the sanctions of the Christian religion.

    Topics: History, Christianity, Freedom

Holiness consists of three things - separation from sin, dedication to God, transformation into Christ's image. It is in vain that we talk about the last, unless we know something experimentally about the first.

    Topics: Holiness, Transformation

Remember that holiness is not the way to Christ, but Christ is the way to holiness.

    Topics: Holiness

A hope unaccompanied with a godly life had better be given up, and the sooner the better; for, if retained, it will prove as a spider's web when God shall take away the soul.

    Topics: Hope

Hope is the last lingering light of the human heart. It shines when every other is put out. Extinguish it, and the gloom of affliction becomes the very blackness of darkness - cheerless and impenetrable.

    Topics: Hope, The Heart, Affliction

Be deaf to the quarrelsome, blind to the scorner and dumb to the inquisitive.

    Topics: Humility, Patience, Quarreling

The most holy men are always the most humble men; none so humble on earth as those that live highest in heaven.

    Topics: Humility, Men

The ability to find fault is believed, by some people, to be a sure sign of great wisdom, when, in most cases, it only indicates narrowness of mind and ill nature.

    Topics: Hypocrisy

None should expect to prosper who go out of way of duty.

    Topics: Laziness, Prosperity

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