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The devil is no idle spirit, but a vagrant, runagate walker, that never rests in one place. The motive, cause, and main intention of his walking is to ruin man.

    Topics: Satan

Satan, like a fisher, baits his hook according to the appetite of the fish.

    Topics: Satan
    Source: A Puritan Golden Treasury

The Word of life may be so distorted from the life of the Word till it becomes the food of death.

    Topics: Scripture
    Source: A Puritan Golden Treasury

Sense of sin may be often great, and more felt than grace; yet not be more than grace. A man feels the ache of his finger more sensibly than the health of his whole body; yet he knows that the ache of a finger is nothing so much as the health of the whole body.

    Topics: Sin, Grace
    Source: A Puritan Golden Treasury

The Bible is to us what the star was to the wise men; but if we spend all our time in gazing upon it, observing its motions, and admiring its splendor, without being led to Christ by it, the use of it will be lost to us.

    Topics: The Bible

It is rashness to search, godliness to believe, safeness to preach, and eternal blessedness to know the Trinity.

    Topics: The Trinity
    Source: A Puritan Golden Treasury

Half our virtue arises from our being out of the way of temptation.

    Topics: Virtue

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