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The more affected we are with our misery, the fitter for Christ's mercy.

    Topics: Mercy
    Source: Works, 17, p. 150.

Excess in meat and drink clouds the mind, chokes good affections, and provokes lust. Many a man digs his own grave with his teeth.

    Topics: Philosophy
    Source: A Puritan Golden Treasury

If we be empty and poor, it is not because God's hand is straitened, but ours is not opened.

    Topics: Providence

Till we sin Satan is a parasite; but when once we are in the devil's hands he turns tyrant.

    Topics: Satan
    Source: A Puritan Golden Treasury

Self-love may lead us to prayers, but love to God excites us to praises.

    Topics: Self-love, Praise
    Source: A Puritan Golden Treasury

When we make self the end of prayer, it is not worship but self-seeking.

    Topics: Selfishness

First we practice sin, then defend it, then boast of it.

    Topics: Sin, Boasting
    Source: A Puritan Golden Treasury

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