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Satan doth sow most of his seed of temptation in hearts that lie fallow. When he sees persons unemployed, he will find work for them to do.

    Topics: Satan, Temptation

Satan tempts to sin under a pretence of religion. He is most to be feared when he transforms himself into an angel of light. He came to Christ with Scripture in his mouth: "It is written." The devil baits his hook with religion.

    Topics: Satan
    Source: A Puritan Golden Treasury

Satan doth not tempt God's children because they have sin in them, but because they have grace in them. Had they no grace, the devil would not disturb them... Though to be tempted is a trouble, yet to think why you are tempted is a comfort.

    Topics: Satan, Temptation, Sin
    Source: A Puritan Golden Treasury

Soon the battle will be over. It will not be long now before the day will come when Satan will no longer trouble us. There will be no more domination, temptation, accusation, or confrontation. Our warfare will be over and our commander, Jesus Christ, will call us away from the battlefield to receive the victor's crown.

    Topics: Satan, Heaven
    Source: The Lord's Prayer

The books of Nature and of Revelation equally elevate our conceptions and invite our piety; they are both written by the finger of the one eternal, incomprehensible God.

    Topics: Scripture, God, Piety

If the word stays not in the memory, it cannot profit. Some can better remember a piece of news than a line of Scripture: their memories are like those ponds, where frogs live, but fish die.

    Topics: Scripture
    Source: The Morning Exercises.

Highly prize the Scriptures. Can he make a proficiency in any art, who doth slight and deprecate it? Prize this book of God above all other books.

    Topics: Scripture
    Source: The Morning Exercises.

The Scripture is the library of the Holy Ghost; it is a pandect of divine knowledge, an exact model and platform of religion. The Scripture contains in it the credenda, "the things which we are to believe," and the agenda, "the things which we are to practice."

    Topics: Scripture
    Source: A Puritan Golden Treasury

Read the Scripture, not only as a history, but as a love-letter sent to you from God.

    Topics: Scripture
    Source: A Puritan Golden Treasury

The Scripture is both the breeder and feeder of grace. How is the convert born, but by "the word of truth"? (James 1:18). How doth he grow, but by "the sincere milk of the Word."? (I Peter 2:2).

    Topics: Scripture
    Source: A Puritan Golden Treasury

The pampering of the flesh, is the quenching of God's spirit.

    Topics: Self-love

The pleasure of sin is soon gone, but the sting remains.

    Topics: Sin

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