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Blind zeal is soon put to a shameful retreat, while holy resolution, built on fast principles, lifts up its head like a rock in the midst of the waves.

    Author: William Gurnall

O if once our hearts were but filled with zeal for God, and compassion to our people's souls, we would up and be doing, though we could but lay a brick a day, and God would be with us.

    Author: William Gurnall

There is no grace that the spirit of self can counterfeit with more success than a religious zeal.

    Author: William Cowper

Zeal without knowledge is like expedition to a man in the dark.

    Author: John Newton

Revivals begin with God's own people; the Holy Spirit touches their heart anew, and gives them new fervor and compassion, and zeal, new light and life, and when He has thus come to you, He next goes forth to the valley of dry bones... Oh, what responsibility this lays on the Church of God! If you grieve Him away from yourselves, or hinder His visit, then the poor perishing world suffers sorely!

    Author: Andrew Bonar

Let us, then, cultivate an attitude of courage as over against the investigations of the day. None should be more zealous in them then we. None should be more quick to discern truth in every field, more hospitable to receive it, more loyal to follow it wherever it leads.

    Author: B.B. Warfield

Our heavenly King is pleased with all our graces: hot zeal and cool patience pleaseth Him; cheerful thankfulness and weeping repentance pleaseth Him; but none of them are welcome to Him without faith, as nothing can please Him without Christ.

    Author: Thomas Adams
    Source: A Puritan Golden Treasury

Kindness has converted more sinners than zeal, eloquence, or learning.

    Author: Frederick W. Faber

No one can be a good Christian who does not with holy zeal set out to know, delight in, and live by the Word of God!

    Author: John R. Rice

It is to be feared that what we often have, instead of equivalency attainment, is much zeal and sincerity not systematic preparation in the Word.

    Author: Walter J. Chantry

We can catch the Spirit of Christ and zealously and enthusiastically go out each day determined to serve God and be what we ought to be! Stay on the firing line!

    Author: Shelton Smith

I wish that saints would cling to Christ half as earnestly as sinners cling to the devil. If we were as willing to suffer for God as some are willing to suffer for their lusts, what perseverance and zeal would be seen on all sides!

    Author: Charles Spurgeon

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