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A Bible that’s falling apart usually belongs to someone who isn’t.
There should be as much difference between the worldling and the Christian, as between hell and heaven, between destruction and eternal life.
You never require a teacher to lead you into the wrong path, but you do require a kindly word to conduct you aright.
There is nothing Christ dislikes more than for His people to make a showpiece of Him and not to use Him.
If I were a blind man and were told by you that you possess a faculty called sight, I should be unreasonable if I railed at you as a conceited enthusiast.
Whether our days trip along like the angels mounting on Jacob's ladder to heaven or grind along like the wagons that Joseph sent for Jacob, they are in each case ordered by God's mercy.
Do not commit spiritual suicide through a passion for discussing metaphysical subtleties.
Faith is as precious to die by as it is to live by.
Faith never makes herself her own plea, she rests all her argument upon the blood of Christ.
If thou rememberest that thou art going to heaven, thou wilt not sleep on the road. If thou thinkest that hell is behind thee, and the devil pursuing thee, thou wilt not loiter.
The world commands our desire for purity but bids that we not be too precise about it.
A dash of humor will only add intense gravity to the proceedings, even as a flash of lightning only makes midnight dreariness all the more impressive.
It is the tendency of deep feeling to subdue the manner rather than to render it too energetic.
One good deed is more worth than a thousand brilliant theories. Let us not wait for large opportunities, or for a different kind of work, but do just the things we "find to do" day by day.
We should all know more, live nearer to God, and grow in grace, if we were more alone. Meditation chews the cud and extracts the real nutriment from the mental food gathered elsewhere.
One thought fixed upon the mind will be better than 50 thoughts flittering across the ear.
The greatest joy of a Christian is to give joy to Christ.
The mind of God is greater than all the minds of men, so let all men leave the gospel just as God has delivered it unto us.
Spurgeon challenges us to go to the river of our experience, to pull up bulrushes, and to place them in the Ark of our memory, experiencing again the wonder that allowed our infant faith to flourish.
Stale godliness is ungodliness. Let our religion be as warm, and constant, and natural as the flow of the blood in our veins. A living God must be served in a living way.
The weak mind is irritated at a little: the strong mind bears it like a rock which moveth not, though a thousand breakers dash upon it, and cast their pitiful malice in spray upon its summit.
Surely, if there could be regrets in heaven, the saints might mourn that they did not live longer here to do more good.
Simulated ardor is a shameful form of lying.
Christ's vast benevolence must, from the very nature of things, have afforded Him the deepest possible delight, for benevolence is joy.
More faults are created than cured by professional teachers.
It is not great faith but true faith that saves. And the salvation lies not in the faith but in the Christ in whom faith trusts.
If we would remember that all the trees of earth are marked for the woodman's axe, we should not be so ready to build our nests in them.
The iron bolt which so mysteriously fastens the door of hope and holds our spirits in gloomy prison, needs a heavenly hand to push it back.
A student will find that he is more affected by one book which he has truly mastered than by 20 books which he has merely skimmed.
If God be near a church, it must pray. And if he be not there, one of the first tokens of his absence will be a slothfulness in prayer.
A vigorous temper is not altogether an evil. Men who are as easy as an old shoe are generally of as lttle worth .
Curses are like chickens, they always come home to roost.
Nothing teaches us about the preciousness of the Creator as much as when we learn the emptiness of everything else.
The voice of Jacob will do a little good if the hands be the hands of Essau.
Who can be astonished at anything, when he has once been astonished at the manger and the cross? What is there wonderful left after one has seen the Saviour?
The author says the pastor who does not pray is a "mere official" who gets into his office by the necessity of the bread it provides.
Said will be a little ahead, but done should follow at his heel.
Care more for a grain of faith than a ton of excitement.
Heart language is logic set on fire.
Remember, you are not sent to whiten tombs, but to open them.
Jesus is in the tempest. His love wraps the night about itself as a mantle, but to the eye of faith the sable robe is scarce a disguise.
Groanings which cannot be uttered are often prayers which cannot be refused.
Marching and quick-marching are much easier to God's warriors than standing still.
Winter in the soul is by no means a comfortable season: but there is this comfort, namely, that the Lord makes it.
A brother's sympathy is more precious than an angel's embassy.
The author concedes that the body of Christ may often judge wrongly, but he says that the judgment of the body as a whole is more sound that is one's ability to judge self objectively.
One night alone in prayer might make us new men changed from poverty of soul to spiritual wealth from trembling to triumphing.
Jesus does not cherish an offense, loving us as well after the offense as before it.
I love a minister whose faces invite me to make him my friend.
Let me be on my guard when the world puts on a loving face, for it will, if possible, betray me as it did my Master, with a kiss.