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Matthew Simpson Quotes: We know the past and its great events, the present in its multitudinous complications, chiefly through faith in the testimony of others.
         

We know the past and its great events, the present in its multitudinous complications, chiefly through faith in the testimony of others.


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We shall see our friends again. We can lay them in the grave; we know they are safe with God.

We shall see our friends again. We can lay them in the grave; we know they are safe with God.



If you live for your children, they may be smitten down and leave you desolate, or, what is far worse, they may desert you and leave you worse than childless in a cold and unfeeling world.

If you live for your children, they may be smitten down and leave you desolate, or, what is far worse, they may desert you and leave you worse than childless in a cold and unfeeling world.



If, then, knowledge be power, how much more power to we gain through the agency of faith, and what elevation must it give to human character.

If, then, knowledge be power, how much more power to we gain through the agency of faith, and what elevation must it give to human character.



If you live for any joy on earth, you may be forsaken; but, oh, live for Jesus, and he will never forsake you!

If you live for any joy on earth, you may be forsaken; but, oh, live for Jesus, and he will never forsake you!



Human nature is the same now as when Adam hid from the presence of God; the consciousness of wrong makes us unwilling to meet those whom we have offended.

Human nature is the same now as when Adam hid from the presence of God; the consciousness of wrong makes us unwilling to meet those whom we have offended.



Sanctification is not regeneration.

Sanctification is not regeneration.



There is a contest old as Eden, which still goes on - the conflict between right and wrong, between error and truth. In this conflict every human being has a part.

There is a contest old as Eden, which still goes on - the conflict between right and wrong, between error and truth. In this conflict every human being has a part.



If, then, faith widens the connections, it elevates the man.

If, then, faith widens the connections, it elevates the man.



Angels are spirits, flames of fire; they are higher than man, they have wider connections.

Angels are spirits, flames of fire; they are higher than man, they have wider connections.



We ourselves can die with comfort and even with joy if we know that death is but a passport to blessedness, that this intellect, freed from all material chains, shall rise and shine.

We ourselves can die with comfort and even with joy if we know that death is but a passport to blessedness, that this intellect, freed from all material chains, shall rise and shine.





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