“God works powerfully, but for the most part gently and gradually.”
“Zeal without knowledge is like expedition to a man in the dark”
"How sweet the name of Jesus sounds In a believer's ear! It soothes his sorrows, heals his wounds, And drives away his fear."
"My memory is nearly gone; but I remember two things; That I am a great sinner, and that Christ is a great Saviour."
"It is an invariable maxim in his kingdom, that whosoever exalts himself, shall be abased; but he that humbles himself, shall be exalted."
“So dress and conduct yourself so that people who have been in your company will not recall what you had on.”
“We serve a gracious Master who knows how to overrule even our mistakes to His glory and our own advantage”
“Through many dangers, toils and snares, I have already come; 'Tis grace has brought me safe thus far, And grace will lead me home”
“This is faith: a renouncing of everything we are apt to call our own and relying wholly upon the blood, righteousness and intercession of Jesus”
"If two angels were sent down from heaven,--one to conduct an empire, and the other to sweep a street,--they would feel no inclination to change employments."
"Trials are medicines which our gracious and wise physician prescribes because we need them; and he proportions the frequency and weight of them to what the case requires."
“Many have puzzled themselves about the origin of evil. I am content to observe that there is evil, and that there is a way to escape from it, and with this I begin and end.”
“We can easily manage if we will only take, each day, the burden appointed to it. But the load will be too heavy for us if we carry yesterday's burden over again today, and then add the burden of the morrow before we are required to bear it.”
“Our righteousness is in Him, and our hope depends, not upon the exercise of grace in us, but upon the fullness of grace and love in Him, and upon His obedience unto death”
"Though troubles assail And dangers affright, Though friends should all fail And foes all unite; Yet one thing secures us, Whatever betide, The scripture assures us, The Lord will provide”
"If I ever reach heaven
I expect to find three wonders there first, to meet some I had not thought
to see there second, to miss some I had expected to see there and third,
the greatest wonder of all, to find myself there."
Compiled by Thomas George