46 Abraham Wright Quotes

  • "It is a great cause oftentimes why God blesseth not means, because we are so apt to trust in them, and rob God of his glory, not waiting for a blessing at his hands."

    - Abraham Wright
    Topics: Finances


  • "The high heaven covereth as well tall mountains as small mole hills, and mercy can cover all. The more desperate thy disease, the greater is the glory of thy physician, who hath perfectly cured thee."

    - Abraham Wright
    Topics: Mercy, Healing


  • "The saints fare the better for the insolence and outrages of their enemies, whose ruin is thereby accelerated; and somewhat God will do the sooner for his people, lest the enemy exalt himself."

    - Abraham Wright
    Topics: Mercy


  • "Many are ashamed to be seen as God made them; few are ashamed to be seen what the devil hath made them. Many are troubled at small defects in the outward man; few are troubled at the greatest deformities of the inward man; many buy artificial beauty to supply the natural; few spiritual, to supply the defects of the supernatural beauty of the soul."

    - Abraham Wright
    Topics: Hypocrisy


  • "God keeps all our tears in a bottle; so precious is the water that is distilled from penitent eyes; and because he will be sure not to fail, he notes how many drops there be in his register. It was a precious ointment wherewith the woman in the Pharisee's house (it is thought Mary Magdalene) anointed the feet of Christ; but her tears, wherewith she washed them, were more worth than her spikenard."

    - Abraham Wright
    Topics: Compassion


  • "None can hate [sin] but those that love the law of God; for all hatred comes from love. A natural man may be angry with his sin, but hate it he cannot; nay, he may leave it, but not loathe it; if he did, he would loathe all sin as well as any one sin."

    - Abraham Wright
    Topics: Sin


  • "Saints are planted in the house of God; they have a kind of rooting there: but though the tabernacle be a good rooting place, yet we cannot root firmly there, unless we are rooted in Jesus Christ."

    - Abraham Wright
    Topics: Christians, Jesus


  • "We may feel God's hand as a Father upon us when He strikes us as well as when He strokes us."

    - Abraham Wright
    Topics: Discipline


  • "Holiness becomes every house well, but best God's; and every man, but most of all the minister, who is the mirror in which the people behold heaven, and the convoy to direct them thither."

    - Abraham Wright
    Topics: Holiness


  • "What fools are we, then, to frown upon our afflictions! These, how crabbed so ever, are our best friends. They are not indeed for our pleasure, they are for our profit."

    - Abraham Wright
    Topics: Affliction


  • "The high heaven covereth as well tall mountains as small mole hills, and mercy can cover all. The more desperate thy disease, the greater is the glory of thy physician, who hath perfectly cured thee."

    - Abraham Wright
    Topics: Mercy, Healing


  • "God appointed both the weights and measures of the sanctuary to be twice as large as those of the commonwealth, to shew that he expects much more of those that serve him there, than he doth of others."

    - Abraham Wright
    Topics: Service


  • "The cause why our oppressors prevail oft against us is, because we trust too much in our own wits, and lean too much upon our own inventions opposing subtility to subtility, one evil device to another, matching and maintaining policy by policy, and not committing our cause to God."

    - Abraham Wright
    Topics: Pride


  • "We may feel God's hand as a Father upon us when He strikes us as well as when He strokes us."

    - Abraham Wright
    Topics: Discipline


  • "God appointed both the weights and measures of the sanctuary to be twice as large as those of the commonwealth, to shew that he expects much more of those that serve him there, than he doth of others."

    - Abraham Wright
    Topics: Service



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