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Take care of your life and the Lord will take care of your death.
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The riches of His free grace cause me daily to triumph over all the temptations of the wicked one, who is very vigilant, and seeks all occasions to disturb me.
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If your souls were not immortal, and you in danger of losing them, I would not thus speak unto you; but the love of your souls constrains me to speak: methinks this would constrain me to speak unto you forever.
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The righteousness of Jesus Christ is one of those great mysteries, which the angels desire to look into, and seems to be one of the first lessons that God taught men after the fall.
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What! Get to heaven on your own strength? Why, you might as well try to climb to the moon on a rope of sand!
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Other men may preach the gospel better than I, but no man can preach a better gospel.
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Press forward. Do not stop, do not linger in your journey, but strive for the mark set before you.
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Too many, through want of prudence, are golden apprentices, silver journeymen, and copper masters.
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Let us, therefore, not be weary of well-doing; for we shall reap an eternal harvest of comfort, if we faint not.
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And now let me address all of you, high and low, rich and poor, one with another, to accept of mercy and grace while it is offered to you; Now is the accepted time, now is the day of salvation; and will you not accept it, now it is offered unto you?
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But he is unworthy the name of a minister of the gospel of peace, who is unwilling, not only to have his name cast out as evil, but also to die for the truths of the Lord Jesus.
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Nothing is more generally known than our duties which belong to Christianity; and yet, how amazing is it, nothing is less practiced?
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I am never better than when I am on the full stretch for God.
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The great and important duty which is incumbent on Christians, is to guard against all appearance of evil; to watch against the first risings in the heart to evil; and to have a guard upon our actions, that they may not be sinful, or so much as seem to be so.
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You see, my brethren, my heart is full; I could almost say it is too big to speak, and yet too big to be silent, without dropping a word to you.
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Mere heathen morality, and not Jesus Christ, is preached in most of our churches.
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The reason why congregations have been so dead is because they have dead men preaching to them. How can dead men beget living children?
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I am tired in the Lord's work, but not tired of it.
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Mere are so many stony ground hearers, who receive the Word with joy that I have determined to suspend my judgment till I know the tree by its fruits. I cannot believe they are converts till I see fruit brought back; it will never do a sincere soul any harm.
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A true faith in Jesus Christ will not suffer us to be idle. No, it is an active, lively, restless principle; it fills the heart, so that it cannot be easy till it is doing something for Jesus Christ.
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O that unbelievers would learn of faithful Abraham, and believe whatever is revealed from God, though they cannot fully comprehend it! Abraham knew God commanded him to offer up his son, and therefore believed, notwithstanding carnal reasoning might suggest may objections.
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How sweet is rest after fatigue! How sweet will heaven be when our journey is ended.
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No doubt [women of faith in the past] were reproached for His name's sake, and accounted mad women; but they had a faith which enabled them at that time to overcome the world, and by which they climbed up to heaven.
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God has condescended to become an author, and yet people will not read his writings. There are very few that ever gave this Book of God, the grand charter of salvation, one fair reading through.
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It is a poor sermon that gives no offense; that neither makes the hearer displeased with himself nor with the preacher.
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Fight the good fight of faith, and God will give you spiritual mercies.
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Whole days and weeks have I spent prostrate on the ground in silent or vocal prayer.
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When our Lord says, we must be converted and become as little children, I suppose he means also, that we must be sensible of our weakness, comparatively speaking, as a little child.
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The Judge is before the door: he that cometh will come, and will not tarry: his reward is with him.
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There is not a thing on the face of the earth that I abhor so much as idleness or idle people.
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No, the religion of Jesus is a social religion.
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It is better to wear out than to rust out.
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O my brethren, my heart is enlarge towards you. I trust I feel something of that hidden, but powerful presence of Christ, whilst I am preaching to you.
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Various are the pleas and arguments which men of corrupt minds frequently urge against yielding obedience to the just and holy commands of God.
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Jesus was God and man in one person, that God and man might be happy together again.
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Oh that I was lowly in heart! Honor and dishonor, good report and evil report would then be alike, and prove a furtherance to me in my Christian cause.
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It is an undoubted truth that every doctrine that comes from God, leads to God; and that which doth not tend to promote holiness is not of God.
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I was delivered from the burden that had so heavily suppressed me. The spirit of mourning was taken from me, and I knew what it was to truly rejoice in God my Savior.
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Although believers by nature are far from God, and children of wrath, even as others, yet it is amazing to think how nigh they are brought to him again by the blood of Jesus Christ.
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To preach more than half an hour, a man should be an angel himself or have angels for hearers.
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At the day of judgment we shall all meet again.
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For in Jesus Christ there is neither male nor female, bond nor free; even you may be the children of God, if you believe in Jesus.
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We are immortal till our work is done.
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This discourse, and the present frame of my mind, lead me rather to speak to those, who by feeling Satan's fiery darts, know assuredly that there is a devil.
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It is very remarkable, that in the book of life, we find some almost of all kinds of occupations, who notwithstanding served God in their respective generations, and shone as so many lights in the world.
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Thus was the King and the Lord of glory judged by man's judgment, when manifest in flesh: far be it from any of his ministers to expect better treatment.
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I believe I never was more acceptable to my Master than when I was standing to teach those hearers in the open fields now preach to ten times more people than I would if I had been confined to the churches.
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The reason why the Son of God took upon him our nature was, the fall of our first parents.
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Among the many reasons assignable for the sad decay of true Christianity, perhaps the neglecting to assemble ourselves together, in religious societies, may not be one of the least.
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Oh let us continually keep faith in exercise, till it be entirely swallowed up in the boundless ocean of beatific vision.
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