Total Quotes Found: 42 // Page 3 (quotes 31-42)
"Since He looked upon me my heart is not my own, He hath run away to heaven with it."
"I find that when the saints are under trial and well humbled, little sins raise great cries in the conscience; but in prosperity, conscience is a pope that gives dispensations and great latitude to our hearts. The cross is therefore as needful as the crown is glorious."
Topics: Trials, Conscience, Prosperity
"Oh, thrice fools are we, who like new-born princes weeping in the cradle, know not that there is a kingdom before them; then, let our Lord's sweet hand square us, and hammer us, and strike off the knots of pride, self-love, and world-worship, and infidelity, that He may make us stones and pillars in His Father's house."
Topics: Heaven, Foolishness, Self-love
"Come all crosses, welcome, welcome! so I may get my heart full of my Lord Jesus."
Topics: Jesus, The Cross
"Verily, we know not what an evil it is to indulge ourselves, and to make an idol of our will."
Topics: Rebellion, Idolatry
"Of all created comforts, God is the leader; you are the borrower, not the owner."
Topics: God, Comfort
"To believe Christ's cross to be a friend, as he himself is a friend, is also a special act of faith."
Topics: Faith, Friendship, The Cross
"We may sing beforehand, even in our winter storm, in the expectation of a summer sun at the turn of the year; no created powers can mar our Lord Jesus' music, nor spill our song of joy. Let us then be glad and rejoice in the salvation of our Lord; for faith had never yet cause to have wet cheeks, and hanging-down brows, or to droop or die."
Topics: Contentment, Salvation
"When the Lord's blessed will bloweth cross your desires, it is best, in humility, to strike sail to Him, and to be willing to be led any way our Lord pleaseth."
"The cross of Christ is the sweetest burden that I ever bore; it is such a burden as wings are to a bird, or sails to a ship, to carry me forward to my harbor."
Topics: Perseverance, The Cross
"O my Lord Jesus Christ, if I could be in heaven without Thee, it would be hell; and if I could be in hell, and have Thee still, it would be heaven to me, for Thou are all the heaven I want."
Topics: Inspiration, Heaven
"Ye have lost a child; nay, she is not lost to you, who is found in Christ; she is not sent away, but only sent before; like unto a star which, going out of sight, does not die and vanish, but shines in another hemisphere."
Topics: Children, Death