32 Stephen Charnock Quotes

  • "Since therefore all things are ordered in subserviency to the good of man, they are so ordered by Him that made both man and them."

    - Stephen Charnock
    Topics: God


  • "This little member can behold the earth, and in a moment view things as high as heaven."

    - Stephen Charnock
    Topics: Heaven


  • "To pretend to homage to God, and intend only the advantage of self, is rather to mock Him than worship Him."

    - Stephen Charnock
    Topics: Selfishness


  • "Works make not the heart good, but a good heart makes the works good."

    - Stephen Charnock
    Topics: Service, The Heart


  • "We may be truly said to worship God, though we lack perfection; but we cannot be said to worship Him if we lack sincerity."

    - Stephen Charnock
    Topics: Worship


  • "We often learn more of God under the rod that strikes us than under the staff that comforts us."

    - Stephen Charnock
    Topics: Discipline


  • "God often lays the sum of His amazing providences in very dismal afflictions; as the limner first puts on the dusky colors, on which he intends to draw the portraiture of some illustrious beauty."

    - Stephen Charnock
    Topics: Affliction, Beauty, Providence


  • "It is less injury to Him to deny His being, than to deny the purity of it; the one makes Him no God, the other a deformed, unlovely, and a detestable God. He that saith God is not holy speaks much worse that he that saith there is no God at all."

    - Stephen Charnock
    Topics: Atheism


  • "All the prayers in the Scripture you will find to be reasoning with God, not a multitude of words heaped together."

    - Stephen Charnock
    Topics: Prayer, Scripture


  • "How comfortable it is to have One, day and night, before the throne to control the charge of our enemy, and the despondencies of our souls."

    - Stephen Charnock
    Topics: Satan, God


  • "God doth not govern the world only by his will as an absolute monarch, but by his wisdom and goodness as a tender father. It is not his greatest pleasure to show his sovereign power, or his inconceivable wisdom, but his immense goodness, to which he makes the other attributes subservient."

    - Stephen Charnock
    Topics: God


  • "What a curious workmanship is that of the eye, which is in the body, as the sun in the world; set in the head as in a watch-tower, having the softest nerves for receiving the greater multitude of spirits necessary for the act of vision!"

    - Stephen Charnock
    Topics: God, Vision


  • "A proud faith is as much a contradiction as a humble devil."

    - Stephen Charnock
    Topics: Pride, Faith


  • "Had it been published by a voice from heaven, that twelve poor men, taken out of boats and creeks, without any help of learning, should conquer the world to the cross, it might have been thought an illusion against all reason of men; yet we know it was undertaken and accomplished by them."

    - Stephen Charnock
    Topics: Faithful, The Cross


  • "Without faith we are not fit to desire mercy, without humility we are not fit to receive it, without affection we are not fit to value it, without sincerity we are not fit to improve it. Times of extremity contribute to the growth and exercise of these qualifications."

    - Stephen Charnock
    Topics: Faith, Trials, Growth



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