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He who sends the storm steers the vessel.
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Sense of sin may be often great, and more felt than grace; yet not be more than grace. A man feels the ache of his finger more sensibly than the health of his whole body; yet he knows that the ache of a finger is nothing so much as the health of the whole body.
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Self-righteousness is the devil's masterpiece to make us think well of ourselves.
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The Word of life may be so distorted from the life of the Word till it becomes the food of death.
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Beauty is like an almanac: if it lasts a year it is well.
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A man may be so bold of his predestination, that he forget his conversation.
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That which a man spits against heaven, shall fall back on his own face.
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As God by creation made two of one, so again by marriage He made one of two.
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Our heavenly King is pleased with all our graces: hot zeal and cool patience pleaseth Him; cheerful thankfulness and weeping repentance pleaseth Him; but none of them are welcome to Him without faith, as nothing can please Him without Christ.
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Grace comes into the soul, as the morning sun into the world; first a dawning; then a light; and at last the sun in his full and excellent brightness.
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The ambitious climbs up high and perilous stairs, and never cares how to come down; the desire of rising hath swallowed up his fear of a fall.
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The hypocrite, certainly, is a secret atheist; for if he did believe there was a God, he durst not be so bold as to deceive Him to His face.
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In spiritual graces let us study to be great, and not to know it.
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It was well done of Paul to reprove Peter to his face, and it was well done of Peter, to praise Paul in his absence.
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The Bible is to us what the star was to the wise men; but if we spend all our time in gazing upon it, observing its motions, and admiring its splendor, without being led to Christ by it, the use of it will be lost to us.
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"Baptizing them in the name of the Father, of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost." The Father, Son, and Holy Ghost: there are three distinct persons: in the Name, not names; there is one essence.
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A drunkard is the annoyance of modesty; the trouble of civility; the spoil of wealth; the distraction of reason. He is the brewer's agent; the tavern and ale house benefactor; the beggar's companion; the constable's trouble; his wife's woe; his children's sorrow; his neighbor's scoff; his own shame. In short he is a tub of swill, a spirit of unrest, a thing below a beast, and a monster of a man.
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Satan, like a fisher, baits his hook according to the appetite of the fish.
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Even the tired horse, when he comes near home, mends pace: be good always, without weariness, but best at last; that the nearer thou comest to the end of thy days, the nearer thou mayest be to the end of thy hopes, the salvation of thy soul.
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Alas! that the farthest and of all our thoughts should be the thought of our ends.
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Contention is like fire, for both burn so long as there is any exhaustible matter to contend within. Only herein it transcends fire, for fire begets not matter, but consumes it; debates beget matter, but consume it not.
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He, who reforms himself, has done much toward reforming others; and one reason why the world is not reformed, is, because each would have others make a beginning, and never thinks of himself doing it.
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Pride thrust Nebuchadnezzar out of men's society, Saul out of his kingdom, Adam out of paradise, Haman out of court, and Lucifer out of heaven.
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The covetous man pines in plenty, like Tantalus up to the chin in water, and yet thirsty.
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It is the office of faith to believe what we do not see, and it shall be the reward of faith to see what we do believe.
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