104 William Gurnall Quotes

  • "Sometimes, perhaps, thou hearest another pray with much freedom and fluency, whilst thou canst hardly get out a few broken words. Hence thou art ready to accuse thyself and admire him, as if the gilding of the key made it open the door the better."

    - William Gurnall
    Topics: Prayer


  • "Again, Satan will ask the Christian what was the time of his conversion. Art thou a Christian, will he say, and dost thou not know when thou commencedst? Now content thyself with this, that thou seest the streams of grace; you may know the sun is up, though you did not observe when it rose."

    - William Gurnall
    Topics: Satan


  • "The soldier is summoned to a life of active duty and so is the Christian."

    - William Gurnall
    Topics: Christians


  • "The devil had as good have let Paul alone, for he no sooner comes into prison but he falls a preaching, at which the gates of Satan's prison fly open, and poor sinners come forth."

    - William Gurnall
    Topics: Satan, Preaching


  • "The proper seat of sin is the will, of comfort the conscience."

    - William Gurnall
    Topics: Conscience, Comfort


  • "Therefore it should be our care, if we would not yield to the sin, not to walk by, or sit at, the door of the occasion."

    - William Gurnall
    Topics: Sin


  • "Christ will bear no equal, and Satan no superior; and therefore, hold in with both thou canst not."

    - William Gurnall
    Topics: Christ


  • "Godliness, as well as the doctrine of our faith, is a mystery."

    - William Gurnall
    Topics: Godliness, Faith, Doctrine


  • "God's wounds cure, sin's kisses kill."

    - William Gurnall
    Topics: Sin


  • "Blind zeal is soon put to a shameful retreat, while holy resolution, built on fast principles, lifts up its head like a rock in the midst of the waves."

    - William Gurnall
    Topics: Holiness, Zeal


  • "When Satan finds the good man asleep, then he finds our good God awake; therefore thou art not consumed, because he changeth not."

    - William Gurnall
    Topics: Satan


  • "He that loves the Word and the purity of its precepts cannot turn traitor."

    - William Gurnall
    Topics: Scripture, Purity


  • "We fear men so much, because we fear God so little. One fear cures another. When man's terror scares you, turn your thoughts to the wrath of God."

    - William Gurnall
    Topics: Fear


  • "Least doers are the greatest boasters."

    - William Gurnall
    Topics: Boasting, Laziness


  • "Humility is a necessary veil to all other graces."

    - William Gurnall
    Topics: Humility



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