Extracts from Personal Declension and Revival of Religion in the Soul by Octavius Winslow – published 1841.
Issue: Volume 16
2 Peter 3.3-12.
The best of saints have borne the worst of sufferings. George Swinnock
Truth with self-denial is a better pennyworth than error with all its flesh-pleasing. William Gurnall
One error is a bridge to another. William Jenkyn
News may come that Truth is sick, but never that it is dead. William Gurnall
Knowledge and love like the water and the ice, begat each other. Thomas Brooks
REPENT! Commentary by J. C. Ryle There were present at that season some that told him of the Gal ilaeans, whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. And Jesus answering said unto them, Suppose ye that these Galilaeans were sinners above all the Galilxans, because they suffered such things? I tell you, Nay: but, …
ETERNITY J. C. Ryle ‘The things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal. 2 Cor. 4.18. A subject stands out on the face of this text which is one of the most solemn and heart-searching in the Bible. That subject is eternity. The subject is one of which …