MEDITATION on John 2415.
Volume: Volume 1
A LIFTING UP IN THE CASE OF GREAT SINS Extracted from A Lifting Up For the Downcast by William Bridge (1600-1670) The doctrine or observation that now we are pressing from these words, is this: That the saints and people of God have no just, true, Scripture reason for their discouragements, whatever their condition be. …
The assured Christian is more motion than notion, more work than word, more life than lip, more hand than tongue. Thomas Brooks
Assurance and comforts are desirable, but fruitfulness is absolutely necessary … The end why the Lord offers us comfort and assurance of His love, is to make us cheerful in His service, and to encourage us in His work, and engage our hearts in it thoroughly. David Clarkson
Happy is the man who hath the God of Jacob for his help and whose hope is in the Lord his God Psalm 145 5.
We have peace with God as soon as we believe, but not always with ourselves. The pardon may be past the prince’s hand and seal, and yet not put into the prisoner’s hand. William Gurnall