“My dear believer, if you feel tormented by sin within you and your holiness feels battered and spotted, be fully persuaded that He who has promised complete salvation is able to do it.”
“A lot of hymns writers who should have been cutting the grass at the time have written songs instead.”
“Christ’s Godhead supported the human nature that it did not faint, and gave virtue to his sufferings. The altar sanctifies the thing offered on it (Matthew 23:19). The altar of Christ’s divine nature sanctified the sacrifice of his death, and made it of infinite value.”
“Sin is God’s would-be murderer. Sin would not only unthrone God, but un-God him. If the sinner could help it, God would no longer be God.”
“Although my house be not so, that is, though I fail much of that exact purity the Lord requires, yet he has made with me an everlasting covenant, that he will pardon, adopt and glorify me; and this covenant is ordered in all things and sure.”
“The motion of our praise must be like the motion of our pulse, which beats as long as life lasts.”
A good Christian will argue thus: it is God that has put me in this condition; he could have raised me higher, if he pleased, but that might have been a snare to me: he has done it in wisdom and love; therefore I will sit down satisfied with my condition.