Prayer is the great engine to overthrow and rout my spiritual enemies, the great means to procure the graces of which I stand in hourly need.
You are coming to a King, Large petitions with you bring For his grace and power are such None can ever ask too much.
Beyond our utmost wants His love and power can bless; To praying souls he always grants More than they can express.
The spirit of prayer is the fruit and token of the Spirit of adoption.
I am still in the land of the dying; I shall be in the land of the living soon. (his last words)
I am not what I ought to be, I am not what I want to be, I am not what I hope to be in another world; but still I am not what I once used to be, and by the grace of God I am what I am
Although my memory's fading, I remember two things very clearly: I am a great sinner and Christ is a great Savior.
The midsummer sun shines but dim, The fields strive in vain to look gay; But when I am happy in Him December's as pleasant as May.
When we are duly apprized of our absolute dependence upon him and of our obligations to him as our Creator, Benefactor, and Lawgiver, sin will appear exceedingly sinful, and will bring a burden upon the conscience, which can only be removed by faith in the Redeemer.
A bowler can make or break a chap.
We can easily manage if we will only take, each day, the burden appointed to it. But the load will be too heavy for us if we carry yesterday's burden over again today, and then add the burden of the morrow before we are required to bear it.
Many have puzzled themselves about the origin of evil. I am content to observe that there is evil, and that there is a way to escape from it, and with this I begin and end.