When the church is in the storms of persecution, and almost covered with the waves, the stoutest passengers in it may suffer as much from this boisterous passion within, as from the storm without; and all for want of thoroughly believing, or not seasonably remembering that […]
The carnal person fears man, not God; the strong Christian fears God, not man; the weak Christian fears man too much, and God too little.
It is here, in the thing that happened at the first Christmas, that the profoundest and most unfathomable depths of the Christian revelation lie. ... Nothing in fiction is so fantastic as is this truth of the Incarnation.
Heaven itself is not so valuable and precious as Christ is.