Nothing is so likely to keep a man out of heaven, and prevent him seeing Christ, as pride.
If this world and the good things of the same could be enjoyed forever, it would be but of small value. ... But the life and salvation of the soul is of inestimable worth and value.
Fearfully and wonderfully, therefore, am I made, and designed for nobler ends and uses, than for a few days to eat, and drink, and sleep, and talk, and die. My soul is of more value than ten thousand worlds. —John Flavel Works, 2:524.
No one who has read the Bible with any perception can fail to see that to God men are more important than things. A human being is of more value than a thousand galaxies of stars or a million worlds like ours. God made man in […]