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*** Do you want a happy Christian life? Knowledge won't give it to you. What will give it to you? The enjoyment of Christ in your life.
*** True religion is the manifestation of the nature of God in His children.
*** If I have arthritis, it is an infirmity of the flesh; if my arthritis makes me cranky or impatient that is sin.
*** It is alright to groan but not to grumble.
*** Thirst, hunger and weariness are natural to the flesh, not infirmities of the flesh.
*** The Lord Jesus was perfect God and perfect man as He walked here on earth.
*** Christianity is the only religion in the world that gives man a pure object for his hearts affection. All other religious founders lay in the grave.
*** The secret of a happy Christian life is learning to commune with the Lord as you would with a near and a dear friend.
*** The sin that we commit does not produce our state of soul but manifests it. Why do I sin, because I want to.
*** In the things of God you have to taste and walk in them to know the blessedness of them. There is no enjoyment of the truth apart from walking in it.
*** It is not what you know that controls your life, but it is the enjoyment of Christ in the heart that truly separates us from the world and brings a peace, contentment and happiness of which the world knows nothing.
*** Practice the habit of meditation when you read. You will find the precious ore is there in its richness, but you will have to do a little meditation to discover it.
*** It is not what you eat that nourishes your body. It is what you digest, and it is the same with spiritual things.
*** Every time you eat, God is teaching you that life springs out of death because everything you eat dies except salt.
*** There is not a ray of light that can pierce the inky darkness that lies beyond the grave outside of the Word of God, the Bible.
*** Every time you say, "I think," you think wrongly - on every moral and spiritual subject - unless your thoughts are formed by the Word of God.
*** Anything that is not the truth [of the Word of God], is nonsense, and illogical.
*** A text without a context is a pretext. Words get their meaning from the context in which they are found.
*** Never take your thoughts to the Word of God - take your thoughts from the Word of God
*** Conscience speaks from within - never can it tell of God's character - revelation gives this.
*** Faith doesn't reason, and reason isn't faith, though faith is never unreasonable.
*** The soul never imbibes truth in Living power but as it so requires.
*** It is the hardest thing to get even Christians to see that the church's blessings are heavenly [and] not earthly.
*** Every school book, every magazine, every newspaper that you read will make the horizon of all your thoughts the world in which you live. The Word of God is the only book that tells you to lay up treasures in heaven.
*** Truth that requires faith to walk by, is resisted by the natural heart.
*** Not one right thought of God ever entered the heart of man through his intellect, but through the conscience.
*** The conscience is the guide to true knowledge. It never turns infidel.
*** He puts sorrow and joy together on our road home; tribulation and joy together; deep poverty and joy together.
*** The thickest cloud brings the heaviest showers of blessing.
*** Little by little with the skill of a master's hand and the gentleness of a Father's heart He woos with His love and weans us through circumstances from earth to heaven.
*** The divine nature is shown by having God as its object.
*** His presence gives moral courage for Christian obedience.
*** Faith and salvation go together. Obedience and happiness go together.