The Gospel is a fact, therefore tell it simply; it is a joyful fact,therefore tell it cheerfully; it is an entrusted fact, therefore tell itfaithfully; it is a fact of infinite moment, therefore tell it earnestly;it is a fact about a Person, therefore preach Christ
I know nothing more cursedly cruel than the doctrine that is
somewhat in vogue just now, that you can judge of a person’s
spiritual standing by the amount of sickness that he has.
It is a vast mistake to imagine that any
bungler can do God’s
work. The soul is too delicate a thing to be mauled about by anunthinking man. Merely hurling texts at the heads of hearers isnot likely to result in great blessing.
May God give you many a season of ecstacy; but
ecstacy is not good everyday diet
. Jesus Christ himself, the everyday Saviour,is the simple diet of life.
I am inclined to think that in the present day there is an unholy lust after mere visible success (in christian work) we areresponsible, as workers not for success, but for faithfulness.
You will never have fellowship with anyone so delightful asfellowship in the Spirit.
The little shrimp knows nothing about the little shrimp in theother pool, although only separated from it by a small ridge of rock. Oh, dear little shrimp, do come out of that little puddle of your own! Do not be so small; do not live in a clique.
As a church believe this motto, and act on it: ‘He faileth not.’
Show that you believe it by acting on it.