Cotton Mather on Prosperity

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Saturday, October 31, 2009 at 2:48 PM

"Religion begat prosperity and the daughter devoured the mother."
Cotton Mather


A.W. Pink on the Gospel

Posted by BluegrassRunner | | Posted On Friday, October 30, 2009 at 9:19 AM

"The gospel is not an announcement that God has relaxed his justice or lowered the standard of His holiness."
A.W. Pink
(from: Saving Faith)



Anthony Burgess on Home

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 4:00 AM

"All Christians should make their houses and families a schoolhouse of a godly life."
Anthony Burgess (d.1664)     

John Adams on Democracy

Posted by Andrew K. | Labels: , | Posted On Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 4:30 AM

"Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide."

John Adams


 

Samuel Rutherford on Comforts

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 9:01 AM

“Of all created comforts, God is the lender; you are the borrower, not the owner”
Samuel Rutherford

John Sheffield on Sin and Grace

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , , | Posted On Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 4:00 AM

"Sin and grace may stand together, but not love of sin and grace."
John Sheffield
(from: Of Holiness)

George Washington

Posted by Andrew K. | Labels: | Posted On Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 10:39 AM

"Let your heart feel for the afflictions and distresses of everyone, and let your hand give in proportion to your purse."






George Washington



Abraham Kuyper on Authority

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Monday, October 19, 2009 at 8:31 AM

"The source of sovereign authority is found in God alone and not in the will of the people nor in human law. "
Abraham Kuyper

John Owen on Sin

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Friday, October 16, 2009 at 4:00 AM

"There is no death of sin without the death of Christ."
John Owen

(from: The Mortification of Sin)

Richard Baxter on How We Spend Our TIme

Posted by Andrew K. | Labels: , | Posted On Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 11:06 AM

“Be careful how you spend your time: Spend your time in nothing which you know must be repented of”

Richard Baxter

Thomas Watson on Repentance

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 4:00 AM

“Many think they repent when it is not the offence, but the penalty which troubles them; not the treason, but the bloody axe. They think they repent when they shed a few tears; but though this ice begins to melt a little, it freezeth again; they go on still in sin.”
Thomas Watson
(from: The One Thing Necessary)


Thomas Jackson on His Death Bed

Posted by Andrew K. | Labels: , , | Posted On Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 2:05 PM

"I see from the number of physicians that you think my condition dangerous, but I thank God, if it is His will, that I am ready to go."  

Thomas Jackson (on His Death Bed)



Ezekiel Hopkins on Becoming a Christian

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Monday, October 12, 2009 at 4:00 AM

“It is impossible for men by their own strength and natural ability to become Christians, but it is possible for God to make them Christians.”

Ezekiel Hopkins (1634-1690 )
(from: The Almost Christian Discovered)

Patrick Henry on Liberty

Posted by Andrew K. | Labels: , | Posted On Friday, October 9, 2009 at 7:00 AM

"The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them." 
Patrick Henry


Richard Allestree on the Believers Life

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 9:07 AM

"The lives of Christians are the transcripts of their doctrine."
Richard Allestree
(from: The Causes of the Decay of Christian Piety)

Anthony Burgess on Religion

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 4:00 AM

"All religion is practical; it is food not to be looked upon, but eaten and digested."
Anthony Burgess (d.1664)

Jonathan Edwards on Heaven

Posted by Andrew K. | Labels: , | Posted On Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 9:45 AM

"The way to Heaven is ascending; we must be content to travel uphill, though it be hard and tiresome, and contrary to the natural bias of our flesh."
Jonathan  Edwards
 

 

Thomas Watson on Christ

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Friday, October 2, 2009 at 4:00 AM

"Christ will be all in all, or nothing at all."
Thomas Watson
(from: Christ's Various Fulnesses)

Francis Schaeffer on Sin

Posted by Andrew K. | Labels: , | Posted On Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 12:30 PM

"I have come to the conclusion that none of us in our generation feels as guilty about sin as we should or as our forefathers did."


Francis Schaeffer