Even the haters of God will say they love him; and the scorners at godliness will say that they are not ungodly; and that it is but hypocrisy and singularity that they deride: and it were well for them, if saying so would go for proof, and he that will be their Judge would take their words. But God will not be deceived, though foolish men are wise enough to deceive themselves.
Baxter, Richard. A Christian Directory (complete – Volume 1, 2, 3 & 4 of 4): A SUM OF PRACTICAL THEOLOGY AND CASES OF CONSCIENCE . Transcript. Kindle Edition.
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Though all his ways and dispensations are ordered in infinite wisdom, yet we can but stand at the shore of the ocean, and admire its glory and greatness. Little it is that we can comprehend.
Owen, John. John Owen On Hebrews: A Classic Puritan Commentary (Kindle Locations 1122-1123). . Kindle Edition.
Today people believe to be true simply what they desire to be true.
Dever, Mark. Nine Marks of a Healthy Church (Kindle Locations 864-865). Good News Publishers. Kindle Edition.
When God “blows the breath of life” into Adam’s nostrils, we’re to understand that act to be a continuation of His creation of the world by the power of His Word.
Dever, Mark. Preach: Theology Meets Practice (p. 27). B&H Publishing Group. Kindle Edition.
We have come to believe that a man of God can deal in certain tiny areas in the life of the Church; but when it really gets tough, we need to go to the social experts. That is an absolute lie! It says here that the Scriptures are given “that the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works” (2Ti 3:17).
Washer, Paul. Ten Indictments against the Modern Church (Kindle Locations 112-115). Chapel Library. Kindle Edition.
Surely God will not hear an empty cry, neither will the Almighty regard it. How much less when you say you don’t see him. The cause is before him, and you wait for him! Job 35:13-14
The heart of man is his worst part before it is regenerated, and the best part afterward; it is the seat of principles, and the fountain of actions. The eye of God is, and the eye of the Christian ought to be, principally fixed upon it.
But I will have mercy on the house of Judah, and will save them by the LORD their God, and will not save them by bow, sword, battle, horses, or horsemen.” Hosea 1:7
It will happen in that day, I will respond,” says the LORD, “I will respond to the heavens, and they will respond to the earth; and the earth will respond to the grain, and the new wine, and the oil; and they will respond to Jezreel. Hosea 2:21-22