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Sunday, 23 July 2017

Quotes 24 Jul 17

"The church too often takes sin lightly because it takes God lightly. Lives of repentance flow out of lives of worship." —G.K. Beale, Westminster Seminary‏ @WestminsterTS

"I thought I could have leaped from earth to heaven at one spring when I first saw my sins drowned in the Redeemer's blood."- Charles Spurgeon

Let it never surprise true Christians if they are slandered and misrepresented in this world. They must not expect to fare better than their Lord.-- J.C7 ps20mat6

 "Turning to the Lord in prayer for help and interceding for those we are anxious for is not a casual or infrequent thing, not if we are going to put into practice what those in the continuity of Scriptural teaching have tried to follow."- From The Life of Prayer, by Edith Schaeffer, 1992, page 157.

Friday, 21 July 2017

Quotes 22 Jul 17

There is no motive to a holy life so powerful and efficacious as that which is drawn from the propitiatory work of Christ.— Smeaton, Banner of Truth‏Verified account @BannerofTruth

"Physical birth is a marvel; but from several standpoints, the new birth is more remarkable. It is a marvel of Divine grace, Divine wisdom, Divine power, and Divine beauty.- AW Pink, Regeneration

The church begins to crumble when it's made up of people who live to be entertained.- Joshua D Jones @BlueCheezWhisky

Thursday, 20 July 2017

Quotes for 21 Jul 17

There are almost 70000 references to the Bible in the final edition of the Institutes. - David B Calhoun, Knowing God and Ourselves, p.7

If folk "don't hear the truth, cool music won't help. If they don't see the light, power-point won't help. If they don't like the message, drama and video won't help. They're blind and dead. Our task is to go on preaching not ourselves, we carry a supernatural message of everlasting life." - J. MacArthur

You can't accept Jesus as saviour without accepting him as Lord.
You also can't accept Jesus as saviour without accepting him as Example.- Sam Allberry‏ @SamAllberry

God will reveal things to a man with a broken heart, but He will not reveal things unless the man’s heart is broken ~ AW Tozer

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Quotes 20 Jul 17

"Be as critical of yourself as you often are of others. Be as generous to others as you always are with yourself." -Alistair Begg

Consider that in thy troubles God is performing that work in which thy soul would rejoice, if thou couldst see the design of it.- John Flavel‏ @FlavelJohn

The @scotgov say they want our opinion on gender neutral toilets  - no they don't. All such 'consultations' are fake pretence at listening - David Robertson‏ @theweeflea

“There has never yet been a man in our history who led a life of ease whose name is worth remembering” (Theodore Roosevelt).

My own experience during the election tells me that people don’t mind people of faith in politics – so long as their faith is only of the cultural variety.  So, if you wear funky garb, have nice colourful festivals, have interesting buildings and ceremonies, then we are absolutely fine about your faith – in fact your religious culture makes us more diverse and allows me to define myself as very liberal and tolerant by demonstrating how cool I am with your religion.However the moment you show any signs of actually believing in this creed, of thinking that this stuff about Jesus might even be true or that this faith might in any way impact on your conscience or your life choices… well, we don’t like that one bit.  - Tim Farron

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Quotes 19 Jul 17

In God's garden of grace, even broken trees bear fruit - because their roots are in Christ.- Joshua D Jones @BlueCheezWhisky

A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman.  It speaks with authority. ~Brendan Behan

It's time for #DrWho to be played by a black one-legged Muslim lesbian with bipolar disorder. Acting experience optional #Doctor13 #DrWho13 - Archbishop Cranmer‏ @His_Grace

God's answer to disunity:
Meet with people unlike you.
Sing, eat, drink, read & pray with them.
Love them all.
Be the Church. - Andrew Wilson‏

As the saints [in heaven] will love God with an inconceivable ardency of heart and to the utmost of their capacity, so they will know that he has loved them from all eternity, and still loves them, and will continue to love them forever.- Jonathan Edwards ,Charity and Its Fruit@AJWTheology

Monday, 17 July 2017

Quotes 18 Jul 17

“Each year, month, and day is governed by a new, a special, providence of God.” -John Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion

“No creature has a force more wondrous or glorious than that of the sun . . . the sun does not daily rise and set by blind instinct of nature but that he himself, to renew our remembrance of his fatherly favors toward us, governs its course.” - John Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion

“In times of adversity, believers comfort themselves with the solace that they suffer nothing except by God’s ordinance and command, for they are under his hand.”-John Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion

God never bestows the grace of justification without the grace of sanctification.- John Calvin‏ @JohnCalvinDaily

The reason heresy matters, and must be fought with passion and intellectual clarity, is because heresy does not tell the truth about God or the self. And only the Truth can set us free. - Gavin Ashenden.

Sunday, 16 July 2017

17 Jul 17 Calvin on Providence

God’s providence, as it is taught in Scripture, is opposed to fortune and fortuitous happenings.” John Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion

“There is no such thing as fortune or chance. . . ’fortune’ and ‘chance’ are pagan terms, with whose significance the minds of the godly ought not to be occupied.”
John Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion

“All events are governed by God’s secret plan.”- in this article, I’d like to encour
John Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion

“Not one drop of rain falls without God’s sure command.”- John Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion

“He so regulates all things that nothing takes place without his deliberation.”- John Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion