They have kept one object in view amidst all the vicissitudes of time and torture.
Those who have arrived at any very eminent degree of excellence in the practice of an art or profession have commonly been actuated by a species of enthusiasm in their pursuit of.
But hereof be assured, that all is not lawful nor just that is statute by civil laws; neither yet is everything sin before God, which ungodly persons allege to be treason.
Study to practice in life that which the Lord commands, and then be you assured that you shall never hear nor read the same without fruit.
Neither can oath nor promise bind any such people to obey and maintain tyrants against God and against His truth known.
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
Let a thing here be noted, that the prophet of God sometimes may teach treason against kings, and yet neither he nor such as obey the word, spoken in the Lord's name by him, offend God.
No one else holds or has held the place in the heart of the world which Jesus holds. Other gods have been as devoutly worshipped; no other man has been so devoutly loved.
As touching nature I am a worm of this earth, and yet a subject of this commonwealth; but as touching the office wherein it has pleased God to place me, I am a watchman...For that reason I am bound in conscience to blow the trumpet publicly.
The testimony of scripture is so plain that to add anything were superfluous, were it not that the world is almost now come to that blindness, that whatsoever pleases not the princes and the multitude, the same is rejected as doctrine newly forged, and is condemned for heresy.
Let no day slip over without some comfort received of the Word of God.
When I think of those who have influenced my life the most, I think not of the great but of the good.
I will keep the ground that God has given me and perhaps in his grace, he will ignite me again. But ignite me or not, in his grace, in his power, I will hold the ground.
Live in Christ, die in Christ, and the flesh need not fear death.
The Scriptures of God are my only foundation and substance in all matters of weight and importance.
I have never once feared the devil, but I tremble every time I enter the pulpit.