PURITAN QUOTE(S) FOR TODAY –08 & 09 August

THE FEAR OF GOD

So I did not, because of the fear of God – Nehemiah 5:15

The fear of the Lord is clean, enduring for ever – Psalm 19:9

Moved with godly fear – Hebrews 11:7 (R.V.)

The height of God must lay man low. – George Swinnock

As an embankment keeps out water, so the fear of God keeps out uncleanness. – Thomas Watson

PRIDE’S RISE AND FALL

The pride of the heart hath deceived thee, thou … that saith in his heart, Who shall bring me down to the ground – Obadiah 3

As death is the last enemy, so pride is the last sin that shall be destroyed in us. – John Boys

Pride loves to climb up, not as Zacchaeus to see Christ, but to be seen. – William Gurnall

Taken from: The Puritans Day by Day © The Banner of Truth Trust 2016

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“THE EXTENT OF REVELATION” And “THE EXISTENCE OF GOD”

PURITAN QUOTE(S) FOR TODAY –06 & 07 August

GRACE AND GRACES

The grace of our God – 2 Thessalonians 1:12

The praise of the glory of his grace – Ephesians 1:6

Grace is the freeness of love. – Thomas Goodwin

There is a greater gulf between grace and no grace than between weak grace and strong. – William Gurnall

BUSINESS AND SPIRITUAL THINGS

Martha, Martha thou art careful and troubled about many things but one thing is needful – Luke 10:41-42

A man who is a laboring bee for earthly prosperity will be but an idle drone for heavenly felicity. – William Secker

He that will not spare time from his present business for his future blessedness is like to lose both. – George Swinnock

Taken from: The Puritans Day by Day © The Banner of Truth Trust 2016

Check out our Faithful Steward Ministry Facebook page and Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones excellent, “Walking with God”, daily devotional. The topics are
“OUR LORD AND SCRIPTURE” And “THE AUTHORITY OF THE BIBLE”

PURITAN QUOTE(S) FOR TODAY – 31 July and 01 August

Thank you to all who prayed for our mission trip to Juarez it was a great success. I will be making a lengthy post on our adventures in the near future. – Mike

THE LAW AND THE GOSPEL

The glorious gospel if the blessed God – 1 Timothy 1:11

The law of truth – Malachi 2:6

The law is the court of justice, but the gospel is the throne of grace. – George Swinnock

The law gives menaces, the gospel gives promises. – Thomas Adams

PROCRASTINATION

While he lingered the men laid hold upon his hand – Genesis 19:16

When I have a convenient season, I will call for thee – Acts 24:25

If God’s today be too soon for thy repentance, thy tomorrow may be too late for his acceptance. – William Secker

Let us not have our oil to buy when we should have it to burn. – Thomas Fuller

Taken from: The Puritans Day by Day © The Banner of Truth Trust 2016

Check out our Faithful Steward Ministry Facebook page and Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones excellent, “Walking with God”, daily devotional. The topics are
“THE WONDERS OF HIS GRACE” and “GENERAL REVELATION”

PURITAN QUOTE(S) FOR TODAY – 08 & 09 July

REASON AND FAITH

They communed together and reasoned … O fools, and slow of heart to believe – Luke 24:15, 25

Reason must neither be the rule to measure faith by, nor the judge there of. – Christopher Nesse

Where reason cannot wade there faith can swim. – Thomas Watson

SABBATH

Six days thou shall labour, and do all thy work, but the seventh day is the sabbath of the Lord the God – Exodus 20:9, 10

The first day of the week … the disciples were assembled – John 20:19

The Jews’ seventh day was buried in Christ’s grave. – George Swinnock

On the weekdays, every man riseth early to his trade; on the Lord’s Day, when the business of their souls is specially in hand, men usually sleep their fill. – Thomas Adams

Taken from: The Puritans Day by Day © The Banner of Truth Trust 2016

Check out our Faithful Steward Ministry Facebook page and Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones excellent, “Walking with God”, daily devotional. The topics are
“RIGHT THINKING” and “AN UNCERTAIN SOUND”