If he have faith, the believer cannot be restrained. He betrays himself. He breaks out. He confesses and teaches this gospel to the people at the risk of life itself.
People must have righteous principals in the first, and then they will not fail to perform virtuous actions.
The Lord commonly gives riches to foolish people, to whom he gives nothing else.
To gather with God's people in united adoration of the Father is as necessary to the Christian life as prayer.
It is an unsufferable blasphemy to reject the public ministry or to say that people can become holy without sermons and Church. This involves a destruction of the Church and rebellion against ecclesiastical order; such upheavals must be warded off and punished like all other revolts.
Faith is a living, daring confidence in God's grace, so sure and certain that a man could stake his life on it a thousand times.
War is the greatest plague that can afflict humanity, it destroys religion, it destroys states, it destroys families. Any scourge is preferable to it.
Peace if possible, truth at all costs.
Superstition, idolatry, and hypocrisy have ample wages, but truth goes a-begging.
Faith looks to the word and the promise; that is, to the truth. But hope looks to that which the word has promised, to the gift.
We believe that the very beginning and end of salvation, and the sum of Christianity, consists of faith in Christ, who by His blood alone, and not by any works of ours, has put away sin, and destroyed the power of death.
Let us keep to Christ, and cling to Him, and hang on Him, so that no power can remove us.
Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.
Music is the art of the prophets and the gift of God.
Next to the Word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world.