A man's most glorious actions will at last be found to be but glorious sins, if he hath made himself, and not the glory of God, the end of those actions
An implicit confession is almost as bad as an implicit faith; wicked men commonly confess their sins by wholesale, We are all sinners; but the true penitent confesses his sins by retail
Much faith will yield unto us here our heaven, but any faith, if true, will yield us heaven hereafter
God hears no more than the heart speaks; and if the heart be dumb, God will certainly be deaf
The best way to do ourselves good is to be doing good to others; the best way to gather is to scatter
He that hath deserved hanging may be glad to escape with a whipping
Here God gives his people some taste, that they may not faint; and he gives them but a taste, that they may long to be at home, that they may keep humble, that they may sit loose from things below, that they may not break and despise bruised reeds, a
Afflictions are but as a dark entry into our Father's house.
Ambition is a gilded misery, a secret poison, a hidden plague, the engineer of deceit, the mother of hypocrisy, the parent of envy, the original of vices, the moth of holiness, the blinder of hearts, turning medicines into maladies, and remedies into diseases.
For great is truth, and shall prevail
Self is the only oil that makes the chariot-wheels of the hypocrite move in all religious concerns.
Truth is mighty and will prevail.