Volume 16 Quotes

No Rest In The Height of Sin

God by his providence seldom gives an absolute, universal security unto men in their height of sin, and oppression, and sensuality, and lusts; but he will secretly put them in fear where no fear is: and though there be nothing seen that should cause them to have any fear, they shall act like men at […]

The Death of The Righteous; How We Should Meet Death

This is an excerpt from a sermon of Owen’s where he made mention of a man in his congregation who had recently passed away. God hath lately taken from this congregation, — a justified man… I was with him the day before he died, and found him in the exercise of faith upon as noble […]

Jesus Christ, The Sanctuary of Groaning Men

What do men look for in a sanctuary? Freedom from danger, deliverance out of trouble, and a supply of all their wants. All these are proposed in this self-humiliation of Jesus Christ, if we could by faith make him our sanctuary, — if we could by faith, as we ought, go unto him for relief. […]

Making Sense Of All That Is In The World

The world is full of confusion, full of tokens of God’s displeasure, full of judgments, full of dread; yet the world understands nothing of all these. Bring these works of God to the word of God, and we shall understand them. We shall understand the world is full of sin and provocation, that God is […]