Leanness of body and soul may go together.
After hearing the evidence, I will record a verdict of natural causes.
No men can be lords of our faith, though they may be helpers of our joy.
All thing I thought I knew; but now confess, the more I know I know, I know the less.
The most tremendous judgment of God in this world is the hardening of the hearts of men.
Unless men see a beauty and delight in the worship of God, they will not do it willingly.
I wish thy lot, now bad, still worse, my friend, for when at worst, they say, things always mend.
All other ways of mortification are vain, all helps leave us helpless, it must be done by the Spirit.
The custom of sinning takes away the sense of it, the course of the world takes away the shame of it.
The vigor and power and comfort of our spiritual life depends on our mortification of deeds of the flesh.