Saturday, February 16, 2019

Matthew Henry, and other quotes

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"The way to have the comfort of what God allows us is to forbear what he forbids us." -- Matthew Henry

"The prosperity of fools destroys them and hardens them to their run." -- Matthew Henry

"That by which they hoped to prevent their own ruin hastened it." -- Matthew Henry

"Those whom God will destroy he infatuates." -- Matthew Henry

"It is good to hear twice what God has spoken once." -- Matthew Henry

"He who is the author of Scripture is its supreme interpreter." -- Johann Gerhard

"The Catholics and Orthodox build idol temples in Jerusalem. The Jews don’t tear them down like God commanded them. Baptists pay to go see them!" -- Mark Osgatharp

"Shouting isn’t out of order: it’s out of style." -- Joe Isaacs

"If the love of God does not motivate you, then all the law will never be enough." -- David C. Jones

"Extraordinary afflictions are not always the punishment of extraordinary sins, but sometimes the trial of extraordinary graces." -- Matthew Henry

"Hope for the best, get ready for the worst, and then take what God chooses to send." -- often credited to Matthew Henry

"It is very useful to reflect seriously on the shortness and uncertainty of human life, and the fading nature of all earthly enjoyments." -- Matthew Henry

"Grace in the soul is the work of God’s own hands." -- Matthew Henry

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