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Let us often withdraw our thoughts from this earth, this scene of misery, and folly, and sin, and raise them toward that more vast and glorious world, whose innocent and blessed inhabitants solace themselves eternally in the divine presence, and know no other passion but an unmixed joy, and an unbound love.

– Henry Scougal –
from The Life of God in the Soul of Man

Think twice before you use your intelligence to invent new sins! You may provoke God to new punishments. Sodom devised a new way to sin, so God devised a new way to discipline them: He sent hell from above upon them.

– William Gurnall –

This is that which makes heaven to be heaven, “We shall be ever with the Lord.” (1 Thessalonians 4:17).

– Thomas Watson –

Consecrate, then concentrate. …

– Dwight L. Moody –

The victorious Christian neither exalts nor downgrades himself. His interests have shifted from self to Christ. What he is or is not no longer concerns him. He believes that he has been crucified with Christ and he is not willing either to praise or deprecate such a man.

– AW Tozer –

Death to self is the only entrance into the Church of the living God; and nothing but God can give this death, and that alone through the inward work of the cross of Christ by His Spirit made real in the soul.

– William Law –

Denying ourselves and taking up our cross isn’t a little side issue—it is absolutely necessary to becoming or continuing to become a disciple of Jesus.

– John Wesley –

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