God’s Nature

God is Merciful – Richard Sibbes

God is Merciful – Richard Sibbes

When Satan tempts us to run from God and discourages us, as he will do at such times, then keep this in mind: God has set himself to be glorious in mercy above all other attributes.

– Richard Sibbes –
from Glorious Freedom, 1639

Truly Trusting the Lord – Hannah Whitall Smith

Truly Trusting the Lord – Hannah Whitall Smith

You find no difficulty in trusting the Lord with the management of the universe and all the outward creation, and can your case be any more difficult than these, that you need to be anxious about His management of it?

– Hannah Whitall Smith –

Faith Rests on the Promises – Richard Cecil

Faith Rests on the Promises – Richard Cecil

Faith laughs at the shaking of the spear; unbelief trembles at the shaking of a leaf, unbelief starves the soul; faith finds food in famine, and a table in the wilderness. In the greatest danger, faith says, “I have a great God.” When outward strength is broken, faith rests on the promises.

– Richard Cecil –

God’s Timing is Perfect – John Flavel

God’s Timing is Perfect – John Flavel

God’s timing is always precise, certain, and punctual, but the Lord doth not compute and reckon his seasons of working by our arithmetic.

– John Flavel –
1627–1691