British Clergy Quotes
Tis not her coldness, father, That chills my labouring breast; It's that confounded cucumber I've ate and can't digest.
Richard Harris Barham
The religion of a sinner stands on two pillars; namely, what Christ did for us in the flesh, and what he performs in us by his Spirit. Most errors arise from an attempt to separate these two.
The truth of what I have so often inculcated, that it is the "steady, painstaking, likely-to-do-good" man who in the long run wins the race against those who now and then give a brilliant flash and, as Shakespeare says, "straight are cold again".
Charles Dodgson (archdeacon)
I rowed stroke and he rowed bow in the famous Long Vacation voyage to Godstow, when the three Miss Liddells were our passengers, and the story was actually composed and spoken over my shoulder.
Justification is the act of God as a Judge; adoption as a Father; by the former we are discharged from condemnation, and accepted as righteous; by the latter we are made the children of God and joint-heirs with Christ.
All shall work together for good; everything is needful that He sends; nothing can be needful that He withholds.
The vessel is as gold even though we may not always like the chasing.
Days and moments quickly flying, Blend the living with the dead; Soon will you and I be lying Each within our narrow bed.
My soul, bear thou thy part,
Triumph in God above,
And with a well-tuned heart
Sing thou the songs of love.
John Hampden Gurney
The world is full of care, much like unto a bubble;
Woman and care, and care and women, and women and care and trouble.
I have never thought that the circumstance of God's having forgiven me was any reason why I should forgive myself.
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