The man who has the will to undergo all labor may win to any good.
Poverty hath slain a thousand, but riches have slain ten thousand. They are very uncertain, they promise that which they cannot perform, neither can they afford a contented mind.
Leave the ass burdened with laws behind in the valley. But your conscience, let it ascend with Isaac into the mountain.
The fool will upset the whole science of astronomy.
Anyone who is to find Christ must first find the church. How could anyone know where Christ is and what faith is in him unless he knew where his believers are?
There are two days in my calendar: This day and that Day.
Great people and champions are special gifts of God, whom He gives and preserves; they do their work, and achieve great actions, not with vain imaginations, or cold and sleepy cogitations, but by motion of God.
Spare the rod and spoil the child - that is true. But, beside the rod, keep an apple to give him when he has done well.
God is entirely and personally present in the wilderness, in the garden, in the field.
We believe that the very beginning and end of salvation, and the sum of Christianity, consists of faith in Christ, who by His blood alone, and not by any works of ours, has put away sin, and destroyed the power of death.
I think that we've got to see that a riot is the language of the unheard. And, what is it that America has failed to hear? It has failed to hear that the economic plight of the Negro poor has worsened over the last few years.
First I shake the whole Apple tree, that the ripest might fall. Then I climb the tree and shake each limb, and then each branch and then each twig, and then I look under each leaf.
The Holy Ghost is not a Sceptic, and He has not inscribed in our hearts uncertain opinions, but, rather, affirmations of the strongest sorts.
Prayer is not overcoming God's reluctance. It is laying hold of His willingness.
To turn one's eyes away from Jesus means to turn them to the Law.
[Our] plan is to follow the example of the prophets and the ancient fathers of the church, and to compose psalms...so that the Word of God may be among the people also in the form of music.
Despair makes priests and friars.
No great saint lived without errors.
Our preaching does not stop with the law. That would lead to wounding without binding up, striking down and not healing, killing and not making alive, driving down to hell and not bringing back up, humbling and not exalting. Therefore, we must also preach grace and the promise of forgiveness--this i
Whatever we make the most of is our God.
A Christian is a perfectly free lord of all, subject to none. A Christian is a perfectly dutiful servant of all, subject of all, subject to all.
We must not regard what or how the world esteems us, so we have the Word pure, and are certain of our doctrine.
The gospel cannot be preached and heard enough, for it cannot be grasped well enough.
The Devil fears the word of God, He can't bite it; it breaks his teeth.
I think these things [firearms] were invented by Satan himself, for they can't be defended against with (ordinary) weapons and fists. All human strength vanishes when confronted with firearms. A man is dead before he sees what's coming.
A Christian is free and independent in every respect, a bond servant to none. A Christian is a dutiful servant in every respect, owing a duty to everyone.
Once sure that the doctrine we teach is God's Word, once certain of this, we may build thereupon, and know that this cause shall and must remain; the devil shall not be able to overthrow it, much less the world be able to uproot it, how fiercely soever it rage.
For they who think they make an end of temptation by yeilding to it, only set themselves on fire the more.
God's mark is on everything that obeys Him.
The fewer the words, the better the prayer.