Friday, February 28, 2014

Choice Quotes from William Gurnall

The gospel is God's heart in print!

That book must be worth reading—that has God for the author!

Do not say that  you love Christ, so long as you can lay those sins in your bosom—which plucked His heart out of His bosom! It were strange if a child should keep, and delight to use, no other knife but that with which his mother was stabbed to death!

The pleasures of sin must needs be short, because life cannot be long—and they both end together.

Cease to pray—and you will begin to sin.
Prayer is not only a means to prevail for mercy—but also to prevent sin.

To forsake sin, is to leave it without any thought reserved of returning to it again.

The sheep may fall into a ditch—but it is the swine that wallows in it!
Take heed of deliberate sins!

"He who is his own teacher, is sure to have a fool for a master!"

Of all men out of Hell, none more to be pitied than he who hangs over the mouth of it, and yet is fearless of his danger.

A Christian should deny himself of the world's carnal joys and delights, lest the ungodly say, "These Christians draw their joy out of our cistern!"

He who has God's heart—cannot lack His arm!

It is impossible for an evil heart, to think well of an afflicting God.

"Faithful are the wounds of a friend—but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful." Proverbs 27:6 God's wounds cure—sin's kisses kill.