In the sight of the coffin and the grave it is not easy to be proud.
Of all the things in the world that stink in the nostrils of men, hypocrisy is the worst.
The law may express sin but it cannot suppress sin.
Hope is the only tie which keeps the heart from breaking.
The grace that saves the sinner is the power that must supply the sinner.
Every Christian would agree that a man’s spiritual health is exactly proportional to his love for God.
When the church takes its mind and heart away from Christ and His words, human authority and tradition fills the vacuum.
The pew cannot control the pulpit. We cannot deliver ‘demand led’ preaching because no one demands the Gospel.
Reference: Quoted in: Begg, Alistair. Preaching for God’s Glory, Crossway, 1999, p. 19.