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Quotes by Philip Henry


Be as much troubled by unjust praises, as by unjust slanders.


1. Can I choose to undergo the greatest suffering rather than commit the least sin?

2. Can I embrace Christ with His cross?

3. Can I work for God, though there were no wages?

4. Can I swim against the stream, be good in bad times and places?

5. Can I pull out right eyes for Christ and cut off right hands, etc.?


The best way to fight against sin is to fight it on our knees.


If the end of one mercy were not the beginning of another, we were undone.


All grace grows as Love to the Word of God grows.


It is commonly said that covetousness is one of the reigning sins of old age. How strange that it should be so! Especially considering what they have seen, and known, and it may be, felt of the emptiness and uncertainty of riches. They have witnessed how often they make themselves wings. What! And not yet convinced! What! Almost at the end of thy journey, and yet loading thyself with thick clay! Think of the time of day. It is almost night; even sun-set. And art thou unmindful of the grave? The body is bending downwards, let the heart be upwards. 


It is easier to go six miles to hear a sermon, than to spend one quarter of an hour in meditating upon it when I come home.