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Quotes by Thomas Goodwin


In public worship all should join. The little strings go to make up a concert, as well as the great.


Those blessings are sweetest that are won with prayers and worn with thanks.


My brethren, when God first began to love you, He gave you all that He ever meant to give you in the lump, and eternity of time is that in which He is retailing of it out.


In God’s sight there are two men – Adam and Jesus Christ – and these two men have all other men hanging at their girdle strings.


God works with power, and can make the unwilling willing; if He undertake the conversion of a soul, it will be converted. All the pious workings of our heart towards God are the fruit and consequence of the powerful working of His grace in us.


God hath but three things dear unto Him in this world, His saints, His worship, and His truth; and it is hard to say which of these is dearest unto Him.


We should keep up the name of “saints,” that the reality of the true religion be not lowered by avoiding this title; for in these times it is to be feared that the name is out of use, because holiness itself is out of fashion.