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Holiness does not consist in mystical speculations, enthusiastic fervors, or uncommanded austerities; it consists in thinking as God thinks, and willing as God wills.
John Brown, Expository Discourses on 1 Peter
See the heinousness of sin by this, that Christ was made a curse...
...if thou wouldst know what sin is, go to mount Calvary.
Thomas Goodwin, Christ our Mediator
Everybody, soon or late, sits down to a banquet of consequences.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Grace knows no jealousies except for the honor of God.
Geerhardus Vos, Seeking and Saving the Lost
And the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patient waiting for Christ.
The Holy Bible, 2 Thessalonians 3:5
To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one, not even an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements. Lock it up safe in the casket or coffin of your selfishness. But in that casket, safe, dark, motionless, airless, it will change. It will not be broken; it will become unbreakable, impenetrable, irredeemable. To love is to be vulnerable.
C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves