24 Total Quotes

John Owen Quotes

After hearing the evidence, I will record a verdict of natural causes.
John Owen
#Causes #English Theologian

Since we're not making money, I think there is skepticism that is out there and it is legitimate skepticism.
John Owen
#Money

The custom of sinning takes away the sense of it, the course of the world takes away the shame of it
John Owen
#Custom

The most tremendous judgment of God in this world is the hardening of the hearts of men
John Owen
#God

Do you mortify? Do you make it your daily work? Be always at it whilst you live; cease not a day from this work; be killing sin or it will be killing you
John Owen
#Killing

I wish thy lot, now bad, still worse, my friend, for when at worst, they say, things always mend.
John Owen
#English Theologian

Temptation is like a knife, that may either cut the meat or the throat of a man; it may be his food or his poison, his exercise or his destruction
John Owen
#Man

The vigor and power and comfort of our spiritual life depends on our mortification of deeds of the flesh
John Owen
#Comfort

All thing I thought I knew; but now confess, the more I know I know, I know the less.
John Owen
#English Theologian

We've gone from being a big small company to a small big company,
John Owen
#Company

We are not doing this willingly, but the trouble is we are all limited companies and have to make a profit.
John Owen
#Trouble

It wasn't so much the amount of money as it was the frequency that struck a chord with some folks.
John Owen
#Money

Being selective and leaving it open for people to choose to attend is something key.
John Owen
#People

All other ways of mortification are vain, all helps leave us helpless, it must be done by the Spirit.
John Owen
#English Theologian

Do you mortify? Do you make it your daily work? Be always at it whilst you live; cease not a day from this work; be killing sin or it will be killing you.
John Owen
#English Theologian

In the divine Scriptures, there are shallows and there are deeps; shallows where the lamb may wade, and deeps where the elephant may swim.
John Owen
#English Theologian

Leanness of body and soul may go together.
John Owen
#English Theologian

Temptation is like a knife, that may either cut the meat or the throat of a man; it may be his food or his poison, his exercise or his destruction.
John Owen
#English Theologian

The custom of sinning takes away the sense of it, the course of the world takes away the shame of it.
John Owen
#English Theologian

The house built on the sand may oftentimes be built higher, have more fair parapets and battlements, windows and ornaments, than that which is built upon the rock; yet all gifts and privileges equal not one grace.
John Owen
#English Theologian

The most tremendous judgment of God in this world is the hardening of the hearts of men.
John Owen
#English Theologian

The vigor and power and comfort of our spiritual life depends on our mortification of deeds of the flesh.
John Owen
#English Theologian

We admit no faith to be justifying, which is not itself and in its own nature a spiritually vital principle of obedience and good works.
John Owen
#English Theologian