23 Total Quotes

Jonathan Edwards Quotes

Resolution One: I will live for God. Resolution Two: If no one else does, I still will.
Jonathan Edwards
#American Clergyman #God

I look forward to maintaining and building on the significant athlete involvement that played such an important role in bringing the Games to London.
Jonathan Edwards
#Athlete

There are two sorts of hypocrites: one that are deceived with their outward morality and external religion; many of whom are professed Arminians, in the doctrine of justification: and the other, are those that are deceived with false discoveries and elevations; who often cry down works, and men's own righteousness, and talk much of free grace; but at the same time make a righteousness of their discoveries and of their humiliation, and exalt themselves to heaven with them.
Jonathan Edwards
#Hypocrisy

Prayer is as natural an expression of faith as breathing is of life
Jonathan Edwards
#Expression

[The talk of a pending truckers' strike] was just a rumor that grew legs, ... I know of no reason for concerns of a shortage.
Jonathan Edwards
#Reason

Grace is but glory begun, and glory is but grace perfected.
Jonathan Edwards
#American Clergyman #Glory

To pretend to describe the excellence, the greatness or duration of the happiness of heaven by the most artful composition of words would be but to darken and cloud it; to talk of raptures and ecstasies, joy and singing, is but to set forth very low
Jonathan Edwards
#Excellence

Sincere friendship towards God, in all who believe him to be properly an intelligent, willing being, does most apparently, directly, and strongly incline to prayer; and it no less disposes the heart strongly to desire to have our infinitely glorious and gracious Friend expressing his mind to us by his word, that we may know it.
Jonathan Edwards
#Belief

I assert that nothing ever comes to pass without a cause.
Jonathan Edwards
#American Clergyman

Nathan proved he has the class to compete at this level,
Jonathan Edwards
#Class

[As they contemplated how much more the Hummer drivers were paying in tolls, devout environmentalists would experience the] joyful sense ... When the saints in glory, therefore, shall see the doleful state of the damned, how will this heighten their sense of the blessedness of their own state, so exceedingly different from it!
Jonathan Edwards
#Experience

The best, most beautiful, and most perfect way that we have of expressing a sweet concord of mind to each other is by music.
Jonathan Edwards
#American Clergyman #Mind

It's getting bigger. I've had so many people ask me about it. I don't know if it'll ever be as big as a big-city anime con, but this year we've had companies contact us to be sponsors who we didn't even contact ourselves first. I'm betting it grows.
Jonathan Edwards
#People

There are two sorts of hypocrites; ones that are deceived with their outward morality and external religion; and the others; those that are deceived with false discoveries and elevation; which often cry down works, and men's own righteousness, and talk much of free grace; but at the same time make righteousness of their discoveries, and of their humiliation, and exalt themselves to heaven with them.
Jonathan Edwards
#Hypocrisy

Prayer is as natural an expression of faith as breathing is of life.
Jonathan Edwards
#American Clergyman

Sincere friendship towards God, in all who believe him to be properly an intelligent, willing being, does most apparently, directly, and strongly incline to prayer; and it no less disposes the heart strongly to desire to have our infinitely glorious.
Jonathan Edwards
#American Clergyman

The happiness of the creature consists in rejoicing in God, by which also God is magnified and exalted.
Jonathan Edwards
#American Clergyman

The way to Heaven is ascending; we must be content to travel uphill, though it be hard and tiresome, and contrary to the natural bias of our flesh.
Jonathan Edwards
#American Clergyman

To go to heaven, fully to enjoy God, is infinitely better than the most pleasant accommodations here.
Jonathan Edwards
#American Clergyman

True liberty consists only in the power of doing what we ought to will, and in not being constrained to do what we ought not to will.
Jonathan Edwards
#American Clergyman