38 Total Quotes

William Gurnall Quotes

Mercy should make us ashamed, wrath afraid to sin
William Gurnall
#Mercy

In heaven we shall appear, not in armour, but in robes of glory. But here these are to be worn night and day; we must walk, work, and sleep in them, or else we are not true soldiers of Christ.
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#English Author #Glory

Compare Scripture with Scripture. False doctrines, like false witnesses, agree not among themselves.
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The soldier is summoned to a life of active duty and so is the Christian.
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#English Author #Duty

Humility is a necessary veil to all other graces
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#Humility

Can Christ be in thy heart, and thou not know it? Can one king be dethroned and another crowned in thy soul, and thou hear no scuffle?
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#English Author #Heart

God Himself underwrites your battle and has appointed His own Son "the captain of your salvation".
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#God

Never was a faithful prayer lost. Some prayers have a longer voyage than others, but then they return with their richer lading at last, so that the praying soul is a gainer by waiting for an answer.
William Gurnall
#English Author #Prayer

Great comforts do, indeed, bear witness to the truth of thy grace, but not to the degree of it; the weak child is oftener in the lap than the strong one.
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#English Author #Grace

The Christian must trust in a withdrawing God.
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#God #English Author

We have peace with God as soon as we believe, but not always with ourselves. The pardon may be past the prince's hand and seal, and yet not put into the prisoner's hand.
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#God #English Author

Let your hope of heaven master your fear of death.
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#English Author #Death

Sin disabled man to keep God's law, but it doth not enfranchise or disoblige him that he need not keep it
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#Law

All the plots of hell and commotions on earth have not so much as shaken God's hand to spoil one letter or line he has been drawing.
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#English Author #Earth

And while God had work for Paul, he found him friends both in court and prison. Let persecutors send saints to prison, God can provide a keeper for their turn.
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Christ bears with the saints' imperfections; well may the saints one with another.
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Compare not thyself with those that have less than thyself, but look on those that have far exceeded thee.
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God hath made it a debt which one saint owes to another to carry their names to a throne of grace.
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God's wounds cure, sin's kisses kill.
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Godliness, as well as the doctrine of our faith, is a mystery.
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Humble souls are fearful of their own strength.
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