Saturday, January 03, 2009

Puritan Quotes

Was December that busy that I didn't blog??

I am reading, Dear Timothy, Letters on Pastoral Ministry a great book for pastors young and old.

Here are some quotes I highlighted from Joel Beeke's chapter on the Puritans:

"Affliction is the diamond dust that heaven polishes jewels with." - Robert Leighton

"He that rides to be crowned need not think much of a rainy day." - John Trapp

"God's people are like bells, the harder they are hit, the better they sound" - John Bunyan

"Forget not, that the whole of your work is ministerial; not legislative - that you are not a lord in the church but a servant." - Abraham Booth

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