Yet consider now, whether women are not quite past sense and reason, when they want to rule over men.
No man is excluded from calling upon God, the gate of salvation is set open unto all men: neither is there any other thing which keepeth us back from entering in, save only our own unbelief.
Wherever we find the Word of God surely preached and heard, and the sacraments administered according to the institution of Christ, there, it is not to be doubted, is a church of God.
Each eye can have its vision separately; but when we are looking at anything our vision, which in itself is divided, joins up and unites in order to give itself as a whole to the object that is put before it.
You must submit to supreme suffering in order to discover the completion of joy.
A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God's truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.
There is no worse screen to block out the Spirit than confidence in our own intelligence.
We must remember that Satan has his miracles, too.
All the blessings we enjoy are Divine deposits, committed to our trust on this condition, that they should be dispensed for the benefit of our neighbors.
The torture of a bad conscience is the hell of a living soul.
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