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  1. 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.

  2. In the divine Scriptures, there are shallows and there are deeps; shallows where the lamb may wade, and deeps where the elephant may swim.

  3. Leanness of body and soul may go together.

  4. All thing I thought I knew; but now confess, the more I know I know, I know the less.

  5. The vigor and power and comfort of our spiritual life depends on our mortification of deeds of the flesh.

  6. The custom of sinning takes away the sense of it, the course of the world takes away the shame of it.

  7. 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.

  8. The most tremendous judgment of God in this world is the hardening of the hearts of men.

  9. I wish thy lot, now bad, still worse, my friend, for when at worst, they say, things always mend.

  10. 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.

  11. All other ways of mortification are vain, all helps leave us helpless, it must be done by the Spirit.

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