It was our sins that nailed Jesus to the cross. 1 Peter 2.24. And it was our sins that He bore in the garden of Gethsemane and in the wilderness of temptation.
Of Christ it is said “in all things it behooved Him; to be made like unto His brethren, that He might be a merciful and faithful High Priest in things pertaining to God, to make reconciliation for the sins of the people.” Hebrews 2.17.
Faith is the simple acceptance of a fact, and the acting upon it as a fact, although it is unseen.
Faith deals only in facts.
Character is what a man really is; reputation is what others think him to be. There is a vast difference between the two.
The Pagan maxim, which too many quote as though it were Bible, is, “God helps him who helps himself.” But the truth revealed in the Bible is that God helps the man who is not able to help himself.
If you are going to preach to me, or try to teach me, tell me only what you know, not what you think. Neither waste time telling me what you believe.
Don’t give me your belief that a thing is so as authority for it.
It is well to remember that it is not the wrong that another does that leads to evil feelings on our part, but the wrong that is in our own heart stirs up the resentment at an affront.
The greatest measure of power is experienced in perfect submission.
One of the peculiarities of the human mind is that while it readily grasps a pleasing story or a fable, it refuses to accept truth until it is compelled to.
Men wrest the Scriptures refusing to accept that Jesus took the nature of His brethern and instead cling for dear life to the fable that He came in Adam's nature before Adam sinned.
"Christ was sinless; the law was in his heart. As the Son of God his life was worth more than those of all created beings, whether in Heaven or on earth. He saw the hopeless condition of the world, and came “to seek and to save that which was lost.” Luke 19.10. To do this he took upon himself our nature, Hebrews 2.16, 17."