Quotation Explorer - 'Jonathan Edwards'

Prayer is as natural an expression of faith as breathing is to life. - Jonathan Edwards
Surely there is something in the unruffled calm of nature that overawes our little anxieties and doubts; the sight of the deep-blue sky and the clustering stars above seems to impart a quiet to the mind. - Jonathan Edwards
If we take reason strictly, the perceiving of spiritual beauty and excellence no more belongs to reason than it belongs to the sense of feeling to perceive colors or to the power of seeing to perceive the sweetness of food. - Jonathan Edwards
All our good is apparently from God, because we are first naked and holy without any good, and afterwards enriched with all good. - Jonathan Edwards
He that has doctrinal knowledge and speculation only, without affection, never is engaged in the business of religion. - Jonathan Edwards
The example of Jesus Christ is the only perfect example that ever existed in human nature. It is therefore, a rule by which to try all other examples; and the dispositions, frames and practices of others, must be commended and followed no further than they were followers of Christ. - Jonathan Edwards
Resolved, to study the Scriptures so steadily, constantly and frequently, as that I may find, and plainly perceive myself to grow in the knowledge of the same. - Jonathan Edwards
All earthly desires are but streams, but God is the ocean. - Jonathan Edwards
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