I am now going from a prison to a palace: I have finished my work, and am now going to receive my wages.
Category Archive: 1618
The world’s a scene of changes, and to be constant, in nature were inconstancy.
Of all ills that one endures, hope is a cheap and universal cure.
Pour not on the comforts you want, but upon the mercies you have. Look rather at God’s ending in afflicting, than to the measure and degree of your affliction.
He hath desired to bring the souls of other men to heaven; let his soul be brought to heaven.
If the Lord should bring a wicked man to heaven, heaven would be hell to him; for he who loves not grace upon earth will never love it in heaven.
Hope! of all ills that men endure, the only cheap and universal cure.
His faith perhaps in some nice tenets might be wrong; his life, I’m sure, was always in the right.
Most Glorious and eternal Majesty, Thou art righteous and holy in all thou dost to the sons of men, though thou hast suffered men to condemn Thy servant, Thy servant will not condemn Thee.
Blessed be God that Thou hast filled the soul of Thy servant with joy and peace in believing.