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Alexander MacLaren quotes: No man loveth God except the man who has first learned that God loves him. No man loveth God except the man who has first learned that God loves him.
Alexander MacLaren quotes: Love is the foundation of all obedience. Love is the foundation of all obedience.
Alexander MacLaren quotes: To-day is given us mainly that we may learn to know God better, and to love Him more, and to serve Him more joyfully. To-day is given us mainly that we may learn to know God better, and to love Him more, and to serve Him more joyfully.
Alexander MacLaren quotes: He that has his trust set upon God does not need to dread anything except the weakening or the paralyzing of that trust. He that has his trust set upon God does not need to dread anything except the weakening or the paralyzing of that trust.
Alexander MacLaren quotes: We believe that the history of the world is but the history of His influence and that the center of the whole universe is the cross of Calvary. We believe that the history of the world is but the history of His influence and that the center of the whole universe is the cross of Calvary.
Alexander MacLaren quotes: Heaven is endless longing, accompanied with an endless fruition-a longing which is blessedness, a longing which is life. Heaven is endless longing, accompanied with an endless fruition-a longing which is blessedness, a longing which is life.
Alexander MacLaren quotes: There can be no faith so feeble that Christ does not respond to it. There can be no faith so feeble that Christ does not respond to it.
Alexander MacLaren quotes: Being in Christ, it is safe to forget the past; it is possible to be sure of the future; it is possible to be diligent in the present. Being in Christ, it is safe to forget the past; it is possible to be sure of the future; it is possible to be diligent in the present.
Alexander MacLaren quotes: Let the current of your being set towards God, then your life will be filled and calmed by one master-passion which unites and stills the soul. Let the current of your being set towards God, then your life will be filled and calmed by one master-passion which unites and stills the soul.
Alexander MacLaren quotes: I am satisfied, for I awake in Thy likeness. I am satisfied, for I awake in Thy likeness.
Alexander MacLaren quotes: Christ wrought out His perfect obedience as a man, through temptation, and by suffering. Christ wrought out His perfect obedience as a man, through temptation, and by suffering.
Alexander MacLaren quotes: Man's course begins in a garden, but it ends in a city. Man's course begins in a garden, but it ends in a city.
Alexander MacLaren quotes: Embrace in one act the two truths-thine own sin, and God's infinite mercy in Jesus Christ. Embrace in one act the two truths-thine own sin, and God's infinite mercy in Jesus Christ.
Alexander MacLaren quotes: If God sends us on stony paths, He will provide us with strong shoes. If God sends us on stony paths, He will provide us with strong shoes.
Alexander MacLaren quotes: That is faith, cleaving to Christ, twining round Him with all the tendrils of our heart, as the vine does round its support. That is faith, cleaving to Christ, twining round Him with all the tendrils of our heart, as the vine does round its support.
Alexander MacLaren quotes: The vision of the Divine presence ever takes the form which our circumstances most require. The vision of the Divine presence ever takes the form which our circumstances most require.
Alexander MacLaren quotes: The root of all steadfastness is in consecration to God. The root of all steadfastness is in consecration to God.
Alexander MacLaren quotes: Don't waste your sorrows Don't waste your sorrows
Alexander MacLaren quotes: Love is the only fire that is hot enough to melt the iron obstinacy of a creatures will Love is the only fire that is hot enough to melt the iron obstinacy of a creatures will
Alexander MacLaren quotes: Life should be a constant vision of God's presence. Here is our defense against being led away by the gauds and shows of earth's vulgar attractions. Life should be a constant vision of God's presence. Here is our defense against being led away by the gauds and shows of earth's vulgar attractions.
Alexander MacLaren quotes: Unless we are wedded to Jesus Christ by the simple act of trust in His mercy and His power, Christ is nothing to us. Unless we are wedded to Jesus Christ by the simple act of trust in His mercy and His power, Christ is nothing to us.
Alexander MacLaren quotes: You cannot put patience and experience into a parenthesis, and, omitting them, bring hope out of tribulation. You cannot put patience and experience into a parenthesis, and, omitting them, bring hope out of tribulation.
Alexander MacLaren quotes: The true confidence which is faith in Christ, and the true diffidence which is utter distrust of myselfare identical. The true confidence which is faith in Christ, and the true diffidence which is utter distrust of myself
are identical.
Alexander MacLaren quotes: He who has the Holy Spirit in His heart and the Scripture in his hands has all he needs. He who has the Holy Spirit in His heart and the Scripture in his hands has all he needs.
Alexander MacLaren quotes: Seek to cultivate a buoyant joyous sense of the crowded kindnesses of God in your daily life. Seek to cultivate a buoyant joyous sense of the crowded kindnesses of God in your daily life.
Alexander MacLaren quotes: Be sure that your soul is never so intensely alive as when in the deepest abnegation it waits hushed before God . Be sure that your soul is never so intensely alive as when in the deepest abnegation it waits hushed before God .
Alexander MacLaren quotes: Fruitful and acceptable worship begins before it begins. Fruitful and acceptable worship begins before it begins.
Alexander MacLaren quotes: We must have Christ in our hearts, that He may shine forth from our lives. We must have Christ in our hearts, that He may shine forth from our lives.
Alexander MacLaren quotes: Seek to be the man that you are least likely to be, and aim at a comprehensive development of 'all righteousness and goodness and truth. Seek to be the man that you are least likely to be, and aim at a comprehensive development of 'all righteousness and goodness and truth.
Alexander MacLaren quotes: Faith refers to Christ. Holiness depends on faith. Heaven depends on holiness. Faith refers to Christ. Holiness depends on faith. Heaven depends on holiness.
Alexander MacLaren quotes: One man, with God to back him, is always in the majority. One man, with God to back him, is always in the majority.
Alexander MacLaren quotes: The never-ceasing boom of the great ocean as it breaks on the beach, drowns all smaller sounds. The never-ceasing boom of the great ocean as it breaks on the beach, drowns all smaller sounds.
Alexander MacLaren quotes: Turn your confidence and your fears alike into prayer. Turn your confidence and your fears alike into prayer.
Alexander MacLaren quotes: To pursue joy is to lose it. The only way to get it is to follow steadily the path of duty. To pursue joy is to lose it. The only way to get it is to follow steadily the path of duty.
Alexander MacLaren quotes: Peace comes not from the absence of trouble, but from the presence of God. Peace comes not from the absence of trouble, but from the presence of God.
Alexander MacLaren quotes: Faith is the sight of the inward eye. Faith is the sight of the inward eye.