“None have engaged against the saints but have been ruined by the God of saints”- Thomas Brooks (1608-1680).
“We fear men so much, because we fear God so little. When man’s terror scares you, turn your thoughts to the wrath of God”- William Gurnall (1617-1679).
“By the fear of the Lord, men depart from evil: by the fear of man, they run themselves into evil”- John Flavel (1630-1691).
There are three kinds of lies: a lie told, a lie taught, a lie acted out”-
Joseph Caryl (1602-1673).
The Paradox of faith:
“A man cannot have faith without asking; neither can he ask it without faith”
Edward Marbury (about 1590-1658).
All from “A Puritan Golden Treasury”, edited by I.D.E. Thomas; Moody Press,
Chicago, 1975; Banner of Truth edition published 1977.