Wisdom of the Ages – George MacDonald

Wisdom of the Ages

G. MacDonald

“That man is perfect in faith who can come to God in the utter dearth of his feelings and desires, without a glow or an aspiration, with the weight of low thoughts, failures, neglects, and wandering forgetfulness, and say to Him, ‘Thou art my refuge.'”

– George MacDonald

Wisdom of the Ages – George MacDonald

Wisdom of the Ages

G. MacDonald

“If you do not obey Him, you will not know Him. You will tell me some of you, that I am always beating that anvil, that obedience to Christ is Christianity. Let me die insisting upon it. For my Lord insists upon it”
– George MacDonald

“And Samuel said, Hath the Lord as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the Lord? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams”
1 Samuel 15:22

Wisdom of the Ages – George MacDonald

Wisdom of the Ages

G. MacDonald

“The prayer argues a need – that need will be supplied… All who have prayed shall one day justify God and say – “Thy answer is beyond my prayer, as Thy thoughts and Thy ways are beyond my thoughts and my ways”
– George MacDonald

“my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus”
Philippians 4:19

Wisdom of the Ages – George MacDonald

Wisdom of the Ages

G. MacDonald

“The seed dies into a new life, and so does man.”
– George MacDonald

All true life is that which arises from death. The receiving of the eternal is known by the forsaking of the temporal. All creation is but the textbook for the true follower of Christ (Romans 1:20). In our yielding to the will of Him who is eternal life we find the withering of the passions and desires for the shadows and illusions of this world. Clarity comes to the pure in heart.

“Blessed are the pure in heart
for they shall see God”

Brian Troxel