Wisdom of the Ages – Silouan the Athonite

The grace of the Holy Spirit is also given for obedience. This is why obedience is higher than prayer and fasting

Wisdom of the Ages

“By obedience a man is guarded against pride. Prayer is given for the sake of obedience. The grace of the Holy Spirit is also given for obedience. This is why obedience is higher than prayer and fasting.”
Silouan the Athonite

Wisdom of the Ages -J.C. Ryle

Wisdom of the Ages

JC Ryle

“Let your Christianity be so unmistakable, your eye so single, your heart so whole, your walk so straightforward, that all who see you may have no doubt whose you are, and whom you serve.”
– J.C. Ryle

Wisdom of the Ages – Francis of Assisi

Wisdom of the Ages

Francis

“Above all the grace and the gifts that Christ gives to his beloved is that of overcoming self.” 
― Francis of Assisi

Wisdom of the Ages – Charles Spurgeon

Wisdom of the Ages

Spurgeon

“If we give God service it must be because He gives us grace. We work for Him because He works in us”
– Charles Spurgeon

Wisdom of the Ages – Thomas Talmage

Wisdom of the Ages

 Thomas De Witt Talmage

“Take not into your ear that scum of hell that people call tittle-tattle. Whosoever willingly listens to a slander is equally guilty with the one who tells it, and an old writer says they ought both to be hanged; the one by the tongue and the other by the ear. Do not smile upon such a spaniel, lest like a pleased dog, he puts his dirty paw upon you.”
– Thomas De Witt Talmage

“And Shem and Japheth took a garment, and laid it upon both their shoulders, and went backward, and covered the nakedness of their father; and their faces were backward, and they saw not their father’s nakedness”
– Genesis 9:23