Charles Spurgeon… Yet Speaking

It is enough for the disciple that he be as his master—Matthew 10:25 No one will dispute this statement, for it would be unseemly for the servant to be exalted above his Master. When our Lord was on earth, what was the treatment he received? Were his claims acknowledged, his instructions followed, his perfections worshipped,…

C.S. Lewis… Yet Speaking

There is something which unites magic and applied science while separating both from the “wisdom” of earlier ages. For the wise men of old the cardinal problem had been how to conform the soul to reality, and the solution had been knowledge, self-discipline, and virtue. For magic and applied science alike the problem is how…

Hilary of Poitiers… Yet Speaking

[A]ll unbelief is foolishness, for it takes such wisdom as its own finite perception can attain, and, measuring infinity by that petty scale, concludes that what it cannot understand must be impossible. Unbelief is the result of incapacity engaged in argument. Men are sure that an event never happened, because they have made up their…

J. C. Ryle… Yet Speaking

[T]here are many ways in which the faith of Christ may be marred and spoiled, without being positively denied. And here we venture to think is the very reason that so much religion called Christian, is not truly Evangelical. The Gospel in fact is a most curiously and delicately compounded medicine, and a medicine that…

John Newton… Yet Speaking

  I. Glorious things of thee are spoken, Zion, city of our God! He, whose word cannot be broken, Form’d thee for his own abode: On the rock of ages founded, What can shake thy sure repose? With salvation’s walls surrounded, Thou mayst smile at all thy foes.   II. See the streams of living…