Jonathan Edwards… Yet Speaking

The true beauty and loveliness of all intelligent beings primarily and most essentially consist in their moral excellency or holiness. Herein consists the loveliness of angels, without which, notwithstanding all their natural perfections, they would have no more loveliness than devils. It is moral excellency alone, that is in itself, and on its own account,…

Polycarp… Yet Speaking

Let us, therefore, hold steadfastly and unceasingly to our hope and the guarantee of our righteousness, who is Christ Jesus, “who bore our sins in his own body upon the tree,” “who committed no sin, and no deceit was found in his mouth”; instead, for our sakes he endured all things, in order that we…

Anne Steele…. Yet Speaking

  The Intercession of Christ Hebrews 8:25   I. He lives, the great Redeemer lives, (What joy the blest assurance gives !) And now before his Father God, Pleads the full merits of his blood.   II. Repeated crimes awake our fears, And justice, arm’d with frowns, appears; But in the Saviour’s lovely face Sweet…

William Cowper… Yet Speaking

I God moves in a mysterious way his wonders to perform; he plants his footsteps in the sea, and rides upon the storm. II Deep in unfathomable mines of never-failing skill he treasures up his bright designs, and works his sovereign will. III Ye fearful saints, fresh courage take; the clouds ye so much dread…

Athanasius… Yet Speaking

What we have said is, indeed, no small proof of the destruction of death and of the fact that the cross of the Lord is the monument to His victory. But the resurrection of the body to immortality, which results henceforward from the work of Christ, the common Savior and true Life of all, is…