Alexander Maclaren Quotes

Alexander Maclaren Quotes: We are only asking you to give to Christ that which you give to others, to transfer the old emotions, the blessed emotions, the exercise of which makes gladness in the life here below, to transfer them to Him, and to rest safe in the Lord. Faith is trust.
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Alexander Maclaren Quote: Death is but a passage. It is not a house, it is only a vestibule. The grave has a door on its inner side.
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Quotes about Alexander Maclaren: While the agent of renovation is the Divine Spirit, and the condition of renovation is our cleaving to Christ, the medium of renovation and the weapon which the transforming grace employs is
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Quote about Alexander Maclaren: As Christ's ministry drew to its close, its severity and its gentleness both increased; its severity to the class from whom it never turned away. Side by side through all His manifestations of Himself, there were the two aspects:
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Alexander Maclaren Sayings: Love Christ, and then the eternity in the heart will not be a great aching void, but will be filled with the everlasting life which Christ gives and is.
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Alexander Maclaren Saying: God gives us power to bear all the sorrows of His making; but He does not give us power to bear the sorrows of our own making, which the anticipation of sorrow most assuredly is.
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Sayings about Alexander Maclaren: Nothing but Christian faith gives to the furthest future the solidity and definiteness which it must have if it is to be a breakwater for us against the fluctuating sea of present cares and thoughts.
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Saying about Alexander Maclaren: No man loveth God except the man who has first learned that God loves him.
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Alexander Maclaren Quotes: True peace comes not from the absence of trouble, but from the presence of God and will be deep and passing all understanding in the exact measure in which we live in and partake of the love of God.
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Alexander Maclaren Quote: Unless we are wedded to Jesus Christ by the simple act of trust in His mercy and His power, Christ is nothing to us.
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Quotes about Alexander Maclaren: Peace comes not from the absence of trouble, but from the presence of God.
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Quote about Alexander Maclaren: If faith, then new birth; if new birth, then sonship; if sonship, then
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Alexander Maclaren Sayings: It is not the thinker who is the true king of men, as we sometimes hear it proudly said. We need one who will not only show, but be the Truth; who will not only point, but open and be the way; who will not only communicate thought, but give, because He is the Life. Not the rabbi's pulpit, nor the teacher's desk, still less the gilded chairs of earthly monarchs, least of all the tents of conquerors, are the throne of the true king. He rules from the cross.
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Alexander Maclaren Saying: God keeps giving Himself as long as we bring that into which He can pour Himself. And when we stop bringing, He stops giving.
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Sayings about Alexander Maclaren: Oh, remember that as certain as the historical fact, He died on Calvary; so certain is the prophetic fact, He shall reign, and you and I will stand there. I durst not touch that subject. Take it into your own hearts, and think about it, a kingdom, a judgment-seat, a crown, a gathered universe; separation, decision, execution of the sentence.
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Saying about Alexander Maclaren: The manliness of Christian love, and the putting away from ourselves of all fear, because we are
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Alexander Maclaren Quotes: The sum of the whole matter is this: He who is one in will and heart with God is a Christian. He who loves God is one in will and heart with Him. He who trusts Christ loves God. That is Christianity in its ultimate purpose and result. That is Christianity in its means and working forces. That is Christianity in its starting point and foundation.
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Alexander Maclaren Quote: There is no long interval between the sense of thirst and the trickling of the stream over the parched lip; but ever it is flowing, flowing past us, and the desire is but the opening of the lips to receive the limpid, and life-giving waters. No one ever desired the grace of God, really and truly desired it, but just in proportion as he desired it, he got it; just in proportion as he thirsted, he was satisfied.
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