"Our faith itself, though it be the bond of our union with Christ through which we receive all His blessings, is not our saviour. We have but one Saviour; and that one Saviour is Jesus Christ our Lord. Nothing that we are and nothing that we can do enters in the slightest measure into the ground of our acceptance with God. Jesus did it all."
"In the infinite wisdom of the Lord of all the
earth, each event falls with exact precision into its proper place in
the unfolding of His divine plan. Nothing, however small, however
strange, occurs without His ordering, or without its particular fitness
for its place in the working out of His purpose; and the end of all
shall be the manifestation of His glory, and the accumulation of His
"He who begins by seeking God within himself may end by confusing himself with God."