Stephen Charnock

We must find healing in Christ’s wings, before God can find spirituality in our services – Stephen Charnock

Power is God’s hand or arm, omniscience His eye, mercy His bowels, eternity His duration, but holiness is His beauty – Stephen Charnock

A man may be theologically knowing and spiritually ignorant – Stephen Charnock

The world we live in had fallen upon our heads, had it not been upheld by the pillar of the cross – Stephen Charnock

If thy heart be taken with God, it will be mortified to everything that is not God – Stephen Charnock

Assurance is the fruit that grows out of the root of faith – Stephen Charnock

We may be truly said to worship God, though we lack perfection; but we cannot be said to worship Him if we lack sincerity – Stephen Charnock

All sin is founded in a secret atheism – Stephen Charnock

We often learn more of God under the rod that strikes us, than under the staff that comforts us – Stephen Charnock

All the acts of God are nothing else but the effluxes of his goodness – Stephen Charnock

The church grows by tears, and withers by smiles. God’s vine thrives the better for pruning – Stephen Charnock

Man’s wisdom detracts from the glory of God, who is more honoured by the simplicity of the gospel than luxuriances of wit – Stephen Charnock

The word is the chariot of the Spirit, the Spirit the guider of the word – Stephen Charnock

Self is the great antichrist and anti-God in the world, that sets up itself above all that is called God – Stephen Charnock

To be God and sovereign are inseparable – Stephen Charnock

Knowledge of God and Christ is the life and happiness of the soul – Stephen Charnock

Adoption gives us the privilege of sons, regeneration the nature of sons – Stephen Charnock

A proud faith is as much a contradiction as a humble devil – Stephen Charnock