Early Impressions Hard to Eradicate
John 1:46; 1 Corinthians 2:1; James 2:1–9
Early impressions are hard to eradicate from the mind. When once wool has been dyed purple who can restore it to its previous whiteness?
Ritzema, E. (2013). 300 Quotations for Preachers from the Early Church. Bellingham, WA: Lexham Press.
Distinguishing Grace from Nature
Psalm 30:5; John 1:16–17; Ephesians 2:4–9
Grace is sometimes so weak and feeble that it looks like nature. Nature is sometimes so plausible and well-dressed, that it looks like grace.
J. C. RYLE
Ritzema, E., & Vince, E. (Eds.). (2013). 300 quotations for preachers from the Modern church. Bellingham, WA: Lexham Press.