John Owen - Quotes

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Temptation is like a knife, that may either cut the meat or the throat of a man; it may be his food or his poison, his exercise or his destruction. ---->>>

The most tremendous judgment of God in this world is the hardening of the hearts of men. ---->>>

In the divine Scriptures, there are shallows and there are deeps; shallows where the lamb may wade, and deeps where the elephant may swim. ---->>>

The custom of sinning takes away the sense of it, the course of the world takes away the shame of it. ---->>>

The vigor and power and comfort of our spiritual life depends on our mortification of deeds of the flesh. ---->>>

Do you mortify? Do you make it your daily work? Be always at it whilst you live; cease not a day from this work; be killing sin or it will be killing you. ---->>>

Leanness of body and soul may go together. ---->>>

All thing I thought I knew; but now confess, the more I know I know, I know the less. ---->>>

All other ways of mortification are vain, all helps leave us helpless, it must be done by the Spirit. ---->>>

The house built on the sand may oftentimes be built higher, have more fair parapets and battlements, windows and ornaments, than that which is built upon the rock; yet all gifts and privileges equal not one grace. ---->>>

After hearing the evidence, I will record a verdict of natural causes. ---->>>

I wish thy lot, now bad, still worse, my friend, for when at worst, they say, things always mend. ---->>>


Name: John Owen
Nationality: English
Born: 06-21, 2015
Birthplace: Stadhampton in Oxfordshire, England
Die: 1683
Occupation: Theologian

John Owen (1616 – 24 August 1683) was an English Nonconformist church leader, theologian, and academic administrator at the University of Oxford. He was briefly a member of parliament for the University, sitting in the First Protectorate Parliament of 1654 to 1655.(wikipedia)