William Gurnall - Quotes

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The soldier is summoned to a life of active duty and so is the Christian. ---->>>

All the plots of hell and commotions on earth have not so much as shaken God's hand to spoil one letter or line he has been drawing. ---->>>

And while God had work for Paul, he found him friends both in court and prison. Let persecutors send saints to prison, God can provide a keeper for their turn. ---->>>

In heaven we shall appear, not in armour, but in robes of glory. But here these are to be worn night and day; we must walk, work, and sleep in them, or else we are not true soldiers of Christ. ---->>>

Humble souls are fearful of their own strength.

Humble souls are fearful of their own strength.

Never was a faithful prayer lost. Some prayers have a longer voyage than others, but then they return with their richer lading at last, so that the praying soul is a gainer by waiting for an answer. ---->>>

Christ bears with the saints' imperfections; well may the saints one with another. ---->>>

God hath made it a debt which one saint owes to another to carry their names to a throne of grace. ---->>>

Compare not thyself with those that have less than thyself, but look on those that have far exceeded thee. ---->>>

The devil had as good have let Paul alone, for he no sooner comes into prison but he falls a preaching, at which the gates of Satan's prison fly open, and poor sinners come forth. ---->>>

We have peace with God as soon as we believe, but not always with ourselves. The pardon may be past the prince's hand and seal, and yet not put into the prisoner's hand. ---->>>

Great comforts do, indeed, bear witness to the truth of thy grace, but not to the degree of it; the weak child is oftener in the lap than the strong one. ---->>>

God's wounds cure, sin's kisses kill. ---->>>

Humility is a necessary veil to all other graces. ---->>>

It is not only our duty to pray for others, but also to desire the prayers of others for ourselves. ---->>>

Mercy should make us ashamed, wrath afraid to sin. ---->>>

Compare Scripture with Scripture. False doctrines, like false witnesses, agree not among themselves. ---->>>

The sins of teachers are the teachers of sin. ---->>>

Justifying faith is not a naked assent to the truths of the gospel. ---->>>

Let your hope of heaven master your fear of death. ---->>>

Of all creatures in this visible world, light is the most glorious; of all light, the light of the sun without compare excels the rest. ---->>>

Godliness, as well as the doctrine of our faith, is a mystery. ---->>>

The Christian must trust in a withdrawing God. ---->>>

The grace thou hast will soon be less, if thou addest not more to it. ---->>>

Men are what they see and judge; though some do not fill up their light, yet none go beyond it. ---->>>


Nationality: English
Born: 06-21, 2015
Die: 1679
Occupation: Author

William Gurnall (1616 – 12 October 1679) was an English author and Church of England (i.e. Anglican or Established Church, etc.) clergyman born at King's Lynn, Norfolk, where he was baptised on 17 November 1616. He was educated at the free grammar school of his native town, and in 1631 was nominated to the Lynn scholarship in Emmanuel College, Cambridge, where he graduated BA in 1635 and MA in 1639 (wikipedia)