Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Adam Clarke

British,  Theologian
Total Quotes : 29
Through Before Could

Even papists could not see that a moral evil was detained in the soul through its physical connection with the body; and that it required the dissolution of this physical connection before the moral contagion could be removed.

- Adam Clarke

Spirit Reason Principle

And hence he must be invisible; for a spirit cannot be seen by the eye of man: nor is there any thing in this principle contradictory to reason or experience.

- Adam Clarke

Death Glory Sanctified

He who is completely sanctified, or cleansed from all sin, and dies in this state, is fit for glory.

- Adam Clarke

Interest Holy Read

Deeply consider that it is your duty and interest to read the Holy Scriptures.

- Adam Clarke

Line Used Soon

Few men can be said to have inimitable excellencies: let us watch them in their progress from infancy to manhood, and we shall soon be convinced that what they attained was the necessary consequence of the line they pursued, and the means they used.

- Adam Clarke

Now Either However

However, all gifts seem now to be absorbed in one and a man must be either a Preacher or nothing.

- Adam Clarke

New Holy Old

The words contained in it were inspired by the Holy Spirit into the minds of faithful men, called Prophets and Seers in the Old Testament; and Evangelists and Apostles in the New.

- Adam Clarke

Think Part Named

Remember that the word of God is not sent to particular persons, as if by name; and do not think you have no part in it, because you are not named there.

- Adam Clarke

Strong Hands Trusting

If you go forward in the spirit of the original apostles and followers of Jesus Christ, trusting not in man but in the living God, he will enable you to pull down the strong holds of sin and Satan, and that work by which he is pleased will prosper in your hands.

- Adam Clarke

Still Great Thing Fullness

To be filled with God is a great thing, to be filled with the fullness of God is still greater; to be filled with all the fullness of God is greatest of all.

- Adam Clarke

Christ Which Took

But this Christ or Redeemer took not upon him the nature of angels, but the seed of Abraham, that is, human nature, that in the nature which sinned he might make the expiation required.

- Adam Clarke

Having Which Twofold

Man may be considered as having a twofold origin - natural, which is common and the same to all - patronymic, which belongs to the various families of which the whole human race is composed.

- Adam Clarke

Christ Jesus Christ Took

As preachers of the gospel of Jesus, do not expect worldly honors: these Jesus Christ neither took to himself, nor gave to his disciples.

- Adam Clarke

Test Revelation Against

As a revelation from God, they have stood the test of many ages; and as such maintained their ground against every species of enemy, and every mode of attack. Truth is mighty, and must prevail.

- Adam Clarke

Perfect Which Infinitely

Now an infinite happiness cannot be purchased by any price less than that which is infinite in value; and infinity of merit can only result from a nature that is infinitely divine or perfect.

- Adam Clarke

Honor Spirit Will

If you be faithful, you will have that honor that comes from God: his Spirit will say in your hearts, Well done, good and faithful servants.

- Adam Clarke

Degree Private Regretted

It is to be regretted that few persons who have arrived at any degree of eminence or fame, have written Memorials of themselves, at least such as have embraced their private as well as their public life.

- Adam Clarke

Existence Deny We Cannot

Now it would be as absurd to deny the existence of God, because we cannot see him, as it would be to deny the existence of the air or wind, because we cannot see it.

- Adam Clarke

Happy Revelation Tendency

The Bible is proved to be a revelation from God, by the reasonableness and holiness of its precepts; all its commands, exhortations, and promises having the most direct tendency to make men wise, holy, and happy in themselves, and useful to one another.

- Adam Clarke

New Salvation Mankind

The Scriptures of the Old and New Testament, said an eminent scholar, have God for their Author, the Salvation of mankind for their end, and Truth without any mixture of error for their matter.

- Adam Clarke