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“Why are men “lovers of the world more than lovers of God”

Is it not because they really believe that the world can make them happier than God?”

– John Fletcher, Vol 1

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We are now becoming what we shall ever be – lovers of God and the things of God, or haters of God and the things of God.

– Samuel Logan Brengle, Resurrection Life and Power (London: Salvationist Publishing and Supplies, LTD, 1925), 34.

 

…Every thoughtful studious, prayerful Christian becomes his own theologian…but his theology is really limited to those article of faith which vitalize his life, guide…his conduct, mold his spirit…purify his nature and kindle his hope for the future.

– Samuel Logan Brengle, Resurrection Life and Power (London: Salvationist Publishing and Supplies, LTD, 1925), 40.

 

A spiritual leader is one who lives in the Spirit, who dwells in such constant and intimate closeness with God, that he and his Lord commune with each other…and when God speaks he rises up and follows.

– Samuel Logan Brengle, Resurrection Life and Power (London: Salvationist Publishing and Supplies, LTD, 1925), 65.

 

…minister…too busy to patiently wait on God in secret prayer…too busy discussing the breadth of phylacteries to give time to self-examination and solemn secret worship and adoration of the Lord.

– Samuel Logan Brengle, Resurrection Life and Power (London: Salvationist Publishing and Supplies, LTD, 1925), 86.

 

Oh, that we may be so filled with the Spirit that we may arouse wholesome fear in the hearts of men…

– Samuel Logan Brengle, Resurrection Life and Power (London: Salvationist Publishing and Supplies, LTD, 1925), 97.

Samuel Logan Brengle was filled with the Holy Spirit (his “personal Pentecost” this date (1/9/1885) in Boston.  He became the greatest voice for holiness with the Salvation Army.  

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