C. Matthew McMahon, Ph.D., Th.D.
John 5:39, "...search the Scriptures..."
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"The Lord proves both the affection and obedience of his people. Their affection—their faith, patience, and love to him to see how they will trust in him and cleave to him in evil times and how they will bear evils, whether they will love their ease, liberty, profit, or any other thing, or himself most...As the waters that lifted up the ark, the higher the waters were, the nearer the ark was to heaven; so afflictions, though they seem to cast men low in the eyes of the world, and their own eyes also, yet they mount a man higher towards God and make him after a sort a complete Christian, that you may be perfect and entire (the apostle says). " Thomas Mockett (1602-1670) The Christian's Trouble and Deliverance by God
Truth is simple without any mixture; not needing any artificial painting, or decking with flowers of rhetoric, but appearing most beautiful when naked and in its proper colors." Thomas Ford (1598-1674), The Christian's Duty Toward Reformation