PURITAN QUOTE(S) FOR TODAY – 01 & 02 April

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April 3, 2017 by directorfsm

Must be getting old realized this morning I forgot to hit “publish” so this never posted yesterday.

     WIT, MIRTH AND JESTING

A merry heart is a good medicine – Proverbs 17:22 (R.V.)

Foolish talking or jesting… are not befitting – Ephesians 5:4 (R.V.)

Profane jests will come without calling. – Thomas Fuller

Wit unsanctified is a fit tool for the devil to work withal. – John Trapp

   Harmless mirth is best cordial against the consumption of the spirit. – Thomas Fuller

 ENVY

Then I saw all labour and every successful work, that for this a man is envied of his neighbor – Ecclesiastes 4:4 (R.V.)

Envy [is] the rottenness of the bones – Proverbs 14:30

Envy doth nothing with reason. – John Trapp

Cain’s envy hatched Abel’s murder. – William Gurnall

Envy is the denial of providence. – Stephen Charnock

Taken from: The Puritans Day by Day © The Banner of Truth Trust 2016

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