Sermon Quotes: "Rehearsing Mercies"

“Forgetfulness buries in our hearts the innumerable benefits of God.” John Calvin

“[Forgiveness] is the first gift of God to the penitent. But it is not the last. It is merely the opening of the house of mercy.” William Plummer

“David dwells on the truth that God forgives sin and eventually will remove all suffering and diseases. When we ask, we get forgiveness now, but we may not get suffering removed now. That is because while sin always blocks our relationship with God, suffering can deepen it.” Timothy Keller

“Preach the gospel to yourself.” Jerry Bridges

“Our own personal obligations must not absorb our song; we must also magnify the Lord for his goodness to others.” Spurgeon

"O Lord, I am astonished at the difference between my receivings and my deservings, between the state I am now in and my past gracelessness." The Valley of Vision

 

“As in the lofty Alps some peaks rise above all others so among even the inspired Psalms there are heights of song which overtop the rest. This one hundred and third Psalm has ever seemed to us to be the Monte Rosa of the divine chain of maintains of praise, glowing with a ruddier light than any of the rest…There is too much in the Psalm for a thousand pens to write, it is one of those all-comprehending Scriptures which is a Bible in itself, and it might alone almost suffice for the hymn-book of the church.” –Charles Spurgeon