Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Do I love the Holy Spirit? - George Burder

Do I love the Holy Spirit? Do I honor him as the great Author of light and life, grace and comfort? Do I maintain a deep sense of my dependence on his agency in all my religious performances? Do I desire my heart to be his temple? Am I cautious lest I quench his holy motions, or grieve him by my sins? Am I sensible that without his influence I cannot pray, hear, read, communicate, nor examine myself as I ought?


George Burder 1752-1832

Quoted in the book A Pastor's Counsel: Wise Words for Weary, Wounded, and Wandering Sheep


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