Choice gems from William Gurnall

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The gospel is God's heart in print!

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That book must be worth reading — that has God for the author!

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Do not say that  you love Christ, so long as you can lay those sins in your bosom — which plucked His heart out of His bosom! It were strange if a child should keep, and delight to use, no other knife but that with which his mother was stabbed to death!

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The pleasures of sin must needs be short, because life cannot be long — and they both end together.

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Cease to pray — and you will begin to sin.
Prayer is not only a means to prevail for mercy — but also to prevent sin.

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To forsake sin, is to leave it without any thought reserved of returning to it again.

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The sheep may fall into a ditch — but it is the swine that wallows in it!
Take heed of deliberate sins!

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"He who is his own teacher, is sure to have a fool for a master!"

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Of all men out of Hell, none more to be pitied than he who hangs over the mouth of it, and yet is fearless of his danger.

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A Christian should deny himself of the world's carnal joys and delights, lest the ungodly say, "These Christians draw their joy out of our cistern!"

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He who has God's heart — cannot lack His arm!

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It is impossible for an evil heart, to think well of an afflicting God.

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"Faithful are the wounds of a friend — but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful." Proverbs 27:6 God's wounds cure — sin's kisses kill.

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We have published a selection of choice extracts from William Gurnall's, "The Christian in Completer Armor".