More choice pithy sayings of William Tiptaft (1803-1864)

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Some have a clear knowledge of the doctrines—but are evidently void of saving grace.

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Has your religion cost you anything?
If it has cost you nothing, it is worth nothing.

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Have you ever experienced the new birth?
If not, dying in your present state—to Hell you must go.

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Lord, look upon those who mourn in Zion—put their tears into Your bottle, and listen to their sighs and groans.

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Six feet by two-and-a-half, is all the ground that the richest man in England will shortly occupy.

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When the Lord finds His rod—His people find their knees.

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If not washed in Christ's blood and clothed in His righteousness—then no Heaven for you, no Heaven for me.

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How awful to die out of Christ!
How blessed to die in Christ!

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The least work of grace in the heart is worth a thousand worlds!

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The cross is not to be escaped—if we are to enter into glory.

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If you have one grain of grace—you must die to know how rich you are!

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You cannot touch pitch and not be defiled.
Sin is of a defiling nature.

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Sinning will stop praying—or praying will stop sinning.

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There is nothing worth living for in this vain world.
Vanity is stamped upon all created good.

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Show me a man's books and show me a man's companions—and I will tell you what sort of a man he is.

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Children take more notice of what their parents do, than what they say. Actions speak louder than words.

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We cannot jump out of Delilah's lap—into Abraham's bosom!

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Dead fish go with the stream—living ones go against it.

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O what a narrow way is that which leads to eternal life!