Pithy gems from Hodge!

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To be in Christ is the source of the Christian's life.
To be like Christ is the sum of the Christian's excellence.
To be with Christ is the fullness of the Christian's joy.

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The grace of God exalts a man without inflating him and humbles a man without debasing him.

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"The gospel is so simple, that small children can understand it and it is so profound, that studies by the wisest theologians will never exhaust its riches!

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Christian humility
does not consist in denying what there is of good in us but in an abiding sense of ill-desert, and in the consciousness that what we have of good is due to the grace of God.

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This is true religion:
  to approve what God approves,
  to hate what God hates, and
  to delight in what God delights.