Pithy gems from Richard Sibbes!

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The depths of our misery can never fall below the depths of God's mercy.

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What the heart loves best the mind studies most.

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It is better to go afflicted to Heaven than merry to Hell.

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Poverty and affliction take away the fuel that feeds pride.

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Whatever God takes away from His children He either replaces it with a much greater favor, or else gives strength to bear it.

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Sin is not so sweet in the committing of it as it is bitter in the reckoning of it.