Pithy gems from Arthur Pink #3

God cannot change for the better, for He is already perfect.
And being perfect, He cannot change for the worse.

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Instead of a river, God often gives us a brook—which may be running today, and dried up tomorrow. Why? To teach us not to rest in our blessings—but in the blesser Himself.

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The measure of our love for others, can largely be determined by the frequency and earnestness of our prayers for them.

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True Christian liberty is not the power to live as we please—but to live as we ought.

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The god which the vast majority of professing Christians love, is looked upon very much like an indulgent old man, who himself has no relish for folly—but leniently winks at the indiscretions of youth.

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No sinner was ever saved by giving his heart to God.
We are not saved by our giving—but by God's giving.