Pithy gems from Martyn Lloyd Jones #3

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To divorce forgiveness of sins from the actual living of the Christian life, is nothing but rank heresy!

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Christians are generally at their best, when they are in the furnace of affliction.

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If you are not holy, you are not a Christian.
 
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There are no shortcuts in the Christian life—no simple remedies.

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Nothing we do in the Christian life is harder than prayer.

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Intellectual pride is the last citadel of self.

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We have come to realize that a man can be educated and cultured, and still be a beast!

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The biggest hoax in the world for the last 150 years, has been the theory of evolution!

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The natural man is always looking at himself and admiring himself.

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I would rather make bricks without straw—than try to live the Sermon on the Mount in my own strength.

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No difficulty in believing the gospel is intellectual—it is always moral.

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The whole trouble in life, is ultimately a concern about self.

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A man is not a Christian unless he can say with Paul, "I am what I am by the grace of God!"

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Many who go to the psychiatrist are like the woman in the Gospels—they are nothing bettered, but rather grow worse!

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There is little difference between a ladies fashion parade, and a dog show!

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By definition, a Christian should be an enigma to every person who is not a Christian.