Pithy gems from Thomas Brooks

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Christian! Consider that the trials and troubles, the calamities and miseries, the crosses and losses that you meet with in this world—are all the Hell that you shall ever have!
 
 
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The seed of all sins, the vilest and worst of sins—is in the best of men!
 
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He who will play with Satan's bait, will quickly be taken with Satan's hook!
 
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A preacher's life should be a commentary upon his doctrine.
Heavenly doctrines should always be adorned with a heavenly life.
 
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The greatest and the hottest fires that ever were on earth are but ice—in comparison to the fire of Hell!

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The two poles could sooner meet—than the love of Christ and the love of the world.