Quotes by Alexander Maclaren

Alexander Maclaren

British preacher

Alive from: 1826-1910

Category: Theologians and clergy

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    ''The grace of God,'' says Luther, ''is like a flying summer shower.'' It has fallen upon more than one land, and passed on. Judea had it, and lies barren and dry. These Asiatic coasts had it, and flung it away.
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    All that this world knows of living lies in giving - and more giving; He that keeps, be sure he loses -Friendship grows by what it uses.
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    Death is but a passage. It is not a house, it is only a vestibule. The grave has a door on its inner side.
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    Every life has dark tracts and long stretches of somber tint, and no representation is true to fact which dips its pencil only in light, and flings no shadows on the canvas.
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    If you would win the world, melt it, do not hammer it.
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    In heaven after ''ages of ages'' of growing glory, we shall have to say, as each new wave of the shoreless, sunlit sea bears us onward, ''It doth not yet appear what we shall be.''
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    Man's course begins in a garden, but it ends in a city.
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    Only he who can say, ''The Lord is my strength,'' can say, ''Of whom shall I be afraid?''
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    Seek to cultivate a buoyant, joyous sense of the crowded kindnesses of God in your daily life.
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    We believe that the history of the world is but the history of His influence and that the center of the whole universe is the cross of Calvary.
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