The way to Heaven is ascending; we must be content to travel uphill, though it be hard and tiresome, and contrary to the natural bias of our flesh.
Grace is but glory begun, and glory is but grace perfected.
Resolution One: I will live for God. Resolution Two: If no one else does, I still will.
The happiness of the creature consists in rejoicing in God, by which also God is magnified and exalted.
Sincere friendship towards God, in all who believe him to be properly an intelligent, willing being, does most apparently, directly, and strongly incline to prayer; and it no less disposes the heart strongly to desire to have our infinitely glorious.