Author: Richard Sibbes

In the measure that we believe Christ will conquer, in that measure we will endeavour by his grace that we may conquer, for faith is an obedient and wise grace. [TBR]

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As a mother is tenderest to the most diseased and weakest child, so does Christ most mercifully incline to the weakest. [TBR]

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Let us not be discouraged at the small beginnings of grace, but look on ourselves as elected to be ‘holy and without blame’ (Eph 1:4). [TBR]

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Every reed needs bruising, by reason of the remainder of pride in our nature, and to let us see that we live by mercy. [TBR]

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The bruised reed is a man that for the most part is in some misery, as those were that came to Christ for help, and by misery he is brought to see sin as the cause of it. [TBR]

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God’s children are bruised reeds before their conversion and oftentimes after. [TBR]

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A Christian is a hallowed and a sacred thing, Christ’s temple; and he that destroys his temple, him will Christ destroy. [TBR]

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The church of Christ is a common hospital, wherein all are in some measure sick of some spiritual disease or other, so all have occasion to exercise the spirit of wisdom and meekness. [TBR]

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God accepts our prayers, though weak, because we are his own children, and they come from his own Spirit; because they are according to his own will; and because they are offered in Christ’s mediation, and he takes them and mingles them with his own incense. [TBR]

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