BOSTON, Thomas Quotes
(1676-1732), Scottish divine
Many a lash in the dark, doth conscience give the wicked.
He that shall broach any doctrine that cometh not from God, whatsoever he say for it, or what gloss soever he set upon it, is a traitor to God though he were an angel from heaven.
The inspiration of the sacred Scriptures, as the very word of God, is manifest by their majesty, their purity, the consent of all their parts, by their light and power to convince and convert sinners, to edify and comfort believers, and to build them up in the character that prepares for full salvation.
Temptation is the fire that brings up the scum of the heart.