Maltbie Babcock

Maltbie Babcock

God be thanked for that good and perfect gift, the gift unspeakable: His life, His love, His very self in Jesus Christ.More Maltbie Babcock quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If God made no response except to perfect faith, who could hope for help? But God has regard for beginnings, and His eye perceives greatness in the germ. The hand of the woman in the crowd trembled as it was stretched toward Jesus, and the faith back of it was superstitiously reverent, trusting in the virtue of the robe, rather than in the One who wore it; yet the genuineness of that faith; feeble though it was, triumphed in God's loving sight. Real trust is real power, though the heart and hand be feeble.More Maltbie Babcock quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is the "where I am" that makes heaven. The life after death might become through its very endlessness a burden to our spirits, if it were not to be filled with the infinite variety and freshness of God's love. Some have shrunk from its very infinitude, because they have not realized what God's love can make of it. Human love helps us to understand this. When we have come to love any one with all our power of affection, then there is no monotony or weariness in the days and hours we spend with them.More Maltbie Babcock quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Your love has a broken wing if it cannot fly across the sea.More Maltbie Babcock quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If a friend is the one who summons us to our best, then is not Jesus Christ our best friend, and should we not think of the Communion as one of His chief appeals to us to be our best? The Lord's Supper looks not back to our past with a critical eye, but to our future, with a hopeful one. The Master appeals from what we have been to what we may be. He bids us come, not because we are better than we have been, but because He wants us to be. To stay away because our hearts are cold is to refuse to go to the fire till we aMore Maltbie Babcock quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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