Contend Earnestly: John Owen Quote

Friday, December 08, 2006

John Owen Quote

When someone acts weak, negligent, or casual in a duty - performing it carelessly or lifelessly, without any genuine satisfaction, joy, or interest - he has already entered into the spirit that will lead him into trouble. How many we see today who have departed from warmhearted service and have become negligent, careless, and indifferent in their prayer life or in the reading of the Scriptures. For each one who escapes this peril, a hundred others will be ensnared. Then it may be too late to acknowledge, "I neglected private prayer," or "I did not meditat e on God's Word," or "I did not hear what I should have listened to."


Anonymous said...

You can't go wrong quoting Owen.

Seth McBee said...

You can't go wrong, but you might not understand what he is

He was a great thinker

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