God the Father; Grace the Mother

February 9, 2009 at 12:59 pm | Posted in Quotes | 3 Comments
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Grace is the mother and nurse of holiness, and not the apologist of sin.

-Charles H. Spurgeon

We must be thankful that God loves His children enough to chasten them. A father who indulges his children, even in the things that harm them, cannot be said to truly love them. The love of God for His children, however, is a perfect love. The evidence of that love is both kindness and chastening.

-Ministry Addict


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