Asahel Nettleton quotes (1783-1844)
Only Christ could build a bridge to God, with only two pieces of wood!
The conversion and salvation of sinners is owing entirely to the sovereign mercy of God! It is not of him who wills, nor of him who runs–because sinners always will wrong, and always run wrong.
Every sinner is now on trial–he is now invited to the bleeding Savior. He is urged by all the horrors of Hell, to enter Heaven. But death closes the possibility forever!
The Christian life is a life of paradoxes: We must realize we are blind–to see. We must become fools–to be wise. We must suffer–to reign. We must die–to live.
If I might be the means of saving one soul–I would prefer it to all the riches and honor in the world.