John Flavel

John
Flavel
1627
1691

English Calvinist Divine, Presbyterian Clergyman and Author

Author Quotes

There are three acts of faith, assent, acceptance, and assurance.

Faith is the bond of union, the instrument of justification, the spring of spiritual peace and joy, the means of spiritual peace and subsistence.

Brethren, it is easier to declaim against a thousand sins of others, than to mortify one sin in ourselves.

Afflictions have the same use and end to our souls, that frosty weather hath upon those clothes that are laid and bleaching, they alter the hue and make them white.

Man's extremity is God's opportunity.

The Scriptures teach us the best way of living, the noblest way of suffering, and the most comfortable way of dying.

It is a dangerous crisis, when a proud heart meets with flattering lips.

They that know God will be humble; they that know themselves cannot be proud.

Author Picture
First Name
John
Last Name
Flavel
Birth Date
1627
Death Date
1691
Bio

English Calvinist Divine, Presbyterian Clergyman and Author