more-than-words faith

“Passing affections easily produce words; and words are cheap; and godliness is more easily feigned in words than in actions. Christian practice is a costly, laborious thing. The self-denial that is required of Christians, and the narrowness of the way that leads to life, does not consist in words, but in practice. Hypocrites may much more easily be brought to talk like saints, than to act like saints.”

-Jonathan Edwards (300 years ago)
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3 thoughts on “more-than-words faith”

  1. So true *sigh*.
    Where’d you find this quote? I first about Edwards from a fictionalized biography by Thomas Fickett. Still haven’t read anything by him.

  2. Yeah! Jonathan Edwards, the man who brought America to his senses 300 years ago! Sana magkaroon din ang Pinas ng great awakening!

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