The root of America’s problem is this: God Is.
God has never promised a charter of exemption from trouble, but he hath promised to “be with us in trouble.” Better be in a prison with God’s presence and God’s promises, than be on a throne without them. Thomas Watson
Prayer is the breath of the new creature. Richard Baxter
A minister may fill his pews, his communion roll, the mouths of the public, but what that minister is on his knees in secret before God Almighty, that he is and no more. John Owen