“There are some men and women who have lived forty or fifty years in the world and have had scarcely one hour’s discourse with their hearts all the while.” -John Flavel
Your very dust is the Lord’s, and the grave rots not the bond of the covenant. -John Flavel, paraphrase from sermon 37 in Fountain of Life.
“By the fear of the Lord men depart from evil, by the fear of man they run themselves into evil.” -John Flavel
“It is a poor comfort to have an increasing estate, and a dead and declining soul.” -John Flavel
“They that know God will be humble, and they that know themselves cannot be proud.” -John Flavel
“Surely if it draws your heart nearer to God, and mortifies it more to this vain world, it is a rod in the hand of special love.” -John Flavel