Category Archives: James

Six Millennia…

“For these six thousand years God hath been multiplying pardons, and yet free grace is not tired, and grown weary.” Thomas Manton on James 5:20 Advertisements

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In His Majesty’s service…

“A man loseth nothing by being employed in God’s service.” Thomas Manton on James 5:20

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To Devil, stake, sword…

“They are cruel hangmen, not divines, saith Pareus, that care not to save a soul from death, but presently to deliver it up to the devil, to the stake, to the sword.” Thomas Manton on James 5:20

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Fire of love…

“To call for fire from heaven presently argueth some hastiness and impatiency of revenge; first burn them in the fire of love.” Thomas Manton on James 5:20

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Neither chance nor pleasure…

“Second causes do not work by chance, cannot work at pleasure.” Thomas Manton on James 5:18

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Hank, M’knee…

“…if he make your bones sore, bear it, if thereby he breaketh the power of your corruptions.” Manton on James 5:14 and 2 Corinthians 12

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My aching head…

“…if God afflict you with an aching head, you will have abundant recompense if thereby he giveth you a better heart.” Thomas Manton on the confluence of James 5:14 and 2 Corinthians 12:7-9

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