THE CHRISTIAN QUOTATION OF THE DAY
Christ, our Light
Saturday, December 8, 2012

Now this is the great rule, not only for servants, but for all the servants of God, in what state soever, to set the Lord always before them, and to study with St. Paul, to have always a conscience void of offence towards God and towards men; to eye, and to apply constantly to their actions and their inward thoughts, the command of God; to walk by that rule abroad, and at home in their houses, and in the several ways of their calling; (as an exact workman is ever and anon laying his rule to his work, and squaring it;) and for the conscience they have towards God, to do and suffer His will cheerfully in every thing, being content that He choose their condition and their trials for them; only desirous to be assured, that He hath chosen them for His own, and given them a right to the glorious liberty of the children of God.
... Robert Leighton (1611-1684), A Practical Commentary Upon the First Epistle of St. Peter, London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1849, p. 397-398 (see the book; see also Ps. 16:8; Acts 24:16; Rom. 8:21; 1 Pet. 2:18-20; more at Commandment, Conscience, Glory, God, Liberty, Rule, Way, Will of God)

 
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