Great Quotes: John Flavel

“They that know God will be humble. They that know themselves cannot be proud.”
― John Flavel

“Providence is like a curious piece of tapestry made of a thousand shreds, which, single, appear useless, but put together, they represent a beautiful history to the eye.”
― John Flavel

“The Providence of God is like Hebrew words – it can be read only backwards.”
― John Flavel

“Observed duties maintain our credit; but secret duties maintain our life.”
― John Flavel

“Two things destroy the peace and tranquility of our lives; our bewailing past disappointments, or fearing future ones.”
― John Flavel

“As God did not at first choose you because you were high, so he will not forsake you because you are low;”
― John Flavel

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