He Hath Said

Yes, and all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will suffer persecution. -2 Timothy 3:12

Majesty of character never lies in affectation of demeanor, but in solidity of virtue. If there be real goodness in us-if we really, fervently, zealously love the right, and hate the evil-the outflow of our life, almost without a word, will judge the ungodly-and condemn them in their heart of hearts. Holy living is the weightiest condemnation of sin. We have heard of an ungodly son who could not bear to live in the house where his departed father had in his lifetime so devoutly prayed; every room, and every piece of furniture reproved him for forsaking his father’s God. We have read of others who were wont to dread the sight of certain godly men whose holy lives held them more in check than the laws of the land. The bad…

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