Quotations by Thomas Hooker
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Born: Saturday, July 5, 1586
Died: Sunday, July 7, 1647 (61 years old)
I confess it is beyond our power to awaken the heart, but ordinarily this way does good.
(Keywords: Power, Heart)
Look whether it be indifferently, as well for sins secret as open, what you find to be your best cordials to comfort you, whether God's Word, or natural means.
(Keywords: God, Comfort, Open, Word)
Nay, men are so far from musing of their sins, that they disdain this practise, and scoff at it: what say they, if all were of your mind; what should become of us? Shall we be always poring on our corruptions?
(Keywords: Men, Mind)
So that godly sorrow may be discerned by this train of graces wherewith it is accompanied, that worldly sorrow wants, at least in the truth of them, though it may have some shadows of them.
(Keywords: Truth, May, Shadows, Sorrow)