William Law

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William Law (1686 - April 9, 1761), English divine, was born at Kings Cliffe, Northamptonshire.

  • "Men are not in hell because God is angry with them. They are in wrath and darkness because they have done to the light, which infinitely flows forth from God, as that man does to the light who puts out his own eyes."

Serious Call

  • "You can have no greater sign of confirmed pride than when you think you are humble enough."
  • "Now if you will stop here and ask yourself why you are not as pious as the primitive Christians were, your own heart will tell you that it is neither through ignorance nor inability, but purely because you never thoroughly intended it."
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