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  • This is God's work. Therefore it must be triumphant. There is no place for misgiving or despondency.
    (Joseph Barber Lightfoot)

  • Eternal truth, eternal righteousness, eternal love; these only can triumph, for these only can endure.
    (Joseph Barber Lightfoot)

  • The tillage of the soil occupies the vast majority of those who work for their own bread.
    (Joseph Barber Lightfoot)

  • The Church in England is the Church of England.
    (Joseph Barber Lightfoot)

  • Plant thy foot firmly in the prints which His foot has made before thee.
    (Joseph Barber Lightfoot)


  • But there is another danger besetting your path. I mean the error of regarding your own capacities instead of your work, of putting self-consciousness in place of God.
    (Joseph Barber Lightfoot)

  • There will be no misgiving, no shrinking back, no calculation of overpowering odds, no terror of possible consequences, if you frankly accept the gift which God offers you tomorrow.
    (Joseph Barber Lightfoot)

  • Try to help others. Consult their weaknesses, relieve their maladies; strive to raise them up, and by so doing you will most effectually raise yourself up also.
    (Joseph Barber Lightfoot)

  • Words contract a significance which clings to them long after the condition of things to which they owe it has passed away.
    (Joseph Barber Lightfoot)

  • If you are apostles at all, you are apostles, not of men, nor by man. Your sufficiency is of God.
    (Joseph Barber Lightfoot)

  • So then put away, relentlessly away, all thought of the results. You cannot control them.
    (Joseph Barber Lightfoot)

  • I will not be discouraged by failure; I will not be elated by success.
    (Joseph Barber Lightfoot)

  • The success and the failure are not my concern, but His.
    (Joseph Barber Lightfoot)

  • But on the other hand, while disclaiming any change in my opinions, I desire equally to disclaim the representations of those opinions which have been put forward in some quarters.
    (Joseph Barber Lightfoot)

  • To make your people understand what righteousness is, this must be the basis of all your teaching.
    (Joseph Barber Lightfoot)


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