Monday, October 24, 2016

Quote of the Week

"God is our highest good. Enjoyment of God is the only happiness that will satisfy our souls. To fully enjoy God is infinitely better than the most pleasant accommodations here...[which] are but shadows. The enjoyment of God is the substance. The others are but scattered beams; God is the sun. The others are but streams; God is the fountain. The others are but drops; God is the ocean."

- Jonathan Edwards, 18th-century American pastor and theologian

(Painting: "Algerian Flower," by Lilias Trotter, 1853-1928)