Charles Seymour Robinson
American pastor, editor and compiler of hymns
Charles Seymour Robinson D.D. LL.D. (March 31, 1829 – February 1, 1899) was a pastor, and an editor and compiler of hymns.
Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895)Edit
- Quotes reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895).
- Think of the majesty of that moment in this dying world's history, when Jesus Christ declared that to the Christian death was only a sleep. Outside of that small dwelling in Capernaum, a great race of men rushed and toiled as they harassed continents and seas; mighty events marshaled themselves into annals and pageants. What was inside? In one inconspicuous chamber of a now forgotten house, man's Redeemer, unobserved, martyred man's final enemy. There Immanuel subdued death forever.
- P. 64.
- "No man can come to Christ except the Father draw him." If he comes asking, that proves he comes drawn.
- P. 151.
- When you have given yourself to Christ, leave yourself there, and go about your work as a child in His household.
- P. 234.
- Whatever the Holy Spirit prompts a true Christian to do for the glory of God, He allures him to do in a modest way, and with a disposition of indescribable tenderness.
- P. 321.
- Jesus wept once; possibly more than once. There are times when God asks nothing of His children except silence, patience, and tears.
- P. 584.