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.

Jesus wept once; possibly more than once. There are times when God asks nothing of His children except silence, patience, and tears.

QuotesEdit

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.

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