Richard Alleine (c. 1610/11 – 22 December 1681) was an English Puritan divine, and an older relative of Joseph Alleine.
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Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895)Edit
Quotes reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895).
- The cross is not only imposed upon the saints as their burden, but bequeathed unto them as their legacy. It is given unto them as an honor and privilege.
- P. 171.
- He who knows what it is to enjoy God will dread His loss; he who has seen His face will fear to see His back.
- P. 277.
- To sanctify God is to reverence Him in our hearts, and to represent Him in the glory of His holiness before men.
- P. 317.
- The reason why we obtain no more in prayer, is because we expect no more. God usually answers us according to our own hearts.
- P. 462.
- Sin is the insurrection and rebellion of the heart against God; it turns from Him, and turns against Him; it takes up arms against God.
- P. 546.
- There may be some tenderness in the conscience and yet the will be a very stone; and as long as the will stands out, there is no broken heart.
- P. 615.
- Stephen Wright, ‘Alleine, Richard (1610/11–1681)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004, accessed 17 Sept 2008