Scripture Directions…

(John Willison, “Forty Scripture Directions” 1680-1750)

Never let the world come into God’s place. (1 John 2:15)

Keep up the same opinion now of things of the world, that you will have when you come to die. (Matthew 16:26)

Put a high value upon precious time, and lose none of it by sloth. (Ephesians 5:16)

Allow a little time every day to think upon eternity. (Matthew 25:46)

Employ Christ as your refuge in all cases, and in every straight go to Him for relief. (Hebrews 12:2)

As you expect to live with Christ in Heaven, study to live for Christ on earth. (2 Corinthians 5:15)

Cleave fast to Christ and the way of holiness, whatever it may cost you. (Acts 11:23; 2 Timothy 3:12)

Delight much in thinking upon Christ–particularly of His death and sufferings for us. (1 Corinthians 2:2; Galatians 6:14)

Whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God. (1 Corinthians 10:31; Colossians 3:17)

Spend as much time as possible in secret prayer and converse with God. (1 Thessalonians 5:17)

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