Bits and Pieces: Intelligence; Power; Trial; Knowledge; the Law

All intelligence in divine things depends upon a state of soul.
To have power in prayer you must have purity in life.
You cannot go the way of the cross without having its trial and difficulty, as well as its infinite gain.
The Lord keep us that our growth in knowledge may be healthful. (J. G. B.)
The law told man what he ought to be. It did not tell him what he was, nor what God was.