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Godly sorrow is a gift from God. No hand but a divine hand can make the heart soft and tender under the sight and sense of sin.

Source: Thomas Brooks

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Matthew 6:6 (KJV)

The word translated closet refers to the inner room of a house, normally without any windows opening outside, the most private location possible. In old Engliah usage a closet was a room in which one could privately read or sit.

“The power of religion and godliness lives, thrives, or dies, as closet prayer lives, thrives or dies.”

“Believer, closet prayer will be found to be but a lifeless, comfortless thing, if you do not enjoy communion with God in it.”


“I preached as never sure to preach again, and as a dying man to dying men.”


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