Richard Alleine

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Richard Alleine (c. 1610/11 – 22 December 1681) was an English Puritan divine, and an older relative of Joseph Alleine.


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.

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