Charles Henry Mackintosh Quotes

Charles Henry Mackintosh (October 1820 – 2 November 1896) was a nineteenth-century Christian preacher, dispensationalist, writer of Bible commentaries, magazine editor and member of the Plymouth Brethren.

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Charles Henry Mackintosh


Here lay Cain's fatal mistake: "He was rejected, not because he was a sinner, but because, being a sinner, he had dared to approach a holy God without blood."

Charles Henry Mackintosh


Nothing can touch the Word of God. Not all the powers of earth and hell, men and devils combined, can ever move the Word of God. There it stands, in its own moral glory, spite of all the assaults of the enemy, from age to age. 'For ever, 0 Lord, Thy Word is settled in heaven.'

Charles Henry Mackintosh


What we have in Christ Jesus-Redemption through His blood is the beginning and foundation of everything.

Charles Henry Mackintosh


People are so prone to lean upon gifted men. And if they cannot have such, they get discouraged and scattered, instead of getting lovingly together and helping one another by their mutual faith.

Charles Henry Mackintosh


May we all be in such a condition of soul, such an attitude of heart as will fit us for any little work in which our gracious Lord may be pleased to use us- not seeking a place for ourselves, but lovingly serving all. The Lord, in His great mercy, grant that thus it may be, with all His beloved people!

Charles Henry Mackintosh


A true evangelist is almost as great a rarity as a true pastor. Alas! Alas! How rare are both! The two are closely connected. The evangelist gathers the sheep; the pastor feeds and cares for them. The work of each lies very near the heart of Christ- [Who Is] The Divine Evangelist and Pastor...

Charles Henry Mackintosh


The man who will present Christ to others must be occupied with Christ for Himself.

Charles Henry Mackintosh


It is much better to be drawn by the joys of heaven, than driven by the sorrows of earth.

Charles Henry Mackintosh


Love to Christ is proved by doing the things which He commands, and not merely saying, Lord, Lord.

Charles Henry Mackintosh


No power of earth, or hell, men or devils, can possibly stand against the word of God; and hence it is the very height of folly and wild madness for any one to set up his thoughts or reasonings in opposition to the plain statements of Holy Scripture; and, on the other hand, it is the beginning and end of all true wisdom to submit in all things to the absolute authority of that Word which is settled forever in Heaven.

Charles Henry Mackintosh


One cannot conquer the evil in himself by resisting it ... but by transmuting its energies into other forms. The energy that expresses itself in the form of evil is the same energy which expresses itself in the form of good; and thus the one may be transmuted into the other.

Charles Henry Mackintosh


It is vain to speak of approaching judgment when finding our place, our portion, and our enjoyment in the very scene which is to be judged.

Charles Henry Mackintosh


We have the Bible in our hands; but how little we know of its teaching! And how little are we governed by it! We go on, from week to week, year to year, with things which have no foundation whatever in its pages- yea, with things utterly opposed to its teaching; and, all the while, we boast of having the Scriptures, just like the Jews of old, who made their boast of having the oracles of God, while those very oracles condemned themselves and their ways, and left them without a single plea.

Charles Henry Mackintosh