A godly man strives to be an instrument for making others godly. He is not content to go to heaven alone, but wants to take others there.
Spiders work only for themselves but bees work for others.
A godly man is both a diamond and a magnet-a diamond for the sparkling luster of grace; and a magnet for his attractiveness. He is always drawing others to embrace piety.
Living things have a propagating virtue. Where piety lives in the heart, there will be an endeavor to propagate the life of grace in those we converse with.
My son, Onesimus, whom I have begotten in my bonds Philemon 10. Though God is the fountain of grace-yet the saints are the pipes which transmit the living streams to others!
Grace is like fire which assimilates and turns everything into its own nature.
Where there is the fire of grace in the heart-it will endeavor to inflame others.
Grace is a holy leaven, which will be seasoning and leavening others with divine principles.
Grace makes the heart tender.
A godly man pities those who are in the gall of bitterness. He sees what a deadly cup is brewing for the wicked!
They must, without repentance, be bound over to God's wrath!
The fire which rained on Sodom was but a painted fire in comparison with hell fire!
This is a fire with a vengeance: "Suffering the vengeance of eternal fire" Jude 7.
Now when a godly man sees Satan's captives ready to be damned he strives to convert them from the error of their way: Knowing the terror of the Lord, we persuade men! 2 Cor. 5:11.
A godly man will be careful that his children should know God. He would be very sad if any of his children should burn in hell.