“The great desire of Jesus Christ is, that men may believe on this love and boundless mercy with which his heart and soul abound for them — Jesus wishes it. I would dare to say that the great ambition of Jesus Christ is, that men may understand that they have never been loved by any one, as they have been by Him, and that no one ever can love them as he does.
“Popery, age after age, retires deeper and deeper into the darkness. In proportion as the light increases, the Papacy drops thicker and yet thicker veils betwixt itself and the world. Whenever its designs are in danger of being discovered, it folds over them the skirts of its sable mantle.