Christians in consort are an abridgement of heaven, shining like a firmament of bright stars… Surely, of all fellowships, this is the only good fellowship. Next to communion with God, there is no communion like the communion of saints.
If thou choosest the ungodly for thy friends, thou art in danger of suffering, as well as of sinning with them. The wheat has many a blow for being among the chaff. The gold would not be put into the fire if it were not for the dross with which it is mingled.