Thursday, March 10, 2011

Spurgeon love

Did I mention that I've really been enjoying Spurgeon lately?.... I especially love the quote at the bottom.

" If God should always rock us in the cradle of prosperity; if we were always dandled on the knees of fortune; if we had not some stain on the alabaster pillar; if there were not a few clouds in the sky; if we had not some bitter drops in the wine of this life, we should become intoxicated with pleasure, we should dream "we stand", and stand we should, but it would be upon a pinnacle; like the man asleep upon the mast, each moment we should be in jeopardy. We bless God, then, for our afflictions; we thank him for our changes; we extol his name for losses of property; for we feel that had he not chastened us this, we might have become too secure."

" So surely as the stars are fashioned by his hands, and their orbits fixed by him, so surely are our trials allotted to us: he has ordained their season and their place, their intensity and the effect they shall have upon us. "

Charles Spurgeon


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1 comment:

not2brightGRAM said...

Spurgeon is not only a beautiful writer, but his theology is very sound and worthy of serious thought. I have learned more from reading Spurgeon in the last ten years than any other "dead" guy.