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Tag Archives: Charles Spurgeon
“…true humility in our church relationships will show itself in our being willing to undertake the very lowest offices for Christ…Genuine humility makes a man think it a great honor to be a doorkeeper in the house of God, or … Continue reading
He will feed his flock like a shepherd. He will carry the lambs in his arms, holding them close to his heart. He will gently lead the mother sheep with their young. Isaiah 40:11 Do you feel weak in faith? … Continue reading
This past week many of us mourned the death, even as we celebrated the life, of Elisabeth Elliot. And now, in my city, friends I know are grieving the sudden death of a dear friend and co-worker. As I’ve mourned these … Continue reading
The Spies with the Grapes of the Promised Land by Nicolas Poussin A single cluster of grapes so heavy they have to carry it on a pole between them — so rich is the harvest of the land God promises … Continue reading
“Even to your old age I am He, and to gray hairs I will carry you. I have made, and I will bear; I will carry and will save.” (Isaiah 46: 4) “…when you were a strong young man, you … Continue reading
I have learned to kiss the wave that throws me against the Rock of Ages. In his inimitable way, Spurgeon speaks life-fortifying truth. Truth we need to have settled into the deepest recesses of our being — truth for days … Continue reading
“Then Pilate took Jesus and flogged him. And the soldiers twisted together a crown of thorns and put it on his head and arrayed him in a purple robe. They came up to him, saying, ‘Hail, King of the Jews!’ … Continue reading