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QUOTE (Charles H. Spurgeon) – June 7

June 7, 2014

Spurgeon near the end of his life.

“Those who have no master are slaves to themselves. Depend upon it, you will either serve Satan or Christ, either self or the Savior. You will find sin, self, Satan, and the world to be hard masters; but if you wear the livery of Christ, you will find him so meek and lowly of heart that you will find rest unto your souls. He is the most magnanimous of captains.”

“There never was his like among the choicest of princes. He is always to be found in the thickest part of the battle. When the wind blows cold he always takes the bleak side of the hill. The heaviest end of the cross lies ever on his shoulders. If he bids us carry a burden, he carries it also. If there is anything that is gracious, generous, kind, and tender, yea lavish and superabundant in love, you always find it in him. These 40 years and more have I served him, blessed be his name! and I have had nothing but love from him. I would be glad to continue yet another 40 years in the same dear service here below if so it pleased him. His service is life, peace, joy. Oh, that you would enter on it at once! God help you to enlist under the banner of Jesus even this day! Amen.”
~ Charles H. Spurgeon

In honor of Charles Spurgeon, the prince of preachers, who preached his last sermon at the Metropolitan Tabernacle on this day in 1891.

Resources:
Last Spurgeon Sermon at the Metropolitan Tabernacle – 1891
June 7, 1891: Charles Spurgeon Preaches His Last Sermon

 

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6 comments

  1. Reblogged this on Word Wonderland and commented:
    Spurgeon is one of my favorites! So glad I saw this post!


  2. Brought me to tears this morning, the thought of Christ carrying the heavier part of our burdens. Just, wow! Thank You, Jesus!


  3. very good…..thanks for sharing! God bless


  4. Reblogged this on quirkywritingcorner and commented:
    His name is still well-known today.


  5. I don’t always get a chance to read your blog, but I so appreciate your dedication to find something related to the date! Thanks for your work!
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  6. Truer words were never written.



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