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Labour Not to Labour

C.H. Spurgeon:

Let me remind you, beloved, that this rest is perfectly consistent with labour. In Hebrews 4:11 the apostle says, “Let us labour therefore to enter into that rest.” It is an extraordinary injunction, but I think he means, let us labour not to labour. 200 more words

CH Spurgeon

there's no such thing as a 'little' sin (a.k.a. I'm not Spiderman!)

On numerous occasions in the Gospels, Jesus warns his followers to watch out for the yeast of the Pharisees. We read it in Matthew 16:6… 874 more words

God Chasers

God Is Not Aimless

One of the things my wife and I are committed to is continuing to date each other. Every week, usually on Friday evenings, we make it a point to spend time away from the “to do” list and away from others.   1,204 more words

Christian Living

True Repentance {Spurgeon}

“Let us search and try our ways, and turn again to the Lord.”
–Lamentations 3:40

The spouse who fondly loves her absent husband longs for his return; a long protracted separation from her lord is a semi-death to her spirit: and so with souls who love the Saviour much, they must see His face, they cannot bear that He should be away upon the mountains of Bether, and no more hold communion with them. 284 more words


Keep Righteousness {C.H. Spurgeon}

“Lead me, O Lord, in Thy righteousness because of mine enemies.” –Psalms 5:8

Very bitter is the enmity of the world against the people of Christ. 310 more words


Joy and Afflictions {Spurgeon}

One Christian grace to be exercised is joy: Count it all joy, James 1:2. We must not sink into a sad and disconsolate frame of mind, which would make us faint under our trials; but must endeavour to keep our spirits dilated and enlarged, the better to take in a true sense of our case, and with greater advantage to set ourselves to make the best of it. 149 more words


Loose, Use, and Lose

When I was 16 years old I preached my first sermon.

It was at a low attended Sunday night service. It lasted 8 minutes. I had people coming up and saying what amazing sermon it was, largely because of its shorter length. 733 more words