Gems from Spurgeon; or, Extracts from the note-book of a non-professional reporter

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Partridge and Company, 1858 - Christian life - 76 pages

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OCLC: 316444056
LCSHs: Spurgeon, C. H. -- (Charles Haddon), -- 1834-1892.

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Page 17 - Or pore over you through a microscope, to see how your blood circulates from the crown of your head to the sole of your foot...
Page 57 - ... wretch." So you may be, my dear friend ; but you are not so poor as you deserve to be. Do not be mightily offended about that ; if you are, you are no child of God ; for the child of God acknowledges that he has no right to the least of God's mercies, but that they come through the channel of grace alone. As long as I am out of hell, I have no right to grumble ; and if I were in hell I should have no right to complain, for I feel, when convinced of sin, that never creature deserved to go there...
Page 8 - Thou shalt come to thy grave in a full age, like as a shock of corn cometh in his season.
Page 71 - Fcap. 8vo, cloth, Is. 6d. So completely did the author of this admirable book act up to his own convictions in the matter of giving, that, when his annual income was reduced to 150, he gave away the 100 and lived upon the 50.
Page 73 - We never read a poetical work, of the same size, richer in sentiment, more fraught with solid thinking, or better adapted to convey sound Instruction to the heart.
Page 72 - THE HOLY BIBLE; containing the OLD and NEW TESTAMENTS, revised from Corrected Texts of the Original Tongues, and with former Translations diligently compared : with Critical and Explanatory Notes. By B. BOOTHROYD, DD, Editor of the " Biblia Hebraica,
Page 40 - Keep on pulling it ; and though the bell is up so high that you cannot hear it ring, depend upon it it can be heard in the tower of heaven, and is ringing before the throne of God, who will give you answers of peace...

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