Growing together in the Spirit of Jesus Christ...

"Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another - and all the more as you see the Day approaching." - Hebrews 10:25 NIV

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

read and digest...

read and digest

"There are times when solitude is better than society,
and silence is wiser than speech.
We should be better Christians if we were more alone,
waiting upon God, and gathering through meditation
on His Word spiritual strength for labour in his service.
We ought to muse upon the things of God,
because we thus get the real nutriment out of them...
Why is it that some Christians,
although they hear many sermons,
make but slow advances in the divine life?
Because they neglect their closets,
and do not thoughtfully meditate on God's Word.
They love the wheat, but they do not grind it;
they would have the corn,
but they will not go forth into the fields to gather it;
the fruit hangs upon the tree,
but they will not pluck it;
the water flows at their feet,
but they will not stoop to drink it.
From such folly deliver us, O Lord..."

- Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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