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Proverbs 24 11-12

Post  Joshua on Mon Jan 04, 2010 7:14 pm

" Rescue those being led away to death;
hold back those staggering toward slaughter.

If you say, "But we knew nothing about this,"
does not he who weighs the heart perceive it?
Does not he who guards your life know it?
Will he not repay each person according to what he has done?"
- Proverbs 24:11-12

As I was reading this I could not help but to think of a Charles Spurgeon quote that I had recently come across. It hit me hard when I first read it, nonetheless it was something I needed to hear.

"Have you no wish for others to be saved? Then you are not saved yourself. Be sure of that. The saving of souls, if a man has once gained love to perishing sinners and his blessed Master, will be an all-absorbing passion to him. It will so carry him away, that he will almost forget himself in the saving of others. He will be like the brave fireman, who cares not for the scorch or the heat, so that he may rescue the poor creature on whom true humanity has set its heart. If sinners will be damned, at least let them leap to hell over our bodies. And if they will perish, let them perish with our arms about their knees, imploring them to stay. If hell must be filled, at least let it be filled in the teeth of our exertions, and let not one go there unwarned and unprayed for." - C.H. Spurgeon
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Re: Proverbs 24 11-12

Post  Tyler on Mon Jan 04, 2010 10:50 pm

Mmmm. That's so solid, man. Amen.
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