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Charles Spurgeon – The Enduring Nature of God’s Salvation

17 Aug

Now observe, to close, wherever this new life comes through the word, it is incorruptible, it lives and abides for ever. To get the good seed out of a true believer’s heart and to destroy the new nature in him, is a thing attempted by earth and hell, but never yet achieved. Pluck the sun out of the firmament, and you shall not even then be able to pluck grace out of a regenerate heart. It “liveth and abideth for ever,” saith the text; it neither can corrupt of itself nor be corrupted. “It sinneth not, because it is born of God.” “I give unto them eternal life, and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.” “The water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life.” You have a natural life–that will die, it is of the flesh. You have a spiritual life–of that it is written: “‘Whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die.” You have now within you the noblest and truest immortality: you must live as God liveth, in peace and joy, and happiness.

~Charles Spurgeon~


Spurgeon’s Sermons – #999: The Withering Work of the Spirit (eBook. http://www.olivetree.com) A sermon delivered on July 9, 1871 at Metropolitan Tabernacle in Newington, England.

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