The greatest of all tragedies must be that of the person who dies just outside the gate of life. They are standing, as it were, just outside the Wicket gate to the. LibriVox recording of Around the Wicket Gate by Charles H. Spurgeon. Read in English by MaryAnn Spiegel. Millions of men are in the outlying. Around the Wicket Gate has ratings and 15 reviews. Justin said: I don’t know how anyone could dislike Spurgeon. This is a delightful little books fil.
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A door may be closed, not by a wixket stone which all can see, but by an invisible bolt which shoots into a holdfast quite out of sight.
It is not more hard than the fact that if you reject the compass and the pole-star you will not reach your port.
I notice that those who overcome their convictions and continue in their sins are not so easily moved the next time: If ever a man does feel his need of a Arond after treating Scripture with a proud, critical spirit, he is very apt to find his conscience standing in the way, and hindering him from comfort by reminding him of ill-treatment of the sacred Word.
If so, thou art free.
Mar 24, Phillip Talbot rated it it was ok. Trust God up to the hilt. Usage Public Domain Mark 1. Many poor boys have come to the Orphanage, but never one who was so ignorant that he did not know how to drink. He is so well pleased with his only-begotten Son, that he takes pleasure in all who lay hold upon him as their one and only hope.
To this his persecutors added buffeting, and plucking of the hair: Please try again later. My one concern is to keep the lights burning, that I may thereby benefit others.
That hindrance may be a secret, and yet it may be none the less real. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. He went to Pilate’s hall, and Herod’s judgment-seat, and there drank draughts of pain and scorn in our room and arounc. He works arund for all who look for that salvation to the once-slain Redeemer.
In order that the feeblest and the most ignorant may be saved, he has made the way of salvation as easy as the A, B, C. So is it with salvation: He that does not desire to know, and accept the truth, has himself to thank if he dies with a lie in his right hand. Kimberly McRae rated it really liked it Jun 17, He will make you able to conquer the evil habit.
He cried, “I thirst,” and then they gave him vinegar mingled with gall. Evidence weighed and knowledge obtained lead up to faith. I have described true salvation as a thorough change of heart of so radical a kind that it will wicjet your tastes and desires; and I say tbe if you have such a change wrought in you by the Holy Spirit, it will be permanent; for the Lord’s work is not like the cheap work of the present day, which soon goes to pieces. God here treats sin as a disease, and he sets before us the costly remedy which he has provided.
Here let me add a warning against tampering with the Word of God.
Around the Wicket Gate — C. H. Spurgeon
Mitchell Elliott rated it really liked it Nov 24, There is no reason for fear: They follow him even to the church door. Indeed, I feel arounr that the result in my case would be very different from what I now describe. The moment she came on board a British vessel she was aruond.
What could we bring if he did need it? Whether you feel or do not feel, cast yourself on him, that, he may save you, and he alone. The remedy for your sins and mine is found in the substitutionary sufferings of the Lord Jesus, and in these only. Give up your hold upon everything but Christ, and drop. The snow was deep, and my way was dark. To ask other readers questions about Around the Wicket Gateplease sign up. Accepting Christ Jesus as aorund for me, I have accepted a complete discharge from judicial liability.
He that stands questioning whether he will be honest or not, is already out of the straight line: They lifted spurgein the tree, with him upon it, and then dashed it down into its place in the ground, so that all his limbs were dislocated, according to the lament of the twenty-second psalm, “I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint.
You will find it hard to laugh these matters down when you come to die, when the clammy sweat must be wiped from your brow, and your heart beats against your ribs as if it wanted to leap out and fly away from God.