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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He that stands questioning whether he will be honest or not, is already thw of the straight line: But the mischief is that, to the one act of faith in Jesus, we cannot bring men. Dare to quit all other hopes: May he cause his own Almighty power to create faith in the soul at once!
No virtue is impossible to him that believeth in Jesus, and no sin need have victory over him. Salvation is not by our knowing our own ruin, but by fully grasping the deliverance provided in Christ Jesus.
All the sound doctrine that ever was believed will never save a man unless he puts his trust in the Lord Jesus for himself. Would he not want all his faith? The pole-star gleams out amidst the cloud-rifts, and that, too, will help him. He would have to trust a good deal before he would believe that fire would thus be produced. Stain not the precincts of God’s house with blood! I would recommend this book to anyone who is seeking the Lord and wants to know Him through salvation.
Infinite grace provided the great sacrifice; infinite love submitted to death for our sakes. One would think that they would hasten to enter, for a free and open invitation is placed over the entrance, the porter waits to welcome them, and there is but this one way to eternal life.
Thus, in the darkness of their ignorance, many think that sure destruction awaits them, if they confess their sin, quit all hope in self, and resign themselves into the hands of God. I believe in the fact accomplished on the cross; I am confident spuegeon sin was put away by Christ, and I rest on him.
Dismiss all fear when you trust the Savior. This is what I want to find out. This is grand faith; and yet it is no more than we ought to have. Run to it at once. Either believe, or know the reason why you do not believe. I might just as well determine never to eat a morsel of bread till it has been explained to me how it is that God keeps me alive, and yet I must eat to live.
Around the Wicket Gate — C. H. Spurgeon
There is light to be had; light marvelous and heavenly; why lie in the gloom and die in anguish? We must spjrgeon wide the door, and take Christ Jesus in; for “Christ in you” is “the hope of glory. There is no middle course. They fight shy of believing, and fear faith as if it were a monster.
It is very rarely that a man sweats blood. Jesus Christ, in his love, in the efficacy of his precious blood, in his perfect righteousness, will give you immediate rest and peace.
How small a wound in the hand has brought on lockjaw! Then cry to him, and see if he does not hear you.
Around the Wicket Gate
Only the Lord himself can remove the folly which is bound up in their hearts, and lead them to take the great, decisive step. Surely this is poor employment for a afound man.
The ivy has grown all over it, and is strangling it, sucking out its life, and killing it. He dropped from his support! A wonderful read for the “almost persuaded”. Spurgepn unprofitable is the diligence which busies itself in finding out reasons why faith in our case should not be saving! 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. They are afraid to quit the hope to which they ignorantly cling.
It will be an awful thing to die just outside the gate of life. Are you still an unbeliever?
Around the Wicket Gate
And arouns it does. It is most glorifying to our Lord Jesus Christ that we should hope for every good thing from him alone. Melissa rated eicket it was amazing Feb 01, I have heard of a Sunday-school teacher who performed an experiment which I do not think I shall ever try with children, for it might turn out to be a very expensive one.
Here let me add a warning against tampering with the Word of God.