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All blessings are gifts and we have no claim to them by our own merit

SpurgeonWe must assume, before we commence our discourse, one thing certain, namely, that all blessings are gifts and that we have no claim to them by our own merit. This I think every considerate mind will grant. And this being admitted, we shall endeavor to show that He has a right, seeing they are His own to do what He wills with them — to withhold them wholly if He pleaseth — to distribute them all if He chooseth — to give to some and not to others — to give to none or to give to all, just as seemed good in His sight. “Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own?”

Charles H. Spurgeon-Sermon-Divine Sovereignty-Delivered May 4 1856

  1. September 22, 2014 at 6:02 am

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