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The greatest of all experience is to know that “he only is our rock and our salvation”

Spurgeon 1II. And now, beloved, we come to THE GREAT EXPERIENCE. The greatest of all experience, I take it, is to know that “he only is our rock and our salvation.” We have been insisting upon a doctrine; but doctrine is nothing unless proved in our experience. Most of God’s doctrines are only to be learned by practice — by taking them out into the world, and letting them bear the wear and tear of life. If I ask any Christian in this place whether this doctrine is true, if he has had any deep experience, he will reply, “True I ay, that it is; not one word in God’s Bible is more true than that, for indeed salvation is of God alone.” “He only is my rock and my salvation.” But, beloved, it is very hard to have such an experimental knowledge of the doctrine that we never depart from it. It is very hard to believe that “salvation is of the Lord.” There are times when we put our confidence in something else but God, and sin by linking hand-in-hand with God — something besides him. Let me now dwell a little upon the experience which will bring us to know that salvation is of God alone.

Charles H. Spurgeon- God Alone the Salvation of His People-A Sermon Delivered On Sabbath Morning, May 18, 1856

  1. September 28, 2015 at 12:50 pm

    I totally agree! To know this doctrine of God and Christ is our rock and our salvation is a radical truth that requires faith and trust in His Word! And the experience of comprehending that reality is the greatest of all experience! Of course the order must be from faith and trust in His truth first than the “experiences” follows.

    • September 28, 2015 at 12:54 pm

      Amen brother! Thank you for reading and commenting. Blessing.

  1. October 4, 2015 at 10:32 pm

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