I hearts this quote by Charles Spurgeon probably because it echoes what I have been reading in John from the bible study Beloved Disciple. The intrinsic love of Elohim is so eloquently spoken in John. And His so beautiful love for us…. renders me speechless. May I ever be completely grafted and immersed to lose myself and be a reflection of Him!
“The upright love thee”
Believers love Jesus with a deeper affection then they dare to give to any other being. They would sooner lose father and mother then part with Christ. They hold all earthly comforts with a loose hand, but they carry him fast locked in their bosoms. They voluntarily deny themselves for his sake, but they are not to be driven to deny him. It is scant love which the fire of persecution can dry up; the true believer’s love is a deeper stream than this. Men have laboured to divide the faithful from their Master, but their attempts have been fruitless in every age. Neither crowns of honour, now frowns of anger, have untied this more than Gordian knot. This is no every-day attachment which the world’s power may at length dissolve. Neither man nor devil have found a key which opens this lock. Never…
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