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Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Making light of Christ



Making light of Christ

“But they made light of it, and went their ways, one to his farm, another to his merchandise.” 
Matthew 22:5

Suggested Further Reading: 
Matthew 13:9-17

It is making light of the gospel and of the whole of God’s glorious things, when men go to hear and yet do not pay attention. 
How many who frequent churches and chapels to indulge in a comfortable nap! Think what a fearful insult that is to the King of heaven. 

Would they enter into Her Majesty’s palace, ask an audience, and then go to sleep before her face? And yet the sin of sleeping in Her Majesty’s presence, would not be so great, even though against her laws, as the sin of wilfully slumbering in God’s sanctuary.

 How many go to our houses of worship who do not sleep, but who sit with vacant stare, listening as they would to a man who could not play a lively tune upon a good instrument.

 What goes in at one ear goes out at the other. 
Whatever enters the brain goes out without affecting the heart. 

Ah, my hearers, you are guilty of making light of God’s gospel, when you sit under a sermon without paying attention to it! Oh! What would lost souls give to hear another sermon! What would yonder dying wretch who is just now nearing the grave, give for another Sabbath! And what will you give, one of these days, when you shall be close to Jordan’s brink, that you might have one more warning, and listen once more to the wooing voice of God’s minister! We make light of the gospel when we hear it, without solemn and awful attention to it.

For meditation: 

Hear—listen—remember—obey (James 1:25). 
A sleeping congregation is no more use than a sleeping preacher.

Sermon no. 98
18 August (Preached 17 August 1856)

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 If you are not a believer in Jesus Christ, 
you can be accepted into his kingdom. 
 I invite you to let him to make of you what He always wanted. 

"PRAYER" 
Marvelous God Almighty, 
 I come to you in the precious name of Jesus, 
who died for me to make me free of sin, 
 I want Jesus to enter in to my heart and make me free.
 I confess that He is the son of God.
 I ask to change my heart and to give me wisdom to understand your Holy Word full of promises of eternal value,
 not only to live on this earth, 
but to be expectant of my life in heaven.
 In the precious name of Jesus I ask. 
Amen..
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“The true minister of Christ knows that the true value of a sermon must lie, 
 not in its fashion and manner, 
but in the truth which it contains.” 
.... Reflection and inspiration from the "Prince of Preachers,"
~Charles Haddon Spurgeon~ 

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