Preach till our tongues rot

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“The gospel is preached in the ears of all men; it only comes with power to some. The power that is in the gospel does not lie in the eloquence of the preacher otherwise men would be converters of souls. Nor does it lie in the preacher’s learning; otherwise it could consists of the wisdom of men. We might preach till our tongues rotted, till we should exhaust our lungs and die, but never a soul would be converted unless there were mysterious power going with it – the Holy Ghost changing the will of man. O Sirs! We might as well preach to stone walls as preach to humanity unless the Holy Ghost be with the word, to give it power to convert the soul.”

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

About Steve Rebus

Christian, Blind photographer, husband, plays guitar and drums. Loves researching accessible apps and technology.

3 Responses to “Preach till our tongues rot”

  1. Likewise many other efforts we make. Worthless without the Holy Spirit.

  2. I have a Spurgeon “Morning and Evening Devotions” book. He never fails to inspire. Would that we had that honest Old Time Religion preaching now. http://www.crossingpaths.net

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