As foolish as to hope to bind an angel with a string, or to lure a star with music!

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As foolish as to hope to bind an angel with a string, or to lure a star with music! 

(Charles Spurgeon)

“I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes!” Romans 1:16 

To try to win a soul to Christ by keeping that soul in ignorance of any truth, is contrary to the mind of the Spirit. To endeavor to save men by mere claptrap, or entertainments, or excitements, or oratorical displays–is as foolish as to hope to bind an angel with a string, or to lure a star with music! 

The best attraction is the gospel in its purity. The weapon with which the Lord conquers men, is the truth as it is in Jesus. The gospel will be found equal to every emergency. The gospel is an arrow which can pierce the hardest heart–a balm which will heal the deadliest wound. Preach it, and preach nothing else. Rely implicitly upon the old, old gospel. 

You need no other nets when you fish for men; those your Master has given you are strong enough for the large fish, and have meshes fine enough to hold the little ones. 

Spread those nets and no others, and you need not fear the fulfillment of His Word, “I will make you fishers of men.”

About Steve

✞Follower of Christ, Husband, Guitarist, Drummer, Photographer, Health & Fitness advocate....Oh and i'm also Blind too! 😀

5 Responses to “As foolish as to hope to bind an angel with a string, or to lure a star with music!”

  1. Reblogged this on Faithful Steward Ministries and FSM Women's Outreach and commented:
    Bring not the world(liness) into the church, but the message of the church (Christ Alone) to the world.

  2. I love this. Pure simple but glorious truth. 🙌

    • Hi Lesley! Thanks so much for coming over here and visiting!

      After reading this and being nailed and convicted, i knew i had to share it with you guys. Spurgeon is like a breath of fresh air these days as we hear so much about “Love” without Truth so when i hear “Truth in Love” i just have to share.

      Thanks again for stopping by, God bless you. 😀

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