Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Spurgeon: what to expect

Tuesday, September 20, 2022
    Feast of John Coleridge Patteson, First Bishop of Melanesia, & his Companions, Martyrs, 1871
    Carrying his own cross, he went out to the place of the Skull (which in Aramaic is called Golgotha).
    —John 19:17 (NIV)
    Jesus [did] not suffer so as to exclude your suffering. He bears a cross, not that you may escape it, but that you may endure it. Christ exempts you from sin, but not from sorrow. Remember that, and expect to suffer.
    ... Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834-1892), for Apr. 5, Morning by Morning, New York: Sheldon & Co., 1867, p. 96 (see the book)
    See also John 19:17; Matt. 10:38; 16:24-26; Mark 8:34-37; Luke 9:23; 14:27; 23:26
Quiet time reflection:
    Lord, I am thankful for the grace to endure.
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