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It pleased God from of old to devise a method of salvation which should be all contained in His only-begotten Son. As Christian continues his journey, he comes upon a cross and a sepulchre, and at that point his burden falls from his shoulders. To pretend to trust Christ to save you from sin while you are still determined to continue in it, is making a mock of Christ. Wedded to the iron bolts and the prison fare! It is a great mercy to be made to think about ourselves, and how we stand towards God and the eternal world. It stands to reason that the darling of heaven would not have died to save us if we could have been rescued at less expense.
How can that fail which God prescribes, and concerning which he gives a promise? The little incident about the two sisters reminds me of another. Then the other boys woke up to a startling fact: their companion had received a watch which they had refused. Take him and welcome. He then passes through the terrifying Valley of the Shadow of Death.
But there must be this personal application to Jesus for shelter; and this it is that so many put off from day to day, till it is to be feared that they will "die in their sins. Therefore our heart should be greatly troubled at the thought of getting rid of its trouble in any other than the right way. There are such. A series of small openings of the wicket gates surround the turbine. Are you saved?
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When the wicket gates are opened wider, more water will flow into the turbine runner which results in higher power output. If one of our great grandfathers were to rise from the dead, and come into the present state of things, what a deal of trusting he would have to do!
Thus, we see that justice cannot forgive or overlook sin. But oh, how simple it is to us who have the new life, and have communion with spiritual realities! This teacher had been trying to illustrate what faith was, and, as he could not get it into the minds of his boys, he took his watch, and he said, "Now, I will give you this watch, John.
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There is nothing about it to puzzle anyone; only, as everybody expects to be puzzled by it, many are quite bewildered when they find it to be so exceedingly simple. Now I trust my soul with Jesus, and I am saved. The dove is hunted by the hawk, and finds no security from its restless enemy.
Ere he could cleanse his face from this dreadful crimson, they hurried him to the high priest's hall. May He cause His own Almighty power to create faith in the soul at once! We tell him that it must be a great consolation to him to be so accurately acquainted with the extent of his loss.
Just believe Jesus as you would believe your father. As Bunyan saw it, the Slough of Despond is a rather complicated symbol. He who does not take the step of faith, and so enter upon the road to heaven, will perish.
Reader, will your very fear of the wrath to come prevent your escaping from it? What does this fact indicate? He does not promise this to their merely dreaming about him. He went to Pilate's hall, and Herod's judgment-seat, and there drank draughts of pain and scorn in our room and place.
We come to faith by degrees. His thirst is the inevitable result of neglecting a law of nature.
The command is, "Believe and live;" attend to that, whatever else you do. It is now more natural to me to trust than to disbelieve: this is the new nature triumphing; it was not so at the first.Charles Spurgeon draws from John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress to reach those who have not yet entered the "wicket gate".
The free gift of eternal life is available to all, including those in the dangerous position of being almost a Christian/5(16).
"The Wicket Gate" is an important feature in John Bunyan 's 17th century novel The Pilgrim's Progress. As the first stage of the journey of Christian to the Celestial City, it is the entrance to the King's Highway.
Bunyan's idea being to illustrate Jesus' dictum, "Enter by the narrow gate. Start studying pilgrims progress study guide chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, and 9.
Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The village of Morality is a good enough place, but it is not the Celestial City.
If Christian is seriously interested in saving his soul, he had better make all speed to get on the path leading to the Wicket Gate pointed out to him before by Evangelist. You searched for: WicketGateQuilts! Discover the unique items that WicketGateQuilts creates.
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It's the text that's chiseled into the topmost part of that gate, and it's from Matthew chapter seven, and verse eight. But let's read.