To whom be glory for ever. Amen – Romans 11:36

O whom be glory for ever.” This should be the single desire of the Christian. All other wishes must be subservient and tributary to this one. The Christian may wish for prosperity in his business, but only so far as it may help him to promote this—”To Him be glory for ever.” He may desire to attain more gifts and more graces, but it should only be that “To Him may be glory for ever.” You are not acting as you ought to do when you are moved by any other motive than a single eye to your Lord’s glory. As a Christian, you are “of God, and through God,” then live “to God.” Let nothing ever set your heart beating so mightily as love to Him. Let this ambition fire your soul; be this the foundation of every enterprise upon which you enter, and this your sustaining motive whenever your zeal would grow chill; make God your only object. Depend upon it, where self begins sorrow begins; but if God be my supreme delight and only object,

“To me ’tis equal whether love ordain
My life or death—appoint me ease or pain.”
Let your desire for God’s glory be a growing desire. You blessed Him in your youth, do not be content with such praises as you gave Him then. Has God prospered you in business? Give Him more as He has given you more. Has God given you experience? Praise Him by stronger faith than you exercised at first. Does your knowledge grow? Then sing more sweetly. Do you enjoy happier times than you once had? Have you been restored from sickness, and has your sorrow been turned into peace and joy? Then give Him more music; put more coals and more sweet frankincense into the censer of your praise. Practically in your life give Him honour, putting the “Amen” to this doxology to your great and gracious Lord, by your own individual service and increasing holiness.

Morning by Morning by C.H.Spurgeon – November 17th

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About norfolkpreacher

My name is Rev David G. Farrow, I am a retired Independent Reformed pastor and Itinerant Preacher, since retiring I have set up The Force of Truth Ministries which is my own personal ministry. The purpose of the ministry is to seek to promote and defend the Authentic Protestant Faith that was re-established as a result of the 16th Reformation. We live in days of great apostasy and declension with the church in general, error is constantly creeping in, not least in the continued development of the Ecumenical Movement. The words of Jude recorded in his New Testament epistle are more important today as ever they were,"ye should earnestly contend for the faith that was delivered unto the saints". My ministry is mainly internet based via this blog, my personal web site: www.theforceoftruth.com and my podcast www.norfolkman.podomatic.com and in addition I also engage in an ininerant preaching ministry.
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