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Monday, May 27th, 2024
the Week of Proper 3 / Ordinary 8
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Doctrines of Grace

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Our forefathers were very fond of clipping their plants and training their flowers into quaint and grotesque forms; so that we read of great guns wrought in rosemary and sweet briers. He would have been very foolish who would have trembled at cannons which only shot forth flowers and darted perfume. Let the poor trembler who is sincerely seeking Jesus, rest assured that the seemingly dreadful doctrines of election and predestination are not one whit more terrible, and are far more sweetly fragrant.

Bibliography Information
Spurgeon, Charles. Entry for 'Doctrines of Grace'. Spurgeon's Illustration Collection. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​fff/​d/doctrines-of-grace.html. 1870.
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