Lectionary Calendar
Thursday, December 7th, 2023
the First Week of Advent
For 10¢ a day you can enjoy StudyLight.org ads
free while helping to build churches and support pastors in Uganda.
Click here to learn more!

Bible Dictionaries
Means of Grace: Their Disuse a Sad Loss

Spurgeon's Illustration Collection

Search for…
Resource Toolbox

My Aeolian harp is not sounding and yet a fine fresh wind is blowing in at the window. Why hear I not its soft mystic strains? I remember, it was put away in the lumber room and some of its strings are broken. There is a gracious revival in the church, and believers are greatly refreshed by the visitations of God's Spirit, but I am in a sadly worldly unbelieving condition. May it not be because I neglect private prayer, and have not been regular at the prayer-meeting; my family concerns and business cares have kept my heart in the lumber room, and my soul has lost her first love? Yes, these are the reasons. Lord, tune my heart, and I will again seek the places where the heavenly wind of thy Spirit blows graciously and refreshingly. How can I bear to be silent when thy daily mercies are all around me singing of thy love?

Bibliography Information
Spurgeon, Charles. Entry for 'Means of Grace: Their Disuse a Sad Loss'. Spurgeon's Illustration Collection. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​fff/​m/means-of-grace-their-disuse-a-sad-loss.html. 1870.
adsFree icon
Ads FreeProfile