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Never Ashamed !!!!!!

14 Oct
Never Ashamed !!!!!!

Whosoever therefore shall confess me before men, him will I confess also before my Father which is in heaven. (Matthew 10:32)

Gracious promise! It is a great joy to me to confess my Lord. Whatever my faults may be, I am not ashamed of Jesus, nor do I fear to declare the doctrines of His cross. O Lord, I have not hid Thy righteousness within my heart.

Sweet is the prospect which the text sets before me! Friends forsake and enemies exult, but the Lord does not disown His servant. Doubtless my Lord will own me even here and give me new tokens of His favorable regard. But there comes a day when I must stand before the great Father. What bliss to think that Jesus will confess me then! He will say, “This man truly trusted Me and was willing to be reproached for My name’s sake; and therefore I acknowledge him as Mine.” The other day a great man was made a knight, and the Queen handed him a jeweled garter; but what of that? It will be an honor beyond all honors for the Lord Jesus to confess us in the presence of the divine Majesty in the heavens. Never let me be ashamed to own my Lord. Never let me indulge a cowardly silence or allow a fainthearted compromise. Shall I blush to own Him who promises to own me?

C.H. Spurgeon, Faith’s Checkbook

 

 
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Posted by on October 14, 2014 in C.H. Spurgeon, Christianity, Faith, Religion

 

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4 responses to “Never Ashamed !!!!!!

  1. Cynthia Reyes

    October 14, 2014 at 6:22 pm

    I really like this, Levi. Thank you.

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  2. SLIMJIM

    October 15, 2014 at 2:25 pm

    A good devotional to read this morning in light of the news in Houston of the mayor wanting Christians turn in their messages related to homosexuality; I just tweeted and “turned in” our blog post concerning homosexuality…and the Gospel. We need not be ashamed.

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    • Levi Thetford

      October 15, 2014 at 2:36 pm

      Yes, I agree. Still hard to imagine this happening in Texas of all places.

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