Beggars for Grace

In 2 Kings 7, we see an encouraging illustration of the gospel.  The king of Syria in the ninth century B.C. attacked Israel and besieged the city of Samaria.  No food could get into the city and its inhabitants were reduced to near starvation and even cannibalism. Four lepers (who are forced because of their …

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Look and Live

On January 6, 1850—15-year-old Charles Spurgeon, one of the greatest preachers ever in the English language, was trudging up Hythe Hill in Colchester,  England, on his way to church.  When a blizzard prevented him from going further, he turned the corner and made his way into a small Primitive Methodist Chapel on Artillery Street.  That …

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