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The Water of Life

November 10, 2019

Small waterfall at Furnas Dam, Brazil, Author Marilia0102 (CC BY-SA 4.0 International)

Whoever desires, let him take the water of life freely” (Rev. 22: 17).

“Jesus says, ‘Take freely.’  He wants no payment or preparation.  He seeks no recommendation from our virtuous emotions.  If you have no good feelings, if you be but willing, you are invited; therefore come!  You have no belief and no repentance — come to Him, and He will give them to you.

Oh, how many there are who are rich in their own good works, and cannot therefore come to Christ!  ‘I will not be saved,’ they say,’in the same way as the harlot or the swearer.  What?  Go to heaven in the same way as the chimney sweep.  Is there no pathway to glory but the path which led the thief there?  I will not be saved that way.’  Such proud boasters must remain without the living water; but ‘whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely.’ ”

–Charles Spurgeon

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