Friday, March 18, 2016

     There was never a sermon which you have listened to but in it Christ was seeking for you.  I contend that a man cannot but find in every page of this book that Jesus Christ is seeking him through His blessed Word.  This is what the Bible is for—to seek but the lost.
                                                                                                                                            D. L. Moody

     If I inherited consumption from my parents I would not be blame for it; but if I should have overwhelming proof that a sure remedy had been found for the disease, and I refuse to avail myself of it, then I must expect the consequences of my neglect. 
     We are all sinners, but, thanks be to God, he has provided a sure cure, and it is offered to the whole world for nothing.
                                                                                                                               D. L. Moody


     You certainly know what it is to look. A mother will teach a child to look before it is a year old; and there is a passage in which we are told, "Looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith."
     If a man wants to be miserable, let him look within; if he wants to be troubled, let him look around him; if he wants true peace, let him look to Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith.     
     If you want to get saved, quit looking at that church or that man; for all the churches and ministers in Christendom cannot save you.  If you look unto Jesus, he will save you.  Will you look to-night? 
     You certainly can get hold of that illustration—saved by just looking.
     There was a man got up in one of our meetings, and said he had been forty-three years learning three things.      
     First, he couldn't do anything toward his own salvation.  You've all got to learn that lesson before you can be saved. 
     The next thing was that God didn't require him to do any-thing.  That was worth learning, wasn't it, if it did take him forty-three years to learn it?
     And the third was, that Christ had done it all himself. 
     That little child can learn those things if it will.  God doesn't require you to save yourself.  If it is a new birth, it must be the work of God and not the work of man; if it is a new birth, it must be created by God.  We cannot give life to a little insect; all the philosophers in Boston cannot give life to a little fly.  But God is the author of life; and it is a new life given when we are saved and born of God.  It is the work of God; and we get that by letting God save us.
                                                                                                                                         D. L. Moody 

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