Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Humble Gratitude

Have I this morning the spirit of humble gratitude?  How do I feel? Do I take God’s mercy as a matter of course, and view my own gifts without thankfulness? Then I act like the brutes that perish, but let me pray this morning that humble, lowly gratitude may daily rule my spirit. Such gratitude will make you cheerful, it will make you earnest, it will in fact be an atmosphere in which all Christian graces will grow by the blessing of God’s Spirit.

From a sermon by Charles Haddon Spurgeon entitled "Pride Catechized And Condemned," delivered January 2, 1876. Image by Zack Sheppard on Flickr under Creative Commons License.

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