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If I profess to defend the Doctrines of Grace and yet am not assured of the truth of them, is not that a lie?

If I have never felt my depravity. If I have never been effectually called, never known my election of God, never rested in the redeeming blood, and have never been renewed by the Spirit, is not my defense of the Doctrines of Grace a lie?

If there is nothing but leaves, there is nothing but lies, and the Savior sees that it is so. All the verdure of green leaf to him without fruit is but so much deceit. Profession without Divine Grace is the funeral pageantry of a dead soul.

 

Source: Charles Spurgeon – The Withered Fig Tree no. 2107 September 29, 1889 Metropolitan Tabernacle

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