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Life is Like Climbing a Hill of Ice

A Nugget of Gold from Charles Haddon Spurgeon

Ice ClimbingThe Christian life is very much like climbing a hill of ice. You cannot slide up, nay, you have to cut every step with an ice axe; only with incessant labor in cutting and chipping can you make any progress; you need a guide to help you, and you are not safe unless you are fastened to the guide, for you may slip into a crevasse. Nobody ever slides lip, but if great care be not taken they will slide down, slide back, or in other words backslide This is very easily done. If you want to know how to backslide, the answer is leave off going forward and you will slide backward, cease going upward and you will go downward of necessity, for stand still you never can. (Spurgeon’s Sermons v.21, #1235)

Endnotes

Charles H. Spurgeon, Sermon #1235, Spurgeon’s Sermons: Volume 21, electronic ed., Logos Library System; Spurgeon’s Sermons (Albany, OR: Ages Software, 1998).

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