Thursday, October 18, 2007

Looking Back - Stony Ground Hearers

"There are so many stony ground hearers who receive the Word with joy that I have determined to suspend my judgment till I know the tree by its fruits ...Do you think any farmer would have a crop of corn next year unless he plowed now? You may as well expect a crop of corn on unplowed ground as a crop of grace until the soul is convinced of its being undone without a Savior. That is the reason we have so many mushroom converts, so many persons that are always happy! happy! happy! and never were miserable. Why? Because their stony ground is not plowed up; they have not got a conviction of the law."

~ George Whitefield

1 comment:

Kim said...

Really enjoyed what I read of your blog and wish I had time to read more...maybe I'll come back.