The Lord’s Song: From ‘A Song of Sighs’ by Susannah Spurgeon (2/3)


Worthy thoughts, true comfort! Thank you, Kim!

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by Susannah Spurgeon, on the death of her husband, C. H. Spurgeon, (Excerpts)

Part Two: Mercy Outruns Misery

How shall I sing the Lord’s song in a strange land? For I am brought into a strange, weary land of loneliness and sorrow. I am a captive to grief, and the light of my life has been suddenly quenched in darkness.

Yet there is a song to be sung.

Mercy has outrun misery. Divine love has pierced the gloom of an unspeakable sorrow with a ray of celestial glory. The anguished cry of a stricken heart has been hushed by the sweet compassion of a comforting God! “Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord, O my soul!”

It is the Lord’s song.

“He Himself has done it!” “The Lord gave—and the Lord has taken away; blessed be the Name of the Lord.” Is our dear Master to hear only sobs and sighs, and…

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