15 – A Restless Pursuit

A continuation of my meditative quotes “series” started a few weeks back. This one prods at my heartstrings, as I imagine it will with most of us.

Praying for a kindling of passion and a stirring up for you today, friends.

Men are in a restless pursuit after satisfaction in earthly things. They will exhaust themselves in the deceitful delights of sin, and, finding them all to be vanity and emptiness, they will become very perplexed and disappointed. But they will continue their fruitless search. Though wearied, they still stagger forward under the influence of spiritual madness, and though there is no result to be reached except that of everlasting disappointment, yet they press forward. They have no forethought for their eternal state; the present hour absorbs them. They turn to another and another of earth’s broken cisterns, hoping to find water where not a drop was ever discovered yet.

-Charles Spurgeon

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