-Spurgeon's sermon, "Good Cheer for Christmas"
Every child of God is the object of eternal love-
love without beginning and without end.
This is one of the fat things full of marrow.
Is it so, that I, a believer in Jesus, unworthy as I am,
am the object of the eternal love of God?
What transport lies in that thought!
Long before the Lord began to create the world, he had
thought of me.
Long before Adam fell or Christ was born,
and the angels sung their first choral over Bethlehem's
miracle, the eye and the heart of God were towards his
He never began to love them, they were always
"a people near unto him."
Is it not so written-"I have loved you with an everlasting
love, therefore, with lovingkindness have I drawn you"?