Heads & Legs!

from Spurgeon's sermon, "Faith Versus Sight" No. 677.

2 Cor. 5:7. "We walk by faith..."

Oh! I wish that some Christians would pay a
little attention to their legs, instead of paying
it all to their heads!

When children's heads grow too fast it is a sign of
disease, and they get the rickets, or water on the brain.

So, there are some very sound brethren, who seem
to me to have got some kind of disease, and when
they try to walk, they straightway make a tumble
of it, because they have paid so much attention to
perplexing doctrinal views, instead of looking, as
they ought to have done, to the practical part of

By all means let us have doctrine, but by all means
let us have precept too. By all means let us have
inward experience, but by all means let us also have
outward "holiness, without which no man can see the Lord."