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Not A Desolate Wanderer But A Beloved Child

How good it is for us as Christians in our sojourn through this life to no longer be on our own but Shepherded by our Lord! Listen carefully and be encouraged by Charles Spurgeon of the watchful care of your God.

by C. H. Spurgeon

Psalm 149:4 For the Lord takes pleasure in his people; he adorns the humble with salvation.

How comprehensive is the love of Jesus! There is no part of His people’s interests that He does not consider, and there is nothing that concerns their welfare that is not important to Him. Not merely does He think of you, believer, as an immortal being but as a mortal being too. Do not deny it or doubt it: “The very hairs of your head are all numbered.” It would be a sad thing for us—if this mantle of love did not cover all our concerns, for what mischief might be wrought to us—in that part of our business which did not come under our gracious Lord’s inspection!

Believer, rest assured that the heart of Jesus cares about your smaller affairs. The breadth of His tender love is such that you may resort to Him in all matters; for as a father pities his children—so does He pity you. The smallest interests of all His saints— are all borne upon the broad bosom of the Son of God. Oh, what a heart is His that does not merely comprehend the salvation of His people but comprehends also, all their diverse and innumerable concerns!
Do you think, O Christian, that you can measure the love of Christ? Think of what His love has brought you—justification, adoption, sanctification, eternal life!

The riches of His goodness are unsearchable; you shall never be able to tally them—or even conceive them. Oh, the breadth of the love of Christ! Shall such a love as this have half our hearts? Shall it have a cold love in return? Shall Jesus’ marvelous loving-kindness and tender care—meet with but faint response and tardy acknowledgment? O my soul, tune your harp to a glad song of thanksgiving! Go to your rest rejoicing, for you are no desolate wanderer but a beloved child, watched over, cared for, supplied, and defended by your Lord!