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We Would See Jesus

Written By: Charles Haddon Spurgeon  |  Posted: Thursday, June 28th, 2012

"We would see Jesus." -John 12:21

            Evermore the worldling's cry is, "Who will show us any good?"  He seeks satisfaction in earthly comforts, enjoyments, and riches.  But the quickened sinner knows of only one good.  "O that I knew where I might find HIM!"  When he is truly awakened to feel his guilt, if you could pour the gold of India at his feet, he would say, "Take it away: I want to find HIM."  It is a blessed thing for a man, when he has brought his desires into a focus, so that they all center in one object.  Happy is he who hath one desire, if that one desire be set on Christ, though it may not yet have been realized.  If Jesus be a soul's desire, it is a blessed sign of divine work within.  Such a man will never be content with mere ordinances.  He will say, "I want Christ; I must have Him- mere ordinances are of no use to me; I want Himself; do not offer me these; you offer me the empty pitcher, while I am dying of thirst; give me water, or I die.  Jesus is my soul's desire.  I would see Jesus!"

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