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Faith: Godìs Regard For it

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A swallow having built its nest upon the tent of Charles V., the emperor generously commanded that the tent should not be taken down when the camp removed, but should remain until the young birds were ready to fly. Was there such gentleness in the heart of a soldier towards a poor bird which was not of his making, and shall the Lord deal hardly with his creatures when they venture to put their trust in him! Be assured he hath a great love to those trembling souls that fly for shelter to his royal courts. He that buildeth his nest upon a divine promise shall find it abide and remain until he shall fly away to the land where promises are lost in fulfilments.


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Spurgeon, Charles. Entry for 'Faith: Godìs Regard For it'. Charles Spurgeon's Illustration Collection. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/fff/f/faith-gods-regard-for-it.html. 1870.

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