the Week of Christ the King / Proper 29 / Ordinary 34
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Spurgeon's Illustration Collection
My horse invariably comes home in less time than he makes the journey out. He pulls the carriage with a hearty goodwill when his face is towards home. Should not I also both suffer and labor the more joyously because my way lies towards heaven, and I am on pilgrimage to my Father's house, my soul's dear home and resting place?
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Spurgeon, Charles. Entry for 'Heavenward'. Spurgeon's Illustration Collection. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​fff/​h/heavenward.html. 1870.