Spurgeon: Christ is better


   You have put more joy in my heart
        than they have when their grain and wine abound. —Psalm 4:7 ESV

Spurgeon, in the Treasury of David:

Christ in the heart is better than corn in the barn, or wine in the vat. Corn and wine are but fruits of the world, but the light of God’s countenance is the ripharvest wheate fruit of heaven. “Thou art with me,” is a far more blessed cry than “Harvest home.” Let my granary be empty, I am yet full of blessings if Jesus Christ smiles upon me; but if I have all the world, I am poor without him.

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