O Mother, Great Is Thy Power

Charles Spurgeon, The Sword and Trowel (September, 1873):

The devil never reckons a man to be lost so long as he has a good mother alive. O woman, great is thy power!

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Tony Reinke (@tonyreinke) is a content strategist at Desiring God, blogger, the author of Lit! A Christian Guide to Reading Books (2011) and John Newton on the Christian Life: To Live Is Christ (2015), and hosts the Ask Pastor John and Authors on the Line podcasts. He lives in the Twin Cities with his wife, Karalee, and their three children.