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