“Oh, my brothers and sisters in Christ,
if sinners will be damned, at least
let them leap to hell over our bodies.
And if they will perish, let them perish with our
arms about their knees, imploring them to stop,
and not madly to destroy themselves.
If hell must be filled, at least let it be
filled in the teeth of our exertions, and let
not one go there unwarned and unprayed for.
From Spurgeon’s sermon, “The Wailing of Risca”