A dirty, coal begrimed beggar has received an invitation from the Queen to attend a function at the palace. He thinks about buying some soap and cleaning himself up - but the invitation says, 'Come just as you are.' You can't ignore a request like that from the Queen so the beggar arrives at the Palace door anxious about what he is going to find.
Will he be accepted into the Queen's presence or will he just be sent away?
A Classic story of grace and mercy told by the Prince of Preachers, Charles Spurgeon.
About C. H. Spurgeon
C. H. Spurgeon, the great Victorian preacher, was one of the most influential people of the second half of the 19th Century. At the heart of his desire to preach was a fierce love of people, a desire that meant he did not neglect his pastoral ministry.