Monthly Archives: December 2022

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.31.22

on “The harvest is past, the summer is ended, and we are not saved.” ~ Jeremiah 8:20 ~ Not saved! Dear reader, is this your mournful plight? Warned of the judgment to come, bidden to escape for your life, and yet at this moment not saved! You know the way of salvation, you read it in the Bible, you hear… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 12.31.22

No Stranger in Heaven “Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.” ~ Psalm 73:24 ~ From day to day and from year to year my faith believes in the wisdom and love of God, and I know that I shall not believe in vain. No good word of His has ever failed, and I… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 12.31.22

Isaiah 43:16, 18-19 Thus saith the Lord,which maketh a way in the sea,and a path in the mighty waters; Remember ye not the former things,neither consider the things of old. Behold, I will do a new thing;now it shall spring forth;shall ye not know it? I will evenmake a way in the wilderness,and rivers in the desert. King James Version… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.31.22

“They did eat of the fruit of the land of Canaan that year.” ~ Joshua 5:1 ~ Israel’s weary wanderings were all over, and the promised rest was attained. No more moving tents, fiery serpents, fierce Amalekites, and howling wildernesses: they came to the land which flowed with milk and honey, and they ate the old corn of the land.… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.30.22

“Knowest thou not that it will be bitterness in the latter end?” ~ 2 Samuel 2:26 ~ O my reader! thou art merely a professor, and not a possessor of the faith that is in Christ Jesus, the following lines are a true ketch of thine end. You are a respectable attendant at a place of worship; you go because… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 12.30.22

Loved to Perfection “Having loved his own which were in the world, he loved them unto the end.” ~ John 13:1 ~ This fact is essentially a promise; for what our Lord was He is, and what He was to those with whom He lived on earth, He will be to all His beloved so long as the moon endureth.… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 12.30.22

John 16:33 These things I have spoken unto you,that in me ye might have peace.In the world ye shall have tribulation:but be of good cheer;I have overcome the world. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 468

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.30.22

“Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof.” ~ Ecclesiastes 7:8 ~ Look at David’s Lord and Master; see His beginning. He was despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows and acquainted with grief. Would you see the end? He sits at His Father’s right hand, expecting until His enemies be made his footstool. “As… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.29.22

“What think ye of Christ?” ~ Matthew 22:42 ~ The great test of your soul’s health is, What think you of Christ? Is He to you “fairer than the children of men “the chief among ten thousand” the “altogether lovely”? Wherever Christ is thus esteemed, all the faculties of the spiritual man exercise themselves with energy. I will judge of… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 12.29.22

He Will Carry Us Home “And even to your old age I am he; and even to hoar hairs will I carry you: I have made, and I will bear; even I will carry, and will deliver you.” ~ Isaiah 46:4 ~ The year is very old, and here is a promise for our aged friends; yes, and for us… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 12.29.22

John 14:1-3 Let not your heart be troubled:ye believe in God, believe also in me.In my Father’s house are many mansions:if it were not so, I would have told you.I go to prepare a place for you.And if I go and prepare a place for you,I will come again, and receive you untomyself; that where I am, there ye may… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.29.22

“Hitherto hath the Lord helped us.” ~ 1 Samuel 7:12 ~ The word “hitherto” seems like a hand pointing in the direction of the past. Twenty years or seventy, and yet, “hitherto the Lord hath helped!” Through poverty, through wealth, through sickness, through health, at home, abroad, on the land, on the sea, in honour, in dishonour, in perplexity, in… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.28.22

“I came not to send peace on earth, but a sword.” ~  Matthew 10:34 ~ The Christian will be sure to make enemies. It will be one of his objects to make none; but if to do the right, and to believe the I true, should cause him to lose every earthly friend, he will count it but a small… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 12.28.22

Absolute Assurance “He hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.”  ~ Hebrews 13:5 ~ Several times in the Scriptures the Lord hath said this. He has often repeated it to make our assurance doubly sure. Let us never harbor a doubt about it. In itself the promise is specially emphatic. In the Greek it has five negatives,… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 12.28.22

Matthew 11:28 Come unto me,all ye that labourand are heavy laden,and I will give you rest. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 480

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.28.22

“The life which I now live in the flesh, I live by the faith of the Son of God.” ~ Galatians 2:20 ~ When the Lord in mercy passed by and saw us in our blood, He first of all said, “Live”; and this He did first, because life is one of the absolutely essential things in spiritual matters, and… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.27.22

“And the LORD shall guide thee continually.” ~ Isaiah 58:11 ~ The Lord shall guide thee.” Not an angel, but JEHOVAH shall guide thee. He said He would not go through the wilderness before His people, an angel should go before them to lead them in the way; but Moses said, “If Thy presence go not with me, carry us… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 12.27.22

His Kindness and Covenant “For the mountains shall depart, and the hills be removed; but my kindness shall not depart from thee, neither shall the covenant of my peace be removed, saith the Lord that hath mercy on thee.” ~ Isaiah 54:10 ~ One of the most delightful qualities of divine love is its abiding character. The pillars of the… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 12.27.22

Psalm 103:1-2 Bless the Lord, O my soul:and all that is within me,bless his holy name.Bless the Lord, O my soul,and forget not all his benefits: King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 261

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.27.22

“Can the rush grow up without mire?” ~ Job 8:11 ~ The rush is spongy and hollow, and even so is a hypocrite; there is no substance or stability in him. It is shaken to and fro in every wind just as formalists yield to every influence; for this reason the rush is not broken by the tempest, neither are… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.26.22

“Lo, I am with you alway.” ~ Matthew 28:20 ~ The Lord Jesus is in the midst of His church; He walketh among the golden candlesticks; His promise is, “Lo, I am with you alway.” He is as surely with us now as He was with the disciples at the lake, when they saw coals of fire, and fish laid… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 12.26.22

God Only, You Can Trust “Peter answered and said unto him, Though all men shall be offended because of thee, yet will I never be offended.” ~ Matthew 26:33 ~ “Why,” cries one, “this is no promise of God.” Just so, but it was a promise of man, and therefore it came to nothing. Peter thought that he was saying… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.26.22

“The last Adam.” ~ 1 Corinthians 15:45 ~ Jesus is the federal head of His elect. As in Adam, every heir of flesh and blood has a personal interest, because he is the covenant head and representative of the race as considered under the law of works; so under the law of grace, every redeemed soul is one with the… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.25.22

“And it was so, when the days of their feasting were gone about, that Job sent and sanctified them, and rose up early in the morning, and offered burnt offerings according to the number of them all: for Job said, It may be that my sons have sinned, and cursed God in their hearts. Thus did Job continually.” ~ Job… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 12.25.22

He Came; He Is Coming “This same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven.” ~ Acts 1:11 ~ Many are celebrating our Lord’s first coming this day; let us turn our thoughts to the promise of His second coming. This is as sure as… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 12.25.22

Isaiah 9:6 For unto us a child is born,unto us a son is given:and the government shallbe upon his shoulder:and his name shall be calledWonderful, Counsellor,The mighty God,The everlasting Father,The Prince of Peace. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 315

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.25.22

“Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.” ~ Isaiah 7:14 ~ Let us to-day go down to Bethlehem, and in company with wondering shepherds and adoring Magi, let us see Him who was born King of the Jews, for we by faith can claim an interest in Him, and can sing, “Unto… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.24.22

“The glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together.” ~ Isaiah 40:5 ~ We anticipate the happy day when the whole world shall be converted to Christ; when the gods of the heathen shall be cast to the moles and the bats; when Romanism shall be exploded, and the crescent of Mohammed shall wane,… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 12.24.22

Over Jordan with Singing “Thine enemies shall be found liars unto thee.” ~ Deuteronomy 33:29 ~ That archenemy, the devil, is a liar from the beginning; but he is so very plausible that, like mother Eve, we are led to believe him. Yet in our experience we shall prove him a liar. He says that we shall fall from grace,… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 12.24.22

Luke 2:16-20 And they came with haste,and found Mary, and Joseph,and the babe lying in a manger. And when they had seen it,they made known abroad thesaying which was told themconcerning this child. And all they that heard it wonderedat those things which were toldthem by the shepherds. But Mary kept all these things,and pondered them in her heart.And the… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.24.22

“For your sakes he became poor.” ~ 2 Corinthians 8:9 ~ The Lord Jesus Christ was eternally rich, glorious, and exalted; but “though He was rich, yet for your sakes He became poor.” As the rich saint cannot be true in his communion with his poor brethren unless of his substance he ministers to their necessities, so (the same rule… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.23.22

“The night also is Thine.” ~ Psalm 74:16 ~ Yes, Lord, Thou dost not abdicate Thy throne when the sun goeth down, nor dost Thou leave the world all through these long wintry nights to be the prey of evil; Thine eyes watch us as the stars, and Thine arms surround us as the zodiac belts the sky. The dews… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 12.23.22

Precious Things “And of Joseph he said, Blessed of the Lord be his land, for the precious things of heaven, for the dew, and for the deep that coucheth beneath.” ~ Deuteronomy 33:13 ~ We may be rich in such things as Joseph obtained, and we may have them in a higher sense. Oh, for “the precious things of heaven”!… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 12.23.22

Luke 2:11-14 For unto you is born this dayin the city of David a Saviour,which is Christ the Lord. And this shall be a sign unto you;Ye shall find the babe wrapped inswaddling clothes, lying in a manger. And suddenly there was with the angela multitude of the heavenly host praising God,and saying, Glory to God in the highest,and on… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.23.22

“Friend, go up higher.” ~ Luke 14:10 ~ When first the life of grace begins in the soul, we do indeed draw near to God, but it is with great fear and trembling. The soul conscious of guilt, and humbled thereby, is overawed with the solemnity of its position; it is cast to the earth by a sense of the… (more…)