Monthly Archives: February 2023

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 02.28.23

Set Apart “Ye shall be named the priests of the Lord.”~ Isaiah 61:6 ~ This literal promise to Israel belongs spiritually to the seed after the Spirit, namely, to all believers. If we live up to our privileges, we shall live unto God so clearly and distinctly that men shall see that we are set apart for holy service and… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 02.28.23

2 Timothy 1:7 For God hath not given usthe spirit of fear;but of power, and of love,and of a sound mind. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 319

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.28.23

“My expectation is from Him.”~ Psalm 62:5 ~ It is the believer’s privilege to use this language. If he is looking for aught from the world, it is a poor “expectation” indeed. But if he looks to God for the supply of his wants, whether in temporal or spiritual blessings, his expectation” will not be a vain one. Constantly he… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.27.23

“Whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting.” ~ Micah 5:2 ~ The Lord Jesus had goings forth for His people as their representative before the throne, long before they appeared upon the stage of time. It was “from everlasting” that He signed the compact with His Father, that He would pay blood for blood, suffering for suffering,… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 02.27.23

Unstaggering Trustfulness “He shall not be afraid of evil tidings; his heart is fixed, trusting in the Lord.”~ Psalm 112:7 ~ Suspense is dreadful. When we have no news from home, we are apt to grow anxious, and we cannot be persuaded that “no news is good news.” Faith is the cure for this condition of sadness; the Lord by… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 02.27.23

1 John 3:18 My little children,let us not love in word,neither in tongue;but in deed and in truth. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 177

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.27.23

“Thou hast made the Lord, which is my refuge, even the Most High, thy habitation.”~ Psalm 91:9 ~ The Israelites in the wilderness were continually exposed to change. Whenever the pillar stayed its motion, the tents were pitched; but tomorrow, ere the morning sun had risen, the trumpet sounded, the ark was in motion, and the fiery, cloudy pillar was… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.26.23

“Behold, if the leprosy have covered all his flesh, he shall pronounce him clean that hath the plague.~ Leviticus 13:13 ~ Strange enough this regulation appears, yet there was wisdom in it, for the throwing out of the disease proved that the constitution was sound. This evening it may be well for us to see the typical teaching of so… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 02.26.23

Truth Established “The lip of truth shall be established for ever; but a lying tongue is but for a moment.”~ Proverbs 12:19 ~ Truth wears well. Time tests it, but it right well endures the trial. R; then, I have spoken the truth and have for the present to suffer for it, I must be content to wait. If also… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 02.26.23

1 John 4:9 In this was manifested the love ofGod toward us, because that Godsent his only begotten Son into the world,that we might live through him. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 227

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.26.23

“Salvation is of the Lord.”~ Jonah 2:9 ~ Salvation is the work of God. It is He alone who quickens the soul “dead in trespasses and sins,” and it is He also who maintains the soul in its spiritual life. He is both “Alpha and Omega.” “Salvation is of the Lord.” If I am prayerful, God makes me prayerful; if… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.25.23

“But Jonah rose up to flee unto Tarshish from the presence of the Lord, and went down to Joppa.”~Jonah 1:3 ~ Instead of going to Nineveh to preach the Word, as God bade him, Jonah disliked the work, and went down to Joppa to escape from it. There are occasions when God’s servants shrink from duty. But what is the… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 02.25.23

“Ye shall be named the priests of the Lord.” ~ Isaiah 61:6 ~ This literal promise to Israel belongs spiritually to the seed after the Spirit, namely, to all believers. If we live up to our privileges, we shall live unto God so clearly and distinctly that men shall see that we are set apart for holy service and shall… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 02.25.23

Matthew 22:37-39 Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt lovethe Lord thy God with all thy heart,and with all thy soul, and with allthy mind. This is the first and greatcommandment. And the second islike unto it, Thou shalt love thyneighbour as thyself. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 229

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.25.23

“The wrath to come.”~ Matthew 3:7 ~ It is pleasant to pass over a country after a storm has spent itself; to smell the freshness of the herbs after the rain has passed away, and to note the drops while they glisten like purest diamonds in the sunlight. That is the position of a Christian. He is going through a… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.24.23

“O Lord of hosts, how long wilt thou not have mercy upon Jerusalem? . . . And the Lord answered the angel . . . with good words and comfortable words.” ~ Zechariah 1:12,13 ~ What a sweet answer to an anxious enquiry! This night let us rejoice in it. O Zion, there are good things in store for thee; thy… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 02.24.23

Hear So as to Be Heard “If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.”~ John 15:7 ~ Note well that we must hear Jesus speak if we expect Him to hear us speak. If we have no ear for Christ, He will have no… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 03.24.23

Psalm 120:1 For I know the thoughtsthat I think toward you,saith the Lord, thoughts of peace,and not of evil,to give you an expected end.Then shall ye call upon me,and ye shall go and pray unto me,and I will hearken unto you.And ye shall seek me, and find me,when ye shall searchfor me with all your heart. King James Version by… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.24.23

“I will cause the shower to come down in his season; there shall be showers of blessing.”~ Ezekiel 34:26 ~ Here is sovereign mercy I will give them the shower in its season.” Is it not sovereign, divine mercy? or who can say, “I will give them showers,” except God? There is only one voice which can speak to the… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.23.23

“Take up the cross, and follow Me.”~ Mark 10:21 ~ You have not the making of your own cross, although unbelief is a master carpenter at cross-making; neither are you permitted to choose your own cross, although self-will would fain be lord and master; but your cross is prepared and appointed for you by divine love, and you are cheerfully… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 02.23.23

Unbroken Fellowship Essential “If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.”~ John 15:7 ~ Of necessity we must be in Christ to live unto Him, and we must abide in Him to be able to claim the largesse of this promise from Him. To… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 02.23.23

Proverbs 14:22 Do they not err that devise evil?but mercy and truth shall be tothem that devise good. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 170

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.23.23

“I will never leave thee.”~ Hebrews 13:5 ~ No promise is of private interpretation. Whatever God has said to any one saint, He has said to all. When He opens a well for one, it is that all may drink. When He openeth a granary-door to give out food, there may be some one starving man who is the occasion… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.22.23

“The Lord is slow to anger, and great in power.”~ Nahum 1:3 ~ JEHOVAH “is slow to anger.” When mercy cometh into the world she driveth winged steeds; the axles of her chariot-wheels are red hot with speed; but when wrath goeth forth, it toileth on with tardy footsteps, for God taketh no pleasure in the sinner’s death. God’s rod… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 02.22.23

Past Deliverance Begets Faith “David said moreover, The LORD that delivered me out of the paw of the lion, and out of the paw of the bear, He will deliver me out of the hand of this Philistine” ~ 1 Samuel 17:37 ~ This is not a promise if we consider only the words, but it is truly so as… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 02.22.23

1 John 4:18 There is no fear in love;but perfect love casteth out fear:because fear hath torment.He that feareth is not madeperfect in love. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 440

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.22.23

“His bow abode in strength, and the arms of his hands were made strong by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob.”~ Genesis 49:24. ~ That strength which God gives to His Josephs is real strength; it is not a boasted valour, a fiction, a thing of which men talk, but which ends in smoke; it is true divine… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.21.23

“Understandest thou what thou readest?”~ Acts 8:30 ~ We should be abler teachers of others, and less liable to be carried about by every wind of doctrine, if we sought to have a more intelligent understanding of the Word of God. As the Holy Ghost, the Author of the Scriptures is He who alone can enlighten us rightly to understand… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 02.21.23

Blessing on Littleness “He will bless them that fear the LORD, both small and great” ~Psalm 115:13 ~ This is a word of cheer to those who are of humble station and mean estate. Our God has a very gracious consideration for those of small property, small talent, small influence, small weight. God careth for the small things in creation… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 02.21.23

Romans 13:9-10 For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery,Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal,Thou shalt not bear false witness,Thou shalt not covet; and if there be anyother commandment, it is brieflycomprehended in this saying, namely,Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.Love worketh no ill to his neighbour:therefore love is the fulfilling of the law. King James Version by… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.21.23

“He hath said.”~ Hebrews 13:5 ~ If we can only grasp these words by faith, we have an all-conquering weapon in our hand. What doubt will not be slain by this two-edged sword? What fear is there which shall not fall smitten with a deadly wound before this arrow from the bow of God’s covenant? Will not the distresses of… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.20.23

“Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil.”~ Matthew 4:1 ~ A holy character does not avert temptation Jesus was tempted. When Satan tempts us, his sparks fall upon tinder; but in Christ’s case, it was like striking sparks on water; yet the enemy continued his evil work. Now, if the devil… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 02.20.23

Continual Guidance “The LORD shall guide thee continually”  ~ Isaiah 5 8:11 ~ What aileth thee? Hast thou lost thy way? Art thou entangled in a dark wood and canst thou not find thy paths? Stand still, and see the salvation of God. He knows the way, and He will direct thee in it if thou cry unto Him. Every… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 02.20.23

Proverbs 17:9 He that covereth a transgressionseeketh love; but he that repeatetha matter separateth very friends. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 471

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.20.23

“God, that comforteth those that are cast down.”~ 2 Corinthians 7:6 ~ And who comforteth like Him? Go to some poor, melancholy, distressed child of God; tell him sweet promises, and whisper in his ear choice words of comfort; he is like the deaf adder, he listens not to the voice of the charmer, charm he never so wisely. He… (more…)