Monthly Archives: June 2023

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.30.23

“Ah Lord God, behold, Thou hast made the heaven and the earth by thy great power and stretched out arm, and there is nothing too hard for Thee.”~ Jeremiah 32:17 ~ At the very time when the Chaldeans surrounded Jerusalem, and when the sword, famine and pestilence had desolated the land, Jeremiah was commanded by God to purchase a field,… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 6.30.23

Back, Then Forward “Nevertheless I will remember my covenant with thee in the days of thy youth, and I will establish unto thee an everlasting covenant.”~ Ezekiel 16:60 ~ Notwithstanding our sins, the Lord is still faithful in His love to us. He looks back. See how He remembers those early days of ours when He took us into covenant… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 06.30.23

Zechariah 14:9 And the Lord shall be king overall the earth: in that day shallthere be one Lord, and his name one. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 163

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.30.23

“And the glory which Thou gavest me I have given them.”~ John 17:22 ~ Behold the superlative liberality of the Lord Jesus, for He hath given us His all. Although a tithe of His possessions would have made a universe of angels rich beyond all thought, yet was He not content until He had given us all that He had.… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.29.23

“Howbeit, in the business of the ambassadors of the princes of Babylon, who sent unto him to enquire of the wonder that was done in the land, God left him, to try him, that He might know all that was in his heart.”~ 2 Chronicles 32:31 ~ Hezekiah was growing so inwardly great, and priding himself so much upon the… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 6.29.23

Invitation to Pray “Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and shew thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not.”~ Jeremiah 33:3 ~ God encourages us to pray. They tell us that prayer is a pious exercise which has no influence except upon the mind engaged in it. We know better. Our experience gives the lie a thousand… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 06.29.23

Psalm 138:8 The Lord will perfect that whichconcerneth me: thy mercy, O Lord,endureth for ever: forsake not theworks of thine own hands. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 166

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.29.23

“Them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with Him.”~ 1 Thessalonians 4:14 ~ Let us not imagine that the soul sleeps in insensibility. “Today shalt thou be with me in paradise,” is the whisper of Christ to every dying saint. They “sleep in Jesus,” but their souls are before the throne of God, praising Him day and night… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.28.23

“But Aaron’s rod swallowed up their rods.”~ Exodus 7:12 ~ This incident is an instructive emblem of the sure victory of the divine handiwork over all opposition. Whenever a divine principle is cast into the heart, though the devil may fashion a counterfeit, and produce swarms of opponents, as sure as ever God is in the work, it will swallow… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 6.28.23

One Look from the Lord! “And the Lord looked upon him, and said, Go in this thy might, and thou shalt save Israel from the hand of the Midianites: have not I sent thee?” ~ Judges 6:14 ~ What a look was that which the Lord gave to Gideon! He looked him out of his discouragement into a holy bravery.… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 06.28.23

2 Peter 3:9 The Lord is not slack concerninghis promise, as some men countslackness; but is longsufferingto us-ward, not willing that anyshould perish, but that all shouldcome to repentance. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 158

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.28.23

“Looking unto Jesus.”~ Hebrews 12:2 ~ It is ever the Holy Spirit’s work to turn our eyes away from self to Jesus; but Satan’s work is just the opposite of this, for he is constantly trying to make us regard ourselves instead of Christ. He insinuates, “Your sins are too great for pardon; you have no faith; you do not… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.27.23

“Let every man abide in the same calling wherein he was called.”~ 1 Corinthians 7:20 ~ Some persons have the foolish notion that the only way in which they can live for God is by becoming ministers, missionaries, or Bible women. Alas! how many would be shut out from any opportunity of magnifying the Most High if this were the… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 6.27.23

Thank Him; Dwell Acceptably “Surely the righteous shall give thanks unto thy name: the upright shall dwell in thy presence.”~ Psalm 140:13 ~ Oh, that my heart may be upright, that I may always be able to bless the name of the Lord! He is so good to those that be good, that I would fain be among them and… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 06.27.23

Leviticus 19:18 Thou shalt not avenge,nor bear any grudge againstthe children of thy people,but thou shalt love thyneighbour as thyself:I am the Lord. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 173

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.27.23

“Only ye shall not go very far away.”~ Exodus 8:28 ~ This is a crafty word from the lip of the arch-tyrant Pharaoh. If the poor bondaged Israelites must needs go out of Egypt, then he bargains with them that it shall not be very far away; not too far for them to escape the terror of his arms, and… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.26.23

“Having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.”~ 2 Peter 1:4 ~ Vanish for ever all thought of indulging the flesh if you would live in the power of your risen Lord. It were ill that a man who is alive in Christ should dwell in the corruption of sin. “Why seek ye the living among the… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 6.26.23

It Will Not Be Long “Be ye also patient; stablish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh.”~ James 5:8 ~ The last word in the Canticle of love is, “Make haste, my beloved,” and among the last words of the Apocalypse we read, “The Spirit and the Bride say, Come”; to which the heavenly Bridegroom answers, “Surely… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 06.26.23

Leviticus 19:18 Thou shalt not avenge, nor bearany grudge against the childrenof thy people, but thou shalt lovethy neighbour as thyself: I am the Lord. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 136

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.26.23

“Art thou become like unto us?“~ Isaiah 14:10 ~ What must be the apostate professor’s doom when his naked soul appears before God? How will he bear that voice, “Depart, ye cursed; thou hast rejected me, and I reject thee; thou hast played the harlot, and departed from Me: I also have banished thee for ever from my presence, and… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.25.23

“The dove found no rest for the sole of her foot.”~ Genesis 8:9 ~ Reader, can you find rest apart from the ark, Christ Jesus? Then be assured that your religion is vain. Are you satisfied with anything short of a conscious knowledge of your union and interest in Christ? Then woe unto you. If you profess to be a… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 6.25.23

A Staircase to Heaven “And he saith unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Hereafter ye shall see heaven open, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man.”~ John 1:51 ~ Yes, to our faith this sight is plain even at this day. We do see heaven opened. Jesus Himself has opened that kingdom… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 06.25.23

Jeremiah 23:24 Can any hide himself in secret placesthat I shall not see him? saith the Lord.Do not I fill heaven and earth?saith the Lord. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 180

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.25.23

“Get thee up into the high mountain.”~ Isaiah 40:9 ~ Our knowledge of Christ is somewhat like climbing one of our Welsh mountains. When you are at the base you see but little: the mountain itself appears to be but one-half as high as it really is. Confined in a little valley, you discover scarcely anything but the rippling brooks… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.24.23

“Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, answered and said . . . Be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not serve thy gods.”~ Daniel 3:16, 18 ~ The narrative of the manly courage and marvellous deliverance of the three holy children, or rather champions, is well calculated to excite in the minds of believers firmness and steadfastness in upholding… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 6.24.23

The Lord’s “Much More” “And Amaziah said to the man of God, But what shall we do for the hundred talents which I have given to the army of Israel? And the man of God answered, The Lord is able to give thee much more than this.”~ 2 Chronicles 25:9 ~ If you have made a mistake, bear the loss… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 06.24.23

2 Thessalonians 3:3 But the Lord is faithful,who shall stablish you,and keep you from evil. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 177

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.24.23

“A certain woman of the company lifted up her voice, and said unto Him, Blessed is the womb that bare Thee, and the paps which thou hast sucked. But He said, Yea rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.”~ Luke 11:27, 28 ~ It is fondly imagined by some that it must have involved… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.23.23

“Waiting for the adoption.”~ Romans 8:23 ~ Even in this world saints are God’s children, but men cannot discover them to be so, except by certain moral characteristics. The adoption is not manifested, the children are not yet openly declared. Among the Romans a man might adopt a child, and keep it private for a long time: but there was… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 6.23.23

The Enemy Frustrated “Therefore thus saith the Lord concerning the king of Assyria, He shall not come into this city, nor shoot an arrow there, nor come before it with shield, nor cast a bank against it.”~ 2 Kings 19:32 ~ Neither did Sennacherib molest the city. He had boasted loudly, but he could not carry out his threats. The… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 06.23.23

Isaiah 40:31 But they that wait upon the Lordshall renew their strength;they shall mount up with wings as eagles;they shall run, and not be weary;and they shall walk, and not faint. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 311

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.23.23

“Ephraim is a cake not turned.”~ Hosea 7:8 ~ A cake not turned is uncooked on one side; and so Ephraim was, in many respects, untouched by divine grace: though there was some partial obedience, there was very much rebellion left. My soul, I charge thee, see whether this be thy case. Art thou thorough in the things of God?… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.22.23

“That those things which cannot be shaken may remain.”~ Hebrews 12:27 ~ We have many things in our possession at the present moment which can be shaken, and it ill becomes a Christian man to set much store by them, for there is nothing stable beneath these rolling skies; change is written upon all things. Yet, we have certain “things… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 6.22.23

He with Us; We with Him “The fear of the Lord prolongeth days: but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.” ~ Proverbs 10:27 ~ There is no doubt about it. The fear of the Lord leads to virtuous habits, and these prevent that waste of life which comes of sin and vice. The holy rest which springs out… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 06.22.23

Psalm 91:1 He that dwelleth in the secret placeof the most High shall abide underthe shadow of the Almighty. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 173