Monthly Archives: July 2023

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.31.23

“And these are the singers . . . they were employed in that work day and night.” ~ 1 Chronicles 9:33 ~ Well was it so ordered in the temple that the sacred chant never ceased: for evermore did the singers praise the Lord, whose mercy endureth for ever. As mercy did not cease to rule either by day or… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 07.31.23

An Appeal; Deliverance “And call upon me in the day of trouble: I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me.”~ Psalm 50:15 ~ This is a promise indeed! Here is an urgent occasion”the day of trouble.” It is dark at noon on such a day, and every hour seems blacker than the one which came before it. Then is… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.31.23

“I in them.”~John 17:23 ~ If such be the union which subsists between our souls and the person of our Lord, how deep and broad is the channel of our communion! This is no narrow pipe through which a thread-like stream may wind its way, it is a channel of amazing depth and breadth, along whose glorious length a ponderous… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.30.23

“Him that cometh to Me I will in no wise cast out.”~ John 6:37 ~ No limit is set to the duration of this promise. It does not merely say, “I will not cast out a sinner at his first coming,” but, “I will in no wise cast out.” The original reads, “I will not, not cast out,” or “I… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 07.30.23

Promise of Future Meeting “I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice.”~ John 16:22 ~ Surely He will come a second time, and then, when He sees us and we see Him, there will be rejoicings indeed. Oh, for that joyous return! But this promise is being daily fulfilled in another sense. Our gracious Lord has many “agains”… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 07.30.23

Matthew 5:14,16 Ye are the light of the world.A city that is set on an hillcannot be hid. Let your light so shine before men,that they may see your good works,and glorify your Father which is in heaven. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 207

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.30.23

“And when he thought thereon, he wept.8~ Mark 14:72 ~ It has been thought by some that as long as Peter lived, the fountain of his tears began to flow whenever he remembered his denying his Lord. It is not unlikely that it was so, for his sin was very great, and grace in him had afterwards a perfect work.… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.29.23

“All that the Father giveth Me shall come to Me.”~ John 6:37~ This declaration involves the doctrine of election: there are some whom the Father gave to Christ. It involves the doctrine of effectual calling: these who are given must and shall come; however stoutly they may set themselves against it, yet they shall be brought out of darkness into… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 07.29.23

He Routs Our Enemy “He hath cast out thine enemy.”~ Zephaniah 3:15 ~ What a casting out was that! Satan has lost his throne in our nature even as he lost his seat in heaven. Our Lord Jesus has destroyed the enemy’s reigning power over us. He may worry us, but he cannot claim us as his own. His bonds… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.29.23

“Nevertheless I am continually with Thee.”~ Psalm 73:23 ~ Neverless, ”as if, notwithstanding all the foolishness and ignorance which David had just been confessing to God, not one atom the less was it true and certain that David was saved and accepted, and that the blessing of being constantly in God’s presence was undoubtedly his. Fully conscious of his own… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.28.23

“Who went about doing good.”~ Acts 10:38 ~ Few words, but yet an exquisite miniature of the Lord Jesus Christ. There are not many touches, but they are the strokes of a master’s pencil. Of the Saviour and only of the Saviour is it true in the fullest, broadest, and most unqualified sense. “He went about doing good.” From this… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 07.28.23

Bow Down; Be Lifted Up “Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time.”~ 1 Peter 5:6 ~ This is tantamount to a promise: if we will bow down, the Lord will lift us up. Humility leads to honor; submission is the way to exaltation. That same hand of God which presses… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 07.28.23

Philippians 3:14 I press toward the mark for the prizeof the high calling of God in Christ Jesus. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 150

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.28.23

I was so foolish and ignorant; I was acting like an stupid animal before you.”~ Psalm 73:22 ~ This is the confession of the man after God’s own heart. The word foolish here means more than it signifies in ordinary language. Earlier in the Psalm he wrote, I was envious of the foolish when I saw the prosperity of the… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.27.23

“Who shall lay anything to the charge of God’s elect?” ~ Romans 8:33 ~ Most blessed challenge! How unanswerable it is! Every sin of the elect was laid upon the great Champion of our salvation, and by the atonement carried away. There is no sin in God’s book against His people: He seeth no sin in Jacob, neither iniquity in… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 07.27.23

More than Mere Words “I will give you the sure mercies of David”~ Acts 13:34 ~ Nothing of man is sure; but everything of God is so. Especially are covenant mercies sure mercies, even as David said “an everlasting covenant, ordered in all things and sure.” We are sure that the Lord meant His mercy. He did not speak mere… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 07.27.23

Hebrews 12:1 Wherefore seeing we also are compassedabout with so great a cloud of witnesses,let us lay aside every weight, and the sinwhich doth so easily beset us, and let usrun with patience the race that is set before us, King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 164

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.27.23

“Exceeding great and precious promises.”~ 2 Peter 1:4 ~ If you would know experimentally the preciousness of the promises, and enjoy them in your own heart, meditate much upon them. There are promises which are like grapes in the wine-press; if you will tread them the juice will flow. Thinking over the hallowed words will often be the prelude to… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 07.26.23

Hebrews 11:1 Now faith is the substanceof things hoped for, theevidence of things not seen. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 156

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.26.23

“That He may set him with princes.”~ Psalm 113:8 ~ Our spiritual privileges are of the highest order. “Among princes” is the place of select society. “Truly our fellowship is with the Father, and with His Son Jesus Christ.” Speak of select society, there is none like this! “We are a chosen generation, a peculiar people, a royal priesthood.” “We… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 07.26.23

A Change of Name “And it shall be at that day, saith the Lord, that thou shalt call me Ishi; and shalt call me no more Baali; for I will take away the names of Baalim out of her mouth, and they shall no more be remembered by their name.”~ Hosea 2:16-17 ~ That day has come. We view our… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.26.23

“Giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge, etc.”~ 2 Peter 1:5, 6 ~ If thou wouldest enjoy the eminent grace of the full assurance of faith, under the blessed Spirit’s influence, and assistance, do what the Scripture tells thee, “Give diligence.” Take care that thy faith is of the right kind that it is not… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.25.23

“In their affliction they will seek Me early.”~ Hosea 5:15 ~ Losses and adversities are frequently the means which the great Shepherd uses to fetch home His wandering sheep; like fierce dogs they worry the wanderers back to the fold. There is no making lions tame if they are too well fed; they must be brought down from their great… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 07.25.23

Nothing to Alarm Us “But go thou thy way till the end be: for thou shalt rest, and stand in thy lot at the end of the days.”~ Daniel 12:13 ~ We cannot understand all the prophecies, but yet we regard them with pleasure and not with dismay. There can be nothing in the Father’s decree which should justly alarm… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 07.25.23

Psalm 119:60 I made haste, and delayed notto keep thy commandments. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 202

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.25.23

“He left his garment in her hand, and fled, and got him out.”~ Genesis 39:12 ~ In contending with certain sins there remains no mode of victory but by flight. The ancient naturalists wrote much of basilisks, whose eyes fascinated their victims and rendered them easy victims; so the mere gaze of wickedness puts us in solemn danger. He who… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.24.23

“His camp is very great.”~ Joel 2:11 ~ Consider,, my soul, the mightiness of the Lord who is thy glory and defence. He is a man of war, Jehovah is His name. All the forces of heaven are at His beck, legions wait at His door, cherubim and seraphim;, watchers and holy ones, principalities and powers, are all attentive to… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 07.24.23

Perfect Purity “He that overcometh, the same shall be clothed in white raiment.”~ Revelation 3:5 ~ Warrior of the cross, fight on! Never rest till thy victory is complete, for thine eternal reward will prove worthy of a life of warfare. See, here is perfect purity for thee! A few in Sardis kept their garments undefiled, and their recompense is… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.24.23

“Stand still, and see the salvation of the Lord.”~ Exodus 14:13 ~ These words contain God’s command to the believer when he is reduced to great straits and brought into extraordinary difficulties. He cannot retreat; he cannot go forward; he is shut up on the right hand and on the left; what is he now to do? The Master’s word… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.23.23

“The blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanseth us from all sin.”~ 1 John 1:7~ Cleanseth,” says the text not “shall cleanse.” There are multitudes who think that as a dying hope they may look forward to pardon. Oh! how infinitely better to have cleansing now than to depend on the bare possibility of forgiveness when I come to die. Some… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 07.23.23

Absolutely No Remembrance “And their sins and iniquities will I remember no more.”~ Hebrews 10:17 ~ According to this gracious covenant the Lord treats His people as if they had never sinned. Practically, He forgets all their trespasses. Sins of all kinds He treats as if they had never been, as if they were quite erased from His memory. O… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.23.23

“Even thou wast as one of them.”~ Obadiah 1:11 ~ Brotherly kindness was due from Edom to Israel in the time of need, but instead thereof, the men of Esau made common cause with Israel’s foes. Special stress in the sentence before us is laid upon the word thou; as when Caesar cried to Brutus, “and thou Brutus”; a bad… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.22.23

“Behold the Man!”~ John 19:5 ~ If there be one place where our Lord Jesus most fully becomes the joy and comfort of His people, it is where He plunged deepest into the depths of woe. Come hither, gracious souls, and behold the Man in the garden of Gethsemane; behold His heart so brimming with love that He cannot hold… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 07.22.23

An Eternal Pledge “And I will betroth thee unto me for ever; yea, I will betroth thee unto me in righteousness, and in judgment, and in loving kindness, and in mercies. I will even betroth thee unto me in faithfulness; and thou shalt know the Lord.”~ Hosea 2:19-20 ~ Betrothment unto the Lord! What an honor and a joy! My… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 07.22.23

Matthew 16:15-16 He saith unto them,But whom say ye that I am?And Simon Peter answeredand said, Thou art the Christ,the Son of the living God. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 228

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