Monthly Archives: May 2024

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.31.24

“Who healeth all thy diseases.”~ Psalm 103:3 ~ Humbling as is the statement, yet the fact is certain, that we are all more or less suffering under the disease of sin. What a comfort to know that we have a great Physician who is both able and willing to heal us! Let us think of Him awhile to-night. His cures… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 05.31.24

“Be of Good Cheer” “In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.” ~ John 16:33 ~ My Lord’s words are true as to the tribulation. I have my share of it beyond all doubt. The flail is not hung up out of the way, nor can I hope that it will be… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 05.31.24

1 Thessalonians 4:16-17 For the Lord himself shall descendfrom heaven with a shout, with thevoice of the archangel, and with thetrump of God: and the dead in Christshall rise first: Then we which are aliveand remain shall be caught up togetherwith them in the clouds, to meet theLord in the air: and so shall we everbe with the Lord. King… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.31.24

“The king also himself passed over the brook Kidron.”~ 2 Samuel 15:23 ~ David passed that gloomy brook when flying with his mourning company from his traitor son. The man after God’s own heart was not exempt from trouble, nay, his life was full of it. He was both the Lord’s Anointed, and the Lord’s Afflicted. Why then should we… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.30.24

“That henceforth we should not serve sin.”~ Romans 6:6 ~ Christian, what hast thou to do with sin? Hath it not cost thee enough already? Burnt child, wilt thou play with the fire? What! when thou hast already been between the jaws of the lion, wilt thou step a second time into his den? Hast thou not had enough of… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 05.30.24

Holy Foresight “Nevertheless I say unto you, Hereafter shall ye see the Son of man sitting on the right hand of power, and coming in the clouds of Heaven.” ~ Matthew 26:64 ~ Ah, Lord, Thou wast in Thy lowest state when before Thy persecutors Thou wast made to stand like a criminal! Yet the eyes of Thy faith could… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.30.24

“Take us the foxes, the little foxes that spoil the vines.”~ Song of Solomon 2:15 ~ A little thorn may cause much suffering. A little cloud may hide the sun. Little foxes spoil the vines; and little sins do mischief to the tender heart. These little sins burrow in the soul, and make it so full of that which is… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 05.30.24

Psalm 56:4 In God I will praise his word,in God I have put my trust;I will not fear what flesh cando unto me. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 53

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.29.24

“Cursed be the man before the Lord, that riseth up and buildeth this city Jericho.”~ Joshua 6:26 ~ Since he was cursed who rebuilt Jericho, I much more the man who labours to restore Popery among us. In our fathers’ days the gigantic walls of Popery fell by the power of their faith, the perseverance of their efforts, and the… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 05.29.24

Fishers Follow Him “And Jesus said unto them, Come ye after me, and I will make you to become fishers of men.”~ Mark 1:17 ~ Only by coming after Jesus can we obtain our heart’s desire and be really useful to our fellow men. Oh, how we long to be successful fishers for Jesus! We would sacrifice our lives to… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.29.24

“Thou hatest wickedness.”~ Psalm 45:7 ~ Be ye angry, and sin not.” There can hardly be goodness in a man if he be not angry at sin; he who loves truth must hate every false way. How our Lord Jesus hated it when the temptation came! Thrice it assailed Him in different forms, but ever He met it with, “Get… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 05.29.24

Psalm 103:17-18 But the mercy of the Lord isfrom everlasting to everlastingupon them that fear him,and his righteousness untochildren’s children; To such askeep his covenant, and to thosethat remember his commandmentsto do them. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 53

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.28.24

“This I recall to my mind, therefore have I hope.”~ Lamentations 3:21 ~ Memory is frequently the bondslave of despondency. Despairing minds call to remembrance every dark foreboding in the past, and dilate upon every gloomy feature in the present; thus memory, clothed in sackcloth, presents to the mind a cup of mingled gall and wormwood. There is, however, no… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 05.28.24

Remind God of His Promise “And thou saidst, I will surely do thee good.”~ Genesis 32:12 ~ This is the sure way of prevailing with the Lord in prayer. We may humbly remind Him of what He has said. Our faithful God will never run back from His word, nor will He leave it unfulfilled; yet He loves to be… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 05.28.24

Romans 12:15 Rejoice with them that do rejoice,and weep with them that weep. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 56

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.28.24

“Whom He justified, them He also glorified.”Romans 8:30 ~ Here is a precious truth for thee, believer. Thou mayest be poor, or in suffering, or unknown, but for thine encouragement take a review of thy “calling” and the consequences that flow from it, and especially that blessed result here spoken of. As surely as thou art God’s child today, so… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.27.24

“What is thy servant, that thou shouldest look upon such a dead dog as I am?”~ 2 Samuel 9:8 ~ If Mephibosheth was thus humbled by David’s kindness, what shall we be in the presence of our gracious Lord? The more grace we have, the less we shall think of ourselves, for grace, like light, reveals our impurity. Eminent saints… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 05.27.24

As the Life So the Fruit “For if these thing be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.” ~ 2 Peter 1:8 ~ If we desire to glorify our Lord by fruitfulness, we must have certain things within us; for nothing can come out… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.27.24

“So Mephibosheth dwelt in Jerusalem: for he did eat continually at the king’s table; and was lame on both his feet.”~ 2 Samuel 9:13 ~ Mephiboseheth was no great ornament to a royal table, yet he had a continual place at David’s board, because the king could see in his face the features of the beloved Jonathan. Like Mephibosheth, we… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 05.27.24

Acts 20:24 But none of these things move me,neither count I my life dear unto myself,so that I might finish my course with joy,and the ministry, which I have received ofthe Lord Jesus, to testify the gospelof the grace of God King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 56

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.26.24

“Continue in the faith.”~ Acts 14:22 ~ Perseverance is the badge of true saints. The Christian life is not a beginning only in the ways of God, but also a continuance in the same as long as life lasts. It is with a Christian as it was with the great Napoleon: he said, “Conquest has made me what I am,… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 05.26.24

Commonest Things Blessed “Ye shall serve the Lord your God, and he shall bless thy bread, and thy water.”~ Exodus 23:25 ~ What a promise is this! To serve God is in itself a high delight. But what an added privilege to have the blessing of the Lord resting upon us in all things! Our commonest things become blessed when… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.26.24

“Cast thy burden upon the Lord, and He shall sustain thee.”~ Psalm 55:22 ~ Care, even though exercised upon legitimate objects, if carried to excess, has in it the nature of sin. The precept to avoid anxious care is earnestly inculcated by our Saviour, again and again; it is reiterated by the apostles; and it is one which cannot be… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 05.26.24

John 3:17 For God sent not his Soninto the world to condemnthe world; but that the worldthrough him might be saved. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 67

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.25.24

“And they rose up the same hour, and returned Jerusalem . . . and they told what things were done in the way, and how He was known of them.”~ Luke 24:33,35 ~ When the two disciples had reached Emmaus, and were refreshing themselves at the evening meal, the mysterious stranger who had so enchanted them upon the road, took… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 05.25.24

God’s Treasury “The Lord shall open unto thee his good treasure.”~ Deuteronomy 28:12 ~ This refers first to the rain. The Lord will give this in its season. Rain is the emblem of all those celestial refreshings which the Lord is ready to bestow upon His people. Oh, for a copious shower to refresh the Lord’s heritage! We seem to… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.25.24

“Forsake me not, O Lord.”~ Psalm 38:21 ~ Frequently we pray that God would not forsake us in the hour of trial and temptation, but we too much forget that we have need to use this prayer at all times. There is no moment of our life, however holy, in which we can do without His constant upholding. Whether in… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 05.25.24

James 1:19 Wherefore, my beloved brethren,let every man be swift to hear,slow to speak, slow to wrath: King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 71

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.24.24

“Only let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of Christ.”~ Philippians 1:27 ~ The word “conversation” does not merely mean our talk and converse with one another, but the whole course of our life and behaviour in the world. The Greek word signifies the actions and the privileges of citizenship: and thus we are commanded to let our… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 05.24.24

One A Majority! “One man of you shall chase a thousand: for the Lord your God, he it is that fighteth for you, as he hath promised you.”~ Joshua 23:10 ~ Why count heads? One man with God is a majority though there be a thousand on the other side. Sometimes our helpers may be too many for God to… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.24.24

“Blessed be God, which hath nor turned away my prayer.”~ Psalm 66:20 ~ In looking back upon the character of our prayers, if we do it honestly, we shall be filled with wonder that God has ever answered them. There may be some who think their prayers worthy of acceptance as the Pharisee did; but the true Christian, in a… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 05.24.24

Romans 12:10 Be kindly affectioned one to anotherwith brotherly love;in honour preferring one another; King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 69

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.23.24

“Thou hast bought me no sweet cane with money.”~ Isaiah 43:24 ~ Worshippers at the temple were wont to bring presents of sweet perfumes to be burned upon the altar of God: but Israel, in the time of her backsliding, became ungenerous, and made but few votive offerings to her Lord: this was an evidence of coldness of heart towards… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 05.23.24

Full Reliance on God “For he shall deliver the needy when he crieth; the poor also, and him that hath no helper.” ~ Psalm 72:12 ~ The needy cries; what else can he do? His cry is heard of God; what else need he do? Let the needy reader take to crying at once, for this will be his wisdom.… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 05.23.24

Romans 15:2 Let every one of us pleasehis neighbour for his goodto edification. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 64