Monthly Archives: June 2024

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.24.24

“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 6.24.24

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 06.24.24

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 14

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.24.24

“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 ~ 06.23.24

“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 6.23.24

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 06.23.24

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 15

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.23.24

“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 ~ 06.22.24

“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 6.22.24

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 06.22.24

Psalm 121:7-8 The Lord shall preserve thee from all evil:he shall preserve thy soul. The Lord shallpreserve thy going out and thy coming infrom this time forth, and even for evermore. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 27

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.22.24

“He shall build the temple of the Lord; and He shall bear the glory.”~ Zechariah 6:13 ~ Christ Himself is the builder of His spiritual temple, and He has built it on the mountains of His unchangeable affection, His omnipotent grace, and His infallible truthfulness. But as it was in Solomon’s temple, so in this; the materials need making ready.… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.21.24

“The foundation of God standeth sure.”~ 2 Timothy 2:19 ~ The foundation upon which our faith rests is this, that “God was in Christ reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them.” The great fact on which genuine faith relies is, that “the Word was made flesh and dwelt among us,” and that “Christ also hath suffered… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 6.21.24

A Woman’s War “The Lord shall sell Sisera into the hand of a woman.”~ Judges 4:9 ~ Rather an unusual text, but there may be souls in the world that may have faith enough to grasp it. Barak, the man, though called to the war, had little stomach for the fight unless Deborah would go with him, and so the… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 06.21.24

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 22

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.21.24

“Thou art fairer than the children of men.”~ Psalm 45:2 ~ The entire person of Jesus is but as one gem, and His life is all along but one impression of the seal. He is altogether complete; not only in His several parts, but as a gracious all-glorious whole. His character is not a mass of fair colours mixed confusedly,… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.20.24

“Straightway they forsook their nets, and followed Him.”~ Mark 1:18 ~ When they heard the call of Jesus, Simon and Andrew obeyed at once without demur. If we would always, punctually and with resolute zeal, put in practice what we hear upon the spot, or at the first fit occasion, our attendance at the means of grace, and our reading… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 6.20.24

The Lord Our Companion “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.”~ Psalm 23:4 ~ Sweet are these words in describing a deathbed assurance. How many have repeated them in their last hours with intense delight! But the… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.20.24

“For, lo, I will command, and I will sift the house of Israel among all nations, like as corn is sifted in a sieve, yet shall not the least grain fall upon the earth.”~ Amos 9:9 ~ Every sifting comes by divine command and permission. Satan must ask leave before he can lay a finger upon Job. Nay, more, in… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 06.20.24

Mark 8:36 For what shall it profit a man,if he shall gain the whole world,and lose his own soul? King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 26

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.19.24

“My Beloved is mine, and I am His: He feedeth among the lilies. Until the day break, and the shadows flee away, turn, my Beloved, and be Thou like a roe or a young hart upon the mountains of Bether.”~ Song of Solomon 2:16, 17 ~ Surley if there be a happy verse in the Bible it is this My… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 6.19.24

A Sound Heart “Let my heart be sound in thy statutes: that I be not ashamed.”~ Psalm 119:80 ~ We may regard this inspired prayer as containing within itself the assurance that those who keep close to the Word of God shall never have cause to be ashamed of doing so. See, the prayer is for soundness of heart. A… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.19.24

“And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost.”~ Acts 2:4 ~ Rich were the blessings of this day if all of us were filled with the Holy Ghost. The consequences of this sacred filling of the soul it would be impossible to overestimate. Life, comfort, light, purity, power, peace; and many other precious blessings are inseparable from the Spirit’s… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 06.19.24

Ephesians 5:25-26 Husbands, love your wives,even as Christ also loved the church,and gave himself for it;That he might sanctify and cleanse itwith the washing of water by the word, King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 41

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.18.24

“I am come into my garden, my sister, my spouse.”~ Song of Solomon 5:1 ~ The heart of the believer is Christ’s garden. He bought it with His precious blood, and He enters it and claims it as His own. A garden implies separation. It is not the open common; it is not a wilderness; it is walled around, or… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 6.18.24

God Himself Shall Work “Now will I rise, saith the Lord; now will I be exalted; now will I lift up myself.” ~ Isaiah 33:10 ~ When the spoilers had made the land as waste as if devoured by locusts, and the warriors who had defended the country sat down and wept like women, then the Lord came to the… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 06.18.24

Ephesians 6:4 And, ye fathers, provoke notyour children to wrath:but bring them up in the nurtureand admonition of the Lord. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 34

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.18.24

“Thy Redeemer.”~Isaiah 54:5 ~ Jesus, the Redeemer, is altogether ours and ours for ever. All the offices of Christ are held on our behalf. He is king for us, priest for us, and prophet for us. Whenever we read a new title of the Redeemer, let us appropriate Him as ours under that name as much as under any other.… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.17.24

“Then Israel sang this song, Spring up, O well; sing ye unto it.”~ Numbers 21:17 ~ Famous was the well of Beer in the wilderness, because it was the subject of a promise: “That is the well whereof the Lord spake unto Moses, Gather the people together, and I will give them water.” The people needed water, and it was… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 07.17.24

Valiant for Truth “The people that do know their God shall be strong, and do exploits.”~ Daniel 11:32 ~ “The Lord is a man of war, Jehovah is his name.” Those who enlist under His banner shall have a Commander who will train them for the conflict and give them both vigor and valor. The times of which Daniel wrote… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 6.17.24

Our Field of Battle “For the Lord your God is he that goeth with you, to fight for you against your enemies, to save you.”~ Deuteronomy 20:4 ~ We have no enemies but the enemies of God. Our fights are not against men but against spiritual wickednesses. We war with the devil and the blasphemy and error and despair which… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.17.24

“Help, Lord.”~ Psalm 12:1 ~ The prayer itself is remarkable, for it is short, but seasonable, sententious, and suggestive. David mourned the fewness of faithful men, and therefore lifted up his heart in supplication when the creature failed, he flew to the Creator. He evidently felt his own weakness, or he would not have cried for help; but at the… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 06.17.24

Psalm 68:4-5 Sing unto God, sing praises to his name:extol him that rideth upon the heavensby his name Jah, and rejoice before him.A father of the fatherless, and a judgeof the widows, is God in his holy habitation. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 38

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.16.24

“The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?”~ Psalm 27:1 ~ The Lord is my light and my salvation.” Here is personal interest, “my light,” “my salvation”; the soul is assured of it, and therefore declares it boldly. Into the soul at… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 06.16.24

Possess, Not Only Profess “For whosoever hath, to him shall be given, and he shall have more abundance.”~ Matthew 13:12 ~ When the Lord has given to a man much grace, He will give him more. A little faith is a nest egg; more faith will come to it. But then it must not be seeming faith, but real and… (more…)