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 15

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 24

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 32

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 32

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.23.24

“The Lord will perfect that which concerneth me.”~ Psalm 138:8 ~ Most manifestly the confidence which the Psalmist here expressed was a divine confidence. He did not say, “I have grace enough to perfect that which concerneth me my faith is so steady that it will not stagger my love is so warm that it will never grow cold my… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.22.24

“Behold, Thou art fair, my Beloved.”~ Song of Solomon 1:16 ~ From every point our Well-beloved is most fair. Our various experiences are meant by our heavenly Father to furnish fresh standpoints from which we may view the loveliness of Jesus; how amiable are our trials when they carry us aloft where we may gain clearer views of Jesus than… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 05.22.24

Song of Confidence “Though I walk in the midst of trouble, thou wilt revive me: thou shalt stretch forth thine hand against the wrath of mine enemies, and thy right hand shall save me.” ~ Psalm 138:7 ~ Wretched walking in the midst of trouble. Nay, blessed walking, since there is a special promise for it. Give me a promise,… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.22.24

“He led them forth by the right way.”~ Psalm 107:7 ~ Changeful experience often leads the anxious believer to enquire “Why is it thus with me?” I looked for light, but lo, darkness came; for peace, but behold trouble. I said in my heart, my mountain standeth firm, I shall never be moved. Lord, thou dost hide Thy face, and… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 05.22.24

Galatians 5:13 For, brethren, ye have been calledunto liberty; only use not liberty foran occasion to the flesh, but bylove serve one another. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 30

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.21.24

“There is corn in Egypt.”~ Genesis 42:2 ~ Famine pinched all the nations, and it seemed inevitable that Jacob and his family should suffer great want; but the God of providence, who never forgets the objects of electing love, had stored a granary for His people by giving the Egyptians warning of the scarcity, and leading them to treasure up… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 05.21.24

Rain Without Clouds? Never! “If the clouds be full of rain, they empty themselves upon the earth.”~ Ecclesiastes 11:3 ~ Why, then, do we dread the clouds which now darken our sky? True, for a while they hide the sun, but the sun is not quenched; He will shine out again before long. Meanwhile those black clouds are filled with… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 05.21.24

1 Corinthians 1:10 Now I beseech you, brethren,by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ,that ye all speak the same thing,and that there be no divisions among you;but that ye be perfectly joined togetherin the same mind and in the same judgment. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 36

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.21.24

“If so be ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious.”~ 1 Peter 2:3 ~ “If:” then, this is not a matter to be taken for granted concerning every one of the human race. “If:” then there is a possibility and a probability that some may not have tasted that the Lord is gracious. “If:””then this is not a general… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.20.24

“I drew them with cords of a man, with bands of love.”~ Hosea 11:4 ~ Our heavenly Father often draws us with the cords of love; but ah! how backward we are to run towards Him! How slowly do we respond to His gentle impulses! He draws us to exercise a more simple faith in Him; but we have not… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 05.20.24

We Dare Not Doubt “I will go before thee, and make the crooked places straight: I will break in pieces the gates of brass, and cut in sunder the bars of iron.” ~ Isaiah 45:2 ~ This was for Cyrus; but it is evermore the heritage of all the Lord’s own spiritual servants. Only let us go forward by faith,… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 05.20.24

Romans 15:5-6 Now the God of patience and consolationgrant you to be likeminded one towardanother according to Christ Jesus:That ye may with one mind and one mouthglorify God, even the Father of ourLord Jesus Christ. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 42

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.20.24

“Marvellous lovingkindness.”~ Psalm 17:7 ~ When we give our hearts with our alms, we give well, but we must often plead to a failure in this respect. Not so our Master and our Lord. His favours are always performed with the love of His heart. He does not send to us the cold meat and the broken pieces from the… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.19.24

“And he requested for himself that he might die.”~ 1 Kings 19:4 ~ It was a remarkable thing that the man who was never to die, for whom God had ordained an infinitely better lot, the man who should be carried to heaven in a chariot of fire, and be translated, that he should not see death should thus pray,… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 05.19.24

We May Speak for God “Therefore thus saith the Lord, If thou return, then will I bring thee again, and thou shalt stand before me: and if thou take forth the precious from the vile, thou shalt be as my mouth.” ~ Jeremiah 15:19 ~ Poor Jeremiah! Yet why do we say so? The weeping prophet was one of the… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 05.19.24

James 3:17-18 But the wisdom that is from aboveis first pure, then peaceable, gentle,and easy to be intreated, full of mercyand good fruits, without partiality,and without hypocrisy. And the fruit ofrighteousness is sown in peaceof them that make peace. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 49

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.19.24

“I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth.”~ Ecclesiastes 10:7 ~ Upstarts frequently usurp the highest places, while the truly great pine in obscurity. This is a riddle in providence whose solution will one day gladden the hearts of the upright; but it is so common a fact, that none of us should murmur… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.18.24

“Afterward.”~ Hebrews 12:11 ~ How happy are tried Christians, afterwards. No calm more deep than that which succeeds a storm. Who has not rejoiced in clear shinings after rain? Victorious banquets are for well-exercised soldiers. After killing the lion we eat the honey; after climbing the Hill Difficulty, we sit down in the arbour to rest; after traversing the Valley… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 05.18.24

Losses Overcome “And I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten.”~ Joel 2:25 ~ Yes, those wasted years over which we sigh shall be restored to us. God can give us such plentiful grace that we shall crowd into the remainder of our days as much of service as will be some recompense for those years… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 05.18.24

Hebrews 6:10 For God is not unrighteousto forget your work and labourof love, which ye have shewedtoward his name, in that ye haveministered to the saints, and do minister. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 56

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