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Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.11.22

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Everlasting consolation.” ~ 2 Thessalonians 2:16 ~ Consolation.” There is music in the word: like David’s harp, it charms away the evil spirit of melancholy. It was a distinguished honour to Barnabas to be called “the son of consolation”; nay, it is one of the illustrious names of a greater… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.10.22

“The Son of Man hath power on earth to forgive sins.” ~ Matthew 9:6 ~ Behold one of the great Physician’s mightiest arts: He has power to forgive sin! While here He lived below, before the ransom had been paid, before the blood had been literally sprinkled on the mercy-seat, He had power to forgive sin. Hath He not power… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.09.22

“He appeared first to Mary Magdalene, o of whom He had cast seven devils.” ~ Mark 16:9 ~ Mary of Magdala was the victim of a fearful evil. She was possessed by not one devil only, but seven. These dreadful inmates caused much pain and pollution to the poor frame in which they had found a lodging. Hers was a… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.08.22

“All things are possible to him that believeth.” ~ Mark 9:23 ~ Many professed Christians are always doubting and fearing, and they forlornly think that this is the necessary state of believers. This is a mistake, for “all things are possible to him that believeth”; and it is possible for us to mount into a state in which a doubt… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.07.22

“Satan hindered us.” ~ 1 Thessalonians 2:18 ~ Since the first hour in which goodness came into conflict with evil, it has never ceased to be true in spiritual experience, that Satan hinders us. From all points of the compass, all along the line of battle, in the vanguard and in the rear, at the dawn of day and in… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.06.22

“Let the whole earth be filled with His glory; Amen, and Amen.” ~ Psalm 72:19 ~ This is a large petition. To intercede for a whole city needs a stretch of faith, and there are times when a prayer for one man is enough to stagger us. But how far-reaching was the psalmist’s dying intercession! How comprehensive! How sublime! “Let… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.05.22

“Shall your brethren go to war, and shall ye sit here?” ~ Numbers 32:6 ~ Kindred has its obligations. The Reubenites and Gadites would have been unbrotherly if they had claimed the land which had been conquered, and had left the rest of the people to fight for their portions alone. We have received much by means of the efforts… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.04-22

“I smote you with blasting and with mildew and with hail in all the labours of your hands.” ~ Haggai 2:17  ~ How destructive is the hail to the standing crops, beating out the precious grain upon the ground! How grateful ought we to be when the corn is spared so terrible a ruin! Let us offer unto the Lord… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.03.22

“But as He went.” ~ Luke 8:42 ~ Jesus is passing through the throng to the house of Jairus, to raise the ruler’s dead daughter; but He is so profuse in goodness that He works another miracle while upon the road. While yet this rod of Aaron bears the blossom of an unaccomplished wonder, it yields the ripe almonds of… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.02.22

“So she gleaned in the field until even.” ~ Ruth 2:17 ~ Let me learn from Ruth, the gleaner. As she went out to gather the ears of corn, so must I go forth into the fields of prayer, meditation, the ordinances, and hearing the word to gather spiritual food. The gleaner gathers her portion ear by ear; her gains… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.01.22

“Thou crownest the year with Thy goodness.”~ Psalm 65:11 ~ All the year round, every hour of every day, God is richly blessing us; both when we sleep and when we wake His mercy waits upon us. The sun may leave us a legacy of darkness, but our God never ceases to shine upon His children with beams of love.… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.31.22

“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…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.30.22

“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… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.29.22

“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… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.28.22

“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… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.27.22

“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…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.26.22

“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.”… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.25.22

“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… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.24.22

“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… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.23.22

“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…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.22.22

“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… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.21.22

“Why go I mourning?” ~ Psalm 42:9 ~ Canst thou answer this, believer? Canst thou find any reason why thou art so often mourning instead of rejoicing? Why yield to gloomy anticipations? Who told thee that the night would never end in day? Who told thee that the sea of circumstances would ebb out till there should be nothing left… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.20.22

“And now what hast thou to do in the way of Egypt, to drink the waters of Sihor?” ~ Jeremiah 2:18 ~ By sundry miracles, by divers mercies, by strange deliverances Jehovah had proved Himself to be worthy of Israel’s trust. Yet they broke down the hedges with which God had enclosed them as a sacred garden; they forsook their… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.19.22

“A bruised reed shall He not break, and smoking flax shall He not quench.” ~ Matthew 12:20 ~ What is weaker than the bruised reed or the smoking flax? A reed that groweth in the fen or marsh, let but the wild duck light upon it, and it snaps; let but the foot of man brush against it, and it… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.18.22

“Neither shall one thrust another; they shall walk every one in his path.” ~ Joel 2:8 ~ Locusts always keep their rank, and although their number is legion, they do not crowd upon each other, so as to throw their columns into confusion. This remarkable fact in natural history shows how thoroughly the a Lord has infused the spirit of… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.17.22

“Let not one of them escape.” ~ 1 Kings 18:40 ~ When the prophet Elijah had received the answer to his prayer, and the fire from heaven had consumed the sacrifice in the presence of all the people, he called upon the assembled Israelites to take the priests of Baal, and sternly cried, “Let not one of them escape.” He… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.16.22

“Thou shalt arise, and have mercy upon Zion: for the time to favour her, yea, the set time is come. For Thy servants rake pleasure in her stones, and favour the dust thereof.” ~ Psalm 102:13, 14 ~ A selfish man in trouble is exceedingly hard to comfort, because the springs of his comfort entirely within himself, and when he… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.15.22

“He appeared first to Mary Magdalene.” ~ Mark 16:9 ~ Jesus appeared first to Mary Magdalene,” probably not only on account of her great love and persevering seeking, but because, as the context intimates, she had been a special trophy of Christ’s delivering power. Learn from this, that the greatness of our sin before conversion should not make us imagine… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.14.22

“As it began to dawn, came Magdalene, to see the sepulchre.” ~ Matthew 28:1 ~ Let us learn from Mary Magdalene how to obtain fellowship with the Lord Jesus. Notice how she sought. She sought the Saviour very early in the morning. If thou canst wait for Christ, and be patient in the hope of having fellowship with Him at… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.13.22

“When I cry unto Thee, then shall mine enemies turn back: this I know; for God is for me.” ~ Psalm 56:9 ~ It is impossible for any human speech to express the full meaning of this delightful phrase, “God is for me.” He was “for us” before the worlds were made; He was “for us,” or He would not… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.12.22

“His heavenly kingdom.” ~ 2 Timothy 4:18 ~ Donder city of the great King is a place of active service. Ransomed spirits serve Him day and night in His temple. They never cease to fulfil the good pleasure of their King. They always “rest,” so far as ease and freedom from care is concerned; and never “rest,” in the sense… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.11.22

“Tell ye your children of it, and let your children tell their children, and their children another generation.” ~ Joel 1:3 ~ In this simple way, by God’s grace, a living testimony for truth is always to be kept alive in the land—the beloved of the Lord are to hand down their witness for the gospel, and the covenant to… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.10.22

“And the evening and the morning were the first day.” ~ Genesis 1:5 ~ The evening was “darkness” and the morning was “light,” and yet the two together are called by the name that is given to the light alone! This is somewhat remarkable, but it has an exact analogy in spiritual experience. In every believer there is darkness and… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.09.22

“And God divided the light from the darkness.” ~ Genesis 1:4 ~ A believer has two principles at work within him. In his natural estate he was subject to one principle only, which was darkness; now light has entered, and the two principles disagree. Mark the apostle Paul’s words in the seventh chapter of Romans: “I find then a law,… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.08.22

“Lead me in Thy truth, and teach me: for Thou art the God of my salvation; on Thee do I wait all the day.” ~ Psalm 25:5 ~ When the believer has begun with trembling feet to walk in the way of the Lord, he asks to be still led onward like a little child upheld by its parent’s helping… (more…)

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