Category Archives: Evening’s With Spurgeon

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.19.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “For this child I prayed.” ~ 1 Samuel 1:27 ~ Devout souls delight to look upon those mercies which they have obtained in answer to supplication, for they can see God’s especial love in them. When we can name our blessings Samuel, that is, “asked of God,” they will be as dear to us… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.18.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “And they follow me.” ~ John 10:27 ~ We should follow our Lord as unhesitatingly as sheep follow their shepherd, for He has a right to lead us wherever He pleases. We are not our own, we are bought with a price—let us recognize the rights of the redeeming blood. The soldier follows his… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.17.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Encourage him.” ~ Deuteronomy 1:38 ~ God employs His people to encourage one another. He did not say to an angel, “Gabriel, my servant Joshua is about to lead my people into Canaan—go, encourage him.” God never works needless miracles; if His purposes can be accomplished by ordinary means, He will not use miraculous… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.16.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Am I a sea, or a whale, that Thou settest a watch over me?” ~ Job 7:12 ~ This was a strange question for Job to ask of the Lord. He felt himself to be too insignificant to be so strictly watched and chastened, and he hoped that he was not so unruly as… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.15.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “A people near unto him.” ~ Psalm 148:14 ~ The dispensation of the old covenant was that of distance. When God appeared even to His servant Moses, He said, “Draw not nigh hither: put off thy shoes from off thy feet”; and when He manifested Himself upon Mount Sinai, to His own chosen and… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.14.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “I acknowledged my sin unto Thee, and mine iniquity have I not hid. I said, I will confess my transgressions unto the Lord; and Thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin.” ~ Psalm 32:5 ~ David’s grief for sin was bitter. Its effects were visible upon his outward frame: “his bones waxed old”; “his… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.13.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “This man receiveth sinners.” ~ Luke 15:2 ~ Observe the condescension of this fact. This Man, who towers above all other men, holy, harmless, undefiled, and separate from sinners—this Man receiveth sinners. This Man, who is no other than the eternal God, before whom angels veil their faces—this Man receiveth sinners. It needs an… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.12.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “I will sing of mercy and judgment.” ~ Psalm 101:1 ~ Faith triumphs in trial. When reason is thrust into the inner prison, with her feet made fast in the stocks, faith makes the dungeon walls ring with her merry notes as she I cries, “I will sing of mercy and of judgment. Unto… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.11.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Lead me, O Lord, in Thy righteousness because of mine enemies.” ~ Psalms 5:8 ~ Very bitter is the enmity of the world against the people of Christ. Men will forgive a thousand faults in others, but they will magnify the most trivial offence in the followers of Jesus. Instead of vainly regretting this,… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.10.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Evening wolves.” ~ Habakkuk 1:8 ~ While preparing the present volume, this particular expression recurred to me so frequently, that in order to be rid of its constant importunity I determined to give a page to it. The evening wolf, infuriated by a day of hunger, was fiercer and more ravenous than he would… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.09.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “And round about the throne were four and twenty seats: and upon the seats I saw four and twenty elders sitting, clothed in white raiment.” ~Revelation 4:4~ These representatives of the saints in heaven are said to be around the throne. In the passage in Canticles, where Solomon sings of the King sitting at… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.08.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “The exceeding greatness of His power to us-ward who believe according to the working of His mighty power, which He wrought in Christ, when He raised Him from the dead.” ~ Ephesians 1:19, 20 ~ In the resurrection of Christ, as in our salvation, there was put forth nothing short of a divine power.… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.07.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “There is sorrow on the sea; it cannot be quiet.” ~ Jeremiah 49:23 ~ Little  know we what sorrow may be upon the sea at this moment. We are safe in our quiet chamber, but far away on the salt sea the hurricane may be cruelly seeking for the lives of men. Hear how… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.06.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “If ye be led of the Spirit, ye are not under the law.” ~ Galatians 5:18 ~ He who looks at his own character and position from a legal point of view, will not only despair when he comes to the end of his reckoning, but if he be a wise man he will… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.05.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Hast thou entered into the springs of the sea?” ~ Job 38:16 ~ Some things in nature must remain a mystery to the most intelligent and enterprising investigators. Human knowledge has bounds beyond which it cannot pass. Universal knowledge is for God alone. If this be so in the things which are seen and… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.04.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Just balances, just weights, a just ephah, and a just hin shall ye have.” ~ Leviticus 19:36 ~ Weights, and scales, and measures were to be all according to the standard of justice. Surely no Christian man will need to be reminded of this in his business, for if righteousness were banished from all… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.03.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “The Lord trieth the righteous.” ~Psalm 11:5 ~ All events are under the control of Providence; consequently all the trials of our outward life are traceable at once to the great First Cause. Out of the golden gate of God’s ordinance the armies of trial march forth in array, clad in their iron armour,… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.02.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Except ye see signs and wonders, ye will not believe.” ~ John 4:48 ~ A craving after marvels was a symptom of the sickly state of men’s minds in our Lord’s day; they refused solid nourishment, and pined after mere wonder. The gospel which they so greatly needed they would not have; the miracles… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.01.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Trust in Him at all times.” ~ Psalm 62:8 ~ Faith is as much the rule of temporal as of spiritual life; we ought to have faith in God for our earthly affairs as well as for our heavenly business. It is only as we learn to trust in God for the supply of… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.31.21

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “If we walk in the light, as He is in the light.” ~ 1 John 1:7 ~ As He is in the light! Can we ever attain to this? Shall we ever be able to walk as clearly in the light as He is whom we call “Our Father,” of… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.30.21

Monday, August 30, 2021 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Heal me, O Lord, and I shall be healed.” ~ Jeremiah 17:14 ~ “I have seen His ways, and will heal him.” ~ Isaiah 57:18 ~ It is the sole prerogative of God to remove spiritual disease. Natural disease may be instrumentally healed by men, but even then the honour… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.29.21

Sunday, August 29, 2021 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “All the days of his separation shall he eat nothing that is made of the vine tree, from the kernels even to the husk.” ~ Numbers 6:4 ~ Nazarites  had taken, among other vows, one which debarred them from the use of wine. In order that they might not violate… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.28.21

Saturday, August 28, 2021 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Sing, O barren.” ~ Isaiah 54:1 ~ Though we have brought forth some fruit unto Christ, and have a joyful hope that we are “plants of His own right hand planting,” yet there are times when we feel very barren. Prayer is lifeless, love is cold, faith is weak, each… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.27.21

Friday, August 27, 2021 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Into Thine hand I commit my spirit: Thou hast redeemed me, O Lord God of truth.”  ~ Psalm 31:5 ~ These words have been frequently used by holy men in their hour of departure. We may profitably consider them this evening. The object of the faithful man’s solicitude in life… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.26.21

Thursday, August 26, 2021 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “The people, when they beheld Him, were greatly amazed, and running to Him saluted Him.” ~ Mark 9:15 ~ How great the difference between Moses and Jesus! When the prophet of Horeb had been forty days upon the mountain, he underwent a kind of transfiguration, so that his countenance shone… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.25.21

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “If thou believest with all thine heart, thou mayest.” ~ Acts 8:37 ~ These words may answer your scruples, devout reader, concerning the ordinances. Perhaps you say, “I should be afraid to be baptized; it is such a solemn thing to avow myself to be dead with Christ, and buried… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.24.21

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “If fire break out, and catch in thorns, so that the stacks of corn, or the standing corn, or the field, be consumed therewith; he that kindled the fire shall surely make restitution.” ~ Exodus 22:6 ~ But what restitution can he make who casts abroad the fire-brands of error,… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.23.21

Monday, August 23, 2021 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith.” ~ Ephesians 3:17 ~ Beyond measure it is desirable that we, as believers, should have the person of Jesus constantly before us, to inflame our love towards Him, and to increase our knowledge of Him. I would to God that my… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.22.21

Sunday, August 22, 2021 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “The unsearchable riches of Christ.” ~ Ephesians 3:8. ~ My Master has riches beyond the count of arithmetic, the measurement of reason, the dream of imagination, or the eloquence of words. They are unsearchable! You may look, and study, and weigh, but Jesus is a greater Saviour than you think… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.21.21

Saturday, August 21, 2021 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “I said not unto the seed of Jacob, Seek ye Me in vain.”  ~Isaiah 45:19 ~ We may gain much solace by considering what God has not said. What He has said is inexpressibly full of comfort and delight; what He has not said is scarcely less rich in consolation.… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.20.21

Friday, August 20, 2021 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “And they fortified Jerusalem unto the broad wall.” ~ Nehemiah 3:8 ~ Cities well fortified have broad walls, and so had Jerusalem in her glory. The New Jerusalem must, in like manner, be surrounded and preserved by a broad wall of nonconformity to the world, and separation from its customs… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.19.21

Thursday, August 19, 2021 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Pull me out of the net that they have laid privily for me: for Thou art my strength.” ~ Psalm 31:4 ~ Our spiritual foes are of the serpent’s brood, a and seek to ensnare us by subtlety. The prayer before us supposes the possibility of the believer being caught… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.18.21

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “And they gave Him to drink wine mingled with myrrh: but He received it not.” ~ Mark 15:23 ~ Agolden truth is couched in the fact that the Saviour put the myrrhed wine-cup from His lips. On the heights of heaven the Son of God stood of old, and as… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.17.21

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “This sickness is not unto death.” ~ John 11:4 ~ From our Lord’s words we learn that there is a limit to sickness. Here is an “unto” within which its ultimate end is restrained, and beyond which it cannot go. Lazarus might pass through death, but death was not to… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.16.21

Monday, August 16, 2021 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit.”   ~ Romans 8:23 ~ Present possession is declared. At this present moment we have the first fruits of the Spirit. We have repentance, that gem of the first water; faith, that priceless pearl; hope, the heavenly emerald; and love, the glorious… (more…)

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