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Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.07.23

“Ye that love the Lord hate evil.”~ Psalm 97:10 ~ Thou hast good reason to “hate evil,” for only consider what harm it has already wrought thee. Oh, what a world of mischief sin has brought into thy heart! Sin blinded thee so that thou couldst not see the beauty of the Saviour; it made thee deaf so that thou… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.06.23

“Behold, I am vile.”~ Job 40:4 ~ One cheering word, poor lost sinner, for thee! You think you must not come to God because YOU are vile. Now, there is not a saint living on earth but has been made to feel that he is vile. If Job, and Isaiah, and Paul were all obliged to say “I am vile,”… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.05.23

“The Lord shut him in.”~ Genesis 7:16 ~ Noah was shut in away from all the world by the hand of divine love. The door of electing purpose interposes between us and the world which lieth in the wicked one. We are not of the world even as our Lord Jesus was not of the world. Into the sin, the… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.04.23

“The kindness and love of God our Saviour.”~ Titus 3:4 ~ How sweet it is to behold the Saviour communing with His own beloved people! There can be nothing more delightful than, by the Divine Spirit, to be led into this fertile field of delight. Let the mind for an instant consider the history of the Redeemer’s love, and a… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.03.23

“These were potters, and those that dwelt among plants and hedges: there they dwelt with the king for his work.”~ 1 Chronicles 4:23 ~ Potters were not the very highest grade of workers, but “the king” needed potters, and therefore they were in royal service, although the material upon which they worked was nothing but clay. We, too, may be… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.02.23

“For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh.”.~ Galatians 5:17 ~ In every believer’s heart there is a constant struggle between the old nature and the new. The old nature is very active, and loses no opportunity of plying all the weapons of its deadly armoury against newborn grace; while on the other hand, the… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 06.01.23

“The evening and the morning were the first day.”~ Genesis 1:5 ~ Was it so even in the beginning? Did light and darkness divide the realm of time in the first day? Then little wonder is it if I have also changes in my circumstances from the sunshine of prosperity to the midnight of adversity. It will not always be… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.31.23

“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…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.30.23

“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… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.29.23

“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…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.28.23

“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…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.27.23

“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…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.26.23

“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…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.25.23

“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…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.24.23

“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…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.23.23

“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…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.22.23

“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…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.21.23

“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…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.20.23

“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…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.19.23

“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…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.18.23

“In Him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily. And ye are complete in Him.”~ Colossians 2:9, 10 ~ All the attributes of Christ, as God and man, are at our disposal. All the fulness of the Godhead, whatever that marvellous term may comprehend, is ours to make us complete. He cannot endow us with the attributes of Deity;… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.16.23

“Who giveth us richly all things to enjoy.”~1 Timothy 6:17 ~ Our Lord Jesus is ever giving, and does not for a solitary instant withdraw His hand. As long as there is a vessel of grace not yet full to the brim, the oil shall not be stayed. He is a sun ever-shining; He is manna always falling round the… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.15.23

“All that believe are justified.”~ Acts 13:39 ~ The believer in Christ receives a present justification. Faith does not produce this fruit by-and-by, but now. So far as justification is the result of faith, it is given to the soul in the moment when it closes with Christ, and accepts Him as its all in all. Are they who stand… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.14.23

“Joint heirs with Christ.”~ Romans 8:17 ~ The boundless realms of His Father’s universe are Christ’s by prescriptive right. As “heir of all things,” He is the sole proprietor of the vast creation of God, and He has admitted us to claim the whole as ours, by virtue of that deed of joint-heir-ship which the Lord hath ratified with His… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.13.23

“Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.”~ Psalm 30:5 ~ CHRISTIAN! If thou art in a night of trial, think of the morrow; cheer up thy heart with the thought of the coming of thy Lord. Be patient, for “Lo! He comes with clouds descending.” Be patient! The Husbandman waits until He reaps His harvest.… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.12.23

“And will manifest myself to him.”~ John 14:21 ~ The Lord Jesus gives special revelations of Himself to His people. Even if Scripture did not declare this, there are many of the children of God who could testify the truth of it from their own experience. They have had manifestations of their Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ in a peculiar… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.11.23

“I am with you always.”~ Matthew 28:20 ~ It is well there is One who is ever the same, and who is ever with us. It is well there is one stable rock amidst the billows of the sea of life. O my soul, set not thine affections upon rusting, moth-eaten, decaying treasures, but set thine heart upon Him who… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.10.23

“But now is Christ risen from the dead.”~ 1 Corinthians 15:20 ~ The whole system of Christianity rests upon the fact that “Christ is risen from the dead;” for, “If Christ be not risen, then is our preaching vain, and your faith is also vain: ye are yet in your sins.” The divinity of Christ finds its surest proof in… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.09.23

“Who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings.”~ Ephesians 1:3 ~ All the goodness of the past, the present, and the future, Christ bestows upon His people. In the mysterious ages of the past the Lord Jesus was His Father’s first elect, and in His election He gave us an interest, for we were chosen in Him from before the… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.08.23

“He that was healed wist not who it was.”~ John 5:13 ~ Dears are short to the happy and healthy; but thirty-eight years of disease must have dragged a very weary length along the life of the poor impotent man. When Jesus, therefore, healed him by a word, while he lay at the pool of Bethesda, he was delightfully sensible… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.07.23

“Great multitudes followed Him, and He healed them all.”~ Matthew 12:15 ~ What a mass of hideous sickness must have thrust itself under the eye of Jesus! Yet we read not that He was disgusted, but patiently waited on every case. What a singular variety of evils must have met at His feet! What sickening ulcers and putrefying sores! Yet… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.06.23

“We dwell in Him.”~ 1 John 4:13 ~ Do you want a house for your soul? Do you ask, “What is the purchase?” It is something less than proud human nature will like to give. It is without money and without price. Ah! you would like to pay a respectable rent! You would love to do something to win Christ?… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.05.23

“I will be their God, and they shall be my people.”~ 2 Corinthians 6:16 ~ What a sweet title: “My people!” What a cheering revelation: “Their God!” How much of meaning is couched in those two words, “My people!” Here is speciality. The whole world is God’s; the heaven, even the heaven of heavens is the Lord’s, and He reigneth… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.04.23

“Shall a man make gods unto himself, and they are no gods.” ~ Jeremiah 16:20 ~ One great besetting sin of ancient Israel was idolatry, and the spiritual Israel are vexed with a tendency to the same folly. Remphan’s star shines no longer, and the women weep no more for Tammuz, but Mammon still intrudes his golden calf, and the… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.03.23

“In the world ye shall have tribulation.”~ John 16:33 ~ Art thou asking the reason of this, believer? Look upward to thy heavenly Father, and behold Him pure and holy. Dost thou know that thou art one day to be like Him? Wilt thou easily be conformed to His image? Wilt thou not require much refining in the furnace of… (more…)

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