Category Archives: ~ To God Be the Glory ~

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.20.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “In the evening withhold not thy hand.”   ~ Ecclesiastes 11:6 ~ In the evening of the day opportunities are plentiful: men return from their labour, and the zealous soul-winner finds time to tell abroad the love of Jesus. Have I no evening work for Jesus? If I have not, let me no longer withhold… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.20.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Perfect Willingness ‘Thy people shall be willing in the day of thy power.’  ~ Psalm 110:3 ~ Blessed be the God of grace that it is so! He has a people whom He has chosen from of old to be His peculiar portion. These by nature have wills as stubborn as the… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.20.21

Monday, September 20, 2021 This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “The sword of the Lord, and of Gideon.” ~ Judges 7:20 ~ Gideon ordered his men to do two things: covering up a torch in an earthen pitcher, he bade them, at an appointed signal, break the pitcher and let the light shine, and then sound with the trumpet, crying,… (more…)

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…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.19.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon The Reason for Singing “The Lord thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing.” ~ Zephaniah 3:17 ~ What a word is this! Jehovah God in the center… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.19.21

Sunday, September 19, 2021 This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “The liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free.” ~ Galatians 5:1 ~ This “liberty” makes us free to heaven’s charter—the Bible. Here is a choice passage, believer, “When thou passest through the rivers, I will be with thee.” You are free to that. Here is another: “The mountains shall depart,… (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…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.18.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Complete Safety “And of Benjamin he said, The beloved of the Lord shall dwell in safety by him; and the Lord shall cover him all the day long, and he shall dwell between his shoulders.” ~ Deuteronomy 33:12 ~ Yes, there is no safety like that which comes of dwelling near to… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.18.21

Saturday, September 18, 2021 This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.” ~ Galatians 5:25 ~ The two most important things in our holy religion are the life of faith and the walk of faith. He who shall rightly understand these is not far from being a master in… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.17.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Like Palm and Cedar “The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.” ~  Psalm 92:12 ~ These trees are not trained and pruned by man: palms and cedars are “trees of the Lord,” and it is by His care that they flourish. Even so… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.17.21

Friday, September 17, 2021 This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Bring him unto me.”  ~ Mark 9:19 ~ Despairingly the poor disappointed father turned away from the disciples to their Master. His son was in the worst possible condition, and all means had failed, but the miserable child was soon delivered from the evil one when the parent in faith… (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…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.16.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Reward Is Certain “And whosoever shall give to drink unto one of these little ones a cup of cold water only in the name of a disciple, verily I say unto you, he shall in no wise lose his reward. “ ~ Matthew 10:42 ~ Well, I can do as much as… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.16.21

Thursday, September 16, 2021 This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Partakers of the divine nature.”  ~ 2 Peter 1:4 ~ To be a partaker of the divine nature is not, of course, to become God. That cannot be. The essence of Deity is not to be participated in by the creature. Between the creature and the Creator there must ever… (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…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.15.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon The Safest Shelter “And a man shall be as an hiding-place from the wind and a covert from the tempest.” ~ Isaiah 32:2 ~ Who this Man is we all know. Who could He be but the Second Man, the Lord from heaven, the man of sorrows, the Son of Man? What… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.15.21

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “He shall not be afraid of evil tidings.” ~ Psalm 112:7 ~ Christian, you ought not to dread the arrival of evil tidings; because if you are distressed by them, what do you more than other men? Other men have not your God to fly to; they have never proved… (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…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.14..21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Mark of Divine Approval “Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.” ~ James 1:12 ~ Yes, he is blessed while he is enduring the trial. No eye can see this… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.14.21

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “There were also with Him other little ships.” ~ Mark 4:36 ~ Jesus was the Lord High Admiral of the sea that night, and His presence preserved the whole convoy. It is well to sail with Jesus, even though it be in a little ship. When we sail in Christ’s… (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…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.13.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon The Dew of Heaven “His heavens shall drop down dew.” ~ Deuteronomy 33:28 ~ What the dew in the East is to the world of nature, that is the influence of the Spirit in the realm of grace. How greatly do I need it! Without the Spirit of God I am a… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.13.21

Monday, September 13, 2021 This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Who passing through the valley of Baca make it a well, the rain also filleth the pools.”  ~ Psalm 84:6 ~ This teaches us that the comfort obtained by a one may often prove serviceable to another; just as wells would be used by the company who came after. We… (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…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.12.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon What of My House? Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house. ~ Acts 16:31 ~ This gospel for a man with a sword at his throat is the gospel for me. This would suit me if I were dying, and it is all that I… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.12.21

Sunday, September 12, 2021 This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “God is jealous.” ~ Nahum 1:2 ~ Your Lord is very jealous of your love, O believer. Did He choose you? He cannot bear that you should choose another. Did He buy you with His own blood? He cannot endure that you should think that you are your own, or… (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…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.11.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Sufferers Make Strong Believers It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth.   ~ Lamentations 3:27 ~ This is as good as a promise. It has been good, it is good, and it will be good for me to bear the yoke. Early in life I had… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.11.21

Saturday, September 11, 2021 This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Be ye separate.” ~ 2 Corinthians 6:17 ~ The Christian, while in the world, is not to be of the world. He should be distinguished from it in the great object of his life. To him, “to live,” should be “Christ.” Whether he eats, or drinks, or whatever he does,… (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…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.10.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Coming In; Going Out “Blessed shalt thou be when thou comest in, and blessed shalt thou be when thou goest out.” ~ Deuteronomy 28:6 ~ The blessings of the law are not canceled. Jesus confirmed the promise when He bore the penalty. If I keep the commands of my Lord, I may… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.10.21

Friday, September 10, 2021 This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “And he goeth up into a mountain, and calleth unto him whom he would: and they came unto him.”   ~ Mark 3:13 ~ Here was sovereignty. Impatient spirits may fret and fume, because they are not called to the highest places in the ministry; but reader be it thine… (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…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.09.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Fear Has Its Place “Happy is the man that feareth alway.” ~ Proverbs 28:14 ~ The fear of the Lord is the beginning and the foundation of all true religion. Without a solemn awe and reverence of God there is no foothold for the more brilliant virtues. He whose soul does not… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.09.21

Thursday, September 09, 2021 This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “I will answer thee, and shew thee great and mighty things which thou knowest not.” ~ Jeremiah 33:3 ~ There are different translations of these words. One version renders it, “I will shew thee great and fortified things.” Another, “Great and reserved things.” Now, there are reserved and special things… (more…)

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