Category Archives: ~ To God Be the Glory ~

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.28.23

Tears Shall Cease “And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.” ~ Revelation 21:4 ~ Yes, we shall come to this if we are believers. Sorrow shall cease, and tears shall be wiped away. This is the world of weeping, but it passes away. There shall be a new heaven and a new earth, so says the first… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.28.23

“Perfect in Christ Jesus.” ~ Colossians 1:28 ~ Do you not feel in your own soul that perfection is not in you? Does not every day teach you that? Every tear which trickles from your eye, weeps “imperfection”; every harsh word which proceeds from your lip, mutters “imperfection.” You have too frequently had a view of your own heart to… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.27.23

“But Mary kept all these things, and pondered them in her heart.”~ Luke 2:19 ~ There was an exercise, on the part of this blessed woman, of three powers of her being: her memory”she kept all these things; her affections she kept them in her heart; her intellect she pondered them; so that memory, affection, and understanding, were all exercised… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.27.23

Precious Repentance “And there shall ye remember your ways, and all your doings, wherein ye have been defiled; and ye shall loathe yourselves in your own sight for all your evils that ye have committed.” ~ Ezekiel 20:43 ~ When we are accepted of the Lord and are standing in the place of favor, and peace, and safety, then we… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.27.23

“And of his fulness have all we received.” ~ John 1:16 ~ These words tell us that there is a fulness in Christ. There is a fulness of essential Deity, for “in Him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead.” There is a fulness of perfect manhood, for in Him, bodily, that Godhead was revealed. There is a fulness of… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.26.23

“All they that heard it wondered at those things.”~ Luke 2:18 ~ We must not cease to wonder at the great marvels of our God. It would be very difficult to draw a line between holy wonder and real worship; for when the soul is overwhelmed with the majesty of God’s glory, though it may not express itself in song,… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.26.23

God Routs Fear “Surely there is no enchantment against Jacob, neither is there any divination against Israel”. ~ Numbers 23:23 ~ How this should cut up root and branch all silly, superstitious fears! Even if there were any truth in witchcraft and omens, they could not affect the people of the Lord. Those whom God blessed, devils cannot curse. Ungodly… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.26.23

“Your heavenly Father.” ~ Matthew 6:26 ~ God’s people are doubly His children, they are His offspring by creation, and they are His sons by adoption in Christ. Hence they are privileged to call Him, “Our Father which art in heaven.” Father! Oh, what precious word is that. Here isauthority: “If I be a Father, where is mine honour?” If… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~01.25.23

“Do we then make void the law through faith? God forbid: yea, we establish the law.”~ Romans 3:31 ~ When the believer is adopted into the Lord’s family, his relationship to old Adam and the law ceases at once; but then he is under a new rule, and a new covenant. Believer, you are God’s child; it is your first… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.25.23

He Acts on Honest Confession “He looketh upon men, and if any say, I have sinned, and perverted that which was right, and it profited me not; he will deliver his soul from going into the pit, and his life shall see the light.” ~ Job 33:27-28 ~ This is a word of truth, gathered from the experience of a… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.25.23

“I will mention the lovingkindnesses of the Lord, and the praises of the Lord, according to all that the Lord hath bestowed on us.” ~ Isaiah 63:7 ~ And canst thou not do this? Are there no mercies which thou hast experienced? What though thou art gloomy now, canst thou forget that blessed hour when Jesus met thee, and said,… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~01.24.23

“Martha was cumbered about much serving.”~Luke 10:40 ~ Her fault was not that she served: the condition of a servant well becomes every Christian. “I serve,” should be the motto of all the princes of the royal family of heaven. Nor was it her fault that she had “much serving.” We cannot do too much. Let us do all that… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.24.23

Care of Our Feet “He will keep the feet of his saints.” ~ 1 Samuel 2:9 ~ The way is slippery and our feet are feeble, but the Lord will keep our feet. If we give ourselves up by obedient faith to be His holy ones, He will Himself be our guardian. Not only will He charge His angels to… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.24.23

“Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler.” ~ Psalm 91:3 ~ God delivers His people from the snare of the fowler in two senses. From, and out of. First, He delivers them from the snare does not let them enter it; and secondly, if they should be caught therein, He delivers them out of it. The… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.23.23

“We will remember Thy love more than wine.” ~ Song of Solomon 1:4 ~ Jesus will not let His people forget His love. If all the love they have enjoyed should be forgotten, He will visit them with fresh love. “Do you forget my cross?” says He, “I will cause you to remember it; for at My table I will… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.23.23

A Completed Sacrifice “And he shall put his hand upon the head of the burnt offering: and it shall be accepted for him to make atonement for him.” ~ Leviticus 1:4 ~ If by that laying on of his hand the bullock became the offerer’s sacrifice, how much more shall Jesus become ours by the laying on of the hand… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.23.23

“I have exalted one chosen out of the people.” ~ Psalm 89:19 ~ Why was Christ chosen out of the people? Speak, my heart, for heart-thoughts are best. Was it not that He might be able to be our brother, in the blest tie of kindred blood? Oh, what relationship there is between Christ and the believer! The believer can… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.22.23

“Doth Job fear God for nought?” ~ Job 1:9 ~ This was the wicked question of Satan concerning that upright man of old, but there are many in the present day concerning whom it might be asked with justice, for they love God after a fashion because He prospers them; but if things went ill with them, they would give… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.22.23

Christian Liberality “Blessed is he that considereth the poor: the Lord will deliver him in time of trouble.” ~ Psalm 41:1 ~ To think about the poor and let them lie on our hearts is a Christian man’s duty; for Jesus put them with us and near us when He said, “The poor ye have always with you.” Many give… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.22.23

“Son of man, What is the vine tree more than any tree, or than a branch which is among the trees of the forest?” ~ Ezekiel 15:2 ~ These words are for the humbling of God’s people; they are called God’s vine, but what are they by nature more than others? They, by God’s goodness, have become fruitful, having been… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~01.21.23

“He was sore athirst, and called on the Lord, and said, Thou hast given this great deliverance into the hand of Thy servant: and now shall I die for thirst?” ~ Judges 15:18 ~ Samson was thirsty and ready to die. The difficulty was totally different from any which the hero had met before. Merely to get thirst assuaged is… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.21.23

God’s Enemies Shall Bow “The Egyptians shall know that I am the Lord.” ~ Exodus 7:5 ~ The ungodly world is hard to teach. Egypt does not know Jehovah and therefore dares to set up its idols and even ventures to ask, “Who is the Lord?” Yet the Lord means to break proud hearts, whether they will or not. When… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.21.23

“And so all Israel shall be saved.” ~ Romans 11:26 ~ Then Moses sang at the Red Sea, it was his joy to know that all Israel were safe. Not a drop of spray fell from that solid wall until the last of God’s Israel had safely planted his foot on the other side the flood. That done, immediately the… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~01.20.23

“Turn away mine eyes from beholding vanity; and quicken Thou me in Thy way.” ~ Psalm 119:37 ~ There are divers kinds of vanity. The cap and bells of the fool, the mirth of the world, the dance, the lyre, and the cup of the dissolute, all these men know to be vanities; they wear upon their forefront their proper… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.20.23

The Overcomer “To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the tree of life, which is in the midst of the paradise of God.” ~ Revelation 2:7 ~ No man may turn his back in the day of battle or refuse to go to the holy war. We must fight if we would reign, and we must carry… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.20.23

“Abel was a keeper of sheep.” ~ Genesis 4:2 ~ As a shepherd Abel sanctified his work to the glory of God, and offered a sacrifice of blood upon his altar, and the Lord had respect unto Abel and his offering. This early type of our Lord is exceedingly clear and distinct. Like the first streak of light which tinges… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.19.23

“He first findeth his own brother Simon.” ~ John 1:41 ~ This case is an excellent pattern of all cases where spiritual life is vigorous. As soon as a man has found Christ, he begins to find others. I will not believe that thou hast tasted of the honey of the gospel if thou canst eat it all thyself. True… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.19.23

Mouth Confession; Heart Belief “If thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.” ~ Romans 10:9 ~ There must be confession with the mouth. Have I made it? Have I openly avowed my faith in Jesus as the Savior whom God… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.19.23

“I sought him, but I found him not.” ~ Song of Solomon 3:1 ~ Tell me where you lost the company of Christ, and I will tell you the most likely place to find Him. Have you lost Christ in the closet by restraining prayer? Then it is there you must seek and find Him. Did you lose Christ by… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.18.23

“He expounded unto them in all the Scriptures the things concerning himself.” ~ Luke 24:27 ~ The two disciples on the road to Emmaus had a most profitable journey. Their companion and teacher was the best of tutors; the interpreter one of a thousand, in whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. The Lord Jesus condescended to… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.18.23

Christ and His Children “When thou shalt make his soul an offering for sin, he shall see his seed.”~ Isaiah 53:10 ~ Our Lord Jesus has not died in vain. His death was sacrificial: He died as our substitute, because death was the penalty of our sins. Because His substitution was accepted of God, He has saved those for whom… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon 01.18.23

“There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God.” ~ Hebrews 4:9 ~ How different will be the state of the believer in heaven from what it is here! Here he is born to toil and suffer weariness, but in the land of the immortal, fatigue is never known. Anxious to serve his Master, he finds his strength unequal… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.17.23

“And it came to pass in an evening-tide, that David arose from off his bed, and walked upon the roof of the king’s house.” ~ 2 Samuel 11:2 ~ At that hour David saw Bathsheba. We are never out of the reach of temptation. Both at home and abroad we are liable to meet with allurements to evil; the morning… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.17.23

A Man Without Fear “And he said, Certainly I will be with thee.” ~ Exodus 3:12 ~ Of course, if the Lord sent Moses on an errand, He would not let him go alone. The tremendous risk which it would involve and the great power it would require would render it ridiculous for God to send a poor lone Hebrew… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.17.23

“And I looked, and, lo, a Lamb stood on the mount Sion.” ~ Revelation 14:1 ~ The apostle John was privileged to look within the gates of heaven, and in describing what he saw, he begins by saying, “I looked, and, lo, a Lamb!” This teaches us that the chief object of contemplation in the heavenly state is “the Lamb… (more…)

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