Category Archives: ~ To God Be the Glory ~

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.17.20

  Thursday, December 17, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “I am the door: by Me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture.”  ~ John 10:9 ~ Jesus, the great I AM, is the entrance into the true church, and the way of access to God Himself. He… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 12.17.20

Thursday, December 17, 2020 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Nearest and Dearest Fellowship “So shall we ever be with the Lord.” ~ 1 Thessalonians 4:17 ~ While we are here the Lord is with us, and when we are called away we are with Him. There is no dividing the saint from His Savior. They are one,… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.17.20

Thursday, December 17, 2020 This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “I remember thee.” ~ Jeremiah 2:2 ~ Let us note that Christ delights to think upon His Church, and to look upon her beauty. As the bird returneth often to its nest, and as the wayfarer hastens to his home, so doth the mind continually pursue the object of its… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.16.20

  Wednesday, December 16, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Yea, thou heardest not; yea, thou knewest not; yea, from that time that thine ear was not opened.”  ~ Isaiah 48:8 ~ It is painful to remember that, in a certain degree, this accusation may be laid at the door of believers, who too often are in a measure… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 12.16.20

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Divine Expulsion “Thou shalt drive out the Canaanites, though they have iron chariots, and though they be strong.” ~ Joshua 17:18 ~ It is a great encouragement to valor to be assured of victory, for then a man goes forth to war in confidence and ventures where else… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.16.20

Wedenesday, December 16, 2020 This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Come unto me.” ~ Matthew 11:28 ~ The cry of the Christian religion is the gentle word, “Come.” The Jewish law harshly said, “Go, take heed unto thy steps as to the path in which thou shalt walk. Break the commandments, and thou shalt perish; keep them, and thou shalt… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.15.20

  Tuesday, December 15, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “And lay thy foundations with sapphires.” ~ Isaiah 54:11 ~ Not only that which is seen of the church of God, but that which is unseen, is fair and precious. Foundations are out of sight, and so long as they are firm it is not expected that they should… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 12.15.20

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon World Concord “And they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning-hooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.” ~ Isaiah 2:4 ~ Oh, that these happy times were come! At present the nations are heavily armed… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.15.20

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Orpah kissed her mother-in-law; but Ruth clave unto her.” ~ Ruth 1:14 ~ Both of them had an affection for Naomi, and therefore set out with her upon her return to the land of Judah. But the hour of test came; Naomi most unselfishly set before each of them the… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.14.20

  Monday, December 14, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “I am crucified with Christ.” ~ Galatians 2:20 ~ The Lord Jesus Christ acted in what He did as a great public representative person, and His dying upon the cross was the virtual dying of all His people. Then all His saints rendered unto justice what was due, and… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 12.14.20

Monday, December 14, 2020 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Nothing Old “And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things” new.  ~ Revelation 21:5 ~ Glory be to His name! All things need making new, for they are sadly battered and worn by sin. It is time that the old vesture was rolled… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.14.20

Monday, December 14, 2020 This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “They go from strength to strength.” ~ Psalm 84:7 ~ They go from strength to strength. There are various renderings of these words, but all of them contain the idea of progress. Our own good translation of the authorized version is enough for us this morning. “They go from strength… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.13.20

Sunday, December 13, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “I will make thy windows of agates.” ~ Isaiah 54:12 ~ The church is most instructively symbolized by a building erected by heavenly power, and designed by divine skill. Such a spiritual house must not be dark, for the Israelites had light in their dwellings; there must therefore be windows… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 12.13.20

Sunday, December 13, 2020 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Evening Brightens into Day “It shall come to pass, that at evening time it shall be light.” ~ Zechariah 14:7 ~ It is a surprise that it should be so; for all things threaten that at evening time it shall be dark. God is wont to work in… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.13.20

Sunday, December 13, 2020 This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Salt without prescribing how much.” ~ Ezra 7:22 ~ Salt was used in every offering made by fire unto the Lord, and from its preserving and purifying properties it was the grateful emblem of divine grace in the soul. It is worthy of our attentive regard that, when Artaxerxes gave… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.12.20

Saturday, December 12, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “They have dealt treacherously against the Lord.” ~ Hosea 5:7 ~ Believer, here is a sorrowful truth! Thou art the beloved of the Lord, redeemed by blood, called by grace, preserved in Christ Jesus, accepted in the Beloved, on thy way to heaven, and yet, “thou hast dealt treacherously” with… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 12.12.20

Saturday, December 12, 2020 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon A Quiet Heart “In quietness and in confidence shall be your strength.” ~ Isaiah 30:15 ~ It is always weakness to be fretting and worrying, questioning and mis-trusting. What can we do if we wear ourselves to skin and bone? Can we gain anything by fearing and fuming?… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.12.20

Saturday, December 12, 2020 This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “His ways are everlasting.” ~ Habakkuk 3:6 ~ What He hath done at one time, He will do yet again. Man’s ways are variable, but God’s ways are everlasting. There are many reasons for this most comforting truth: among them are the following—the Lord’s ways are the result of wise… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.11.20

Friday, December 11, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Ye serve the Lord Christ.” ~ Colossians 3:24 ~ To what choice order of officials was this word spoken? To kings who proudly boast a right divine? Ah, no! too often do they serve themselves or Satan, and forget the God whose sufferance permits them to wear their mimic majesty… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 12.11.20

Friday, December 11, 2020 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Trust and Do; Do and Trust “Trust in the Lord, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed. ”  ~ Psalm 37:3 ~ Trust and do are words which go well together, in the order in which the Holy Spirit… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.11.20

Friday, December 11, 2020 This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Faithful is He that calleth you, who also will do it.” ~ 1 Thessalonians 5:24 ~ Heaven is a place where we shall never sin; where we shall cease our constant watch against an indefatigable enemy, because there will be no tempter to ensnare our feet. There the wicked cease… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.10.20

Thursday, December 10, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Whose heart the Lord opened.” ~ Acts 16:14 ~ In Lydia’s conversion there are many points of interest. It was brought about by providential circumstances. She was a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, but just at the right time for hearing Paul we find her at Philippi;… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 12.10.20

Thursday, December 10, 2020 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon God Is Our Ally “But if thou shalt indeed obey his voice, and do all that I speak; then I will be an enemy unto thine enemies, and an adversary unto thine adversaries.” ~ Exodus 23:22 ~ The Lord Christ in the midst of His people is to… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.10.20

Thursday, December 10, 2020 This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “So shall we ever be with the Lord.” ~ 1 Thessalonians 4:17 ~ Even the sweetest visits from Christ, how short they are—and how transitory! One moment our eyes see Him, and we rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory, but again a little time and we do not… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.09.20

Wednesday, December 09, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “My people shall dwell in quiet resting places.” ~ Isaiah 32:18 ~ Peace and rest belong not to the unregenerate, they are the peculiar possession of the Lord’s people, and of them only. The God of Peace gives perfect peace to those whose hearts are stayed upon Him. When man… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 12.09.20

Wednesday, December 09, 2020 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon The “All” of Belief “Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth.” ~ Mark 9:23 ~ Our unbelief is the greatest hindrance in our way; in fact, there is no other real difficulty as to our spiritual progress and prosperity.… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 12.09.20

John 15:5,8 I am the vine,ye are the branches:He that abideth in me,and I in him, the samebringeth forth much fruit:for without meye can do nothing. Herein is my Father glorified,that ye bear much fruit;so shall ye be my disciples. King James Version by Public Domain

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.09.20

Wednesday, December 09, 2020 This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Therefore will the Lord wait that He may be gracious unto you.” ~ Isaiah 30:18 ~ GOD often DELAYS IN ANSWERING PRAYER. We have several instances of this in sacred Scripture. Jacob did not get the blessing from the angel until near the dawn of day—he had to wrestle all… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.08.20

Tuesday, December 08, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Thou, O God, hast prepared of Thy goodness for the poor.” ~ Psalm 68:10 ~ All God’s gifts are prepared gifts laid up in store for wants foreseen. He anticipates our needs; and out of the fulness which He has treasured up in Christ Jesus, He provides of His goodness… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 12.08.20

Tuesday, December 08, 2020 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Following Leads to Honor “If any man serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be: if any man serve me, him will my Father honor.” ~ John 12:26 ~ The highest service is imitation. If I would be Christ’s servant… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.08.20

Tuesday, December 08, 2020 This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Thou hast a few names even in Sardis which have not defiled their garments; and they shall walk with me in white: for they are worthy.” ~ Revelation 3:4 ~ We may understand this to refer to justification. “They shall walk in white”; that is, they shall enjoy a constant… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.07.20

Monday, December 07, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “I am made all things to all men, that I might by all means save some.” ~ 1 Corinthians 9:22 ~ Paul’s great object was not merely to instruct and to improve, but to save. Anything short of this would have disappointed him; he would have men renewed in heart,… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 12.07.20

Monday, December 07, 2020 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Gift of Strength; Peace to Bless “The Lord will give strength unto his people; the Lord will bless his people with peace.” ~ Psalm 29:11 ~ David had just heard the voice of the Lord in a thunderstorm and had seen His power in the hurricane whose path… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.07.20

Monday, December 07, 2020 This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Base things of the world hath God chosen.” ~ 1 Corinthians 1:28 ~ Walk the streets by moonlight, if you dare, and you will see sinners then. Watch when the night is dark, and the wind is howling, and the picklock is grating in the door, and you will see… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.06.20

Sunday, December 06, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Girt about the paps with a golden girdle.” ~ Revelation 1:13 ~ One like unto the Son of Man” appeared to John in Patmos, and the beloved disciple marked that He wore a girdle of gold. A girdle, for Jesus never was ungirt while upon earth, but stood always ready… (more…)

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