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Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.23.22

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “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… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.22.22

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “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… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.22.22

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “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… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~01.21.22

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “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.… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.21.22

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “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… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~01.20.22

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “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… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.20.22

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “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… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.19.22

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “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… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.19.22

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “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… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.18.22

Monday, January 18, 2021 C. H. Spurgeon “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… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon 01.18.22

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “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… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.17.22

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “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… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.17.22

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “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… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon 01.16.22

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “The Messiah shall be cut off, but not for himself.” ~ Daniel 9:26 ~ Blessed be His name, there was no cause of death in Him. Neither original nor actual sin had defiled Him, and therefore death had no claim upon Him. No man could have taken His life from Him justly, for He… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.16.22

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “I will help thee, saith the Lord.” ~ Isaiah 41:14 ~ This morning let us hear the Lord Jesus speak to each one of us: “I will help thee.” “It is but a small thing for Me, thy God, to help thee. Consider what I have done already. What! not help thee? Why, I… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.15.22

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “But I give myself unto prayer.” ~ Psalm 109:4 ~ Lying tongues were busy against the reputation of David, but he did not defend himself; he moved the case into a higher court, and pleaded before the great King Himself. Prayer is the safest method of replying to words of hatred. The Psalmist prayed… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.15.22

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Do as thou hast said.” ~ 2 Samuel 7:25 ~ God’s promises were never meant to be thrown aside as waste paper; He intended that they should be used. God’s gold is not miser’s money, but is minted to be traded with. Nothing pleases our Lord better than to see His promises put in… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.14.22

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Beginning to sink, he cried, saying, Lord, save me.” ~ Matthew 14:30 ~ Sinking times are praying times with the Lord’s servants. Peter neglected prayer at starting upon his venturous journey, but when he began to sink his danger made him a suppliant, and his cry though late was not too late. In our… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.14.22

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Mighty to save.” ~ Isaiah 63:1 ~ By the words “to save” we understand the whole of the great work of salvation, from the first holy desire onward to complete sanctification. The words are multum in parro: indeed, here is all mercy in one word. Christ is not only “mighty to save” those who… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.13.22

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “The iron did swim.” ~ 2 Kings 6:9 ~ The axe-head seemed hopelessly lost, and as it was borrowed, the honour of the prophetic band was likely to be imperilled, and so the name of their God to be compromised. Contrary to all expectation, the iron was made to mount from the depth of… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.13.22

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Jehoshaphat made ships of Tharshish to go to Ophir for gold: but they went not; for the ships were broken at Ezion-geber.” ~ 1 Kings 22:48 ~ Solomon’s ships had returned in safety, but Jehoshaphat’s vessels never reached the land of gold. Providence prospers one, and frustrates the desires of another, in the same… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.12.22

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “I have yet to speak on God’s behalf.” ~ Job 36:2 ~ We ought not to court publicity for our virtue, or notoriety for our zeal; but, at the same time, it is a sin to be always seeking to hide that which God has bestowed upon us for the good of others. A… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.12.22

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Ye are Christ’s.” ~ 1 Corinthians 3:23 ~ Ye are Christ’s.” You are His by donation, for the Father gave you to the Son; His by His bloody purchase, for He counted down the price for your redemption; His by dedication, for you have consecrated yourself to Him; His by relation, for you are… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.11.22

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “I have prayed for thee.” ~ Luke 22:32 ~ How encouraging is the thought of the Redeemer’s never-ceasing intercession for us. When we pray, He pleads for us; and when we are not praying, He is advocating our cause, and by His supplications shielding us from unseen dangers. Notice the word of comfort addressed… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.11.22

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “These have no root.” ~ Luke 8:13 ~ My soul, examine thyself this morning by the light of this text. Thou hast received the word with joy; thy feelings have been stirred and a lively impression has been made; but, remember, that to receive the word in the ear is one thing, and to… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.10.22

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “In my flesh shall I see God.” ~ Job 19:26 ~ Mark the subject of Job’s devout anticipation “I shall see God.” He does not say, “I shall see the saints”—though doubtless that will be untold felicity—but, “I shall see God.” It is not—”I shall see the pearly gates, I shall behold the walls… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.10.22

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “There is laid up for me a crown of righteousness.” ~ 2 Timothy 4:8 ~ Doubting one! thou hast often said, “I fear I shall never enter heaven.” Fear not! all the people of God shall enter there. I love the quaint saying of a dying man, who exclaimed, “I have no fear of… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.09.22

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Serve the Lord with gladness.”~ Psalm 100:2 ~ DELIGHT in divine service is a token of acceptance. Those who serve God with a sad countenance, because they do what is unpleasant to them, are not serving Him at all; they bring the form of homage, but the life is absent. Our God requires no… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.09.22

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “I will be their God.” ~ Jeremiah 31:33 ~ CHRISTIAN! here is all thou canst require. To make thee happy thou wantest something that shall satisfy thee; and is not this enough? If thou canst pour this promise into thy cup, wilt thou not say, with David, “My cup runneth over; I have more… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.08.22

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Thy love is better than wine.” ~ Song of Solomon 1:2 ~ Nothing gives the believer so much joy as fellowship with Christ. He has enjoyment as others have in the common mercies of life, he can be glad both in God’s gifts and God’s works; but in all these separately, yea, and in… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.08.22

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “The iniquity of the holy things.” ~ Exodus 28:38 ~ What a veil is lifted up by these words, and what a disclosure is made! It will be humbling and profitable for us to pause awhile and see this sad sight. The iniquities of our public worship, its hypocrisy, formality, lukewarmness, irreverence, wandering of… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.07.22

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Now the hand of the Lord was upon me in the evening.”  ~ Ezekiel 33:22 ~ In the way of judgment this may be the case, and, if so, be it mine to consider the reason of such a visitation, and bear the rod and Him that hath appointed it. I am not the… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.07.22

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “For me to live is Christ.” ~ Philippians 1:21 ~ The believer did not always live to Christ. He began to do so when God the Holy Spirit convinced him of sin, and when by grace he was brought to see the dying Saviour making a propitiation for his guilt. From the moment of… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.06.22

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “And the LORD shall guide thee continually.” ~ Isaiah 58:11 ~ The Lord shall guide thee.” Not an angel, but JEHOVAH shall guide thee. He said He would not go through the wilderness before His people, an angel should go before them to lead them in the way; but Moses said, “If Thy presence… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.06.22

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Casting all your care upon Him; for He careth for you.” ~ 1 Peter 5:7 ~ IT is a happy way of soothing sorrow when we can feel—”HE careth for me.” Christian! do not dishonour religion by always wearing a brow of care; come, cast your burden upon your Lord. You are staggering beneath… (more…)

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