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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…)

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…)

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…)

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…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.17.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Encourage him.” ~ Deuteronomy 1:38 ~ God employs His people to encourage one another. He did not say to an angel, “Gabriel, my servant Joshua is about to lead my people into Canaan—go, encourage him.” God never works needless miracles; if His purposes can be accomplished by ordinary means, He will not use miraculous… (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…)

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…)

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…)

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…)

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…)

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…)

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…)

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…)

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…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.08.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “The exceeding greatness of His power to us-ward who believe according to the working of His mighty power, which He wrought in Christ, when He raised Him from the dead.” ~ Ephesians 1:19, 20 ~ In the resurrection of Christ, as in our salvation, there was put forth nothing short of a divine power.… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.08.21

Wednesday, September 08, 2021 This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “From Me is thy fruit found.” ~ Hosea 14:8 ~ Our fruit is found from our God as to union. The fruit of the branch is directly traceable to the root. Sever the connection, the branch dies, and no fruit is produced. By virtue of our union with Christ we… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.07.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “There is sorrow on the sea; it cannot be quiet.” ~ Jeremiah 49:23 ~ Little  know we what sorrow may be upon the sea at this moment. We are safe in our quiet chamber, but far away on the salt sea the hurricane may be cruelly seeking for the lives of men. Hear how… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.07.21

Tuesday, September 07, 2021 This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “And when they could not come nigh unto Him for the press, they uncovered the roof where he was: and when they had broken it up, they let down the bed wherein the sick of the palsy lay.” ~ Mark 2:4 ~ Faith is full of inventions. The house was… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.06.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “If ye be led of the Spirit, ye are not under the law.” ~ Galatians 5:18 ~ He who looks at his own character and position from a legal point of view, will not only despair when he comes to the end of his reckoning, but if he be a wise man he will… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.06.21

Monday, September 06, 2021 This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “In the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world.” ~ Philippians 2:15 ~ We use lights to make manifest. A Christian man should so shine in his life, that a person could not live with him a week without knowing the… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.05.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Hast thou entered into the springs of the sea?” ~ Job 38:16 ~ Some things in nature must remain a mystery to the most intelligent and enterprising investigators. Human knowledge has bounds beyond which it cannot pass. Universal knowledge is for God alone. If this be so in the things which are seen and… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.05.21

Sunday, September 05, 2021 This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Woe is me, that I sojourn in Mesech, that I dwell in the tents of Kedar.” ~ Psalm 120:5 ~ As a Christian you have to live in the midst of an ungodly world, and it is of little use for you to cry “Woe is me.” Jesus did not… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.04.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Just balances, just weights, a just ephah, and a just hin shall ye have.” ~ Leviticus 19:36 ~ Weights, and scales, and measures were to be all according to the standard of justice. Surely no Christian man will need to be reminded of this in his business, for if righteousness were banished from all… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.04.21

Saturday, September 04, 2021 This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “I will; be thou clean.” ~ Mark 1:41 ~ Primeval darkness heard the Almighty fiat, “light be,” and straightway light was, and the word of the Lord Jesus is equal in majesty to that ancient word of power. Redemption like Creation has its word of might. Jesus speaks and it… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.03.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “The Lord trieth the righteous.” ~Psalm 11:5 ~ All events are under the control of Providence; consequently all the trials of our outward life are traceable at once to the great First Cause. Out of the golden gate of God’s ordinance the armies of trial march forth in array, clad in their iron armour,… (more…)

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