Monthly Archives: December 2020

#throwbackpoem: Think

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Think ~ By Deborah Ann If we were to think,before we speak . . .our tongues we’d holdmore in our cheeks. If we carefully choose,what words we usewe’d say things to lift upnot those that bruise. If we were to ponder,what we had to saywe’d be more likelyto stop first and pray. If we… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 12.19.20

Saturday, December 19, 2020 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Afflictions, But No Broken Bones “He keepeth all his bones; not one of them is broken.” ~ Psalm 34:20 ~ This promise by the context is referred to the much afflicted righteous man: “Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but the Lord delivereth him out of them… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Star Search

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Star Search ~ By Deborah Ann A single star shinning,on a moonless nightGod’s gift to the worldwrapped up in One Light. Wise men make the journey,from places east and farin search for what they knowwill be the Morning Star. With gifts they travel,to the town of Bethlehemknowing there they’d findthe Babe, the Christ, the… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 12.19.20

Luke 1:76-78 And thou, child, shalt be calledthe prophet of the Highest:for thou shalt go before theface of the Lord to prepare his ways;To give knowledge of salvationunto his people by the remissionof their sins, Through the tendermercy of our God; whereby thedayspring from on high hath visited us, King James Version by Public Domain Hits: 0 Thank You For… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.19.20

Saturday, December 19, 2020 This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “The lot is cast into the lap, but the whole disposing thereof is of the Lord.” ~ Proverbs 16:33 ~ If the disposal of the lot is the Lord’s whose is the arrangement of our whole life? If the simple casting of a lot is guided by Him, how much… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.18.20

  Friday, December 18, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and look well to thy herds.” ~ Proverbs 27:23 ~ Every wise merchant will occasionally hold a stock-taking, when he will cast up his accounts, examine what he has on hand, and ascertain decisively whether his trade is prosperous… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: United

to GOD be the GLORY ~ United ~ By Deborah Ann When God teaches you,the truth He will showand the things of His willyou will want to know. For when God in His Word,begins to guide you . . .you’ll want godly conductin the things that you do. When God teaches you,how to walk on His wayyou will choose carefullythe… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 12.18.20

Friday, December 18, 2020 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Defended and Covered “As birds flying, so will the Lord of hosts defend Jerusalem.” ~ Isaiah 31:5 ~ With hurrying wing the mother bird hastens up to the protection of her young. She wastes no time upon the road when coming to supply them with food or guard… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Getting Ready for CHRISTmas

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Getting Ready for CHRISTmas ~ By Deborah Ann I’m getting ready,to celebrate CHRISTmasI’m preparing my heartto be for God a witness. I’m going to be sharing,the only true reasonwhy there even is  . . .a CHRISTmas season. I’m calling it CHRISTmas,not a happy holidayI’ll not be embarrassedwhen Jesus’ name I say. If I offend anyone,Jesus… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 12.18.20

Luke 1:68-70 Blessed be the Lord Godof Israel; for he hath visitedand redeemed his people,And hath raised up an hornof salvation for us in thehouse of his servant David;As he spake by the mouthof his holy prophets, whichhave been since the world began: King James Version by Public Domain Hits: 0 Thank You For Visiting 244

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.18.20

Friday, December 18, 2020 This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Rend your heart, and not your garments.”  ~ Joel 2:13 ~ Garment-rending and other outward signs of religious emotion, are easily manifested and are frequently hypocritical; but to feel true repentance is far more difficult, and consequently far less common. Men will attend to the most multiplied and minute ceremonial… (more…)

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…)

#throwbackpoem: A Critical Spirit

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Critical Spirit ~ By Deborah Ann A critical spirit,fights and bickersyou can see it in thosewho are nit-pickers. They’re known to be,quite quarrelsometo other’s they aremore than irksome. A critical spirit,can be harsh and crueltheir tongues are alwaysin some kind of duel. They are selfish,it’s their way or nonethey do not carewho they hurt… (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…)

Today’s Poem: The Miracle of CHRISTmas

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Miracle of CHRISTmas ~ By Deborah Ann Throughout history,God had a plan . . .about how He could saveall of man.  So, He’s appeared to Moses,in a burning bushand in Elijah He wasthat whispering, small hush. He gave men dreams,and many visions tooeven a donkey talkedto get His Word through. But man’s heart was… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 8.17.20

Matthew 1:20-21 But while he thought on these things,behold, the angel of the Lord appearedunto him in a dream, saying, Joseph,thou son of David, fear not to take untothee Mary thy wife: for that which isconceived in her is of the Holy Ghost.And she shall bring forth a son, andthou shalt call his name Jesus:for he shall save his peoplefrom… (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…)

#throwbackpoem: Walking With the Godless

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Walking With the Godless ~ By Deborah Ann When you walk,from God’s will awayyou’ll be on the roadto spiritual decay. For, satan will come,with his distorted viewsso your mind he canconfound and confuse. When you walk,with the godlessyour spiritual lifewill become a mess. For, the ungodly,give worldly adviceto follow it only leadsto spiritual demise. When… (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…)

Today’s Poem: God Of Great Things

to GOD be the GLORY God of Great Things ~ By Deborah Ann God of great things,Holy and Trueall the universeis tended by You. Caring and Loving,towards every mortalto heaven You arethe only One portal. Merciful and Faithful,the Light of SalvationYour Word brings Lifeeternal redemption. Kind and Benevolent,Powerful and MightyYour Divine Righteousnessis Gloriously Almighty. God of great things,Holy is Your Wondrous… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 12.16.20

Luke 1:46-47, 49 And Mary said,My soul doth magnifythe Lord, And my spirithath rejoiced in Godmy Saviour. For he that is mightyhath done to me greatthings; and holy is his name. King James Version by Public Domain Hits: 0 Thank You For Visiting 210

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.16.20

Wednesday, 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…)

#throwbackpoem: Wrestling With God

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Wrestling With God ~ By Deborah Ann Some people wrestle,with God’s willsome find it hardto wait and be still. But, those who stop,their endless strugglingwill find God’s willisn’t really puzzling. Some people scuffle,when disappointedsome end up beingwith God disjointed. But, those who quit,their constant battlingwill find God’s waysaren’t really baffling. Some people wrestle,with God and… (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…)

Today’s Poem: The Joy Of The Season

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Joy Of The Season ~ By Deborah Ann This season may your joy,be seen and heardmay your eternal hopein others be stirred. May you offer to all,peace and good cheermay your delightbe made loud and clear. This season may your joy,cause you jubilationmay you share with allGod’s gift of salvation. May you be filled,with… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 12.15.20

Luke 1:30-33 And the angel said unto her,Fear not, Mary: for thou hastfound favour with God.And, behold, thou shalt conceivein thy womb, and bring forth a son,and shalt call his name Jesus.He shall be great, and shall becalled the Son of the Highest:and the Lord God shall give untohim the throne of his father David:And he shall reign over the… (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…)

#throwbackpoem: Give God Your Worries

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Give God Your Worries ~ By Deborah Ann Some people worry,about anythingsome get anxiousover everything. Some wrestle daily,with their troublessome nightly fightwith their struggles. But, those who wait,on the Lord are stillthe worries they havetheir peace cannot steal. They cast their anxiety,onto Jesus each daythey don’t fret aboutthings coming their way. Some people worry,about anythingbut, those… (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…)

Today’s Poem: A Time To Give

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Time To Give ~ By Deborah Ann A time to give,and to sharethe love of Jesusout everywhere. A time to bless,and to be blesseda time to findpeaceful rest. A time for joy,and to singabout the birthof our King. A time for peace,and for praisea time for hopefound in His ways. A time to rejoice,and… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 12.14.20

Psalm 120:1 And in the sixth monththe angel Gabriel was sentfrom God unto a city of Galilee,named Nazareth, To a virginespoused to a man whosename was Joseph, of thehouse of David; and thevirgin’s name was Mary.And the angel came in unto her,and said, Hail, thou that arthighly favoured, the Lord iswith thee: blessed art thouamong women. King James Version by… (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…)

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