Monthly Archives: May 2022

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.31.22

“Who healeth all thy diseases.” ~ Psalm 103:3 ~ Humbling as is the statement, yet the fact is certain, that we are all more or less suffering under the disease of sin. What a comfort to know that we have a great Physician who is both able and willing to heal us! Let us think of Him awhile to-night. His… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Ask, Ask, Ask

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Ask, Ask, Ask ~ By Deborah Ann Ask the Lord for help,don’t hold back a requestask Him for your daily needsthen let Him supply the rest. Ask as though you’re a beggar,as if you had naught a thingask knowing God will providethen watch what He will bring. Ask for a deeper understanding,wisdom above everything… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 05.31.22

“Be of Good Cheer” “In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.” ~ John 16:33 ~ My Lord’s words are true as to the tribulation. I have my share of it beyond all doubt. The flail is not hung up out of the way, nor can I hope that it will be… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Constant and True

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Constant and True ~ By Deborah Ann When disappointed,when all else failsI know just Onewhose love prevails. God is the same,year after yearHe is unwaveringHis way is always clear. He remains faithful,constant and truethe Rock for my soulto anchor onto. Merciful and loyal,grace without an endmy eternal Helpermy life-saving Friend. Trust worthy He is,more than… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 05.31.22

1 Thessalonians 4:16-17 For the Lord himself shall descendfrom heaven with a shout, with thevoice of the archangel, and with thetrump of God: and the dead in Christshall rise first: Then we which are aliveand remain shall be caught up togetherwith them in the clouds, to meet theLord in the air: and so shall we everbe with the Lord. King… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.31.22

“The king also himself passed over the brook Kidron.” ~ 2 Samuel 15:23 ~ David passed that gloomy brook when flying with his mourning company from his traitor son. The man after God’s own heart was not exempt from trouble, nay, his life was full of it. He was both the Lord’s Anointed, and the Lord’s Afflicted. Why then should… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.30.22

“That henceforth we should not serve sin.” ~ Romans 6:6 ~ Christian, what hast thou to do with sin? Hath it not cost thee enough already? Burnt child, wilt thou play with the fire? What! when thou hast already been between the jaws of the lion, wilt thou step a second time into his den? Hast thou not had enough… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 05.30.22

Holy Foresight “Nevertheless I say unto you, Hereafter shall ye see the Son of man sitting on the right hand of power, and coming in the clouds of Heaven.” ~ Matthew 26:64 ~ Ah, Lord, Thou wast in Thy lowest state when before Thy persecutors Thou wast made to stand like a criminal! Yet the eyes of Thy faith could… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 5.30.22

Psalm 56:4 In God I will praise his word,in God I have put my trust;I will not fear what flesh cando unto me. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 678

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.30.22

“Take us the foxes, the little foxes that spoil the vines.” ~ Song of Solomon 2:15 ~ A little thorn may cause much suffering. A little cloud may hide the sun. Little foxes spoil the vines; and little sins do mischief to the tender heart. These little sins burrow in the soul, and make it so full of that which… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.29.22

“Cursed be the man before the Lord, that riseth up and buildeth this city Jericho.” ~ Joshua 6:26 ~ Since he was cursed who rebuilt Jericho, I much more the man who labours to restore Popery among us. In our fathers’ days the gigantic walls of Popery fell by the power of their faith, the perseverance of their efforts, and… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 05.29.22

Fishers Follow Him “And Jesus said unto them, Come ye after me, and I will make you to become fishers of men.” ~ Mark 1:17 ~ Only by coming after Jesus can we obtain our heart’s desire and be really useful to our fellow men. Oh, how we long to be successful fishers for Jesus! We would sacrifice our lives… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 05.29.22

Psalm 103:17-18 But the mercy of the Lordis from everlasting to everlastingupon them that fear him, and hisrighteousness unto children’s children;To such as keep his covenant,and to those that remember hiscommandments to do them. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 422

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.29.22

“Thou hatest wickedness.” ~ Psalm 45:7 ~ Be ye angry, and sin not.” There can hardly be goodness in a man if he be not angry at sin; he who loves truth must hate every false way. How our Lord Jesus hated it when the temptation came! Thrice it assailed Him in different forms, but ever He met it with,… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.28.22

“This I recall to my mind, therefore have I hope.” ~ Lamentations 3:21 ~ Memory is frequently the bondslave of despondency. Despairing minds call to remembrance every dark foreboding in the past, and dilate upon every gloomy feature in the present; thus memory, clothed in sackcloth, presents to the mind a cup of mingled gall and wormwood. There is, however,… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 05.28.22

Remind God of His Promise “And thou saidst, I will surely do thee good.” ~ Genesis 32:12 ~ This is the sure way of prevailing with the Lord in prayer. We may humbly remind Him of what He has said. Our faithful God will never run back from His word, nor will He leave it unfulfilled; yet He loves to… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 05.28.22

Romans 12:15 Rejoice with them that do rejoice,and weep with them that weep. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 676

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.28.22

“Whom He justified, them He also glorified.” Romans 8:30 ~ Here is a precious truth for thee, believer. Thou mayest be poor, or in suffering, or unknown, but for thine encouragement take a review of thy “calling” and the consequences that flow from it, and especially that blessed result here spoken of. As surely as thou art God’s child today,… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.27.22

“What is thy servant, that thou shouldest look upon such a dead dog as I am?” ~ 2 Samuel 9:8 ~ If Mephibosheth was thus humbled by David’s kindness, what shall we be in the presence of our gracious Lord? The more grace we have, the less we shall think of ourselves, for grace, like light, reveals our impurity. Eminent… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Sunrise

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Sunrise ~ By Deborah Ann Oh, Lord today I was breathless,when I saw the beauty of Your lovewhile gazing at the sunrise . . .peaking through the skies above. I watched as the stars disappeared,fading with the dark of nightas the early morning rays beamedwith the hope of eternal light. As the sun rose… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 05.27.22

As the Life So the Fruit “For if these thing be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.” ~ 2 Peter 1:8 ~ If we desire to glorify our Lord by fruitfulness, we must have certain things within us; for nothing can come out… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Trust Fund

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Trust Fund ~ By Deborah Ann Got me a trust fund,use it every dayI can always count on itespecially when I pray. God is the grantor,His assets are all mineit’s just like havingan eternal credit line. I withdraw from it often,but I never take a lossfor the rates are based onthe finished work of… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 05.27.22

Acts 20:24 But none of these things move me,neither count I my life dear unto myself,so that I might finish my course with joy,and the ministry, which I have receivedof the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospelof the grace of God. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 290

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.27.22

“So Mephibosheth dwelt in Jerusalem: for he did eat continually at the king’s table; and was lame on both his feet.” ~ 2 Samuel 9:13 ~ Mephiboseheth was no great ornament to a royal table, yet he had a continual place at David’s board, because the king could see in his face the features of the beloved Jonathan. Like Mephibosheth,… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.26.22

“Continue in the faith.” ~ Acts 14:22 ~ Perseverance is the badge of true saints. The Christian life is not a beginning only in the ways of God, but also a continuance in the same as long as life lasts. It is with a Christian as it was with the great Napoleon: he said, “Conquest has made me what I… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: A Pink-Lemonade Sky

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Pink-Lemonade Sky ~ By Deborah Ann Give me the sun on the horizon,a pink-lemonade sky above . . .give me a partly cloudy dayand I’ll tell you why Jesus I love. Give me the shade of the elm,the Good Book for me to readgive me something cool to drinkand I’ll have close to… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 05.26.22

Commonest Things Blessed “Ye shall serve the Lord your God, and he shall bless thy bread, and thy water.” ~ Exodus 23:25 ~ What a promise is this! To serve God is in itself a high delight. But what an added privilege to have the blessing of the Lord resting upon us in all things! Our commonest things become blessed… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Lord, I Looked for You Today

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Lord, I Looked for You Today ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, I looked for you todayDaughter, I saw you . . . From the time I woke upUpon your arising . . . In the early morning lightI was the sunrise that greeted you . . . During the afternoon heatI was the warmth of… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 05.26.22

John 3:17 For God sent not his Soninto the world to condemnthe world; but that the worldthrough him might be saved. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 480

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.26.22

“Cast thy burden upon the Lord, and He shall sustain thee.” ~ Psalm 55:22 ~ Care, even though exercised upon legitimate objects, if carried to excess, has in it the nature of sin. The precept to avoid anxious care is earnestly inculcated by our Saviour, again and again; it is reiterated by the apostles; and it is one which cannot… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.25.22

“And they rose up the same hour, and returned Jerusalem . . . and they told what things were done in the way, and how He was known of them.” ~ Luke 24:33,35 ~ When the two disciples had reached Emmaus, and were refreshing themselves at the evening meal, the mysterious stranger who had so enchanted them upon the road,… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Small Blessings

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Small Blessings ~ By Deborah Ann Small blessings . . .shower on us everydaybut, often to themwe question or downplay. At times, we don’t notice,these tiny drops of gracethey seem so insignificantfor us, to truly embrace. If we were to slow down,we couldn’t count them allfor they’re immeasurablethough they seem so small. When we… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 05.25.22

God’s Treasury “The Lord shall open unto thee his good treasure.” ~ Deuteronomy 28:12 ~ This refers first to the rain. The Lord will give this in its season. Rain is the emblem of all those celestial refreshings which the Lord is ready to bestow upon His people. Oh, for a copious shower to refresh the Lord’s heritage! We seem… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Blessed Are We

~ Blessed Are We ~ By Deborah Ann Happy are they who trust,who in God put their faithblessed are we who obeywe who from God do not stray. Happy are they who believe,who in God place their careblessed are we who are surewe who in God are secure. Happy are they who hope,who in God are persuadedblessed are we who are compliantwe… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 05.25.22

James 1:19 Wherefore, my beloved brethren,let every man be swift to hear,slow to speak, slow to wrath: King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 284