Monthly Archives: October 2022

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.31.22

Thou that dwellest in the gardens, the companions hearken to thy voice: cause me to hear it ~ Song of Solomon 8:13 ~ My sweet Lord Jesus remembers well the garden of Gethsemane, and although he has left that garden, he now dwells in the garden of his church: there he unbosoms himself to those who keep his blessed company.… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.31.22

Immortal Till Work Done “I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the Lord.” ~ Psalm 118:17 ~ A fair assurance this! It was no doubt based upon a promise, inwardly whispered in the psalmist’s heart, which he seized upon and enjoyed. Is my case like that of David? Am I depressed because the enemy affronts me?… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Life As A Sheep

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Life As A Sheep ~ By Deborah Ann Belka Life as a sheep,has its ups and downs . . .laughter and smilessadness and frowns. But, we follow Jesus,no matter our moodbe it we are jubilantor sad and subdued. Life as a sheep,has its highs and lows . . .one day it may be sunnythe next… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 10.31.22

1 Peter 5:8-9 Be sober, be vigilant;because your adversary the devil,as a roaring lion, walketh about,seeking whom he may devour:Whom resist stedfast in the faith,knowing that the same afflictionsare accomplished in your brethrenthat are in the world. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 73

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~10.31.22

I will praise thee, O Lord.” ~ Psalm 9.1 ~ Praise should always follow answered prayer; as the mist of earth’s gratitude rises when the sun of heaven’s love warms the ground. Hath the Lord been gracious to thee, and inclined his ear to the voice of thy supplication? Then praise him as long as thou livest. Let the ripe… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.30.22

“But their eyes were holden that they should not know him. ~ Luke 24:16 ~ The disciples ought to have known Jesus, they had heard his voice so often, and gazed upon that marred face so frequently, that it is wonderful they did not discover him. Yet is it not so with you also? You have not seen Jesus lately.… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.30.22

Thorough Cleansing “Then will I sprinkle clean water upon you, and ye shall be clean: from all your filthiness, and from all your idols, will I cleanse you” ~ Ezekiel 36:25 ~ What an exceeding joy is this! He who has purified us with the blood of Jesus will also cleanse us by the water of the Holy Spirit. God… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 10.30.22

Ephesians 2:8-9 For by grace are ye savedthrough faith; and that notof yourselves: it is the giftof God: Not of works, lestany man should boast. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 69

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.30.22

“After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, ” ~ Matthew 6:9 ~ This prayer begins where all true prayer must commence, with the spirit of adoption,Our Father There is no acceptable prayer until we can say,  will arise, and go unto my Father. This child-like spirit soon perceives the grandeur of the Father in heaven,… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.29.22

“But their eyes were holden that they should not know Him.” ~ Luke 24:16 ~ The disciples ought to have known Jesus, they had heard His voice so often, and gazed upon that marred face so frequently, that it is wonderful they did not discover Him. Yet is it not so with you also? You have not seen Jesus lately.… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.29.22

Maintain the Difference “And I will put a division between my people and thy people: tomorrow shall this sign be.” ~ Exodus 8:23 ~ Pharaoh has a people, and the Lord has a people. These may dwell together and seem to fare alike, but there is a division between them, and the Lord will make it apparent. Not forever shall… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 10.29.22

Romans 12:1 I beseech you therefore, brethren,by the mercies of God, that yepresent your bodies a living sacrifice,holy, acceptable unto God,which is your reasonable service. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 76

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.29.22

“After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, etc.” ~ Matthew 6:9 ~ This prayer begins where all true prayer must commence, with the spirit of adoption, “Our Father.” There is no acceptable prayer until we can say, “I will arise, and go unto my Father.” This child-like spirit soon perceives the grandeur of the Father… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.28.22

“His head is as the most fine gold, His locks are bushy, and black as a raven.” ~ Song of Solomon 5:11 ~ Comparisons all fail to set forth the Lord Jesus, but the spouse uses the best within her reach. By the head of Jesus we may understand His deity, “for the head of Christ is God” and then… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.28.22

Sins of Ignorance “And it shall be forgiven them; for it is ignorance.” ~ Numbers 15:25 ~ Because of our ignorance we are not fully aware of our sins of ignorance. Yet we may be sure they are many, in the form both of commission and omission. We may be doing in all sincerity, as a service to God, that… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Before Me Lord

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Before Me Lord ~ By Deborah Ann Belka Before me Lord,is where I will set Youbefore my plans . . .Yours I will seek to do. For I trust You Lord,I’ll follow where You sayfor in Your right handis where I want to stay. Before me Lord,I trust You will goso the way to meYou,… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 10.28.22

Matthew 16:15-16 For all flesh is as grass,and all the glory of manas the flower of grass.The grass withereth,and the flower thereoffalleth away:But the word of the Lordendureth for ever.And this is the word which bythe gospel is preached unto you. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 58

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.28.22

“I have chosen you out of the world.” ~ John 15:19 ~ Here is distinguishing grace and discriminating regard; for some are made the special objects of divine affection. Do not be afraid to dwell upon this high doctrine of election. When your mind is most heavy and depressed, you will find it to be a bottle of richest cordial.… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.27.22

“We are all as an unclean thing.” ~ Isaiah 64:6 ~ The believer is a new creature, he belongs to a holy generation and a peculiar people the Spirit of God is in him, and in all respects he is far removed from the natural man; but for all that the Christian is a sinner still. He is so from… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.27.22

His Service, Face, Name “His servants shall serve him: and they shall see his face; and his name shall be in their forehead.” ~ Revelation 22:3-4 ~ Three choice blessings will be ours in the gloryland. “His servants shall serve him.” No other lords shall oppress us, no other service shall distress us. We shall serve Jesus always, perfectly, without… (more…)

Today’s Poem: God Promises To Help Us

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God Promises To Help Us ~ By Deborah Ann Belka God promises to help us,when fighting battlesHe promises to keep usfrom getting rattled. He gives us the strength,to fight and contendHe gives us the powerour faith to defend. God promises to keep us,secure and protectedHe promises to help usstay to Him connected. He gives us… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 10.27.22

Hebrews 4:12 For the word of God is quick,and powerful, and sharper thanany twoedged sword, piercingeven to the dividing asunderof soul and spirit, and of the jointsand marrow, and is a discernerof the thoughts and intents of the heart. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 72

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.27.22

“It is a faithful saying.” ~ 2 Timothy 2:11 ~ Paul has four of these “faithful sayings.” The first occurs in 1 Timothy 1:15, “This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners.” The next is in 1 Timothy 4:6, “Godliness is profitable unto all things, having the promise… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.26.22

“All the rivers run into the sea; yet the sea is not full; unto the place from whence the rivers come, thither they return again.” ~ Ecclesiastes 1:7 ~ Everything sublunary is on the move, time knows nothing of rest. The solid earth is a rolling ball, and the great sun himself a star obediently fulfilling its course around some… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.26.22

Because of Us “For the elect’s sake those days be shortened.” ~ Matthew 24:22 ~ For the sake of His elect the Lord withholds many judgments and shortens others. In great tribulations the fire would devour all were it not that out of regard to His elect the Lord damps the flame. Thus, while He saves His elect for the… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Never Depleted

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Never Depleted ~ By Deborah Ann Belka Though I am weary,I am never depletedfor my Lord supplies mewith strength when needed. He always leads me to find,waters running stillwhenever I followafter knowing His will. Though I am tired,I am never exhaustedfor, it’s in my Shepherdall these years I’ve trusted. He renews my soul daily,my… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 10.26.22

2 Timothy 3:16-17 All scripture is given by inspirationof God, and is profitable for doctrine,for reproof, for correction, for instructionin righteousness: That the man of Godmay be perfect, thoroughly furnishedunto all good works. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 62

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.26.22

“Ye looked for much, and, lo, it came to little; and when ye brought it home, I did blow upon it. Why? saith the Lord of hosts. Because of mine house that is waste, and ye run every man unto his own house.” ~ Haggai 1:9 ~ Churlish souls stint their contributions to the ministry and missionary operations, and call… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.25.22

“She gleaned in the field after the reapers: and her hap was to light on a part of the field belonging unto Boaz, who was of the kindred of Elimelech.” ~ Ruth 2:3 ~ Her hap was. Yes, it seemed nothing but an accident, but how divinely was it overruled! Ruth had gone forth with her mother’s blessing, under the… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.25.22

God First, Then Extras “But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.” ~ Matthew 6:33 ~ See how the Bible opens: “In the beginning God.” Let your life open in the same way. Seek with your whole soul, first and foremost, the kingdom of God, as the place… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Whisper’s From God 

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Whisper’s From God ~ By Deborah Ann Belka The Lord whispers,ever quietly, ever stillwith a wisp of His breathHe lets us know His will. He nudges our hearts,with a gentle voiceso that we can makethe righteous choice. With whisper’s He warns,of the dangers aheadsoftly He appeals . . .for us not to be misled. He… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 10.25.22

Ephesians 5:19-20 Speaking to yourselves in psalmsand hymns and spiritual songs,singing and making melody in yourheart to the Lord; Giving thanks alwaysfor all things unto God and the Fatherin the name of our Lord Jesus Christ; King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 83

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.25.22

“For the truths sake, which dwelleth in us, and shall be with us for ever.” ~ 2 John 2 ~ Once let the truth of God obtain an entrance into the human heart and subdue the whole man unto itself, no power human or infernal can dislodge it. We entertain it not as a guest but as the master of… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.24.22

“He began to wash the disciples’ feet.” ~ John 13:5 ~ The Lord Jesus loves His people so much, that every day He is still doing for them much that is analogous to washing their soiled feet. Their poorest actions He accepts; their deepest sorrow He feels; their slenderest wish He hears, and their every transgression He forgives. He is… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.24.22

Godly Stability “And I will make thee unto this people a fenced brazen wall: and they shall fight against thee, but they shall not prevail against thee; for I am with thee to save thee and to deliver thee, saith the Lord.” ~ Jeremiah 15:20 ~ Stability in the fear and faith of God will make a man like a… (more…)

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