Monthly Archives: October 2022

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.08.22

“Praying in the Holy Ghost.” ~ Jude 20 ~ Mark the grand characteristic of true prayer“In the Holy Ghost.” The seed of acceptable devotion must come from heaven’s storehouse. Only the prayer which comes from God can go to God. We must shoot the Lord’s arrows back to Him. That desire which He writes upon our heart will move His… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.08.22

Never Alone “Thou shalt no more be termed Forsaken.” ~ Isaiah 62:4 ~ “Forsaken” is a dreary word. It sounds like a knell. It is the record of sharpest sorrows and the prophecy of direst ills. An abyss of misery yawns in that word forsaken. Forsaken by one who pledges his honor! Forsaken by a friend so long tried and… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 10.08.22

Isaiah 43:11-12 I, even I, am the Lord;and beside me there is no saviour.I have declared, and have saved,and I have shewed, when therewas no strange god among you:therefore ye are my witnesses,saith the Lord, that I am God. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 461

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.08.22

“Launch out into the deep, and let down your nets for a draught.” ~ Luke 5:4 ~ We learn from this narrative, the necessity of human agency. The draught of fishes was miraculous, yet neither the fisherman nor his boat, nor his fishing tackle were ignored; but all were used to take the fishes. So in the saving of souls,… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.07.22

“Now on whom dost thou trust?” ~ Isaiah 36:5 ~ Reader, this is an important question. Listen to the Christian’s answer, and see if it is yours. “On whom dost thou trust?” “I trust,” says the Christian, “in a triune God. I trust the Father, believing that He has chosen me from before the foundations of the world; I trust… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.07.22

Always First in Fellowship “He goeth before you into Gailee; there shall ye see him, as he said unto you.” ~ Mark 16:7 ~ Where He appointed to meet His disciples, there He would be in due time. Jesus keeps His trust. If He promises to meet us at the mercy seat, or in public worship, or in the ordinances,… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Heavenly Mandates

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Heavenly Mandates ~ By Deborah Ann Belka Heavenly mandates,we all surely need . . .tis why God gave to usHis Word to daily read. For He knew we needed,His divine instructionson how to get overtemporal obstructions. Heavenly policies,are found in the Good Bookfor God left them to usas salvation’s handbook. For inside the pages,is… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 10.07.22

Psalm 63:1 O God, thou art my God;early will I seek thee: my soulthirsteth for thee, my fleshlongeth for thee in a dry andthirsty land, where no water is; King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 427

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.07.22

“Wherefore hast Thou afflicted Thy servant?” ~ Numbers 11:11 ~ Our heavenly Father sends us frequent troubles to try our faith. If our faith be worth anything, it will stand the test. Gilt is afraid of fire, but gold is not: the paste gem dreads to be touched by the diamond, but the true jewel fears no test. It is… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.06.22

“He had married an Ethiopian woman.” ~ Numbers 12:1 ~ Strange choice of Moses, but how much more strange the choice of Him who is a prophet like unto Moses, and greater than he! Our Lord, who is fair as the lily, has entered into marriage union with one who confesses herself to be black, because the sun has looked… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.06.22

The Leadership of Our Guide “Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth. “ ~ John 16:13 ~ Truth is like a vast cavern into which we desire to enter, but we are not able to traverse it alone. At the entrance it is clear and bright; but if we would go… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Jesus Leads Me

~ Jesus Leads Me ~ By Deborah Ann Belka Jesus leads me,on paths uprightand I follow Himmuch to His delight. He guides me in ways,I didn’t even knowand I trust the right oneto me He will show. Jesus leads me,in times of droughtHe helps me throughperiods of doubt. For He satisfies,my hunger and thirsttis why each morningI seek His face first.… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 10.06.22

Isaiah 26:4 Trust ye in the Lord for ever:for in the Lord Jehovah iseverlasting strength: King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 375

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.06.22

“Whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst.” ~ John 4:14 ~ He who is a believer in Jesus finds enough in his Lord to satisfy him now, and to content him for evermore. The believer is not the man whose days are weary for want of comfort, and whose nights are long from absence… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.05.22

“He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved.” ~ Mark 16:16 ~ Mr. MacDonald asked the inhabitants of the island of St. Kilda how a man must be saved. An old man replied, “We shall be saved if we repent, and forsake our sins, and turn to God.” “Yes,” said a middle-aged female, “and with a true heart too.”… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.05.22

At God’s Bidding “And the remnant of Jacob shall be in the midst of many people as a dew from the Lord, as the showers upon the grass, that tarrieth not for man, nor waiteth for the sons of men.” ~ Micah 5:7 ~ If this be true of the literal Israel, much more is it true of the spiritual… (more…)

Today’s Poem: On The Path To Life

to GOD be the GLORY ~ On The Path To Life ~ By Deborah Ann Belka God leads us,on the path to LifeHe guides our stepsin the thick of strife. He offers to us,His hand guidingHe catches our feetwhen they go sliding. Traveling together,we follow, He leads . . .knowing He’ll takecare of our needs. He teaches us along,the righteous wayhow… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 10.05.22

Isaiah 55:6 Seek ye the Lordwhile he may be found,call ye upon him whilehe is near: King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 447

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.05.22

“He arose, and did eat and drink, and went in the strength of that meat forty days and forty nights.” ~ 1 Kings 19:8 ~ All the strength supplied to us by our gracious God is meant for service, not for wantonness or boasting. When the prophet Elijah found the cake baked on the coals, and the cruse of water… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.04.22

“If any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.” ~ 1 John 2:1 ~ If any man sin, we have an advocate.” Yes, though we sin, we have Him still. John does not say, “If any man sin he has forfeited his advocate,” but “we have an advocate,” sinners though we are. All the… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.04.22

The Mighty Magnet “And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me.” ~ John 12:32 ~ Come, ye workers, be encouraged. You fear that you cannot draw a congregation. Try the preaching of a crucified, risen, and ascended Savior; for this is the greatest “draw” that was ever yet manifested among men. What… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Ditching Your Own Plans

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Ditching Your Own Plans ~ By Deborah Ann Belka As you get to know,who God really is . . .you’ll ditch your plansand go after His. For He has a purpose,for you and your lifeone filled with peacenot of earthly strife. The more you understand,just what is God’s willthe more of it to youHe will… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 10.04.22

Proverbs 27:1 Boast not thyselfof to morrow; forthou knowest notwhat a day maybring forth. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 496

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.04.22

“At evening time it shall be light.” ~ Zechariah 14:7 ~ Often times we look forward with forebodings to the time of old age, forgetful that at eventide it shall be light. To many saints, old age is the choicest season in their lives. A balmier air fans the mariner’s cheek as he nears the shore of immortality, fewer waves… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.03.22

“He Himself hath suffered being tempted.” ~ Hebrews 2:18 ~ It is a common-place thought, and yet it tastes like nectar to the weary heart Jesus I was tempted as I am. You have heard that truth many times: have you grasped it? He was tempted to the very same sins into which we fall. Do not dissociate Jesus from… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.03.22

Reflections of the Lord’s Beauty “As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness; I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness.” ~ Psalm 17:15 ~ The portion of other men fills their bodies and enriches their children, but the portion of the believer is of another sort. Men of the world have their treasure in this… (more…)

Today’s Poem: This Is The Way

to GOD be the GLORY ~ This Is The Way ~ By Deborah Ann Belka Sometimes God whispers,this is the way to us . . .to see if His promptingwe are willing to trust. He opens up doors,to see if we’ll go throughthen watches with themwhat we’re willing to do. Sometimes God whispers,this is the way to go . . .to… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 10.03.22

1 Peter 1:3 Blessed be the God and Fatherof our Lord Jesus Christ, whichaccording to his abundant mercyhath begotten us again unto alively hope by the resurrectionof Jesus Christ from the dead, King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 302

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.03.22

“Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for them who shall be heirs of salvation?” ~Hebrews 1:14 ~ Angels are the unseen attendants of the saints of God; they bear us up in their hands, lest we dash our foot against a stone. Loyalty to their Lord leads them to take a deep interest in the children… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.02.22

“A man greatly beloved.” ~ Daniel 10:11 ~ Child of God, do you hesitate to appropriate this title? Ah! has your unbelief made you forget that you are greatly beloved too? Must you not have been greatly beloved, to have been bought with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot? When God smote… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.02.22

Comfort En Route Home “And Joseph said unto his brethren, I die: and God will surely visit you, and bring you out of this land unto the land which he swore to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob” ~ Genesis 50:24 ~ Joseph had been an incarnate providence to his brethren. All our Josephs die, and a thousand comforts die… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 10.02.22

Proverbs 29:25 The fear of man bringetha snare: but whoso puttethhis trust in the Lordshall be safe. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 326

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.02.22

“The hope which is laid up for you in heaven.” ~ Colossians 1:5 ~ Our hope in Christ for the future is the mainspring and the mainstay of our joy here. It will animate our hearts to think often of heaven, for all that we can desire is promised there. Here we are weary and toilworn, but yonder is the… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.01.22

“He will give grace and glory.” ~ Psalm 84:11 ~ Bounteous is Jehovah in His nature; to give is His delight. His gifts are beyond measure precious, and are as freely given as the light of the sun. He gives grace to His elect because He wills it, to His redeemed because of His covenant, to the called because of… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.01.22

A Covenant He Remembers “He hath given meat unto them that fear him: he will ever be mindful of his covenant.” ~ Psalm 111:5 ~ Those who fear God need not fear want. Through all these long years the Lord has always found meat for His own children, whether they have been in the wilderness, or by the brook Cherith,… (more…)