Monthly Archives: April 2023

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.30.23

“How precious also are Thy thoughts unto me, O God.”~ Psalm 139:17 ~ Divine omniscience affords no comfort to the ungodly mind, but to the child of God it overflows with consolation. God is always thinking upon us, never turns aside His mind from us, has us always before His eyes; and this is precisely as we would have it,… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.30.23

The Overcomer’s Reward “To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth it.” ~ Revelation 2:17 ~ My heart, be thou stirred up to persevere in the holy war, for the reward of… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 04.30.2

Ephesians 4:15 But speaking the truth in love,may grow up into him in all things,which is the head, even Christ: King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 343

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.30.23

“And all the children of Israel murmured.” ~ Numbers 14:2 ~ There are murmurers amongst Christians now, as there were in the camp of Israel of old. There are those who, when the rod falls, cry out against the afflictive dispensation. They ask, “Why am I thus afflicted? What have I done to be chastened in this manner?” A word… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.29.23

“The Lord taketh pleasure in His people.”~ Psalm 149:4 ~ How comprehensive is the love of Jesus! There is no part of His people’s interests which He does not consider, and there is nothing which concerns their welfare which is not important to Him. Not merely does He think of you, believer, as an immortal being, but as a mortal… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.29.23

Forget and Forgive “Say not thou, I will recompense evil; but wait on the Lord, and he shall save thee.” ~ Proverbs 20:22 ~ Be not in haste. Let anger cool down. Say nothing and do nothing to avenge yourself. You will be sure to act unwisely if you take up the cudgels and fight your own battles; and, certainly,… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 04.29.23

Job 19:25 For I know that my redeemer liveth,and that he shall stand at the latterday upon the earth: King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 188

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.29.23

“Thou art my hope in the day of evil.” ~ Jeremiah 17:17 ~ The path of the Christian is not always bright with sunshine; he has his seasons of darkness and of storm. True, it is written in God’s Word, “Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace;” and it is a great truth, that religion… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.28.23

“All the house of Israel are impudent and hardhearted.”~ Ezekiel 3:7 ~ Are there no exceptions? No, not one. Even the favoured race are thus described. Are the best so bad then what must the worst be? Come, my heart, consider how far thou hast a share in this universal accusation, and while considering, be ready to take shame unto… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.28.23

It Becomes Mutual “I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.” ~ 2 Corinthians 6:16 ~ Here is a mutual interest. Each belongs to each. God is the portion of His people, and the chosen people are the portion of their God. The saints find in God… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 04.28.23

Philippians 2:5-8 Let this mind be in you, which was alsoin Christ Jesus: Who, being in the form of God,thought it not robbery to be equal with God:But made himself of no reputation, and tookupon him the form of a servant, and was madein the likeness of men: And being found infashion as a man, he humbled himself,and became obedient… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.28.23

“Remember the word unto Thy servant, upon which Thou hast caused me to hope.” ~ Psalm 119:49 ~ Whatever your especial need may be, you may readily find some promise in the Bible suited to it. Are you faint and feeble because your way is rough and you are weary? Here is the promise “He giveth power to the faint.”… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.27.23

“The Lord is King for ever and ever.”~ Psalm 10:16 ~ Jesus Christ is no despotic claimant of divine right, but He is really and truly the Lord’s anointed! “It hath pleased the Father that in Him should all fulness dwell.” God hath given to Him all power and all authority. As the Son of man, He is now head… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.27.23

God Finished His Work “The Lord will perfect that which concerneth me.” ~ Psalm 138:8 ~ He who has begun will carry on the work which is being wrought within my soul. The Lord is concerned about everything that concerns me. All that is now good, but not perfect, the Lord will watch over, preserve, and carry out to completion.… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 04.27.23

Luke 19:10 For the Son of man is cometo seek and to save thatwhich was lost. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 287

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.27.23

“God, even our own God.” ~ Psalm 67:6 ~ It is strange how little use we make of the spiritual blessings which God gives us, but it is stranger still how little use we make of God Himself. Though He is “our own God,” we apply ourselves but little to Him, and ask but little of Him. How seldom do… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.26.23

“Blessed is he that watcheth.”~ Revelation 16:15 ~ We die daily,” said the apostle. This was the life of the early Christians; they went everywhere with their lives in their hands. We are not in this day called to pass through the same fearful persecutions: if we were, the Lord would give us grace to bear the test; but the… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.26.23

Gracious Dealing “And the Lord thy God shall bless thee in all that thou doest.” ~ Deuteronomy 15:18 ~ An Israelitish master was to give his bondservant liberty in due time, and when he left his service he was to start him in life with a liberal portion, This was to be done heartily and cheerfully, and then the Lord… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 04.26.23

Hebrews 7:25 Wherefore he is able also to savethem to the uttermost that comeunto God by him, seeing he everliveth to make intercession for them. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 300

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.26.23

“This do in remembrance of Me.” ~ 1 Corinthians 11:24 ~ It  seems then, that Christians may forget Christ! There could be no need for this loving exhortation, if there were not a fearful supposition that our memories might prove treacherous. Nor is this a bare supposition: it is, alas! too well confirmed in our experience, not as a possibility,… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.25.23

“If any man hear My voice, and open the door, I will come in to him.”~ Revelation 3:20 ~ What is your desire this evening? Is it set upon heavenly things? Do you long to enjoy the high doctrine of eternal love? Do you desire liberty in very close communion with God? Do you aspire to know the heights, and… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.25.23

What to Leave Children “The just man walketh in his integrity: his children are blessed after him.” ~ Proverbs 20:7 ~ Anxiety about our family is natural, but we shall be wise if we turn it into care about our own character. If we walk before the Lord in integrity, we shall do more to bless our descendants than if… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 04.25.23

Colossians 1:27-28 To whom God would make knownwhat is the riches of the glory of thismystery among the Gentiles;which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:Whom we preach, warning every man,and teaching every man in all wisdom;that we may present every manperfect in Christ Jesus: King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 215

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.25.23

“Rise up my love, my fair one, and come away.” ~ Song of Solomon 2:10 ~ Lo, I hear the voice of my Beloved! He speaks to me! Fair weather is smiling upon the face of the earth, and He would not have me spiritually asleep while nature is all around me awaking from her winter’s rest. He bids me… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.24.23

“The flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land.”~ Song of Solomon 2:12 ~ Sweet is the season of spring: the long and dreary winter helps us to appreciate its genial warmth, and its promise of summer enhances its present delights. After periods… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.24.23

Condition of Blessing “Bring ye all of the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith the Lord of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it.” ~ Malachi 3:10 ~… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 04.24.23

1 Peter 1:18-19 Forasmuch as ye know that ye werenot redeemed with corruptible things,as silver and gold, from your vainconversation received by traditionfrom your fathers; But with the preciousblood of Christ, as of a lamb withoutblemish and without spot: King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 202

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.24.23

“And because of all this we make a sure covenant.” ~ Nehemiah 9:38 ~ There are many occasions in our experience when we may very rightly, and with benefit, renew our covenant with God. After recovery from sickness when, like Hezekiah, we have had a new term of years added to our life, we may fitly do it. After any… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.23.23

“Lo, in the midst of the throne . . . stood a Lamb as it had been slain.”~ Revelation 5:6 ~ Why should our exalted Lord appear in His wounds in glory? The wounds of Jesus are His glories, His jewels, His sacred ornaments. To the eye of the believer, Jesus is passing fair because He is “white and ruddy”… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.23.23

No Fear of Death “He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; he that overcometh shall not be hurt of the second death.” ~ Revelation 2:11 ~ The first death we must endure unless the Lord should suddenly come to His temple. For this let us abide in readiness, awaiting it without fear,… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 04.23.23

Romans 14:11 For it is written, As I live, saith the Lord,every knee shall bow to me,and every tongue shall confess to God. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 308

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.23.23

“Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him that loved us.” ~ Romans 8:37 1 ~ We go to Christ for forgiveness, and then too often look to the law for power to fight our sins. Paul thus rebukes us, “O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you, that ye should not obey the truth? This only… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.22.23

“Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night.”~ Psalm 91:5 ~ What is this terror? It may be the cry of fire, or the noise of thieves, or fancied appearances, or the shriek of sudden sickness or death. We live in the world of death and sorrow, we may therefore look for ills as well in the night-watches… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.22.23

Power to Raise “The Lord openeth the eyes of the blind: the Lord raiseth them that are bowed down” ~ Psalm 146:8 ~ Am I bowed down? Then let me urge this word of grace before the Lord. It is His way, His custom, His promise, His delight, to raise up them that are bowed down. Is it a sense… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 04.22.23

Romans 1:20 For the invisible things of him fromthe creation of the world are clearly seen,being understood by the things that are made,even his eternal power and Godhead;so that they are without excuse: King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 195