Monthly Archives: October 2023

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.31.23

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. That… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.31.23

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? Are… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 10.31.23

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 259

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~10.31.23

I will praise thee, O Lord. ~ Psalm 9.1 ~ Praise should always follow answered prayer; as the mist of earths gratitude rises when the sun of heavens 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 ~ 10.30.23

“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. You… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.30.23

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 10.30.23

Ephesians 2:8-9 For by grace are ye saved through faith;and that not of yourselves:it is the gift of God:Not of works,lest any man should boast. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 236

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.30.23

“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, and… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.29.23

“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. You… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.29.23

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 one… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 10.29.23

Romans 12:1 I beseech you therefore, brethren,by the mercies of God, that ye presentyour bodies a living sacrifice, holy,acceptable unto God, which is yourreasonable service. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 172

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.29.23

“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 “in… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.28.23

“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 the… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 10.28.23

1 Peter 1:24-25 For all flesh is as grass,and all the glory of man asthe flower of grass.The grass withereth,and the flower thereof falleth away:But the word of the Lordendureth for ever.And this is the word whichby the gospel is preached unto you. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 161

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.28.23

“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…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.28.23

“The life which I now live in the flesh, I live by the faith of the Son of God.”~ Galatians 2:20 ~ When the Lord in mercy passed by and saw us in our blood, He first of all said, “Live”; and this He did first, because life is one of the absolutely essential things in spiritual matters, and until… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.27.23

“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 the… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.27.23

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 Bible Verse 10.27.23

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 thejoints and marrow, and is adiscerner of the thoughts andintents of the heart. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 191

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.27.23

“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 of… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.26.23

“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 greater… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 10.26.23

2 Timothy 3:16-17 All scripture is given by inspiration of God,and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof,for correction, for instruction in righteousness:That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughlyfurnished unto all good works. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 125

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.26.23

  “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…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.26.23

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 sake… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.25.23

“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 care… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 12.25.23

He Came; He Is Coming “This same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven.“~ Acts 1:11 ~ Many are celebrating our Lord’s first coming this day; let us turn our thoughts to the promise of His second coming. This is as sure as the… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.25.23

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 Bible Verse 10.25.23

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 201

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.25.23

“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 the… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.24.23

“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 still… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.24.23

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 wall… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 10.24.23

Proverbs 9:10 The fear of the Lord is the beginningof wisdom: and the knowledge of theholy is understanding. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 176

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.24.23

“The trees of the Lord are full of sap.”~ Psalm 104:16 ~ Without sap the tree cannot flourish or even exist. Vitality is essential to a Christian. There must be life”a vital principle infused into us by God the Holy Ghost, or we cannot be trees of the Lord. The mere name of being a Christian is but a dead… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.23.23

“Why sleep ye? rise and pray, lest ye enter into temptation.”~ Luke 22:46 ~ When is the Christian most liable to sleep? Is it not when his temporal circumstances are prosperous? Have you not found it so? When you had daily troubles to take to the throne of grace, were you not more wakeful than you are now? Easy roads… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.23.23

Harvest of Light, Gladness “Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.”~ Psalm 97:11 ~ Righteousness is often costly to the man who keeps to it at all hazards, but in the end it will bear its own expenses and return an infinite profit. A holy life is like sowing seed: much is going out,… (more…)