Monthly Archives: November 2023

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 11.30.23

“Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels.”~ Revelation 12:7 ~ War always will rage between the two great sovereignties until one or other be crushed. Peace between good and evil is an impossibility; the very pretence of it would, in fact, be the triumph of the powers of darkness. Michael will always… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 11.30.23

  God Is in the Front Line “The Lord, he it is that doth go before thee; he will be with thee, he will not fail thee, neither forsake thee: fear not, neither be dismayed.”~ Deuteronomy 31:8 ~ In the presence of a great work or a great warfare, here is a text which should help us to buckle on… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 11.30.23

2 Peter 3:10-11 But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night;in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise,and the elements shall melt with fervent heat,the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up.Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved,what manner of persons ought ye… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 11.30.23

“And Amaziah said to the man of God, But what shall we do for the hundred talents which I have given to the army of Israel? And the man of God answered, The Lord is able to give thee much more than this.”~ 2 Chronicles 25:9 ~ A very important question this seemed to be to the king of Judah,… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 11.29.23

“Spices for anointing oil.”~ Exodus 35:8 ~ Much use was made of this anointing oil under the law, and that which it represents is of primary importance under the gospel. The Holy Spirit, who anoints us for all holy service, is indispensable to us if we would serve the Lord acceptably. Without His aid our religious services are but a… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 11.29.23

  Know How to Wait “He that believeth shall not make haste.”~ Isaiah 28:16 ~ He shall make haste to keep the Lord’s commandments; but he shall not make haste in any impatient or improper sense. He shall not haste to run away, for he shall not be overcome with the fear which causes panic. When others are flying hither… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 11.29.23

Psalm 136:1,26 O give thanks unto the Lord;for he is good: for his mercyendureth for ever. O give thanks unto the Godof heaven: for his mercyendureth for ever. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 177

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 11.29.23

“Thou shalt not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people . . . Thou shalt in any wise rebuke thy neighbour, and not suffer sin upon him.”~ Leviticus 19:16, 17 ~ Tale-bearing emits a threefold poison; for it injures the teller, the hearer, and the person concerning whom the tale is told. Whether the report be true… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 11.28.23

Doing what God Can Bless “The Lord shall command the blessing upon thee in thy storehouses, and in all that thou settest thine hand unto.”~ Deuteronomy 28:8 ~ If we obey the Lord our God He will bless that which He gives us. Riches are no curse when blessed of the Lord. When men have more than they require for… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 11.28.23

1 Chronicles 16:8 Give thanks unto the Lord,call upon his name, makeknown his deeds among the people. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 170

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 11.28.23

“For I rejoiced greatly, when the brethren came and testified of the truth that is in thee, even as thou walkest in the truth.”~ 3 John 3 ~ The truth was in Gaius, and Gaius walked in the truth. If the first had not been the case, the second could never have occurred; and if the second could not be… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 11.27.23

“The forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace.”~ Ephesians 1:7 ~ Could there be a sweeter word in any language than that word “forgiveness,” when it sounds in a guilty sinner’s ear, like the silver notes of jubilee to the captive Israelite? Blessed, for ever blessed be that dear star of pardon which shines into the condemned… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 11.27.23

Rest in All Thy Goings “And he said, My presence shall go with thee, and I will give thee rest.”~ Exodus 33:14 ~ Precious promise! Lord, enable me to appropriate it as all my own. We must go at certain times from our abode, for here we have no continuing city. It often happens that when we feel most at… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 11.27.23

Colossians 3:16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richlyin all wisdom; teaching and admonishingone another in psalms and hymns andspiritual songs, singing with grace in yourhearts to the Lord. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 165

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 11.27.23

“Joshua the high priest standing before the angel of the Lord.”~ Zechariah 3:1 ~ In Joshua the high priest we see a picture of each and every child of God, who has been made nigh by the blood of Christ, and has been taught to minister in holy things, and enter into that which is within the veil. Jesus has… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 11.26.23

“They shall rejoice, and shall see the plummet in the hand of Zerubbabel.”~ Zechariah 4:10 ~ Small things marked the beginning of the work in the hand of Zerubbabel, but none might despise it, for the Lord had raised up one who would persevere until the headstone should be brought forth with shoutings. The plummet was in good hands. Here… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 11.26.23

Heavenly Alchemy “Your sorrow shall be turned into joy”.~ John 16:20 ~ Their particular sorrow was the death and absence of their Lord, and it was turned into joy when He rose from the dead and showed Himself in their midst. All the sorrows of saints shall be thus transmuted, even the worst of them, which look as if they… (more…)

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Hebrews 12:28 Wherefore we receiving a kingdomwhich cannot be moved, let us havegrace, whereby we may serve Godacceptably with reverence and godly fear: King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 233

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 11.26.23

“Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might.”~ Ecclesiastes 9:10 ~ Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do,” refers to works that are possible. There are many things which our heart findeth to do which we never shall do. It is well it is in our heart; but if we would be eminently useful, we must not be… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 11.25.23

“For He saith to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion.”~ Romans 9:15 ~ In these words the Lord in the plainest manner claims the right to give or to withhold His mercy according to His own sovereign will. As the prerogative of life and… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 11.25.23

Colossians 3:17 And whatsoever ye do in word or deed,do all in the name of the Lord Jesus,giving thanks to God and the Father by him. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 175

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 11.25.23

“To preach deliverance to the captives.”~ Luke 4.18 ~ None but Jesus can give deliverance to captives. Real liberty cometh from Him only. It is a liberty righteously bestowed; for the Son, who is Heir of all things, has a right to make men free. The saints honour the justice of God, which now secures their salvation. It is a… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 11.25.23

Mountains Turned to Plains “Who art thou, O great mountain? before Zerubbabel thou shalt become a plain; and he shall bring forth the headstone thereof with shoutings, crying, Grace, grace unto it.” ~ Zechariah 4:7 ~ At this hour a mountain of difficulty, distress, or necessity may be in our way, and natural reason sees no path over it, or… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 11.24.23

“Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep: so shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth; and thy want as an armed man.”~ Proverbs 24:33, 34 ~ The worst of sluggards only ask for a little slumber; they would be indignant if they were accused of thorough idleness. A little folding of… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 11.24.23

Pardon and Forgiveness “He will not always chide: neither will he keep his anger for ever.”~ Psalm 103:9 ~ He will chide sometimes, or He would not be a wise Father for such poor, erring children as we are. His chiding is very painful to those who are true, because they feel how sadly they deserve it and how wrong… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 11.24.23

Colossians 2:6-7 As ye have therefore received Christ Jesusthe Lord, so walk ye in him: Rooted andbuilt up in him, and stablished in the faith,as ye have been taught, abounding thereinwith thanksgiving. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 151

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 11.24.23

“The glorious Lord will be unto us a place of broad rivers and streams.” ~ Isaiah 33:21 ~ Broad rivers and streams produce fertility, and abundance in the land. Places near broad rivers are remarkable for the variety of their plants and their plentiful harvests. God is all this to His Church. Having God she has abundance. What can she… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 11.23.23

“Get thee up into the high mountain.”~ Isaiah 40:9 ~ Each believer should be thirsting for God, for the living God, and longing to climb the hill of the Lord, and see Him face to face. We ought not to rest content in the mists of the valley when the summit of Tabor awaits us. My soul thirsteth to drink… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 11.22.23

“The power of His resurrection.” ~ Philippians 3:10 ~ The doctrine of a risen Saviour is exceedingly precious. The resurrection is the corner-stone of the entire building of Christianity. It is the key-stone of the arch of our salvation. It would take a volume to set forth all the streams of living water which flow from this one sacred source,… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 11.23.23

Acquiring Perseverance “The Lord thy God will put out those nations before thee by little and little.”~ Deuteronomy 7:22 ~ We are not to expect to win victories for the Lord Jesus by a single blow. Evil principles and practices die hard. In some places it takes years of labor to drive out even one of the many vices which… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 11.23.23

Psalm 100:4-5 Enter into his gates with thanksgiving,and into his courts with praise:be thankful unto him, and bless his name.For the Lord is good; his mercy is everlasting;and his truth endureth to all generations. King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 153

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 11.23.23

“Fellowship with Him.”~ 1 John 1:6 ~ When we were united by faith to Christ, we were brought into such complete fellowship with Him, that we were made one with Him, and His interests and ours became mutual and identical. We have fellowship with Christ in His love. What He loves we love. He loves the saints so do we.… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 11.22.23

No Condemnation “In those days, and in that time, saith the Lord, the iniquity of Israel shall be sought for, and there shall be none; and the sins of Judah, and they shall not be found: for I will pardon them whom I reserve. “ ~ Jeremiah 50:20 ~ A glorious word indeed! What a perfect pardon is here promised… (more…)

Today’s Bible Verse 11.22.23

Colossians 3:15 And let the peace of God rulein your hearts, to the whichalso ye are called in one body;and be ye thankful King James Version by Public Domain Thank You For Visiting 199

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 11.22.23

“Israel served for a wife, and for a wife he kept sheep.”~ Hosea 12:12 ~ Jacob, while expostulating with Laban, thus describes his own toil, “This twenty years have I been with thee. That which was torn of beasts I brought not unto thee: I bare the loss of it; of my hand didst thou require it, whether stolen by… (more…)