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Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.26.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon 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.… (more…)

Today’s Poem: In God’s Control

to GOD be the GLORY ~ In God’s Control ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, keep my mind,keep it securedinto satan’s trapslet it not be lured. Lord, keep my thoughts,keep them on Youdon’ let them be jadedby the world’s view. Lord, keep my heart,keep it far awayto false teachingsdo not let it sway. Lord, keep my soul,keep it close to Youlet it… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.25.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon 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… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.24.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon 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… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.23.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon 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… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.22.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Plead His Own Promise “Thou, O Lord God, hast spoken it: and with thy blessing let the house of thy servant be blessed for ever.”     ~ 2 Samuel 7:29 ~ This is a promise pleaded, and so it yields double instruction to us. Anything which the Lord God has spoken… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.21.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon God’s Multiplication Table “A little one shall become a thousand, and a small one a strong nation: I the Lord will hasten it in his time.” ~ Isaiah 60:22 ~ Works for the Lord often begin on a small scale, and they are none the worse for this. Feebleness educates faith, brings… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.20.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon From Every Sin “He shall save his people from their sins.” ~ Matthew 1:21 ~ Lord, save me from my sins. By the name of Jesus I am encouraged thus to pray. Save me from my past sins, that the habit of them may not hold me captive. Save me from my… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.19.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Regulated Chastisement “I will correct thee in measure.” ~ Jeremiah 30:11 ~ To be left uncorrected would be a fatal sign: it would prove that the Lord had said, “He is given unto idols, let him alone.” God grant that such may never be our portion! Uninterrupted prosperity is a thing to… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.18.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Tears, Then Joyful Harvest “They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.” ~ Psalm 126:5 ~ Weeping times are suitable for sowing: we do not want the ground to be too dry. Seed steeped in the tears of earnest anxiety will come up all the sooner. The salt of prayerful tears… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.17.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Holy Fear “He that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.” ~ Proverbs 13:13 ~ Holy awe of God’s Word is at a great discount. Men think themselves wiser than the Word of the Lord and sit in judgment upon it. “So did not I, because of the fear of God.” We accept… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.16.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon One with Christ Jesus “Because I live, ye shall live also.” ~ John 14:19 ~ Jesus has made the life of believers in Him as certain as His own. As sure as the Head lives the members live also. If Jesus has not risen from the dead, then are we dead in… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.15.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Sustained by Feeding “As the living Father hath sent me, and I live by the Father: so he that eateth me, even he shall live by me.” ~ John 6:57 ~ We live by virtue of our union with the Son of God. As God-man Mediator, the Lord Jesus lives by the… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.14.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Never Ashamed “Whosoever therefore shall confess me before men, him will I confess also before my Father which is in heaven.” ~ Matthew 10:32 ~ Gracious promise! It is a great joy to me to confess my Lord. Whatever my faults may be, I am not ashamed of Jesus, nor do I… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.13.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon If, and a Triple Promise “If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.” ~ 2 Chronicles 7:14 ~ Called by… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.12.21

Faith’s Check Book C. H. Spurgeon Mark of Covenant Grace “And the Lord thy God will circumcise thine heart, and the heart of thy seed, to love the Lord thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul that thou mayest live.” ~ Deuteronomy 30:6 ~ Here we read of the true circumcision. Note the author of it:… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.11.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Free to Travel “And I will strengthen them in the Lord: and they shall walk up and down in his name, saith the Lord.” ~ Zechariah 10:12 ~ A solace for sick saints. They have grown faint, and they fear that they shall never rise from the bed of doubt and fear;… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.10.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Open Door of Communion “I have set before thee an open door, and no man can shut it.” ~ Revelation 3:8 ~ Saints who remain faithful to the truth of God have an open door before them. My soul, thou hast resolved to live and die by that which the Lord has… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.09.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon What Sanctifies Our Offerings? “And the priest shall put some of the blood upon the horns of the altar of sweet incense before the Lord.” ~ Leviticus 4:7 ~ The altar of incense is the place where saints present their prayers and praises; and it is delightful to think of it as… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.08.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon 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!… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.07.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon 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,… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.06.21

Tuesday, October 06, 2020 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon 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… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.05.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon 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,… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.04.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon 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”… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.03.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon 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… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.02.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon 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… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.01.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon 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… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.30.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Needs to Open Our Mouths “Open thy mouth wide, and I will fill it.” ~ Psalm 81:10 ~ What an encouragement to pray! Our human notions would lead us to ask small things because our deservings are so small; but the Lord would have us request great blessings. Prayer should be as… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.29.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon To Glorify Christ Jesus “He shall glorify me: for he shall receive of mine, and shall shew it unto you.” ~ John 16:14 ~ The Holy Ghost Himself cannot better glorify the Lord Jesus than by showing to us Christ’s own things. Jesus is His own best commendation. There is no adorning… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.28.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Work is Done; Rest in Him “There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God.” ~ Hebrews 4:9 ~ God has provided a Sabbath, and some must enter into it. Those to whom it was first preached entered not in because of unbelief; therefore, that Sabbath remains for the people of… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.27.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon The Divine Light in Darkness For thou wilt light my candle. ~ Psalm 18:28 ~ It may be that my soul sits in darkness; and if this be of a spiritual kind, no human power can bring me light. Blessed be God! He can enlighten my darkness and at once light my… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.26.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Among the Redeemed “Lo, the people shall dwell alone, and shall not be redeemed among the nations.” ~ Numbers 23:9 ~ Who would wish to dwell among the nations and to be numbered with them? Why, even the professing church is such that to follow the Lord fully within its bounds is… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.25.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon The Sacrifice Has Been Accepted “If the Lord were pleased to kill us, he would not have received a burnt offering and a meat offering at our hands, neither would he have showed us all these thing.” ~ Judges 13:23 ~ This is a sort of promise deduced by logic. It is… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.24.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon The Life-Giving Stream “And it shall come to pass, that every thing that liveth, which moveth, whithersoever the rivers shall come, shall live.  “ ~ Ezekiel 47:9 ~ The living waters, in the prophet’s vision, flowed into the Dead Sea and carried life with them, even into that stagnant lake. Where grace… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.23.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Deliverance from Dust and Chaff “For, lo, I will command, and I will sift the house of Israel among all sections, like as corn is sifted in a sieve, yet shall not the least grain fall upon the earth.” ~ Amos 9:9 ~ The sifting process is going on still. Wherever we… (more…)

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