Category Archives: Morning’s With Spurgeon

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.26.23

“Jesus said unto them, If ye seek Me, let these go their way.” ~ John 18:8 ~ Mark, my soul, the care which Jesus manifested even in His hour of trial, towards the sheep of His hand! The ruling passion is strong in death. He resigns Himself to the enemy, but He interposes a word of power to set His… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.25.23

“Betrayest thou the Son of Man with a kiss?”~ Luke 22:48 ~ The kisses of an enemy are deceitful.” Let me be on my guard when the world puts on a loving face, for it will, if possible, betray me as it did my Master, with a kiss. Whenever a man is about to stab religion, he usually professes very… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.24.23

He was heard in that he feared.”~ Hebrews 5:7 ~ Did this fear arise from the infernal suggestion that He was utterly forsaken. There may be sterner trials than this, but surely it is one of the worst to be utterly forsaken? “See,” said Satan, “thou hast a friend nowhere! Thy Father hath shut up the bowels of His compassion… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.23.23

“His sweat was as it were great drops of blood falling down to the ground.”~ Luke 22:44 ~ The mental pressure arising from our Lord’s struggle with temptation, so forced his frame to an unnatural excitement, that his pores sent forth great drops of blood which fell down to the ground. This proves how tremendous must have been the weight… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.22.23

“He went a little farther, and fell on His face, and prayed.”~ Matthew 26:39 ~ There are several instructive features in our Saviour’s prayer in His hour of trial. It was lonely prayer. He withdrew even from His three favoured disciples. Believer, be much in solitary prayer, especially in times of trial. Family prayer, social prayer, prayer in the Church,… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.21.23

“Ye shall be scattered, every man to his own, and shall leave me alone.”~ John 16:32 ~ Few had fellowship with the sorrows of Gethsemane. The majority of the disciples were not sufficiently advanced in grace to be admitted to behold the mysteries of “the agony.” Occupied with the passover feast at their own houses, they represent the many who… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.20.23

“My beloved.”~ Song of Solomon 2:8 ~ This was a golden name which the ancient Church in her most joyous moments was wont to give to the Anointed of the Lord. When the time of the singing of birds was come, and the voice of the turtle was heard in her land, her love-note was sweeter than either, as she… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.19.23

“Strong in faith.”~ Romans 4:20 ~ Christian, take good care of thy faith; for recollect faith is the only way whereby thou canst obtain blessings. If we want blessings from God, nothing can fetch them down but faith. Prayer cannot draw down answers, from God’s throne except it be the earnest prayer of the man who believes. Faith is the… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.18.23

“Ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.”~ Galatians 3:26 ~ The fatherhood of God is common to all his children. Ah! Little-faith, you have often said, “Oh that I had the courage of Great-heart, that I could wield his sword and be as valiant as he! But, alas, I stumble at every straw, and a… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.17.23

“So to walk even as He walked.“~ 1 John 2:6 ~ Why should Christians imitate Christ? They should do it for their own sakes. If they desire to be in a healthy state of soul if they would escape the sickness of sin, and enjoy the vigour of growing grace, let Jesus be their model. For their own happiness’ sake,… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.17.23

“Remember the poor.”~ Galatians 2:10 ~ Why does God allow so many of His children to be poor? He could make them all rich if He pleased; He could lay bags of gold at their doors; He could send them a large annual income; or He could scatter round their houses abundance of provisions, as once he made the quails… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.16.23

“I am a stranger with thee.”~ Psalm 39:12 ~ Yes, O Lord, with Thee, but not to Thee. All my natural alienation from Thee, Thy grace has effectually removed; and now, in fellowship with Thyself, I walk through this sinful world as a pilgrim in a foreign country. Thou art a stranger in Thine own world. Man forgets Thee, dishonours… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.15.23

“Be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.”~ 2 Timothy 2:1 ~ Christ has grace without measure in Himself, but He hath not retained it for Himself. As the reservoir empties itself into the pipes, so hath Christ emptied out His grace for His people. “Of His fulness have all we received, and grace for grace.” He seems… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.14.23

“Let him that thinketh he standeth take heed lest he fall.”~ 1 Corinthians 10:12 ~ It is a curious fact, that there is such a thing as being proud of grace. A man says, “I have great faith, I shall not fall; poor little faith may, but I never shall.” “I have fervent love,” says another, “I can stand, there… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.13.23

“Why sit we here until we die?”~ 2 Kings 7:3 ~ Dear reader, this little book was mainly intended for the edification of believers, but if you are yet unsaved, our heart yearns over you: and we would fain say a word which may be blessed to you. Open your Bible, and read the story of the lepers, and mark… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.12.23

“Thou shalt love thy neighbour.” ~ Matthew 5:43 ~ Love thy neighbour.” Perhaps he rolls in riches, and thou art poor, and living in thy little cot side-by-side with his lordly mansion; thou seest every day his estates, his fine linen, and his sumptuous banquets; God has given him these gifts, covet not his wealth, and think no hard thoughts… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.11.23

“Sin . . . exceeding sinful.”~ Romans 7:13 ~ Beware of light thoughts of sin. At the time of conversion, the conscience is so tender, that we are afraid of the slightest sin. Young converts have a holy timidity, a godly fear lest they should offend against God. But alas! very soon the fine bloom upon these first ripe fruits… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.10.23

“In my prosperity I said I shall never be moved.”~ Psalm 30:6 ~ Moab settled on his lees, he hath not been emptied from vessel to vessel.” Give a man wealth; let his ships bring home continually rich freights; let the winds and waves appear to be his servants to bear his vessels across the bosom of the mighty deep;… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.09.23

“Yea, He is altogether lovely.”~ Song of Solomon 5:16 ~ The superlative beauty of Jesus is all-attracting; it is not so much to be admired as to be loved. He is more than pleasant and fair, He is lovely. Surely the people of God can fully justify the use of this golden word, for He is the object of their… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.08.23

“We must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God.”~ Acts 14:22 ~ God’s people have their trials. It was never designed by God, when He chose His people, that they should be an untried people. They were chosen in the furnace of affliction; they were never chosen to worldly peace and earthly joy. Freedom from sickness and the… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.07.23

“Have faith in God.”~ Mark 11:22 ~ Faith is the foot of the soul by which it can march along the road of the commandments. Love can make the feet move more swiftly; but faith is the foot which carries the soul. Faith is the oil enabling the wheels of holy devotion and of earnest piety to move well; and… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.06.23

“Ye must be born again.”~ John 3:7 ~ Regeneration is a subject which lies at the very basis of salvation, and we should be very diligent to take heed that we really are “born again,” for there are many who fancy they are, who are not. Be assured that the name of a Christian is not the nature of a… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.05.23

“Let us not sleep, as do others.”~ 1 Thessalonians 5:6 ~ There are many ways of promoting Christian wakefulness. Among the rest, let me strongly advise Christians to converse together concerning the ways of the Lord. Christian and Hopeful, as they journeyed towards the Celestial City, said to themselves, “To prevent drowsiness in this place, let us fall into good… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.04.23

“My grace is sufficient for thee.” ~ 2 Corinthians 12:9 ~ If none of God’s saints were poor and tried, we should not know half so well the consolations of divine grace. When we find the wanderer who has not where to lay his head, who yet can say, “Still will I trust in the or, when we see the pauper… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.03.23

“I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction.”~ Isaiah 48.10 ~ Comfort thyself, tried believer, with this thought: God saith, “I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction.” Does not the word come like a soft shower, assuaging the fury of the flame? Yea, is it not an asbestos armour, against which the heat hath no power? Let… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.02.23

“His bow abode in strength, and the arms of his hands were made strong by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob.”~ Genesis 49:24 ~ That strength which God gives to His Josephs is real strength; it is not a boasted valour, a fiction, a thing of which men talk, but which ends in smoke; it is true divine… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.01.22

“Awake, O north wind; and come, thou south; blow upon my garden, that the spices thereof may flow out.”~ Song of Solomon 4:16 ~ Anything is better than the dead calm of indifference. Our souls may wisely desire the north wind of trouble if that alone can be sanctified to the drawing forth of the perfume of our graces. So… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.28.23

“My expectation is from Him.”~ Psalm 62:5 ~ It is the believer’s privilege to use this language. If he is looking for aught from the world, it is a poor “expectation” indeed. But if he looks to God for the supply of his wants, whether in temporal or spiritual blessings, his expectation” will not be a vain one. Constantly he… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.27.23

“Thou hast made the Lord, which is my refuge, even the Most High, thy habitation.”~ Psalm 91:9 ~ The Israelites in the wilderness were continually exposed to change. Whenever the pillar stayed its motion, the tents were pitched; but tomorrow, ere the morning sun had risen, the trumpet sounded, the ark was in motion, and the fiery, cloudy pillar was… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.26.23

“Salvation is of the Lord.”~ Jonah 2:9 ~ Salvation is the work of God. It is He alone who quickens the soul “dead in trespasses and sins,” and it is He also who maintains the soul in its spiritual life. He is both “Alpha and Omega.” “Salvation is of the Lord.” If I am prayerful, God makes me prayerful; if… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.25.23

“The wrath to come.”~ Matthew 3:7 ~ It is pleasant to pass over a country after a storm has spent itself; to smell the freshness of the herbs after the rain has passed away, and to note the drops while they glisten like purest diamonds in the sunlight. That is the position of a Christian. He is going through a… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.24.23

“I will cause the shower to come down in his season; there shall be showers of blessing.”~ Ezekiel 34:26 ~ Here is sovereign mercy I will give them the shower in its season.” Is it not sovereign, divine mercy? or who can say, “I will give them showers,” except God? There is only one voice which can speak to the… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.23.23

“I will never leave thee.”~ Hebrews 13:5 ~ No promise is of private interpretation. Whatever God has said to any one saint, He has said to all. When He opens a well for one, it is that all may drink. When He openeth a granary-door to give out food, there may be some one starving man who is the occasion… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.22.23

“His bow abode in strength, and the arms of his hands were made strong by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob.”~ Genesis 49:24. ~ That strength which God gives to His Josephs is real strength; it is not a boasted valour, a fiction, a thing of which men talk, but which ends in smoke; it is true divine… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.21.23

“He hath said.”~ Hebrews 13:5 ~ If we can only grasp these words by faith, we have an all-conquering weapon in our hand. What doubt will not be slain by this two-edged sword? What fear is there which shall not fall smitten with a deadly wound before this arrow from the bow of God’s covenant? Will not the distresses of… (more…)

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