Category Archives: Morning’s With Spurgeon

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.26.24

“Cast thy burden upon the Lord, and He shall sustain thee.”~ Psalm 55:22 ~ Care, even though exercised upon legitimate objects, if carried to excess, has in it the nature of sin. The precept to avoid anxious care is earnestly inculcated by our Saviour, again and again; it is reiterated by the apostles; and it is one which cannot be… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.25.24

“Forsake me not, O Lord.”~ Psalm 38:21 ~ Frequently we pray that God would not forsake us in the hour of trial and temptation, but we too much forget that we have need to use this prayer at all times. There is no moment of our life, however holy, in which we can do without His constant upholding. Whether in… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.24.24

“Blessed be God, which hath nor turned away my prayer.”~ Psalm 66:20 ~ In looking back upon the character of our prayers, if we do it honestly, we shall be filled with wonder that God has ever answered them. There may be some who think their prayers worthy of acceptance as the Pharisee did; but the true Christian, in a… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.23.24

“The Lord will perfect that which concerneth me.”~ Psalm 138:8 ~ Most manifestly the confidence which the Psalmist here expressed was a divine confidence. He did not say, “I have grace enough to perfect that which concerneth me my faith is so steady that it will not stagger my love is so warm that it will never grow cold my… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.22.24

“He led them forth by the right way.”~ Psalm 107:7 ~ Changeful experience often leads the anxious believer to enquire “Why is it thus with me?” I looked for light, but lo, darkness came; for peace, but behold trouble. I said in my heart, my mountain standeth firm, I shall never be moved. Lord, thou dost hide Thy face, and… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.21.24

“If so be ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious.”~ 1 Peter 2:3 ~ “If:” then, this is not a matter to be taken for granted concerning every one of the human race. “If:” then there is a possibility and a probability that some may not have tasted that the Lord is gracious. “If:””then this is not a general… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.20.24

“Marvellous lovingkindness.”~ Psalm 17:7 ~ When we give our hearts with our alms, we give well, but we must often plead to a failure in this respect. Not so our Master and our Lord. His favours are always performed with the love of His heart. He does not send to us the cold meat and the broken pieces from the… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.19.24

“I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth.”~ Ecclesiastes 10:7 ~ Upstarts frequently usurp the highest places, while the truly great pine in obscurity. This is a riddle in providence whose solution will one day gladden the hearts of the upright; but it is so common a fact, that none of us should murmur… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.18.24

“In Him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily. And ye are complete in Him.”~ Colossians 2:9, 10 ~ All the attributes of Christ, as God and man, are at our disposal. All the fulness of the Godhead, whatever that marvellous term may comprehend, is ours to make us complete. He cannot endow us with the attributes of Deity;… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.17.24

“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 ~ 05.16.24

“Who giveth us richly all things to enjoy.”~1 Timothy 6:17 ~ Our Lord Jesus is ever giving, and does not for a solitary instant withdraw His hand. As long as there is a vessel of grace not yet full to the brim, the oil shall not be stayed. He is a sun ever-shining; He is manna always falling round the… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.15.24

“All that believe are justified.”~ Acts 13:39 ~ The believer in Christ receives a present justification. Faith does not produce this fruit by-and-by, but now. So far as justification is the result of faith, it is given to the soul in the moment when it closes with Christ, and accepts Him as its all in all. Are they who stand… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.14.24

“Joint heirs with Christ.”~ Romans 8:17 ~ The boundless realms of His Father’s universe are Christ’s by prescriptive right. As “heir of all things,” He is the sole proprietor of the vast creation of God, and He has admitted us to claim the whole as ours, by virtue of that deed of joint-heir-ship which the Lord hath ratified with His… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.13.24

“Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.”~ Psalm 30:5 ~ CHRISTIAN! If thou art in a night of trial, think of the morrow; cheer up thy heart with the thought of the coming of thy Lord. Be patient, for “Lo! He comes with clouds descending.” Be patient! The Husbandman waits until He reaps His harvest.… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.12.24

“And will manifest myself to him.”~ John 14:21 ~ The Lord Jesus gives special revelations of Himself to His people. Even if Scripture did not declare this, there are many of the children of God who could testify the truth of it from their own experience. They have had manifestations of their Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ in a peculiar… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.11.24

“I am with you always.”~ Matthew 28:20 ~ It is well there is One who is ever the same, and who is ever with us. It is well there is one stable rock amidst the billows of the sea of life. O my soul, set not thine affections upon rusting, moth-eaten, decaying treasures, but set thine heart upon Him who… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.10.24

“But now is Christ risen from the dead.”~ 1 Corinthians 15:20 ~ The whole system of Christianity rests upon the fact that “Christ is risen from the dead;” for, “If Christ be not risen, then is our preaching vain, and your faith is also vain: ye are yet in your sins.” The divinity of Christ finds its surest proof in… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.09.24

“Who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings.”~ Ephesians 1:3 ~ All the goodness of the past, the present, and the future, Christ bestows upon His people. In the mysterious ages of the past the Lord Jesus was His Father’s first elect, and in His election He gave us an interest, for we were chosen in Him from before the… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.08.24

“He that was healed wist not who it was.”~ John 5:13 ~ Dears are short to the happy and healthy; but thirty-eight years of disease must have dragged a very weary length along the life of the poor impotent man. When Jesus, therefore, healed him by a word, while he lay at the pool of Bethesda, he was delightfully sensible… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.07.24

“Great multitudes followed Him, and He healed them all.”~ Matthew 12:15 ~ What a mass of hideous sickness must have thrust itself under the eye of Jesus! Yet we read not that He was disgusted, but patiently waited on every case. What a singular variety of evils must have met at His feet! What sickening ulcers and putrefying sores! Yet… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.06.24

“We dwell in Him.”~ 1 John 4:13 ~ Do you want a house for your soul? Do you ask, “What is the purchase?” It is something less than proud human nature will like to give. It is without money and without price. Ah! you would like to pay a respectable rent! You would love to do something to win Christ?… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.05.24

“I will be their God, and they shall be my people.”~ 2 Corinthians 6:16 ~ What a sweet title: “My people!” What a cheering revelation: “Their God!” How much of meaning is couched in those two words, “My people!” Here is speciality. The whole world is God’s; the heaven, even the heaven of heavens is the Lord’s, and He reigneth… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.04.24

“Shall a man make gods unto himself, and they are no gods.” ~ Jeremiah 16:20 ~ One great besetting sin of ancient Israel was idolatry, and the spiritual Israel are vexed with a tendency to the same folly. Remphan’s star shines no longer, and the women weep no more for Tammuz, but Mammon still intrudes his golden calf, and the… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.03.24

“In the world ye shall have tribulation.”~ John 16:33 ~ Art thou asking the reason of this, believer? Look upward to thy heavenly Father, and behold Him pure and holy. Dost thou know that thou art one day to be like Him? Wilt thou easily be conformed to His image? Wilt thou not require much refining in the furnace of… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.02.24

“I pray not that Thou shouldst take them out of the world.” ~John 17:15 ~ It is a sweet and blessed event which will occur to all believers in God’s own time the going home to be with Jesus. In a few more years the Lord’s soldiers, who are now fighting “the good fight of faith” will have done with… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 05.01.24

“His cheeks are as a bed of spices, as sweet flowers.”~ Song of Solomon 5:13 ~ Lo, the flowery month is come! March winds and April showers have done their work, and the earth is all bedecked with beauty. Come my soul, put on thine holiday attire and go forth to gather garlands of heavenly thoughts. Thou knowest whither to… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.30.24

“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 with… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.29.24

“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 is… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.28.2

“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.” When… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.27.24

“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 we… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.26.24

“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, but… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.25.24

“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 “Rise… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.24.24

“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 deliverance… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.23.24

“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 would… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.22.24

“Him hath God exalted.” ~ Acts 5:31 ~ Jesus, our Lord, once crucified, dead and buried, now sits upon the throne of glory. The highest place that heaven affords is His by undisputed right. It is sweet to remember that the exaltation of Christ in heaven is a representative exaltation. He is exalted at the Father’s right hand, and though… (more…)

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