Category Archives: ~ To God Be the Glory ~

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.21.24

“Who is even at the right hand of God.”~ Romans 8:34 ~ He who was once despised and rejected of men, now occupies the honourable position of a beloved and honoured Son. The right hand of God is the place of majesty and favour. Our Lord Jesus is His people’s representative. When He died for them they had rest; He… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.21.24

God Repays “He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the Lord; and that which he hath given will he pay him again.”~ Proverbs 19:17 ~ We are to give to the poor out of pity. Not to be seen and applauded, much less to get influence over them; but out of pure sympathy and compassion we must give… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.21.24

“I know that my Redeemer liveth.”~ Job 19:25 ~ The marrow of Job’s comfort lies in that little word “My”—”My Redeemer,” and in the fact that the Redeemer lives. Oh! to get hold of a living Christ. We must get a property in Him before we can enjoy Him. What is gold in the mine to me? Men are beggars… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.20.24

“Fight the Lord’s battles.”~ 1 Samuel 18:17 ~ The sacramental host of God’s elect is warring still on earth, Jesus Christ being the Captain of their salvation. He has said, “Lo! I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world.” Hark to the shouts of war! Now let the people of God stand fast in their ranks,… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.20.24

By Faith Not Feeling “The just shall live by faith.”~ Romans 1:17 ~ I shall not die, I can, I do, believe in the Lord my God, and this faith will keep me alive. I would be numbered among those who in their lives are just; but even if I were perfect I would not try to live by my… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.20.24

“That through death He might destroy him that had the power of death.”~ Hebrews 2:14 ~ O child of God, death hath lost its sting, because the devil’s power over it is destroyed. Then cease to fear dying. Ask grace from God the Holy Ghost, that by an intimate knowledge and a firm belief of thy Redeemer’s death, thou mayst… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.19.24

“The Amen.”~ Revelation 3:14 ~ The word AMEN solemnly confirms that which went before; and Jesus is the great Confirmer; immutable, for ever is “the Amen” in all His promises. Sinner, I would comfort thee with this reflection. Jesus Christ said, “Come unto me all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” If you… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.19.24

An Expert Searcher “For thus saith the Lord God; Behold, I, even I, will both search my sheep, and seek them out.” ~ Ezekiel 34:11 ~ This He does at the first when His elect are like wandering sheep that know not the Shepherd or the fold. How wonderfully doth the Lord find out His chosen! Jesus is great as… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.19.24

“Behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom.”~ Matthew 27:51 ~ No mean miracle was wrought in the rending of so strong and thick a veil; but it was not intended merely as a display of power many lessons were herein taught us. The old law of ordinances was put away, and… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.18.24

“And thou saidst, I will surely do thee good.” ~ Genesis 32:12 ~ When Jacob was on the other side of the brook Jabbok, and Esau was coming with armed men, he earnestly sought God’s protection, and as a master reason he pleaded, “And Thou saidst, I will surely do thee good.” Oh, the force of that plea! He was… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.18.24

He Never Fails “I will be with thee: I will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.”~ Joshua 1:5 ~ This word to Joshua is often quoted; it is the basis of that New Testament word “He hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.” Beloved, a life of warfare is before us, but the Lord of Hosts is… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.18.24

“She bound the scarlet line in the window.”~ Joshua 2:21 ~ Rahab depended for her preservation upon the promise of the spies, whom she looked upon as the representatives of the God of Israel. Her faith was simple and firm, but it was very obedient. To tie the scarlet line in the window was a very trivial act in itself,… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.17.24

“We would see Jesus.”~ John 12:21 ~ Evermore the worldling’s cry is, Who will show us any good?” He seeks satisfaction in earthly comforts, enjoyments, and riches. But the quickened sinner knows of only one good. “O that I knew where I might find HIM!” When he is truly awakened to feel his guilt, if you could pour the gold… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.17.24

Enemies at Peace “When a man’s ways please the Lord, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.”~ Proverbs 16:7 ~ I must see that my ways please the Lord. Even then I shall have enemies; and, perhaps, all the more certainly because I endeavor to do that which is right. But what a promise this is!… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.17.24

“We are come to the blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than that of Abel.”~ Hebrews 12:24 ~ Reader, have you come to the blood of sprinkling? The question is not whether you have come to a knowledge of doctrine, or an observance of ceremonies, or to a certain form of experience, but have you come to the blood… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.16.24

“And his hands were steady until the going down of the sun.”~ Exodus 17:12 ~ So mighty was the prayer of Moses, that all depended upon it. The petitions of Moses discomfited the enemy more than the fighting of Joshua. Yet both were needed. No, in the soul’s conflict, force and fervour, decision and devotion, valour and vehemence, must join… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.16.24

All Turned to Holiness “In that day shall there be upon the bells of the horses, holiness unto the Lord,”~ Zechariah 14:20 ~ Happy day when all things shall be consecrated, and the horses’ bells shall ring out holiness to the Lord! That day has come to me. Do I not make all things holy to God? These garments, when… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.16.24

“The precious blood of Christ.”~ 1 Peter 1:19 ~ Standing at the foot of the cross, we see hands, and feet, and side, all distilling crimson streams of precious blood. It is “precious” because of its redeeming and atoning efficacy. By it the sins of Christ’s people are atoned for; they are redeemed from under the law; they are reconciled… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.15.24

“Lift them up for ever.”~ Psalm 28:9 ~ God’s people need lifting up. They are very heavy by nature. They have no wings, or, if they have, they are like the dove of old which lay among the pots; and they need divine grace to make them mount on wings covered with silver, and with feathers of yellow gold. By… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.15.24

Desires of Righteous Granted “The desires of the righteous shall be granted.” ~ Proverbs 10:24 ~ Because it is a righteous desire it is safe for God to grant it. It would be neither good for the man himself, nor for society at large, that such a promise should be made to the unrighteous. Let us keep the Lord’s commands,… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.15.24

“My God, my God, why hast Thou forsaken me?”~ Psalm 22:1 ~ We here behold the Saviour in the depth of His sorrows. No other place so well shows the griefs of Christ as Calvary, and no other moment at Calvary is so full of agony as that in which His cry rends the air “My God, my God, why… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.14.24

“Say ye to the righteous, that it shall be well with him.”~ Isaiah 3:10 ~ It is well with the righteous ALWAYS. If it had said, “Say ye to the righteous, that it is well with him in his prosperity,” we must have been thankful for so great a boon, for prosperity is an hour of peril, and it is… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.14.24

“All they that see me laugh me to scorn: they shoot out the lip, they shake the head.”~ Psalm 22:7 ~ Mockery was a great ingredient in our Lord’s woe. Judas mocked Him in the garden; the chief priests and scribes laughed Him to scorn; Herod set Him at nought; the servants and the soldiers jeered at Him, and brutally… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.14.24

My Choice Is His Choice “He shall choose our inheritance for us.”~ Psalm 47:4 ~ Our enemies would allot us a very dreary portion, but we are not left in their hands. The Lord will cause us to stand in our lot, and our place is appointed by His infinite wisdom. A wiser mind than our own arranges our destiny,… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.13.24

“And he shall put his hand upon the head of the burnt-offering; and it shall be accepted for him to make atonement for him.”~ Leviticus 1:4 ~ Our Lord’s being made “sin for us” is set forth here by the very significant transfer of sin to the bullock, which was made by the elders of the people. The laying of… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.13.24

This Body Fashioned Anew “Who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto his glorious body.”~ Philippians 3:21 ~ Often when we are racked with pain and unable to think or worship, we feel that this indeed is “the body of our humiliation,” and when we are tempted by the passions which rise from the flesh… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.13.24

“A bundle of myrrh is my well-beloved unto me.”~ Song of Solomon 1:13 ~ Myrrh may well be chosen as the type of Jesus on account of its preciousness, its perfume, its pleasantness, its healing, preserving, disinfecting qualities, and its connection with sacrifice. But why is He compared to “a bundle of myrrh”? First, for plenty. He is not a… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.12.24

“The king’s garden.”~ Nehemiah 3:15 ~ Mention of the king’s garden by Nehemiah brings to mind the paradise which the King of kings prepared for Adam. Sin has utterly ruined that fair abode of all delights, and driven forth the children of men to till the ground, which yields thorns and briers unto them. My soul, remember the fall, for… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.12.24

He Remembers No More “For I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more.”~ Jeremiah 31:34 ~ When we know the Lord, we receive the forgiveness of sins. We know Him as the God of grace, passing by our transgressions. What a joyful discovery is this! But how divinely is this promise worded: the Lord promises… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.12.24

“My heart is like wax; it is melted in the midst of my bowels.”~Psalm 22:14 ~ Our blessed Lord experienced a terrible sinking and melting of soul. “The spirit of a man will sustain his infirmity, but a wounded spirit who can bear?” Deep depression of spirit is the most grievous of all trials; all besides is as nothing. Well… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.11.24

“Look upon mine affliction and my pain; and forgive all my sins.”~ Psalm 25:18 ~ It is well for us when prayers about our sorrows are linked with pleas concerning our sins when, being under God’s hand, we are not wholly taken up with our pain, but remember our offences against God. It is well, also, to take both sorrow… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.11.24

Close Fellowship “And they shall teach no more every man his neighbor, and every man his brother, saying, Know the Lord: for they shall all know me, from the least of them unto the greatest of them, saith the Lord.”~ Jeremiah 31:34 ~ Truly, whatever else we do not know, we know the Lord. This day is this promise true… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.11.24

“I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint.”~ Psalm 22:14 ~ Did earth or heaven ever behold a sadder spectacle of woe! In soul and body, our Lord felt Himself to be weak as water poured upon the ground. The placing of the cross in its socket had shaken Him with great violence, had… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 04.10.24

“For there stood by me this night the angel of God.”~ Acts 27:23. ~ Temptest and long darkness, coupled with imminent risk of shipwreck, had brought the crew of the vessel into a sad case; one man alone among them remained perfectly calm, and by his word the rest were reassured. Paul was the only man who had heart enough… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.10.24

Look and Live “And the Lord said unto Moses, Make thee a fiery serpent, and set it upon a pole: and it shalt come to pass, that everyone that is bitten, when he looketh upon it, shall live.” ~ Numbers 21:8 ~ This is a glorious gospel type. Jesus, numbered with the transgressors, hangs before us on the cross. A… (more…)

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