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Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.26.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “All the rivers run into the sea; yet the sea is not full; unto the place from whence the rivers come, thither they return again.” ~ Ecclesiastes 1:7 ~ Everything sublunary is on the move, time knows nothing of rest. The solid earth is a rolling ball, and the great sun himself a star… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.26.21

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Ye looked for much, and, lo, it came to little; and when ye brought it home, I did blow upon it. Why? saith the Lord of hosts. Because of mine house that is waste, and ye run every man unto his own house.” ~ Haggai 1:9 ~ Churlish souls stint their contributions to the… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.25.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “She gleaned in the field after the reapers: and her hap was to light on a part of the field belonging unto Boaz, who was of the kindred of Elimelech.” ~ Ruth 2:3 ~ Her hap was. Yes, it seemed nothing but an accident, but how divinely was it overruled! Ruth had gone forth… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.25.21

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “For the truths sake, which dwelleth in us, and shall be with us for ever.” ~ 2 John 2 ~ Once let the truth of God obtain an entrance into the human heart and subdue the whole man unto itself, no power human or infernal can dislodge it. We entertain it not as a… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.24.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “He began to wash the disciples’ feet.” ~ John 13:5 ~ The Lord Jesus loves His people so much, that every day He is still doing for them much that is analogous to washing their soiled feet. Their poorest actions He accepts; their deepest sorrow He feels; their slenderest wish He hears, and their… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.24.21

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “The trees of the Lord are full of sap.” ~ Psalm 104:16 ~ Without sap the tree cannot flourish or even exist. Vitality is essential to a Christian. There must be life—a vital principle infused into us by God the Holy Ghost, or we cannot be trees of the Lord. The mere name of… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.23.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Why sleep ye? rise and pray, lest ye enter into temptation.” ~ Luke 22:46 ~ When is the Christian most liable to sleep? Is it not when his temporal circumstances are prosperous? Have you not found it so? When you had daily troubles to take to the throne of grace, were you not more… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.23.21

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Will ye also go away?”  ~ John 6:67 ~ Many  have forsaken Christ, and have walked no more with Him; but what reason have YOU to make a change? Has there been any reason for it in the past? Has not Jesus proved Himself all-sufficient? He appeals to you this morning—”Have I been a… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.22.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “He shall take of Mine, and shall show it unto you.” ~ John 16:15 ~ There are times when all the promises and a doctrines of the Bible are of no avail, unless a gracious hand shall apply them to us. We are thirsty, but too faint to crawl to the water-brook. When a… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.22.21

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “I will love them freely.” ~ Hosea 14:4 ~ This sentence is a body of divinity in miniature. He who understands its meaning is a theologian, and he who can dive into its fulness is a true master in Israel. It is a condensation of the glorious message of salvation which was delivered to… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.21.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Why are ye troubled? and why do thoughts arise in your hearts?” ~ Luke 24:38 ~ Why sayest thou, O Jacob, and speakest O Israel, My way is hid from the Lord, and my judgment is passed over from my God?” The Lord cares for all things, and the meanest creatures share in His… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.21.21

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “The love of Christ constraineth us.” ~ 2 Corinthians 5:14 ~ How much owest thou unto my Lord? Has He ever done anything for thee? Has He forgiven thy sins? Has He covered thee with a robe of righteousness? Has He set thy feet upon a rock? Has He established thy goings? Has He… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.20.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Keep not back.” ~Isaiah 43:6 ~ Although this message was sent to the south, and referred to the seed of Israel, it may profitably be a summons to ourselves. Backward we are naturally to all good things, and it is a lesson of grace to learn to go forward in the ways of God.… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.20.21

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Grow up into Him in all things.”  ~ Ephesians 4:15 ~ Many Christians remain stunted and dwarfed in spiritual things, so as to present the same appearance year after year. No up-springing of advanced and refined feeling is manifest in them. They exist but do not “grow up into Him in all things.” But… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.19.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “God, my Maker, who giveth songs in the night.” ~ Job 35:10 ~ Any man can sing in the day. When the cup is full, man draws inspiration from it. When wealth rolls in abundance around him, any man can praise the God who gives a plenteous harvest or sends home a loaded argosy.… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.19.21

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Babes in Christ.” ~ 1 Corinthians 3:1 ~ Are you mourning, believer, because you are so weak in the divine life: because your faith is so little, your love so feeble? Cheer up, for you have cause for gratitude. Remember that in some things you are equal to the greatest and most full-grown Christian.… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.18.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice.” ~ 1 Samuel 15:22 ~ Saul  had been commanded to slay utterly all the Amalekites and their cattle. Instead of doing so, he preserved the king, and suffered his people to take the best of the oxen and of the sheep. When called to account for this,… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.18.21

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Thy paths drop fatness.” ~ Psalm 65:11 ~ Many are “the paths of the Lord” which “drop fatness,” but an especial one is the path of prayer. No believer, who is much in the closet, will have need to cry, “My leanness, my leanness; woe unto me.” Starving souls live at a distance from… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.17.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “He shall gather the lambs with His arm.” ~ Isaiah 40:11 ~ Our good Shepherd has in His flock a variety of experiences, some are strong in the Lord, and others are weak in faith, but He is impartial in His care for all His sheep, and the weakest lamb is as dear to… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.17.21

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “And David said in his heart, I shall now perish one day by the hand of Saul.”  ~ 1 Samuel 27:1 ~ The thought of David’s heart at this time was a false thought, because he certainly had no ground for thinking that God’s anointing him by Samuel was intended to be left as… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.16.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “With Thee is the fountain of life.” ~ Psalm 36:9 ~ There are times in our spiritual experience when human counsel or sympathy, or religious ordinances, fail to comfort or help us. Why does our gracious God permit this? Perhaps it is because we have been living too much without Him, and He therefore… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.16.21

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Jesus saith unto them, Come and dine.” ~ John 21:12 ~ In these words the believer is invited to a holy nearness to Jesus. “Come and dine,” implies the same table, the same meat; ay, and sometimes it means to sit side by side, and lean our head upon the Saviour’s bosom. It is… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.15.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “But the firstling of an ass thou shalt redeem with a lamb: and if thou redeem him not, then shalt thou break his neck.” ~ Exodus 34:20 ~ Every firstborn creature must be the Lord’s, but since the ass was unclean, it could not be presented in sacrifice. What then? Should it be allowed… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.15.21

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “But who may abide the day of his coming?” ~ Malachi 3:2 ~ His first coming was without external pomp or show of power, and yet in truth there were few who could abide its testing might. Herod and all Jerusalem with him were stirred at the news of the wondrous birth. Those who… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.14.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “And be not conformed to this world.” ~ Romans 12:2 ~ If a Christian can by possibility be saved while he conforms to this world, at any rate it must be so as by fire. Such a bare salvation is almost as much to be dreaded as desired. Reader, would you wish to leave… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.14.21

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord.”  ~ Philippians 3:8 ~ Spritual knowledge of Christ will be a personal knowledge. I cannot know Jesus through another person’s acquaintance with Him. No, I must know Him myself; I must know Him on my own account.… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.13.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Love is strong as death.” ~ Song of Solomon 8:6 ~ Whose love can this be which is as mighty as the conqueror of monarchs, the destroyer of the human race? Would it not sound like satire if it were applied to my poor, weak, and scarcely living love to Jesus my Lord? I… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.13.21

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Godly sorrow worketh repentance.”   ~ 2 Corinthians 7:10 ~ Genuine, spiritual mourning for sin is the work of the Spirit of God. Repentance is too choice a flower to grow in nature’s garden. Pearls grow naturally in oysters, but penitence never shows itself in sinners except divine grace works it in them. If thou… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.12.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “The Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost.” ~ John 14:26 ~ This age is peculiarly the dispensation of the Holy Spirit, in which Jesus cheers us, not by His personal presence, as He shall do by-and-by, but by the indwelling and constant abiding of the Holy Ghost, who is evermore the Comforter of the… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.12.21

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “I will meditate in Thy precepts.” ~ Psalm 119:15 ~ There are times when solitude is better than society, and silence is wiser than speech. We should be better Christians if we were more alone, waiting upon God, and gathering through meditation on His Word spiritual strength for labour in His service. We ought… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.11.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Whom He did predestinate, them He also called.” ~ Romans 8:30 ~ In the second epistle to Timothy, first chapter, and ninth verse, are these words—”Who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling.” Now, here is a touchstone by which we may try our calling. It is “an holy calling, not… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.11.21

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Let us lift up our heart with our hands unto God in the heavens.” ~ Lamentations 3:41 ~ The act of prayer teaches us our unworthiness, which is a very salutary lesson for such proud beings as we are. If God gave us favours without constraining us to pray for them we should never… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.10.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “And I will deliver thee out of the hand of the wicked, and I will redeem thee out of the hand of the terrible.” ~ Jeremiah 15:21 ~ Note the glorious personality of the promise. I will, I will. The Lord Jehovah Himself interposes to deliver and redeem His people. He pledges Himself personally… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.10.21

This Morning’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Faultless before the presence of His glory.” ~ Jude 24 ~ Revolve in your mind that wondrous word, faultless!” We are far off from it now; but as our Lord never stops short of perfection in His work of love, we shall reach it one day. The Saviour who will keep His people to… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.09.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “But He answered her not a word.” ~ Matthew 15:23 ~ Genuine seekers who as yet have not obtained the blessing, may take comfort from the story before us. The Saviour did not at once bestow the blessing, even though the woman had great faith in Him. He intended to give it, but He… (more…)

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