Tag Archives: Devotional

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.01.23

“Thy love to me was wonderful.”~ 2 Samuel 1:26 ~ Come, dear readers, let each one of us speak for himself of the wonderful love, not of Jonathan, but of Jesus. We will not relate what we have been told, but the things which we have tasted and handled-of the love of Christ. Thy love to me, O Jesus, was… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.01.23

tion “They shall sing in the ways of the Lord.~ Psalm 138:5 ~ The time when Christians begin to sing in the ways of the Lord is when they first lose their burden at the foot of the Cross. Not even the songs of the angels seem so sweet as the first song of rapture which gushes from the inmost… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.31.23

“Then Ahimaaz ran by the way of the plain, and overran Cushi.”~ 2 Samuel 18:23 ~ Runningis not everything, there is much in the way which we select: a swift foot over hill and down dale will not keep pace with a slower traveller upon level ground. How is it with my spiritual journey, am I labouring up the hill… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.31.23

“The Lord our Righteousness.” ~ Jeremiah 23:6 ~ It will always give a Christian the greatest calm, quiet, ease, and peace, to think of the perfect righteousness of Christ. How often are the saints of God downcast and sad! I do not think they ought to be. I do not think they would if they could always see their perfection… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.30.23

“In whom also we have obtained an inheritance.”~ Ephesians 1:11 ~ When Jesus gave Himself for us, He gave us all the rights and privileges which went with Himself; so that now, although as eternal God, He has essential rights to which no creature may venture to pretend, yet as Jesus, the Mediator, the federal Head of the covenant of… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.30.23

“When thou hearest the sound of a going in the tops of the mulberry trees, then thou shalt bestir thyself.” ~ 2 Samuel 5:24 ~ The members of Christ’s Church should be very prayerful, always seeking the unction of the Holy One to rest upon their hearts, that the kingdom of Christ may come, and that His “will be done… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.29.23

“The dove came in to him in the evening.”~ Genesis 8:11 ~ Blessed be the Lord for another day of mercy, even though I am now weary with its toils. Unto the preserver of men lift I my song of gratitude. The dove found no rest out of the ark, and therefore returned to it; and my soul has learned… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.29.23

“Perfect in Christ Jesus.” ~ Colossians 1:28 ~ Do you not feel in your own soul that perfection is not in you? Does not every day teach you that? Every tear which trickles from your eye, weeps “imperfection”; every harsh word which proceeds from your lip, mutters “imperfection.” You have too frequently had a view of your own heart to… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.28.23

“And the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things that they had heard and seen, as it was told unto them.”~ Luke 2:20 ~ What was the subject of their praise? They praised God for what they had heard for the good tidings of great joy that a Saviour was born unto them. Let us copy them;… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.28.23

“Perfect in Christ Jesus.” ~ Colossians 1:28 ~ Do you not feel in your own soul that perfection is not in you? Does not every day teach you that? Every tear which trickles from your eye, weeps “imperfection”; every harsh word which proceeds from your lip, mutters “imperfection.” You have too frequently had a view of your own heart to… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.27.23

“But Mary kept all these things, and pondered them in her heart.”~ Luke 2:19 ~ There was an exercise, on the part of this blessed woman, of three powers of her being: her memory”she kept all these things; her affections she kept them in her heart; her intellect she pondered them; so that memory, affection, and understanding, were all exercised… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.27.23

“And of his fulness have all we received.” ~ John 1:16 ~ These words tell us that there is a fulness in Christ. There is a fulness of essential Deity, for “in Him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead.” There is a fulness of perfect manhood, for in Him, bodily, that Godhead was revealed. There is a fulness of… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.26.23

“All they that heard it wondered at those things.”~ Luke 2:18 ~ We must not cease to wonder at the great marvels of our God. It would be very difficult to draw a line between holy wonder and real worship; for when the soul is overwhelmed with the majesty of God’s glory, though it may not express itself in song,… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.26.23

“Your heavenly Father.” ~ Matthew 6:26 ~ God’s people are doubly His children, they are His offspring by creation, and they are His sons by adoption in Christ. Hence they are privileged to call Him, “Our Father which art in heaven.” Father! Oh, what precious word is that. Here isauthority: “If I be a Father, where is mine honour?” If… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~01.25.23

“Do we then make void the law through faith? God forbid: yea, we establish the law.”~ Romans 3:31 ~ When the believer is adopted into the Lord’s family, his relationship to old Adam and the law ceases at once; but then he is under a new rule, and a new covenant. Believer, you are God’s child; it is your first… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.25.23

“I will mention the lovingkindnesses of the Lord, and the praises of the Lord, according to all that the Lord hath bestowed on us.” ~ Isaiah 63:7 ~ And canst thou not do this? Are there no mercies which thou hast experienced? What though thou art gloomy now, canst thou forget that blessed hour when Jesus met thee, and said,… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~01.24.23

“Martha was cumbered about much serving.”~Luke 10:40 ~ Her fault was not that she served: the condition of a servant well becomes every Christian. “I serve,” should be the motto of all the princes of the royal family of heaven. Nor was it her fault that she had “much serving.” We cannot do too much. Let us do all that… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.24.23

“Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler.” ~ Psalm 91:3 ~ God delivers His people from the snare of the fowler in two senses. From, and out of. First, He delivers them from the snare does not let them enter it; and secondly, if they should be caught therein, He delivers them out of it. The… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.23.23

“We will remember Thy love more than wine.” ~ Song of Solomon 1:4 ~ Jesus will not let His people forget His love. If all the love they have enjoyed should be forgotten, He will visit them with fresh love. “Do you forget my cross?” says He, “I will cause you to remember it; for at My table I will… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.23.23

“I have exalted one chosen out of the people.” ~ Psalm 89:19 ~ Why was Christ chosen out of the people? Speak, my heart, for heart-thoughts are best. Was it not that He might be able to be our brother, in the blest tie of kindred blood? Oh, what relationship there is between Christ and the believer! The believer can… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.22.23

“Doth Job fear God for nought?” ~ Job 1:9 ~ This was the wicked question of Satan concerning that upright man of old, but there are many in the present day concerning whom it might be asked with justice, for they love God after a fashion because He prospers them; but if things went ill with them, they would give… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.22.23

“Son of man, What is the vine tree more than any tree, or than a branch which is among the trees of the forest?” ~ Ezekiel 15:2 ~ These words are for the humbling of God’s people; they are called God’s vine, but what are they by nature more than others? They, by God’s goodness, have become fruitful, having been… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~01.21.23

“He was sore athirst, and called on the Lord, and said, Thou hast given this great deliverance into the hand of Thy servant: and now shall I die for thirst?” ~ Judges 15:18 ~ Samson was thirsty and ready to die. The difficulty was totally different from any which the hero had met before. Merely to get thirst assuaged is… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.21.23

“And so all Israel shall be saved.” ~ Romans 11:26 ~ Then Moses sang at the Red Sea, it was his joy to know that all Israel were safe. Not a drop of spray fell from that solid wall until the last of God’s Israel had safely planted his foot on the other side the flood. That done, immediately the… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~01.20.23

“Turn away mine eyes from beholding vanity; and quicken Thou me in Thy way.” ~ Psalm 119:37 ~ There are divers kinds of vanity. The cap and bells of the fool, the mirth of the world, the dance, the lyre, and the cup of the dissolute, all these men know to be vanities; they wear upon their forefront their proper… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.20.23

“Abel was a keeper of sheep.” ~ Genesis 4:2 ~ As a shepherd Abel sanctified his work to the glory of God, and offered a sacrifice of blood upon his altar, and the Lord had respect unto Abel and his offering. This early type of our Lord is exceedingly clear and distinct. Like the first streak of light which tinges… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.19.23

“He first findeth his own brother Simon.” ~ John 1:41 ~ This case is an excellent pattern of all cases where spiritual life is vigorous. As soon as a man has found Christ, he begins to find others. I will not believe that thou hast tasted of the honey of the gospel if thou canst eat it all thyself. True… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.19.23

“I sought him, but I found him not.” ~ Song of Solomon 3:1 ~ Tell me where you lost the company of Christ, and I will tell you the most likely place to find Him. Have you lost Christ in the closet by restraining prayer? Then it is there you must seek and find Him. Did you lose Christ by… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.18.23

“He expounded unto them in all the Scriptures the things concerning himself.” ~ Luke 24:27 ~ The two disciples on the road to Emmaus had a most profitable journey. Their companion and teacher was the best of tutors; the interpreter one of a thousand, in whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. The Lord Jesus condescended to… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon 01.18.23

“There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God.” ~ Hebrews 4:9 ~ How different will be the state of the believer in heaven from what it is here! Here he is born to toil and suffer weariness, but in the land of the immortal, fatigue is never known. Anxious to serve his Master, he finds his strength unequal… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.17.23

“And it came to pass in an evening-tide, that David arose from off his bed, and walked upon the roof of the king’s house.” ~ 2 Samuel 11:2 ~ At that hour David saw Bathsheba. We are never out of the reach of temptation. Both at home and abroad we are liable to meet with allurements to evil; the morning… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.17.23

“And I looked, and, lo, a Lamb stood on the mount Sion.” ~ Revelation 14:1 ~ The apostle John was privileged to look within the gates of heaven, and in describing what he saw, he begins by saying, “I looked, and, lo, a Lamb!” This teaches us that the chief object of contemplation in the heavenly state is “the Lamb… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon 01.16.23

“The Messiah shall be cut off, but not for himself.” ~ Daniel 9:26 ~ Blessed be His name, there was no cause of death in Him. Neither original nor actual sin had defiled Him, and therefore death had no claim upon Him. No man could have taken His life from Him justly, for He had done no man wrong, and… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.16.23

“I will help thee, saith the Lord.” ~ Isaiah 41:14 ~ This morning let us hear the Lord Jesus speak to each one of us: “I will help thee.” “It is but a small thing for Me, thy God, to help thee. Consider what I have done already. What! not help thee? Why, I bought thee with My blood. What!… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.15.23

“But I give myself unto prayer.” ~ Psalm 109:4 ~ Lying tongues were busy against the reputation of David, but he did not defend himself; he moved the case into a higher court, and pleaded before the great King Himself. Prayer is the safest method of replying to words of hatred. The Psalmist prayed in no cold-hearted manner, he gave… (more…)

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