Tag Archives: Devtional

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.28.23

Tears Shall Cease “And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.” ~ Revelation 21:4 ~ Yes, we shall come to this if we are believers. Sorrow shall cease, and tears shall be wiped away. This is the world of weeping, but it passes away. There shall be a new heaven and a new earth, so says the first… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.27.23

Precious Repentance “And there shall ye remember your ways, and all your doings, wherein ye have been defiled; and ye shall loathe yourselves in your own sight for all your evils that ye have committed.” ~ Ezekiel 20:43 ~ When we are accepted of the Lord and are standing in the place of favor, and peace, and safety, then we… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.26.23

God Routs Fear “Surely there is no enchantment against Jacob, neither is there any divination against Israel”. ~ Numbers 23:23 ~ How this should cut up root and branch all silly, superstitious fears! Even if there were any truth in witchcraft and omens, they could not affect the people of the Lord. Those whom God blessed, devils cannot curse. Ungodly… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.25.23

He Acts on Honest Confession “He looketh upon men, and if any say, I have sinned, and perverted that which was right, and it profited me not; he will deliver his soul from going into the pit, and his life shall see the light.” ~ Job 33:27-28 ~ This is a word of truth, gathered from the experience of a… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.24.23

Care of Our Feet “He will keep the feet of his saints.” ~ 1 Samuel 2:9 ~ The way is slippery and our feet are feeble, but the Lord will keep our feet. If we give ourselves up by obedient faith to be His holy ones, He will Himself be our guardian. Not only will He charge His angels to… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.23.23

A Completed Sacrifice “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 ~ If by that laying on of his hand the bullock became the offerer’s sacrifice, how much more shall Jesus become ours by the laying on of the hand… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.22.23

Christian Liberality “Blessed is he that considereth the poor: the Lord will deliver him in time of trouble.” ~ Psalm 41:1 ~ To think about the poor and let them lie on our hearts is a Christian man’s duty; for Jesus put them with us and near us when He said, “The poor ye have always with you.” Many give… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.21.23

God’s Enemies Shall Bow “The Egyptians shall know that I am the Lord.” ~ Exodus 7:5 ~ The ungodly world is hard to teach. Egypt does not know Jehovah and therefore dares to set up its idols and even ventures to ask, “Who is the Lord?” Yet the Lord means to break proud hearts, whether they will or not. When… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.20.23

The Overcomer “To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the tree of life, which is in the midst of the paradise of God.” ~ Revelation 2:7 ~ No man may turn his back in the day of battle or refuse to go to the holy war. We must fight if we would reign, and we must carry… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.19.23

Mouth Confession; Heart Belief “If thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.” ~ Romans 10:9 ~ There must be confession with the mouth. Have I made it? Have I openly avowed my faith in Jesus as the Savior whom God… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.18.23

Christ and His Children “When thou shalt make his soul an offering for sin, he shall see his seed.”~ Isaiah 53:10 ~ Our Lord Jesus has not died in vain. His death was sacrificial: He died as our substitute, because death was the penalty of our sins. Because His substitution was accepted of God, He has saved those for whom… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.17.23

A Man Without Fear “And he said, Certainly I will be with thee.” ~ Exodus 3:12 ~ Of course, if the Lord sent Moses on an errand, He would not let him go alone. The tremendous risk which it would involve and the great power it would require would render it ridiculous for God to send a poor lone Hebrew… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.16.23

Even the Faintest Call “And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shalt be delivered.” ~ Joel 2:32 ~ Why do I not call on His name? Why do I run to this neighbor and that when God is so near and will hear my faintest call? Why do I sit down… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.15.23

Made Rich by Faith For the needy shall not always be forgotten: the expectation of the poor shall not perish for ever. ~ Psalm 9:18 ~ Poverty is a hard heritage; but those who trust in the Lord are made rich by faith. They know that they are not forgotten of God, and though it may seem that they are… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.14.23

Rest Is a Gift “Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” ~ Matthew 11:28 ~ We who are saved find rest in Jesus. Those who are not saved will receive rest if they come to Him, for here He promises to “give” it. Nothing can be freer than a gift;… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.13.23

Never Cast Out “Him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out.” ~ John 6:37 ~ Is there any instance of our Lord’s casting out a coming one? If there be so, we would like to know of it; but there has been none, and there never will be. Among the lost souls in hell there is… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.12.23

Loved unto the End “For the Lord will not cast off for ever.” ~ Lamentations 3:31 ~ He may cast away for a season but not forever. A woman may leave off her ornaments for a few days, but she will not forget them or throw them upon the dunghill. It is not like the Lord to cast off those… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.11.23

Faith Sets the Bow “And it shall come to pass, when I bring a cloud over the earth, that the beau shall be seen in the cloud.” ~ Genesis 9:14 ~ Just now clouds are plentiful enough, but we are not afraid that the world will be destroyed by a deluge. We see the rainbow often enough to prevent our… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.10.23

Divine Recompense “He that watereth shall be watered also himself. “ ~ Proverbs 11:25 ~ If I carefully consider others, God will consider me, and in some way or other He will recompense me. Let me consider the poor, and the Lord will consider me. Let me look after little children, and the Lord will treat me as His child.… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.09.23

Gaining by Giving “The liberal soul shall be made fat.” ~ Proverbs 11:25 ~ If I desire to flourish in soul, I must not hoard up my stores but must distribute to the poor. To be close and niggardly is the world’s way to prosperity, but it is not God’s way, for He saith, “There is that scattereth, and yet… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.08.23

Purity of Heart and Life “Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.” ~ Matthew 5:8 ~ Purity, even purity of heart, is the main thing to be aimed at. We need to be made clean within through the Spirit and the Word, and then we shall be clean without by consecration and obedience. There is a… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.07.23

Always Growing “Thou shalt see greater than these.” ~ John 1:50 ~ This is spoken to a childlike believer, who was ready to accept Jesus as the Son of God, the King of Israel, upon one convincing piece of argument. Those who are willing to see shall see; it is because we shut our eyes that we become so sadly… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.06.23

Help from Without “Yea, I will help thee.” ~ Isaiah 41:10 ~ Yesterday’s promise secured us strength for what we have to do, but this guarantees us aid in cases where we cannot act alone. The Lord says, “I will help thee.” Strength within is supplemented by help without. God can raise us up allies in our warfare if so… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.05.23

A Wonderful Guarantee “I will strengthen thee.” ~ Isaiah 41:10 ~ When called to serve or to suffer, we take stock of our strength, and we find it to be less than we thought and less than we need. But let not our heart sink within us while we have such a word as this to fall back upon, for… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.04.23

In Calm Repose “I will make them to lie down safely.” ~ Hosea 2:18 ~ Yes, the saints are to have peace. The passage from which this gracious word is taken speaks of peace “with the beasts of the field, and with the fowls of heaven, and with the creeping things of the ground.” This is peace with earthly enemies,… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.03.23

Rest on a Promise “The land whereon thou liest, to thee will I give it.” ~ Genesis 28:13 ~ No promise is of private interpretation: it belongs not to one saint but to all believers. If, my brother, thou canst in faith lie down upon a promise and take thy rest thereon, it is thine. Where Jacob “lighted” and tarried… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.02.23

Conquest to Victory “And the God of peace shall bruise Satan under your feet shortly.” ~ Romans 16:20 ~ This promise follows well upon that of yesterday. We are evidently to be conformed to our covenant Head, not only in His being bruised in His heel but in His conquest of the evil one. Even under our feet is the… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 01.01.23

The Bible’s First Promise And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel. ~ Genesis 3:15 ~ This is the first promise to fallen man. It contains the whole gospel and the essence of the covenant of grace. It has been… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 12.31.22

No Stranger in Heaven “Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.” ~ Psalm 73:24 ~ From day to day and from year to year my faith believes in the wisdom and love of God, and I know that I shall not believe in vain. No good word of His has ever failed, and I… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 12.30.22

Loved to Perfection “Having loved his own which were in the world, he loved them unto the end.” ~ John 13:1 ~ This fact is essentially a promise; for what our Lord was He is, and what He was to those with whom He lived on earth, He will be to all His beloved so long as the moon endureth.… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 12.29.22

He Will Carry Us Home “And even to your old age I am he; and even to hoar hairs will I carry you: I have made, and I will bear; even I will carry, and will deliver you.” ~ Isaiah 46:4 ~ The year is very old, and here is a promise for our aged friends; yes, and for us… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 12.28.22

Absolute Assurance “He hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.”  ~ Hebrews 13:5 ~ Several times in the Scriptures the Lord hath said this. He has often repeated it to make our assurance doubly sure. Let us never harbor a doubt about it. In itself the promise is specially emphatic. In the Greek it has five negatives,… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 12.27.22

His Kindness and Covenant “For the mountains shall depart, and the hills be removed; but my kindness shall not depart from thee, neither shall the covenant of my peace be removed, saith the Lord that hath mercy on thee.” ~ Isaiah 54:10 ~ One of the most delightful qualities of divine love is its abiding character. The pillars of the… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 12.26.22

God Only, You Can Trust “Peter answered and said unto him, Though all men shall be offended because of thee, yet will I never be offended.” ~ Matthew 26:33 ~ “Why,” cries one, “this is no promise of God.” Just so, but it was a promise of man, and therefore it came to nothing. Peter thought that he was saying… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 12.25.22

He Came; He Is Coming “This same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven.” ~ Acts 1:11 ~ Many are celebrating our Lord’s first coming this day; let us turn our thoughts to the promise of His second coming. This is as sure as… (more…)

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