Tag Archives: Devtional

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 05.06.21

Thursday, May 06, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Cure for Envy “Let not thine heart envy sinners: but be thou in the fear of the Lord all the day long. For surely there is an end; and thine expectation shall not be cast off.” ~ Proverbs 23:17-18 ~ When we see the wicked prosper we are… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 05.05.21

Wednesday, May 05, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Why Remain Captive “The Lord thy God will turn thy captivity.” ~ Deuteronomy 30:3 ~ God’s own people may sell themselves into captivity by sin. A very bitter fruit is this, of an exceeding bitter root. What a bondage it is when the child of God is sold… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 05.04.21

Tuesday, May 04, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Victory in Reverses “Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the Lord shall be a light unto me.” ~ Micah 7:8 ~ This may express the feelings of a man or woman downtrodden and oppressed. Our enemy… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 05.03.21

Monday, May 03, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Listen for the Signal “And let it be, when thou hearest the sound of a going in the tops of the mulberry trees, that then thou shalt bestir thyself: for then shall the Lord go out before thee, to smite the host of the Philistines.” ~ 2 Samuel… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 05.02.21

Sunday, May 02, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Spiritual Sowing “He that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.” ~ Galatians 6:8 ~ Sowing looks like a losing business, for we put good corn into the ground never to see it anymore. Sowing to the Spirit seems a very fanciful, dreamy business;… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 05.01.21

Saturday, May 01, 2020 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Full of Song “The mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.” ~ Isaiah 55:12 ~ When sin is pardoned, our greatest sorrow is ended, and our truest pleasure begins. Such is the joy… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.30.21

Friday, April 30, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon The Overcomer’s Reward “To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth it.” ~ Revelation 2:17 ~ My heart, be thou… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.29.21

Thursday, April 29, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Forget and Forgive “Say not thou, I will recompense evil; but wait on the Lord, and he shall save thee.” ~ Proverbs 20:22 ~ Be not in haste. Let anger cool down. Say nothing and do nothing to avenge yourself. You will be sure to act unwisely if… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.28.21

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon It Becomes Mutual “I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.” ~ 2 Corinthians 6:16 ~ Here is a mutual interest. Each belongs to each. God is the portion of His people, and the chosen… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.27.21

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon God Finished His Work “The Lord will perfect that which concerneth me.” ~ Psalm 138:8 ~ He who has begun will carry on the work which is being wrought within my soul. The Lord is concerned about everything that concerns me. All that is now good, but not… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.26.21

Monday, April 26, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Gracious Dealing “And the Lord thy God shall bless thee in all that thou doest.” ~ Deuteronomy 15:18 ~ An Israelitish master was to give his bondservant liberty in due time, and when he left his service he was to start him in life with a liberal portion,… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.25.21

Sunday, April 25, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon What to Leave Children “The just man walketh in his integrity: his children are blessed after him.” ~ Proverbs 20:7 ~ Anxiety about our family is natural, but we shall be wise if we turn it into care about our own character. If we walk before the Lord… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.24.21

Saturday, April 24, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Condition of Blessing “Bring ye all of the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith the Lord of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.23.21

Friday, April 23, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon No Fear of Death “He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; he that overcometh shall not be hurt of the second death.” ~ Revelation 2:11 ~ The first death we must endure unless the Lord should suddenly come to His… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.22.21

Thursday, April 22, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Power to Raise “The Lord openeth the eyes of the blind: the Lord raiseth them that are bowed down” ~ Psalm 146:8 ~ Am I bowed down? Then let me urge this word of grace before the Lord. It is His way, His custom, His promise, His delight,… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.21.21

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon 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… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.20.21

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon 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… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.19.21

Monday, April 19, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon 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… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.18.21

Sunday, April 18, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon 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,… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.17.21

Saturday, April 17, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon 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… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.16.21

Friday, April 16, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon 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… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.15.21

Thursday, April 15, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon 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… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.14.21

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon 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… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.13.21

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon 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,”… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.12.21

Monday, April 12, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon 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… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.11.21

Sunday, April 11, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon 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… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.10.21

Saturday, April 10, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon 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.… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.09.21

Friday, April 09, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon The Bible’s Supreme Place Great peace have they which love thy law: and nothing shall offend them. ~ Psalm 119:16 ~  Yes, a true love for the great Book will bring us great peace from the great God and be a great protection to us. Let us live… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.08.21

Thursday, April 08, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Preserved to Work’s End ‘The Lord stood by him, and said, Be of good cheer, Paul: for as thou hast testified of me in Jerusalem, so must thou bear witness also at Rome.’ ~ Acts 23:11 ~ Are you a witness for the Lord, and are you just… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.07.21

Wednesday, April 07, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Without Fear of Man “And all people of the earth shall see that thou art called by the name of the Lord; and they shall be afraid of thee.” ~ Deuteronomy 28:10 ~ Then we can have no reason to be afraid of them. This would show a… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.06.21

Tuesday, April 06, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Not Forgotten “Thou art my servant: O Israel, thou shalt not be forgotten of me.” ~ Isaiah 44:21 ~ Our Jehovah cannot so forget His servants as to cease to love them. He chose them not for a time but forever. He knew what they would be when… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.05.21

Monday, April 05, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Not Forgotten Thou art my servant: O Israel, thou shalt not be forgotten of me. ~ Isaiah 44:21 ~ Our Jehovah cannot so forget His servants as to cease to love them. He chose them not for a time but forever. He knew what they would be when… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.04.21

Sunday, April 04, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Sensitive to Warning “Because thine heart was tender, and thou hast humbled thyself before the Lord, when thou heardest what I spake against this place, and against the inhabitants thereof, that they should become a desolation and a curse, and hast rent thy clothes, and wept before me;… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.03.21

Saturday, April 03, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Sensitive to Warning “Because thine heart was tender, and thou hast humbled thyself before the Lord, when thou heardest what I spake against this place, and against the inhabitants thereof, that they should become a desolation and a curse, and hast rent thy clothes, and wept before me;… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 04.02.21

Friday, April 02, 2021 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon True Heart-Energy Meditate upon these things; give thyself wholly to them, that thy profiting may appear to all. ~ 1 Timothy 4:15 ~ This is, practically, a promise that, by diligent meditation and the giving up of our whole mind to our work for the Lord we shall… (more…)

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