Tag Archives: Devtional

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.16.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon One with Christ Jesus “Because I live, ye shall live also.” ~ John 14:19 ~ Jesus has made the life of believers in Him as certain as His own. As sure as the Head lives the members live also. If Jesus has not risen from the dead, then are we dead in… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.15.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Sustained by Feeding “As the living Father hath sent me, and I live by the Father: so he that eateth me, even he shall live by me.” ~ John 6:57 ~ We live by virtue of our union with the Son of God. As God-man Mediator, the Lord Jesus lives by the… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.14.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Never Ashamed “Whosoever therefore shall confess me before men, him will I confess also before my Father which is in heaven.” ~ Matthew 10:32 ~ Gracious promise! It is a great joy to me to confess my Lord. Whatever my faults may be, I am not ashamed of Jesus, nor do I… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.13.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon If, and a Triple Promise “If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.” ~ 2 Chronicles 7:14 ~ Called by… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.12.21

Faith’s Check Book C. H. Spurgeon Mark of Covenant Grace “And the Lord thy God will circumcise thine heart, and the heart of thy seed, to love the Lord thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul that thou mayest live.” ~ Deuteronomy 30:6 ~ Here we read of the true circumcision. Note the author of it:… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.11.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Free to Travel “And I will strengthen them in the Lord: and they shall walk up and down in his name, saith the Lord.” ~ Zechariah 10:12 ~ A solace for sick saints. They have grown faint, and they fear that they shall never rise from the bed of doubt and fear;… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.10.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Open Door of Communion “I have set before thee an open door, and no man can shut it.” ~ Revelation 3:8 ~ Saints who remain faithful to the truth of God have an open door before them. My soul, thou hast resolved to live and die by that which the Lord has… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.09.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon What Sanctifies Our Offerings? “And the priest shall put some of the blood upon the horns of the altar of sweet incense before the Lord.” ~ Leviticus 4:7 ~ The altar of incense is the place where saints present their prayers and praises; and it is delightful to think of it as… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.08.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Never Alone “Thou shalt no more be termed Forsaken.” ~ Isaiah 62:4 ~ “Forsaken” is a dreary word. It sounds like a knell. It is the record of sharpest sorrows and the prophecy of direst ills. An abyss of misery yawns in that word forsaken. Forsaken by one who pledges his honor!… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.07.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Always First in Fellowship “He goeth before you into Gailee; there shall ye see him, as he said unto you.” ~ Mark 16:7 ~ Where He appointed to meet His disciples, there He would be in due time. Jesus keeps His trust. If He promises to meet us at the mercy seat,… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.06.21

Tuesday, October 06, 2020 Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon The Leadership of Our Guide “Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth. “ ~ John 16:13 ~ Truth is like a vast cavern into which we desire to enter, but we are not able to traverse it alone. At… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.05.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon At God’s Bidding “And the remnant of Jacob shall be in the midst of many people as a dew from the Lord, as the showers upon the grass, that tarrieth not for man, nor waiteth for the sons of men.”  ~ Micah 5:7 ~ If this be true of the literal Israel,… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.04.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon The Mighty Magnet “And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me.” ~ John 12:32 ~ Come, ye workers, be encouraged. You fear that you cannot draw a congregation. Try the preaching of a crucified, risen, and ascended Savior; for this is the greatest “draw”… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.03.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Reflections of the Lord’s Beauty “As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness; I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness.” ~ Psalm 17:15 ~ The portion of other men fills their bodies and enriches their children, but the portion of the believer is of another sort. Men… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.02.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Comfort En Route Home “And Joseph said unto his brethren, I die: and God will surely visit you, and bring you out of this land unto the land which he swore to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob” ~ Genesis 50:24 ~ Joseph had been an incarnate providence to his brethren. All… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 10.01.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon A Covenant He Remembers “He hath given meat unto them that fear him: he will ever be mindful of his covenant.” ~ Psalm 111:5 ~ Those who fear God need not fear want. Through all these long years the Lord has always found meat for His own children, whether they have been… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.30.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Needs to Open Our Mouths “Open thy mouth wide, and I will fill it.” ~ Psalm 81:10 ~ What an encouragement to pray! Our human notions would lead us to ask small things because our deservings are so small; but the Lord would have us request great blessings. Prayer should be as… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.29.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon To Glorify Christ Jesus “He shall glorify me: for he shall receive of mine, and shall shew it unto you.” ~ John 16:14 ~ The Holy Ghost Himself cannot better glorify the Lord Jesus than by showing to us Christ’s own things. Jesus is His own best commendation. There is no adorning… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.28.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Work is Done; Rest in Him “There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God.” ~ Hebrews 4:9 ~ God has provided a Sabbath, and some must enter into it. Those to whom it was first preached entered not in because of unbelief; therefore, that Sabbath remains for the people of… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.27.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon The Divine Light in Darkness For thou wilt light my candle. ~ Psalm 18:28 ~ It may be that my soul sits in darkness; and if this be of a spiritual kind, no human power can bring me light. Blessed be God! He can enlighten my darkness and at once light my… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.26.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Among the Redeemed “Lo, the people shall dwell alone, and shall not be redeemed among the nations.” ~ Numbers 23:9 ~ Who would wish to dwell among the nations and to be numbered with them? Why, even the professing church is such that to follow the Lord fully within its bounds is… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.25.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon The Sacrifice Has Been Accepted “If the Lord were pleased to kill us, he would not have received a burnt offering and a meat offering at our hands, neither would he have showed us all these thing.” ~ Judges 13:23 ~ This is a sort of promise deduced by logic. It is… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.24.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon The Life-Giving Stream “And it shall come to pass, that every thing that liveth, which moveth, whithersoever the rivers shall come, shall live.  “ ~ Ezekiel 47:9 ~ The living waters, in the prophet’s vision, flowed into the Dead Sea and carried life with them, even into that stagnant lake. Where grace… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.23.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Deliverance from Dust and Chaff “For, lo, I will command, and I will sift the house of Israel among all sections, like as corn is sifted in a sieve, yet shall not the least grain fall upon the earth.” ~ Amos 9:9 ~ The sifting process is going on still. Wherever we… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.22.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Broad Rivers Without Galleys “But there the glorious Lord will be unto us a place of broad rivers and streams; wherein shall go no galley with oars, neither shall gallant ship pass thereby.”   ~ Isaiah 33:21 ~ The Lord will be to us the greatest good without any of the drawbacks… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.21.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Let Trials Bless “Knowing that tribulation worketh patience.” ~ Romans 5:3 ~ This is a promise in essence if not in form. We have need of patience, and here we see the way of getting it. It is only by enduring that we learn to endure, even as by swimming men learn… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.20.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Perfect Willingness ‘Thy people shall be willing in the day of thy power.’  ~ Psalm 110:3 ~ Blessed be the God of grace that it is so! He has a people whom He has chosen from of old to be His peculiar portion. These by nature have wills as stubborn as the… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.19.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon The Reason for Singing “The Lord thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing.” ~ Zephaniah 3:17 ~ What a word is this! Jehovah God in the center… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.18.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Complete Safety “And of Benjamin he said, The beloved of the Lord shall dwell in safety by him; and the Lord shall cover him all the day long, and he shall dwell between his shoulders.” ~ Deuteronomy 33:12 ~ Yes, there is no safety like that which comes of dwelling near to… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.17.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Like Palm and Cedar “The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.” ~  Psalm 92:12 ~ These trees are not trained and pruned by man: palms and cedars are “trees of the Lord,” and it is by His care that they flourish. Even so… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.16.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Reward Is Certain “And whosoever shall give to drink unto one of these little ones a cup of cold water only in the name of a disciple, verily I say unto you, he shall in no wise lose his reward. “ ~ Matthew 10:42 ~ Well, I can do as much as… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.15.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon The Safest Shelter “And a man shall be as an hiding-place from the wind and a covert from the tempest.” ~ Isaiah 32:2 ~ Who this Man is we all know. Who could He be but the Second Man, the Lord from heaven, the man of sorrows, the Son of Man? What… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.14..21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon Mark of Divine Approval “Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.” ~ James 1:12 ~ Yes, he is blessed while he is enduring the trial. No eye can see this… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.13.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon The Dew of Heaven “His heavens shall drop down dew.” ~ Deuteronomy 33:28 ~ What the dew in the East is to the world of nature, that is the influence of the Spirit in the realm of grace. How greatly do I need it! Without the Spirit of God I am a… (more…)

Faith’s Check Book ~ C.H. Spurgeon 09.12.21

Faith’s Check Book, Daily Entry C. H. Spurgeon What of My House? Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house. ~ Acts 16:31 ~ This gospel for a man with a sword at his throat is the gospel for me. This would suit me if I were dying, and it is all that I… (more…)

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