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Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.15.22

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “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… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.14.22

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Beginning to sink, he cried, saying, Lord, save me.” ~ Matthew 14:30 ~ Sinking times are praying times with the Lord’s servants. Peter neglected prayer at starting upon his venturous journey, but when he began to sink his danger made him a suppliant, and his cry though late was not too late. In our… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.13.22

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “The iron did swim.” ~ 2 Kings 6:9 ~ The axe-head seemed hopelessly lost, and as it was borrowed, the honour of the prophetic band was likely to be imperilled, and so the name of their God to be compromised. Contrary to all expectation, the iron was made to mount from the depth of… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.12.22

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “I have yet to speak on God’s behalf.” ~ Job 36:2 ~ We ought not to court publicity for our virtue, or notoriety for our zeal; but, at the same time, it is a sin to be always seeking to hide that which God has bestowed upon us for the good of others. A… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.11.22

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “I have prayed for thee.” ~ Luke 22:32 ~ How encouraging is the thought of the Redeemer’s never-ceasing intercession for us. When we pray, He pleads for us; and when we are not praying, He is advocating our cause, and by His supplications shielding us from unseen dangers. Notice the word of comfort addressed… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.10.22

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “In my flesh shall I see God.” ~ Job 19:26 ~ Mark the subject of Job’s devout anticipation “I shall see God.” He does not say, “I shall see the saints”—though doubtless that will be untold felicity—but, “I shall see God.” It is not—”I shall see the pearly gates, I shall behold the walls… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.09.22

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Serve the Lord with gladness.”~ Psalm 100:2 ~ DELIGHT in divine service is a token of acceptance. Those who serve God with a sad countenance, because they do what is unpleasant to them, are not serving Him at all; they bring the form of homage, but the life is absent. Our God requires no… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.08.22

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Thy love is better than wine.” ~ Song of Solomon 1:2 ~ Nothing gives the believer so much joy as fellowship with Christ. He has enjoyment as others have in the common mercies of life, he can be glad both in God’s gifts and God’s works; but in all these separately, yea, and in… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.07.22

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Now the hand of the Lord was upon me in the evening.”  ~ Ezekiel 33:22 ~ In the way of judgment this may be the case, and, if so, be it mine to consider the reason of such a visitation, and bear the rod and Him that hath appointed it. I am not the… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.06.22

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “And the LORD shall guide thee continually.” ~ Isaiah 58:11 ~ The Lord shall guide thee.” Not an angel, but JEHOVAH shall guide thee. He said He would not go through the wilderness before His people, an angel should go before them to lead them in the way; but Moses said, “If Thy presence… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.05.22

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “And God saw the light.” ~ Genesis 1:4 ~ This morning we noticed the goodness of the light, and the Lord’s dividing it from the darkness, we now note the special eye which the Lord had for the light. “God saw the light”—He looked at it with complacency, gazed upon it with pleasure, saw… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.04.22

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “And Joseph knew his brethren, but they knew not him.” ~ Genesis 42:8 ~ This morning our desires went forth for growth in our acquaintance with the Lord Jesus; it may be well to-night to consider a kindred topic, namely, our heavenly Joseph’s knowledge of us. This was most blessedly perfect long before we… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.03.22

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.” ~ Luke 3:4 ~ The voice crying in the wilderness demanded a way for the Lord, a way prepared, and a way prepared in the wilderness. I would be attentive to the Master’s proclamation, and… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.02.22

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Let the people renew their strength.” ~ Isaiah 41:1 ~ ALL things on earth need to be renewed. No created thing continueth by itself. “Thou renewest the face of the earth,” was the Psalmist’s utterance. Even the trees, which wear not themselves with care, nor shorten their lives with labour, must drink of the… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 01.01.22

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “We will be glad and rejoice in Thee.” ~ Song of Solomon 1:4 ~ We will be glad and rejoice in Thee. We will not open the gates of the year to the dolorous notes of the sackbut, but to the sweet strains of the harp of joy, and the high sounding cymbals of… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.31.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “The harvest is past, the summer is ended, and we are not saved.” ~ Jeremiah 8:20 ~ Not saved! Dear reader, is this your mournful plight? Warned of the judgment to come, bidden to escape for your life, and yet at this moment not saved! You know the way of salvation, you read it… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.30.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Knowest thou not that it will be bitterness in the latter end?” ~ 2 Samuel 2:26 ~ O my reader! thou art merely a professor, and not a possessor of the faith that is in Christ Jesus, the following lines are a true ketch of thine end. You are a respectable attendant at a… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.29.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “What think ye of Christ?” ~ Matthew 22:42 ~ The great test of your soul’s health is, What think you of Christ? Is He to you “fairer than the children of men”—”the chief among ten thousand”—the “altogether lovely”? Wherever Christ is thus esteemed, all the faculties of the spiritual man exercise themselves with energy.… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.28.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “I came not to send peace on earth, but a sword.” ~  Matthew 10:34 ~ The Christian will be sure to make enemies. It will be one of his objects to make none; but if to do the right, and to believe the I true, should cause him to lose every earthly friend, he… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.27.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “And the LORD shall guide thee continually.” ~ Isaiah 58:11 ~ The Lord shall guide thee.” Not an angel, but JEHOVAH shall guide thee. He said He would not go through the wilderness before His people, an angel should go before them to lead them in the way; but Moses said, “If Thy presence… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.26.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Lo, I am with you alway.” ~ Matthew 28:20 ~ The Lord Jesus is in the midst of His church; He walketh among the golden candlesticks; His promise is, “Lo, I am with you alway.” He is as surely with us now as He was with the disciples at the lake, when they saw… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.25.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “And it was so, when the days of their feasting were gone about, that Job sent and sanctified them, and rose up early in the morning, and offered burnt offerings according to the number of them all: for Job said, It may be that my sons have sinned, and cursed God in their hearts.… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.24.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “The glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together.”   ~ Isaiah 40:5 ~ We anticipate the happy day when the whole world shall be converted to Christ; when the gods of the heathen shall be cast to the moles and the bats; when Romanism shall be exploded, and… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.23.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “The night also is Thine.” ~ Psalm 74:16 ~ Yes, Lord, Thou dost not abdicate Thy throne when the sun goeth down, nor dost Thou leave the world all through these long wintry nights to be the prey of evil; Thine eyes watch us as the stars, and Thine arms surround us as the… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.22.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “The spot of His children.” ~ Deuteronomy 32:5 ~ What is the secret spot which infallibly betokens the child of God? It were vain presumption to decide this upon our own judgment; but God’s word reveals it to us, and we may tread surely where we have revelation to be our guide. Now, we… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.21.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “I clothed thee also with broidered work, and shod thee with badgers’ skin, and I girded thee about with fine linen, and I covered thee with silk.” ~ Ezekiel 16:10 ~ See with what matchless generosity the Lord provides for His people’s apparel. They are so arrayed that the divine skill is seen producing… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.20.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Call thy labourers, and give them their hire.” ~ Matthew 20:8 ~ God is a good paymaster; He pays His servants while at work as well as when they have done it; and one of His payments is this: an easy conscience. If you have spoken faithfully of Jesus to one person, when you… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.19.21

  This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “And there was no more sea.” ~ Revelation 21:1 ~ Scarcely could we rejoice at the thought of losing the glorious old ocean: the new heavens and the new earth are none the fairer to our imagination, if, indeed, literally there is to be no great and wide sea, with its gleaming waves… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.18.21

  This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and look well to thy herds.” ~ Proverbs 27:23 ~ Every wise merchant will occasionally hold a stock-taking, when he will cast up his accounts, examine what he has on hand, and ascertain decisively whether his trade is prosperous or declining. Every man… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.17.21

  This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “I am the door: by Me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture.”  ~ John 10:9 ~ Jesus, the great I AM, is the entrance into the true church, and the way of access to God Himself. He gives to the man… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.16.21

  This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Yea, thou heardest not; yea, thou knewest not; yea, from that time that thine ear was not opened.”  ~ Isaiah 48:8 ~ It is painful to remember that, in a certain degree, this accusation may be laid at the door of believers, who too often are in a measure spiritually insensible. We may… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.15.21

  This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “And lay thy foundations with sapphires.” ~ Isaiah 54:11 ~ Not only that which is seen of the church of God, but that which is unseen, is fair and precious. Foundations are out of sight, and so long as they are firm it is not expected that they should be valuable; but in… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.14.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “I am crucified with Christ.” ~ Galatians 2:20 ~ The Lord Jesus Christ acted in what He did as a great public representative person, and His dying upon the cross was the virtual dying of all His people. Then all His saints rendered unto justice what was due, and made an expiation to divine… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.13.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “I will make thy windows of agates.” ~ Isaiah 54:12 ~ The church is most instructively symbolized by a building erected by heavenly power, and designed by divine skill. Such a spiritual house must not be dark, for the Israelites had light in their dwellings; there must therefore be windows to let the light… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 12.12.21

This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “They have dealt treacherously against the Lord.” ~ Hosea 5:7 ~ Believer, here is a sorrowful truth! Thou art the beloved of the Lord, redeemed by blood, called by grace, preserved in Christ Jesus, accepted in the Beloved, on thy way to heaven, and yet, “thou hast dealt treacherously” with God, thy best friend;… (more…)

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