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Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.09.20

Friday, October 09, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “But He answered her not a word.” ~ Matthew 15:23 ~ Genuine seekers who as yet have not obtained the blessing, may take comfort from the story before us. The Saviour did not at once bestow the blessing, even though the woman had great faith in Him. He intended to… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.08.20

Thursday, October 08, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Praying in the Holy Ghost.” ~ Jude 20 ~ Mark the grand characteristic of true prayer—“In the Holy Ghost.” The seed of acceptable devotion must come from heaven’s storehouse. Only the prayer which comes from God can go to God. We must shoot the Lord’s arrows back to Him. That… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.07.20

Wedneday, October 07, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Now on whom dost thou trust?” ~ Isaiah 36:5 ~ Reader, this is an important question. Listen to the Christian’s answer, and see if it is yours. “On whom dost thou trust?” “I trust,” says the Christian, “in a triune God. I trust the Father, believing that He has chosen… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.06.20

Tuesday, October 06, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “He had married an Ethiopian woman.” ~ Numbers 12:1 ~ Strange choice of Moses, but how much more strange the choice of Him who is a prophet like unto Moses, and greater than he! Our Lord, who is fair as the lily, has entered into marriage union with one who… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.05.20

Monday, October 05, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved.” ~ Mark 16:16 ~ Mr. MacDonald asked the inhabitants of the island of St. Kilda how a man must be saved. An old man replied, “We shall be saved if we repent, and forsake our sins, and turn to God.” “Yes,”… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.04.20

Sunday, October 04, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “If any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.” ~ 1 John 2:1 ~ If any man sin, we have an advocate.” Yes, though we sin, we have Him still. John does not say, “If any man sin he has forfeited his advocate,” but… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.03.20

Saturday, October 03, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “He Himself hath suffered being tempted.” ~ Hebrews 2:18 ~ It is a common-place thought, and yet it tastes like nectar to the weary heart—Jesus I was tempted as I am. You have heard that truth many times: have you grasped it? He was tempted to the very same sins… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.02.20

Friday, October 02, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “A man greatly beloved.” ~ Daniel 10:11 ~ Child of God, do you hesitate to appropriate this title? Ah! has your unbelief made you forget that you are greatly beloved too? Must you not have been greatly beloved, to have been bought with the precious blood of Christ, as of… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 10.01.20

Thursday, October 01, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “He will give grace and glory.”  ~ Psalm 84:11 ~ Bounteous is Jehovah in His nature; to give is His delight. His gifts are beyond measure precious, and are as freely given as the light of the sun. He gives grace to His elect because He wills it, to His… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.30.20

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “A living dog is better than a dead lion.”  ~ Ecclesiastes 9:4 ~ Life is a precious thing, and in its humblest form it is superior to death. This truth is eminently certain in spiritual things. It is better to be the least in the kingdom of heaven than the… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.29.20

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “I found Him whom my soul loveth: I held Him, and would not let Him go.” ~ Song of Solomon 3:4 ~ Does Christ receive us when we come to Him, notwithstanding all our past sinfulness? Does He never chide us for having tried all other refuges first? And is… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.28.20

Monday, September 28, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Go again seven times.” ~ 1 Kings 18:43 ~ Success is certain when the Lord has promised it. Although you may have pleaded month after month without evidence of answer, it is not possible that the Lord should be deaf when His people are earnest in a matter which concerns… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.27.20

Sunday, September 27, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “My Beloved put in His hand by the hole of the door, and my bowels were moved for Him.” ~ Song of Solomon 5:4 ~ Knocking  was not enough, for my heart was too full of sleep, too cold and ungrateful to arise and open the door, but the touch… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.26.20

Saturday, September 26, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Howl, fir tree, for the cedar is fallen.” ~ Zechariah 11:2 ~ When in the forest there is heard the crash of a falling oak, it is a sign that the woodman is abroad, and every tree in the whole company may tremble lest to-morrow the sharp edge of the… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.25.20

Friday, September 25, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Who of God is made unto us wisdom.”  ~ 1 Corinthians 1:30 ~ Man’s intellect seeks after rest, and by nature seeks it apart from the Lord Jesus Christ. Men of education are apt, even when converted, to look upon the simplicities of the cross of Christ with an eye… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.24.20

Thursday, September 24, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “I sleep, but my heart waketh.”   ~ Song of Solomon 5:2 ~ Paradoxes abound in Christian experience, and here is one—the spouse was asleep, and yet she was awake. He only can read the believer’s riddle who has ploughed with the heifer of his experience. The two points in this… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.23.20

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe.”  ~ Mark 9:23 ~ A certain man had a demoniac son, who was afflicted with a dumb spirit. The father, having seen the futility of the endeavours of the disciples to heal his child, had little or no faith in Christ, and… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.22.20

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “When my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the Rock that is higher than I.”  ~ Psalm 61:2 ~ Most of us know what it is to be overwhelmed in heart; emptied as when a man wipeth a dish and turneth it upside down; submerged and thrown on our beam… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.21.20

Monday, September 21, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Gather not my soul with sinners.” ~ Psalm 26:9 ~ Fear made David pray thus, for something whispered, “Perhaps, after all, thou mayst be gathered with the wicked.” That fear, although marred by unbelief, springs, in the main, from holy anxiety, arising from the recollection of past sin. Even the… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.20.20

Sunday, September 20, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “In the evening withhold not thy hand.”   ~ Ecclesiastes 11:6 ~ In the evening of the day opportunities are plentiful: men return from their labour, and the zealous soul-winner finds time to tell abroad the love of Jesus. Have I no evening work for Jesus? If I have not, let… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.19.20

Saturday, September 19, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “For this child I prayed.” ~ 1 Samuel 1:27 ~ Devout souls delight to look upon those mercies which they have obtained in answer to supplication, for they can see God’s especial love in them. When we can name our blessings Samuel, that is, “asked of God,” they will be… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.18.20

Friday, September 18, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “And they follow me.” ~ John 10:27 ~ We should follow our Lord as unhesitatingly as sheep follow their shepherd, for He has a right to lead us wherever He pleases. We are not our own, we are bought with a price—let us recognize the rights of the redeeming blood.… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.17.20

Thursday, September 17, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Encourage him.” ~ Deuteronomy 1:38 ~ God employs His people to encourage one another. He did not say to an angel, “Gabriel, my servant Joshua is about to lead my people into Canaan—go, encourage him.” God never works needless miracles; if His purposes can be accomplished by ordinary means, He… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.16.20

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Am I a sea, or a whale, that Thou settest a watch over me?” ~ Job 7:12 ~ This was a strange question for Job to ask of the Lord. He felt himself to be too insignificant to be so strictly watched and chastened, and he hoped that he was… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.15.20

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “A people near unto him.” ~ Psalm 148:14 ~ The dispensation of the old covenant was that of distance. When God appeared even to His servant Moses, He said, “Draw not nigh hither: put off thy shoes from off thy feet”; and when He manifested Himself upon Mount Sinai, to… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.14.20

Monday, September 14, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “I acknowledged my sin unto Thee, and mine iniquity have I not hid. I said, I will confess my transgressions unto the Lord; and Thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin.” ~ Psalm 32:5 ~ David’s grief for sin was bitter. Its effects were visible upon his outward frame: “his… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.13.20

Sunday, September 13, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “This man receiveth sinners.” ~ Luke 15:2 ~ Observe the condescension of this fact. This Man, who towers above all other men, holy, harmless, undefiled, and separate from sinners—this Man receiveth sinners. This Man, who is no other than the eternal God, before whom angels veil their faces—this Man receiveth… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.12.20

Saturday, September 12, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “I will sing of mercy and judgment.” ~ Psalm 101:1 ~ Faith triumphs in trial. When reason is thrust into the inner prison, with her feet made fast in the stocks, faith makes the dungeon walls ring with her merry notes as she I cries, “I will sing of mercy… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.11.20

Friday, September 11, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Lead me, O Lord, in Thy righteousness because of mine enemies.” ~ Psalms 5:8 ~ Very bitter is the enmity of the world against the people of Christ. Men will forgive a thousand faults in others, but they will magnify the most trivial offence in the followers of Jesus. Instead… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.10.20

Thursday, September 10, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Evening wolves.” ~ Habakkuk 1:8 ~ While preparing the present volume, this particular expression recurred to me so frequently, that in order to be rid of its constant importunity I determined to give a page to it. The evening wolf, infuriated by a day of hunger, was fiercer and more… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.09.20

Wednesday, September 09, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “And round about the throne were four and twenty seats: and upon the seats I saw four and twenty elders sitting, clothed in white raiment.” ~Revelation 4:4~ These representatives of the saints in heaven are said to be around the throne. In the passage in Canticles, where Solomon sings of… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.08.20

Tuesday, September 08, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “The exceeding greatness of His power to us-ward who believe according to the working of His mighty power, which He wrought in Christ, when He raised Him from the dead.” ~ Ephesians 1:19, 20 ~ In the resurrection of Christ, as in our salvation, there was put forth nothing short… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.07.20

Monday, September 07, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “There is sorrow on the sea; it cannot be quiet.” ~ Jeremiah 49:23 ~ Little  know we what sorrow may be upon the sea at this moment. We are safe in our quiet chamber, but far away on the salt sea the hurricane may be cruelly seeking for the lives… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.06.20

Sunday, September 06, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “If ye be led of the Spirit, ye are not under the law.” ~ Galatians 5:18 ~ He who looks at his own character and position from a legal point of view, will not only despair when he comes to the end of his reckoning, but if he be a… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.05.20

Saturday, September 05, 2020 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Hast thou entered into the springs of the sea?” ~ Job 38:16 ~ Some things in nature must remain a mystery to the most intelligent and enterprising investigators. Human knowledge has bounds beyond which it cannot pass. Universal knowledge is for God alone. If this be so in the things… (more…)

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