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Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.15.15

Sunday, March 15, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “He did it with all his heart and prospered.”—2 Chronicles 31:21. THIS is no unusual occurrence; it is the general rule of the moral universe that those men prosper who do their work with all their hearts, while those are almost certain to fail who go to their labour leaving… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.14.15

Saturday, March 14, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “I will take heed to my ways.”—Psalm 39:1. FELLOW-PILGRIM, say not in your heart, “I will go hither and thither, and I shall not sin;” for you are never so out of danger of sinning as to boast of security. The road is very miry, it will be hard to… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.13.15

Friday, March 13, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Then he put forth his hand, and took her, and pulled her in unto him into the ark.”—Genesis 8:9. WEARIED out with her wanderings, the dove returns at length to the ark as her only resting place. How heavily she flies—she will drop—she will never reach the ark! But she… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.12.15

Thursday, March 12, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “To whom belongest thou?”—1 Samuel 30:13. NO neutralities can exist in religion. We are either ranked under the banner of Prince Immanuel, to serve and fight His battles, or we are vassals of the black prince, Satan. “To whom belongest thou?” Reader, let me assist you in your response. Have… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.11.15

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Thou shalt be called, Sought out.”—Isaiah 62:12. THE surpassing grace of God is seen very clearly in that we were not only sought, but sought out. Men seek for a thing which is lost upon the floor of the house, but in such a case there is only seeking, not… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.10.15

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Man . . . is of few days, and full of trouble.”—Job 14:1. IT may be of great service to us, before we fall asleep, to remember this mournful fact, for it may lead us to set loose by earthly things. There is nothing very pleasant in the recollection that… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.09.15

Monday, March 09, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Abide in Me.”—John 15:4. COMMUNION with Christ is a certain cure for every ill. Whether it be the wormwood of woe, or the cloying surfeit of earthly delight, close fellowship with the Lord Jesus will take bitterness from the one, and satiety from the other. Live near to Jesus, Christian,… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.08.15

Sunday, March 08, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “She called his name Ben-oni (son of sorrow), but his father called him Benjamin (son of my right hand).”—Genesis 35:18. TO every matter there is a bright as well as a dark side. Rachel was overwhelmed with the sorrow of her own travail and death; Jacob, though weeping the mother’s… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.07.15

Saturday, March 07, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “lt is better to trust in the Lord, than to put confidence in man.”—Psalm 118:8. DOUBTLESS the reader has been tried with the temptation to rely upon the things which are seen, instead of resting alone upon the invisible God. Christians often look to man for help and counsel, and… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.06.15

Friday, March 06, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Before destruction the heart of man is haughty.”—Proverbs 18:12. IT is an old and common saying, that “coming events cast their shadows before them;” the wise man teaches us that a haughty heart is the prophetic prelude of evil. Pride is as safely the sign of destruction as the change… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.05.15

Thursday, March 05, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Say unto my soul, I am thy salvation.”—Psalm 35:3. WHAT does this sweet prayer teach me? It shall be my evening’s petition; but first let it yield me an instructive meditation. The text informs me first of all that David had his doubts; for why should he pray, “Say unto… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.03.15

TUESDAY, MARCH 03, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction.”—Isaiah 48:10. COMFORT thyself, tried believer, with this thought: God saith, “I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction.” Does not the word come like a soft shower, assuaging the fury of the flame? Yea, is it not an asbestos armour,… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.02.15

MONDAY, MARCH 02, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “But all the Israelites went down to the Philistines, to sharpen every man his share, and his coulter, and his ax, and his mattock.”—1 Samuel 13:20. WE are engaged in a great war with the Philistines of evil. Every weapon within our reach must be used. Preaching, teaching, praying, giving,… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 03.01.15

SUNDAY, MARCH 01, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Awake, O north wind; and come, thou south; blow upon my garden, that the spices thereof may flow out.”—Song of Solomon 4:16. ANYTHING is better than the dead calm of indifference. Our souls may wisely desire the north wind of trouble if that alone can be sanctified to the drawing… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.28.15

Saturday, February 28, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “The barrel of meal wasted not, neither did the cruse of oil fail, according to the word of the Lord, which He spake by Elijah.”—1 Kings 17:16. SEE the faithfulness of divine love. You observe that this woman had daily necessities. She had herself and her son to feed in… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.27.15

Friday, February 27, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting.”—Micah 5:2. THE Lord Jesus had goings forth for His people as their representative before the throne, long before they appeared upon the stage of time. It was “from everlasting” that He signed the compact with His Father, that He would… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.26.15

Thursday, February 26, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Behold, if the leprosy have covered all his flesh, he shall pronounce him clean that hath the plague.”—Leviticus 13:13. STRANGE enough this regulation appears, yet there was wisdom in it, for the throwing out of the disease proved that the constitution was sound. This evening it may be well for… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.25.15

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “But Jonah rose up to flee unto Tarshish from the presence of the Lord, and went down to Joppa.”—Jonah 1:3. INSTEAD of going to Nineveh to preach the Word, as God bade him, Jonah disliked the work, and went down to Joppa to escape from it. There are occasions when… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.24.15

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “O Lord of hosts, how long wilt thou not have mercy upon Jerusalem? . . . And the Lord answered the angel . . . with good words and comfortable words.”—Zechariah 1:12,13. WHAT a sweet answer to an anxious enquiry! This night let us rejoice in it. O Zion, there… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.23.15

Monday, February 23, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Take up the cross, and follow Me.”—Mark 10:21. YOU have not the making of your own cross, although unbelief is a master carpenter at cross-making; neither are you permitted to choose your own cross, although self-will would fain be lord and master; but your cross is prepared and appointed for… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.22.15

Sunday, February 22, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “The Lord is slow to anger, and great in power.”—Nahum 1:3. JEHOVAH “is slow to anger.” When mercy cometh into the world she driveth winged steeds; the axles of her chariot-wheels are red hot with speed; but when wrath goeth forth, it toileth on with tardy footsteps, for God taketh… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.21.15

Saturday, February 21, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Understandest thou what thou readest?”—Acts 8:30. WE should be abler teachers of others, and less liable to be carried about by every wind of doctrine, if we sought to have a more intelligent understanding of the Word of God. As the Holy Ghost, the Author of the Scriptures is He… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.20.15

Friday, February 20, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil.”—Matthew 4:1. A holy character does not avert temptation—Jesus was tempted. When Satan tempts us, his sparks fall upon tinder; but in Christ’s case, it was like striking sparks on water; yet the enemy continued… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.19.15

Thursday, February 19, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “He first findeth his own brother Simon.”—John 1:41. THIS case is an excellent pattern of all cases where spiritual life is vigorous. As soon as a man has found Christ, he begins to find others. I will not believe that thou hast tasted of the honey of the gospel if… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.18.15

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Father, I have sinned.”—Luke 15:18. IT is quite certain that those whom Christ has washed in His precious blood need not make a confession of sin, as culprits or criminals, before God the Judge, for Christ has for ever taken away all their sins in a legal sense, so that… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.17.15

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Whereas the Lord was there.”—Ezekiel 35:10. EDOM’S princes saw the whole country left desolate, and counted upon its easy conquest; but there was one great difficulty in their way—quite unknown to them—“The Lord was there”; and in His presence lay the special security of the chosen land. Whatever may be… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.16.15

Monday, February 16, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Thy good Spirit.”—Nehemiah 9:20. COMMON, too common is the sin of forgetting the Holy Spirit. This is folly and ingratitude. He deserves well at our hands, for He is good, supremely good. As God, He is good essentially. He shares in the threefold ascription of Holy, holy, holy, which ascends… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.15.15

Sunday, February 15, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Whereby they have made Thee glad.”—Psalm 45:8. AND who are thus privileged to make the Saviour glad? His church—His people. But is it possible? He makes us glad, but how can we make Him glad? By our love. Ah! we think it so cold, so faint; and so, indeed, we… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.14.15

Saturday, February 14, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “She was healed immediately.”—Luke 8:47. ONE of the most touching and teaching of the Saviour’s miracles is before us to-night. The woman was very ignorant. She imagined that virtue came out of Christ by a law of necessity, without His knowledge or direct will. Moreover, she was a stranger to… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.13.15

Friday, February 13, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “There is therefore now no condemnation.”—Romans 8:1. COME, my soul, think thou of this. Believing in Jesus, thou art actually and effectually cleared from guilt; thou art led out of thy prison. Thou art no more in fetters as a bond-slave; thou art delivered now from the bondage of the… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.12.15

Thursday, February 12, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “He shall give you another Comforter, that He may abide with you for ever.”—John 14:16. GREAT Father revealed Himself to believers of old before the coming of His Son, and was known to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob as the God Almighty. Then Jesus came, and the ever-blessed Son in His… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.11.15

 Wednesday, February 11, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Thou hast left thy first love.”—Revelation 2:4. EVER to be remembered is that best and brightest of hours, when first we saw the Lord, lost our burden, received the roll of promise, rejoiced in full salvation, and went on our way in peace. It was spring time in the soul;… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.10.15

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “I have blotted out, as a thick cloud, thy transgressions, and, as a cloud, thy sins: return unto Me; for I have redeemed thee.”—Isaiah 44:22. ATTENTIVELY observe THE INSTRUCTIVE SIMILITUDE: our sins are like a cloud. As clouds are of many shapes and shades, so are our transgressions. As clouds… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.09.15

Monday, February 09, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “Lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil [or, the evil one].”—Luke 11:4. WHAT we are taught to seek or shun in prayer, we should equally pursue or avoid in action. Very earnestly, therefore, should we avoid temptation, seeking to walk so guardedly in the path of obedience,… (more…)

Evening’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 02.08.15

 Sunday, February 08, 2015 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon “He shall save His people from their sins.”—Matthew 1:21. MANY persons, if they are asked what they understand by salvation, will reply, “Being saved from hell and taken to heaven.” This is one result of salvation, but it is not one tithe of what is contained in that boon. It… (more…)

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