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Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.28.23

“The Lord looketh from heaven; He beholdeth all the sons of men.”~ Psalm 33:13 ~ Perhaps no figure of speech represents God in a more gracious light than when He is spoken of as stooping from His throne, and coming down from heaven to attend to the wants and to behold the woes of mankind. We love Him, who, when… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.27.23

“Happy art thou, O Israel; who is like unto thee, O people saved by the Lord!”~ Deuteronomy 33:29 ~ He who affirms that Christianity makes men miserable, is himself an utter stranger to it. It were strange indeed, if it made us wretched, for see to what a position it exalts us! It makes us sons of God. Suppose you… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.26.23

“The myrtle trees that were in the bottom.”~ Zechariah 1:8 ~ The vision in this chapter describes the condition of Israel in Zechariah’s day; but being interpreted in its aspect towards us, it describes the Church of God as we find it now in the world. The Church is compared to a myrtle grove flourishing in a valley. It is… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.25.23

“Just, and the justifier of him which believeth.”~ Romans 3:26 ~ Being justified by faith, we have peace with God. Conscience accuses no longer. Judgment now decides for the sinner instead of against him. Memory looks back upon past sins, with deep sorrow for the sin, but yet with no dread of any penalty to come; for Christ has paid… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.24.23

“For I was ashamed to require of the king a band of soldiers and horsemen to help us against the enemy in the way: because we had spoken unto the king, saying, The hand of our God is upon all them for good that seek him; but his power and his wrath is against all them that forsake him.”— Ezra… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.23.23

“Accepted in the beloved.”~ Ephesians 1:6 ~ What a state of privilege! It includes our justification before God, but the term acceptance” in the Greek means more than that. It signifies that we are the objects of divine complacence, nay, even of divine delight. How marvellous that we, worms, mortals, sinners, should be the objects of divine love! But it… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.22.23

“Let Israel rejoice in him.”~ Psalm 149:2 ~ Be glad of heart, O believer, but take care that thy gladness has its spring in the Lord. Thou hast much cause for gladness in thy God, for thou canst sing with David, “God, my exceeding joy.” Be glad that the Lord reigneth, that Jehovah is King! Rejoice that He sits upon… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.21.23

“I will rejoice over them to do them good.”~ Jeremiah 32:41 ~ How heart-cheering to the believer is the delight which God has in His saints! We cannot see any reason in ourselves why the Lord should take pleasure in us; we cannot take delight in ourselves, for we often have to groan, being burdened; conscious of our sinfulness, and… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.20.23

“The sword of the Lord, and of Gideon.”~ Judges 7:20 ~ Gideon ordered his men to do two things: covering up a torch in an earthen pitcher, he bade them, at an appointed signal, break the pitcher and let the light shine, and then sound with the trumpet, crying, “The sword of the Lord, and of Gideon! the sword of… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.19.23

“The liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free.”~ Galatians 5:1 ~ This “liberty” makes us free to heaven’s charter the Bible. Here is a choice passage, believer, “When thou passest through the rivers, I will be with thee.” You are free to that. Here is another: “The mountains shall depart, and the hills be removed, but my kindness shall not… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.18.23

“If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.”~ Galatians 5:25 ~ The two most important things in our holy religion are the life of faith and the walk of faith. He who shall rightly understand these is not far from being a master in experimental theology, for they are vital points to a Christian. You… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.17.23

  “Bring him unto me.”~ Mark 9:19 ~ Despairingly the poor disappointed father turned away from the disciples to their Master. His son was in the worst possible condition, and all means had failed, but the miserable child was soon delivered from the evil one when the parent in faith obeyed the Lord Jesus’ word, “Bring him unto me.” Children… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.16.23

“Partakers of the divine nature.” ~ 2 Peter 1:4 ~ To be a partaker of the divine nature is not, of course, to become God. That cannot be. The essence of Deity is not to be participated in by the creature. Between the creature and the Creator there must ever be a gulf fixed in respect of essence; but as… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.15.23

“He shall not be afraid of evil tidings.”~ Psalm 112:7 ~ Christian, you ought not to dread the arrival of evil tidings; because if you are distressed by them, what do you more than other men? Other men have not your God to fly to; they have never proved His faithfulness as you have done, and it is no wonder… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.14.23

“There were also with Him other little ships.”~ Mark 4:36 ~ Jesus was the Lord High Admiral of the sea that night, and His presence preserved the whole convoy. It is well to sail with Jesus, even though it be in a little ship. When we sail in Christ’s company, we may not make sure of fair weather, for great… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.13.23

“Who passing through the valley of Baca make it a well, the rain also filleth the pools.” ~ Psalm 84:6 ~ This teaches us that the comfort obtained by a one may often prove serviceable to another; just as wells would be used by the company who came after. We read some book full of consolation, which is like Jonathan’s rod,… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.12.23

“God is jealous.“~ Nahum 1:2 ~ Your Lord is very jealous of your love, O believer. Did He choose you? He cannot bear that you should choose another. Did He buy you with His own blood? He cannot endure that you should think that you are your own, or that you belong to this world. He loved you with such… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.11.23

“Be ye separate.”~ 2 Corinthians 6:17 ~ The Christian, while in the world, is not to be of the world. He should be distinguished from it in the great object of his life. To him, “to live,” should be “Christ.” Whether he eats, or drinks, or whatever he does, he should do all to God’s glory. You may lay up… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.10.23

“And he goeth up into a mountain, and calleth unto him whom he would: and they came unto him.” ~ Mark 3:13 ~ Here was sovereignty. Impatient spirits may fret and fume, because they are not called to the highest places in the ministry; but reader be it thine to rejoice that Jesus calleth whom He wills. If He shall… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.09.23

“I will answer thee, and shew thee great and mighty things which thou knowest not.”~ Jeremiah 33:3 ~ There are different translations of these words. One version renders it, “I will shew thee great and fortified things.” Another, “Great and reserved things.” Now, there are reserved and special things in Christian experience: all the developments of spiritual life are not… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.08.23

“From Me is thy fruit found.”~ Hosea 14:8 ~ Our fruit is found from our God as to union. The fruit of the branch is directly traceable to the root. Sever the connection, the branch dies, and no fruit is produced. By virtue of our union with Christ we bring forth fruit. Every bunch of grapes have been first in… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.07.23

“And when they could not come nigh unto Him for the press, they uncovered the roof where he was: and when they had broken it up, they let down the bed wherein the sick of the palsy lay.“~ Mark 2:4 ~ Faith is full of inventions. The house was full, a crowd blocked up the door, but faith found a… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.06.23

“In the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world.“~ Philippians 2:15 ~ We use lights to make manifest. A Christian man should so shine in his life, that a person could not live with him a week without knowing the gospel. His conversation should be such that all who are about… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.05.23

“Woe is me, that I sojourn in Mesech, that I dwell in the tents of Kedar.”~ Psalm 120:5 ~ As a Christian you have to live in the midst of an ungodly world, and it is of little use for you to cry “Woe is me.” Jesus did not pray O that you should be taken out of the world,… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.04.23

“I will; be thou clean.”~ Mark 1:41 ~ Primeval darkness heard the Almighty fiat, “light be,” and straightway light was, and the word of the Lord Jesus is equal in majesty to that ancient word of power. Redemption like Creation has its word of might. Jesus speaks and it is done. Leprosy yielded to no human remedies, but it fled… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.03.23

“Thou whom my soul loveth.” ~ Song of Solomon 1:7 ~ It is well to be able, without any “if” or “but,” to say of the Lord Jesus”“Thou whom my soul loveth.” Many can only say of Jesus that they hope they love Him; they trust they love Him; but only a poor and shallow experience will be content to stay… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.02.23

“But Simon’s wife’s mother lay sick of a fever, and anon they tell Him of her.” ~ Mark 1:30 ~ Very interesting is this little peep into the house of the Apostolic Fisherman. We see at once that household joys and cares are no hindrance to the full exercise of ministry, nay, that since they furnish an opportunity for personally… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 09.01.23

“Thou shalt guide me with Thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.”~ Psalm 73:24 ~ The Psalmist felt his need of divine guidance. He had just been discovering the foolishness of his own heart, and lest he should be constantly led astray by it, he resolved that God’s counsel should henceforth guide him. A sense of our own folly… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.31.23

“On mine arm shall they trust.”~ Isaiah 51:5 ~ In seasons of severe trial, the Christian has nothing on earth that he can trust to, and is therefore compelled to cast himself on his God alone. When his vessel is on its beam-ends, and no human deliverance can avail, he must simply and entirely trust himself to the providence and… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.30.23

“Wait on the Lord.”~ Psalm 27:14 ~ It may seem an easy thing to wait, but it is one of the postures which a Christian soldier learns not without years of teaching. Marching and quick-marching are much easier to God’s warriors than standing still. There are hours of perplexity when the most willing spirit, anxiously desirous to serve the Lord,… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.29.23

“Have mercy upon me, O God.”~ Psalm 51:1 ~ When Dr. Carey was suffering from a dangerous illness, the enquiry was made, “If this sickness should prove fatal, what passage would you select as the text for your funeral sermon?” He replied, “Oh, I feel that such a poor sinful creature is unworthy to have anything said about him; but… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.28.23

“Oil for the light.”~ Exodus 25:6 ~ My soul, how much thou needest this, for thy lamp will not long continue to burn without it. Thy snuff will smoke and become an offence if light be gone, and gone it will be if oil be absent. Thou hast no oil well springing up in thy human nature, and therefore thou… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.27.23

“How long will it be ere they believe me?”~ Numbers 14:11 ~ Stive with all diligence to keep out that monster unbelief. It so dishonours Christ, that He will withdraw His visible presence if we insult Him by indulging it. It is true it is a weed, the seeds of which we can never entirely extract from the soil, but… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.26.23

“He hath commanded His covenant for ever.”~ Psalms 111:9 ~ The Lord’s people delight in the covenant itself. It is an unfailing source of consolation to them so often as the Holy Spirit leads them into its banqueting house and waves its banner of love. They delight to contemplate the antiquity of that covenant, remembering that before the day-star knew… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.25.23

“His fruit was sweet to my taste.”~ Song of Solomon 2:3 ~ Faith, in the Scripture, is spoken of under the emblem of all the senses. It is sight: “Look unto me and be ye saved.” It is hearing: “Hear, and your soul shall live.” Faith is smelling: “All thy garments smell of myrrh, and aloes, and cassia”; “thy name… (more…)

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