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Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.11.22

“Oh that I were as in months past.” ~ Job 29:2 ~ Numbers of Christians can view the past with pleasure, but regard the present with dissatisfaction; they look back upon the days which they have passed in communing with the Lord as being the sweetest and the best they have ever known, but as to the present, it is… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.10.22

“Christ, who is our life.” ~ Colossians 3:4 ~ Paul’s marvellously rich expression indicates, that Christ is the source of our life. “You hath He quickened who were dead in trespasses and sins.” That same voice which brought Lazarus out of the tomb raised us to newness of life. He is now thesubstance of our spiritual life. It is by… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.09.22

“The city hath no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it.” ~ Revelation 21:23 ~ Yonder in the better world, the inhabitants are independent of all creature comforts. They have no need of raiment; their white robes never wear out, neither shall they ever be defiled. They need no medicine to heal diseases, “for the… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.08.22

“They weave the spider’s web.” ~ Isaiah 59:5 ~ See the spider’s web, and behold in it a most suggestive picture of the hypocrite’s religion. It is meant to catch his prey: the spider fattens himself on flies, and the Pharisee has his reward. Foolish persons are easily entrapped by the loud professions of pretenders, and even the more judicious… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.07.22

“The upright love Thee” ~ Song of Solomon 1:4 ~ Believers love Jesus with a deeper affection then they dare to give to any other being. They would sooner lose father and mother then part with Christ. They hold all earthly comforts with a loose hand, but they carry Him fast locked in their bosoms. They voluntarily deny themselves for… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.06.22

“Watchman, what of the night?” ~ Isaiah 21:11 ~ What enemies are abroad? Errors are a numerous horde, and new ones appear every hour: against what heresy am I to be on my guard? Sins creep from their lurking places when the darkness reigns; I must myself mount the watch-tower, and watch unto prayer. Our heavenly Protector foresees all the… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.05.22

“We know that all things work together for good to them that love God.” ~ Romans 8:28 ~ Upon some points a believer is absolutely sure. He knows, for instance, that God sits in the stern-sheets of the vessel when it rocks most. He believes that an invisible hand is always on the world’s tiller, and that wherever providence may… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.04.22

“The people that do know their God shall be strong.” ~ Daniel 11:32 ~ Every believer understands that to know God is the highest and best form of knowledge; and this spiritual knowledge is a source of strength to the Christian. It strengthens his faith. Believers are constantly spoken of in the Scriptures as being persons who are enlightened and… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.03.22

“The Lamb is the light thereof.” ~ Revelation 21:23 ~ Quietly contemplate the Lamb as the light of heaven. Light in Scripture is the emblem of joy. The joy of the saints in heaven is comprised in this: Jesus chose us, loved us, bought us, cleansed us, robed us, kept us, glorified us: we are here entirely through the Lord… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.20.22

“The sweet psalmist of Israel.” ~ 2 Samuel 23:1 ~ Among all the saints whose lives are recorded in Holy Writ, David possesses an experience of the most striking, varied, and instructive character. In his history we meet with trials and temptations not to be discovered, as a whole, in other saints of ancient times, and hence he is all… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.02.22

“Who worketh all things after the counsel of His own will.” ~ Ephesians 1:11 ~ Our belief in God’s wisdom supposes and necessitates that He has a settled purpose and plan in the work of salvation. What would creation have been without His design? Is there a fish in the sea, or a fowl in the air, which was left… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 08.01.22

“Let me now go to the field, and glean ears of corn.” ~ Ruth 2:2 ~ Downcast and troubled Christian, come and glean to-day in the broad field of promise. Here are abundance of precious promises, which exactly meet thy wants. Take this one: “He will not break the bruised reed, nor quench the smoking flax.” Doth not that suit… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.31.22

“I in them.” ~John 17:23 ~ If such be the union which subsists between our souls and the person of our Lord, how deep and broad is the channel of our communion! This is no narrow pipe through which a thread-like stream may wind its way, it is a channel of amazing depth and breadth, along whose glorious length a… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.30.22

“And when he thought thereon, he wept.8 ~ Mark 14:72 ~ It has been thought by some that as long as Peter lived, the fountain of his tears began to flow whenever he remembered his denying his Lord. It is not unlikely that it was so, for his sin was very great, and grace in him had afterwards a perfect… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.29.22

“Nevertheless I am continually with Thee.” ~ Psalm 73:23 ~ Neverless, ”as if, notwithstanding all the foolishness and ignorance which David had just been confessing to God, not one atom the less was it true and certain that David was saved and accepted, and that the blessing of being constantly in God’s presence was undoubtedly his. Fully conscious of his… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.28.22

“I was so foolish and ignorant; I was acting like an stupid animal before you.” ~ Psalm 73:22 ~ This is the confession of the man after God’s own heart. The word “foolish” here means more than it signifies in ordinary language. Earlier in the Psalm he wrote, “I was envious of the foolish when I saw the prosperity of… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.27.22

“Exceeding great and precious promises.” ~ 2 Peter 1:4 ~ If you would know experimentally the preciousness of the promises, and enjoy them in your own heart, meditate much upon them. There are promises which are like grapes in the wine-press; if you will tread them the juice will flow. Thinking over the hallowed words will often be the prelude… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.26.22

“Giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge, etc.” ~ 2 Peter 1:5, 6 ~ If thou wouldest enjoy the eminent grace of the full assurance of faith, under the blessed Spirit’s influence, and assistance, do what the Scripture tells thee, “Give diligence.” Take care that thy faith is of the right kind that it is… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.25.22

“He left his garment in her hand, and fled, and got him out.” ~ Genesis 39:12 ~ In contending with certain sins there remains no mode of victory but by flight. The ancient naturalists wrote much of basilisks, whose eyes fascinated their victims and rendered them easy victims; so the mere gaze of wickedness puts us in solemn danger. He… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.24.22

“Stand still, and see the salvation of the Lord.” ~ Exodus 14:13 ~ These words contain God’s command to the believer when he is reduced to great straits and brought into extraordinary difficulties. He cannot retreat; he cannot go forward; he is shut up on the right hand and on the left; what is he now to do? The Master’s… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.23.22

“Even thou wast as one of them.” ~ Obadiah 1:11 ~ Brotherly kindness was due from Edom to Israel in the time of need, but instead thereof, the men of Esau made common cause with Israel’s foes. Special stress in the sentence before us is laid upon the word thou; as when Caesar cried to Brutus, “and thou Brutus”; a… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.22.22

“I am married unto you.” ~ Jeremiah 3:14 ~ Christ Jesus is joined unto His people in marriage-union. In love He espoused His Church as a chaste virgin, long before she fell under the yoke of bondage. Full of burning affection He toiled, like Jacob for Rachel, until the whole of her purchase-money had been paid, and now, having sought… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.21.22

“The daughter of Jerusalem hath shaken her head at thee.” ~ Isaiah 37:22 ~ Reassured by the Word of the Lord, the poor trembling citizens of Zion grew bold, and shook their heads at Sennacherib’s boastful threats. Strong faith enables the servants of God to look with calm contempt upon their most haughty foes. We know that our enemies are… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.20.22

“The earnest of our inheritance.” ~ Ephesians 1:14 ~ OH! what enlightenment, what joys, what consolation, what delight of heart is experienced by that man who has learned to feed on Jesus, and on Jesus alone. Yet the realization which we have of Christ’s preciousness is, in this life, imperfect at the best. As an old writer says, “‘Tis but… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.19.22

“The Lord our God hath shewed us His glory.” ~ Deuteronomy 5:24 ~ God’s great design in all His works is the manifestation of His own glory. Any aim less than this were unworthy of Himself. But how shall the glory of God be manifested to such fallen creatures as we are? Man’s eye is not single, he has ever… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.18.22

“They shall go hindmost with their standards.” ~ Numbers 2:31 ~ The camp of Dan brought up the rear when the armies of Israel were on the march. The Danites occupied the hindmost place, but what mattered the position, since they were as truly part of the host as were the foremost tribes; they followed the same fiery cloudy pillar,… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.17.22

“Knowing, brethren beloved, your election of God.” ~ 1 Thessalonians 1:4 ~ Many persons want to know their election before they look to Christ, but they cannot learn it thus, it is only to be discovered by “looking unto Jesus.” If you desire to ascertain your own election;—after the following manner, shall you assure your heart before God. Do you… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.16.22

“They gathered manna every morning.” ~ Exodus 16:21 ~ Labor to maintain a sense of thine entire dependence upon the Lord’s good will and pleasure for the continuance of thy richest enjoyments. Never try to live on the old manna, nor seek to find help in Egypt. All must come from Jesus, or thou art undone for ever. Old anointings… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.15.22

“The fire shall ever be burning upon the altar; it shall never go out.” ~ Leviticus 6:13 ~ Keep the altar of private prayer burning. This is the very life of all piety. The sanctuary and family altars borrow their fires here, there-fore let this burn well. Secret devotion is the very essence, evidence, and barometer, of vital and experimental… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.14.22

“If thou lift up thy tool upon it, thou hast polluted it.” ~ Exodus 20:25 ~ God’s altar was to be built of unhewn stones, that no trace of human skill or labour might be seen upon it. Human wisdom delights to trim and arrange the doctrines of the cross into a system more artificial and more congenial with the… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.13.22

“God said to Jonah, Doest thou well to be angry?” ~ Jonah 4:9 ~ Anger is not always or necessarily sinful, but it has such a tendency to run wild that whenever it displays itself, we should be quick to question its character, with this enquiry, “Doest thou well to be angry?” It may be that we can answer, “YES.”… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.12.22

“Sanctified by God the Father.” ~ Jude  ~ “Sanctified in Christ Jesus.” ~ 1 Corinthians 1:2 ~ “Through sanctification of the Spirit.” ~ 1 Peter 1:2 ~ Mark the union of the Three Divine Persons in all their gracious acts. How unwisely do those believers talk who make preferences in the Persons of the Trinity; who think of Jesus as… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.11.22

“After that ye have suffered awhile, make you perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle you.” ~ 1 Peter 5:10 ~ You have seen the arch of heaven as it spans the plain: glorious are its colours, and rare its hues. It is beautiful, but, alas, it passes away, and lo, it is not. The fair colours give way to the fleecy clouds,… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.10.22

“Fellow citizens with the saints.” ~ Ephesians 2:19 ~ What is meant by our being citizens in heaven? It means that we are under heaven’s government. Christ the king of heaven reigns in our hearts; our daily prayer is, “Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.” The proclamations issued from the throne of glory are freely… (more…)

Morning’s With Charles Spurgeon ~ 07.09.22

“Forget not all His benefits.” ~ Psalm 103:2 ~ It is a delightful and profitable occupation to mark the hand of God in the lives of ancient saints, and to observe His goodness in delivering them, His mercy in pardoning them, and His faithfulness in keeping His covenant with them. But would it not be even more interesting and profitable… (more…)

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