This short devotional by Charles Spurgeon drove me to prayer last night, leading to my post about God's Unending Mercy. It reminder of my own desperate need for God's mercy and His glorious grace towards me in his unfailing mercy to me, a wretched, broken sinner. It grieves my heart. drives me to my knees … Continue reading The Mercy of God
Just another reminder that no matter what we face God's got it. Taken from Morning and Evening by Mr. Spurgeon. "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 … Continue reading Keep Calm
I truly love when God drives a point home for me. If you read my post on being a watchman last night you will appreciate my delight in this little jewel from Morning and Evening by Charles Spurgeon. "Watchman, what of the night?" — Isaiah 21:11 What enemies are abroad? Errors are a numerous horde, … Continue reading Watchman, What of the Night?
More on the joys and blessings that come from gleaning the assurances of the Father, also from Charles Spurgeon's Morning and Evening. So she gleaned in the field until even. — Ruth_2:17 Let me learn from Ruth, the gleaner. As she went out to gather the ears of corn, so must I go forth into … Continue reading Be A Gleaner
Charles Spurgeon never fails to uplift a weary soul focusing our hearts on the wonderful hope and promises of our Lord, today's selection taken from Morning and Evening. 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 … Continue reading Gleaning
Today's devotional comes from Morning and Evening by Charles Spurgeon. Behold the man! — John 19:5 If there be one place where our Lord Jesus most fully becomes the joy and comfort of his people, it is where he plunged deepest into the depths of woe. Come hither, gracious souls, and behold the man in … Continue reading Behold the man!
I thought this devotional tidbit from Charles Spurgeon was a lovely reminder and encouragement. "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 … Continue reading Knowing Your Election
Today's devotional from Charles Spurgeon's Morning and Evening was particularly timely for me as it is mid-July and time to begin planning for school to start in a few weeks. This will be our 5th full year of homeschooling and we are beginning to see the fruits of obeying our Father's call on our lives. … Continue reading Tell Your Children
This morning our devotional comes from Morning and Evening by Charles Spurgeon. I will have a longer teaching on Zacchaeus later today, Lord willing, but this brief discussion of light and darkness in us all is a great lead in to that. As well as a lovely reminder that when we are in Christ we … Continue reading The Light
Fear - it has the power to grip us in it's grasp, tormenting and toying with us, making us beg and plead for an end to the suffering; but that is only if we let it! If we forget who we belong to, who already paid our price for us and has ransomed us and … Continue reading Rejoice In Him