Spurgeon: We must not give the Lord a new name nor invent a new nature

Praise the Lord! Praise, O servants of the Lord, praise the name of the Lord! Blessed be the name of the Lord from this time forth and forevermore! Charles H Spurgeon on Psalm 113:1-2 By mentioning the name, the Psalmist would teach us to bless each of the attributes of the Most High, which are as it were the … More Spurgeon: We must not give the Lord a new name nor invent a new nature

Spurgeon: no dread that evil tidings will come, and no alarm when they do come.

He is not afraid of bad news; his heart is firm, trusting in the Lord. Psalm 112:7 I would like this verse to be true of me, trusting in God, even when life hurts.  Plans may change, but God’s purpose remains. I was reminded of this when I read of Rachel, a young mom who  went … More Spurgeon: no dread that evil tidings will come, and no alarm when they do come.

Sin and Consequences

Bob Deffinbaugh comments on 2 Samuel 13 and the tragedy in Israel’s royal family: ….this text is placed immediately following the passage that depicts David’s sin and its personal consequences in the death of his first son by Bathsheba. This is not only because the events of chapter 13 follow closely in time to those of … More Sin and Consequences