“Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves. Beware of men, for they will deliver you over to courts and flog you in their synagogues, and you will be dragged before governors and kings for my sake, to bear witness before … More Sheep in the midst of wolves
O my God, I cry by day, but you do not answer, and by night, but I find no rest. Yet you are holy, enthroned on the praises of Israel. (Psalm 22:2-3 ESV) Spurgeon comments: However ill things may look, there is no ill in thee, O God! We … More Yet you are holy
From Spurgeon’s introduction to his commentary on Psalm 22 in The Treasury of David: This is beyond all others THE PSALM OF THE CROSS. It may have been actually repeated word by word by our Lord when hanging on the tree; it would be too bold to say that it was so, but even a … More Oh for grace to draw near and see this great sight!
Then Israel said to Joseph, “Behold, I am about to die, but God will be with you and will bring you again to the land of your fathers. —Genesis 48:21 ESV C. H. Spurgeon, in “Faith’s Checkbook” Good old Jacob could no more be with Joseph, for his hour had come to die: but … More But God will be with you…
O LORD, in your strength the king rejoices, and in your salvation how greatly he exults! Be exalted, O LORD, in your strength! We will sing and praise your power. —Psalm 21:1 and 13 ESV C. H Spurgeon comments on these verses in The Treasury of David: Let us with our Lord rejoice in salvation, … More Spurgeon: We need not be afraid of too much rejoicing
Now I know that the LORD saves his anointed; he will answer him from his holy heaven with the saving might of his right hand. Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God. They collapse and fall, but we rise and stand upright. —Psalm … More Spurgeon: He who thinks he knows everything will miss the joy of finding out new truth
This God—his way is perfect; the word of the Lord proves true; he is a shield for all those who take refuge in him. Psalm 18:30 Charles H Spurgeon comments in The Treasury of David: Far past all fault and error are God’s dealings with his people; all his actions are resplendent with justice, truth, tenderness, mercy, … More David had tried it, thousands have tried it, we have tried it, and it has never failed.
“The Lord is my rock and my fortress.” C. H Spurgeon on Psalm 18:2 Dwelling among the crags and mountain fastnesses of Judea David had escaped the malice of Saul, and here he compares his God to such a place of concealment and security. Believers are often hidden in their God from the strife of … More Spurgeon: The clefts of the Rock of Ages are safe abodes.
I call upon you, for you will answer me, O God; incline your ear to me; hear my words. Wondrously show your steadfast love, O Savior of those who seek refuge from their adversaries at your right hand. —Psalm 17:6-7 C. H. Spurgeon comments on verse 7 “Show thy marvelous lovingkindness.”(KJV) Marvelous in its antiquity, its … More Wonderful the matchless grace of Jesus
O LORD, who shall sojourn in your tent? Who shall dwell on your holy hill? He who walks blamelessly (uprightly KJV) and does what is right and speaks truth in his heart; —Psalm 15:1-2 ESV Charles H Spurgeon comments on Psalm 15 True believers do not cringe as flatterers, wriggle as serpents, bend double as … More Walking is of far more importance than talking.