It is the glory of God to conceal things, but the glory of kings is to search things out. Proverbs 25:2 C. H. Spurgeon, in a sermon, “God’s Glory on Hiding Sin” Imitate the Lord in forgetting the sins of those who repent. If ever they offend you, let that atonement which satisfied God for … More The spirit of forgiveness
A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest, and poverty will come upon you like a robber, and want like an armed man. C. H. Spurgeon on Proverbs 24:33-34( From “Morning and Evening”) The worst of sluggards only ask for a little slumber; they would be indignant if they … More Spurgeon: Life is wasted by driblets
Incline your ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply your heart to my knowledge, for it will be pleasant if you keep them within you, if all of them are ready on your lips. That your trust may be in the Lord, I have made them known to you today, even to … More Spurgeon: Would you “bleed Bible?”
Praise the Lord! Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty heavens! Praise him for his mighty deeds; praise him according to his excellent greatness! C. H Spurgeon, commenting on Psalm 150: There is nothing little about God, and there is nothing great apart from him. If we were always careful to make … More There is nothing little about God
I will praise the LORD as long as I live; I will sing praises to my God while I have my being. —Psalm 146:2 ESV Charles H. Spurgeon, in “The Treasury of David” While I live I’ll love; and while I breathe I’ll bless. It is but for a while, and … More Spurgeon: Here I have to sigh and praise, but there I shall only sing and praise.
Blessed be the Lord, my rock, who trains my hands for war, and my fingers for battle; he is my steadfast love and my fortress, my stronghold and my deliverer, my shield and he in whom I take refuge, who subdues peoples under me…… I will sing a new song to you, O God; upon a ten-stringed … More Who gives victory to kings?
“Then we who are alive, who are left, will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we will always be with the Lord. Therefore encourage one another with these words.” Charles H. Spurgeon on 1 Thessalonians 4:17-18 Even the sweetest visits from Christ, how short they … More Always with the Lord
Psalm 141:1 O Lord, I call upon you; hasten to me! Give ear to my voice when I call to you! Charles H. Spurgeon on prayer: This is my last resort: prayer never fails me. My prayer is painful and feeble, and worthy only to be called a cry; but it is a cry unto Jehovah, and this ennobles … More Spurgeon: “This is my last resort”
I say to the LORD, You are my God; give ear to the voice of my pleas for mercy, O LORD! O LORD, my Lord, the strength of my salvation, you have covered my head in the day of battle. —Psalm 140:6-7 ESV Spurgeon, in the Treasury of David: … More The Lord was David’s own by deliberate choice
In that same hour he rejoiced in the Holy Spirit and said, “I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these things from the wise and understanding and revealed them to little children; yes, Father, for such was your gracious will. Luke 10:21 Coty Pinckney: Why does Jesus rejoice? Surely … More Delighting in childlike humility