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.
The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.” Psalm 14:1 Spurgeon says, To say there is no God is to belie the plainest evidence, which is obstinacy; to oppose the common consent of mankind, which is stupidity; to stifle consciousness, which is madness. Treasury of David Psalm 14
How long, O LORD? Will you forget me forever? How long will you hide your face from me? How long must I take counsel in my soul and have sorrow in my heart all the day? How long shall my enemy be exalted over me? (Psalm 13:1-2 ESV) C. … More Psalm 13: “How long?” or “Howling?”
“And Laban said, It must not be so done in our country, to give the younger before the firstborn.” – Genesis 29:26 Jacob loved Rachel, but his uncle Laban tricked him into marrying Leah first, although he had served for seven years to be able to have Rachel. C. H. Spurgeon has a very interesting … More Rachel before Leah. Holiness before happiness.
C. H. Spurgeon comments on Psalm 11:5 “The Lord tests the righteous” from The Treasury of David: “The Lord trieth the righteous:” he doth not hate them, but only tries them. They are precious to him, and therefore he refines them with afflictions. None of the Lord’s children may hope to escape from trial, nor, indeed, in … More Showers of…trials?
I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds. I will be glad and exult in you; I will sing praise to your name, O Most High. Psalm 9:1-2 Charles H. Spurgeon writes in The Treasury of David: It is our duty to praise the Lord; let … More Whole-hearted praise!