In my distress I called to the Lord, and he answered me. Psalm 120:1 Charles H. Spurgeon says: However, when cries to man would be our weakness, cries to God will be our strength. To whom should children cry but to their father? Does not some good come even out of that vile thing, falsehood, when it drives us … More Crying out to God in distress
Charles H. Spurgeon on Psalm 119:145-152 This section is given up to memories of prayer. The Psalmist describes the time and the manner of his devotions, and pleads with God for deliverance from his troubles. He who has been with God in the closet will find God with him in the furnace. If we have … More Spurgeon: He who has been with God in the closet will find God with him in the furnace.
Charles H. Spurgeon on Psalm 119:137, from the Treasury of David This passage deals with the perfect righteousness of Jehovah and his word, and expresses the struggles of a holy soul in reference to that righteousness. The initial letter with which every verse commences in the Hebrew is “P”, and the keyword to us is … More Always right; actively light
Deal with your servant according to your steadfast love, and teach me your statutes. Psalm 119:124 Charles H. Spurgeon said, For our ruler to become our teacher is an act of great grace, for which we cannot be too grateful. Among our mercies this is one of the choicest.
From C. H. Spurgeon, Morning and Evening(Evening May 16): The armies of the three kings were famishing for want of water: God was about to send it, and in these words the prophet announced the coming blessing. Here was a case of human helplessness: not a drop of water could all the valiant men procure from the … More Spurgeon on digging trenches and expecting divine blessings
Open my eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of your law. I am a sojourner on the earth; hide not your commandments from me! Psalm 119:18-19 ESV Spurgeon comments on Psalm 119:17-24, our passage for today: In this section the trials of the way appear to be manifest … More Appeal to God for open eyes
Psalm 118: Oh give thanks to the Lord……For he is good. C. H Spurgeon comments: This is reason enough for giving him thanks; goodness is his essence and nature, and therefore he is always to be praised whether we are receiving anything from him or not. Those who only praise God because he does them … More Spurgeon: Whatever else may be questionable, this is absolutely certain
Then the three mighty men broke through the camp of the Philistines and drew water out of the well of Bethlehem that was by the gate and carried and brought it to David. But he would not drink of it. He poured it out to the LORD and said, “Far be it from me, … More Pouring out a drink offering to the Lord
Psalm 118: Oh give thanks to the Lord……For he is good. C. H Spurgeon comments: This is reason enough for giving him thanks; goodness is his essence and nature, and therefore he is always to be praised whether we are receiving anything from him or not. Those who only praise God because he does them … More Spurgeon: He is good, always good.
What ails you, O sea, that you flee? O Jordan, that you turn back? O mountains, that you skip like rams? O hills, like lambs? Tremble, O earth, at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the God of Jacob, who turns the rock into a pool of water, the flint into a … More What makes you tremble?