“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.
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?”
Save, O LORD, for the godly one is gone; for the faithful have vanished from among the children of man. (ESV) Help, LORD; for the godly man ceaseth; for the faithful fail from among the children of men. (KJV) C. H. Spurgeon, in the Treasury of David, makes this comment on David’s prayer in Psalm … More David’s Prayer: Help!
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?