Triple help

…for not by their own sword did they win the land, nor did their own arm save them, but your right hand and your arm, and the light of your face, for you delighted in them. You are my King, O God; ordain salvation for Jacob! Through you we push down our foes; through your name we … More Triple help

Amen and amen

Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel, from everlasting to everlasting! Amen and Amen. —Psalm 41:13 C. H Spurgeon comments on this verse at The Treasury of David: Jehovah is the personal name of our God. God of Israel is his covenant title, and shows his special relation to his elect people.  From everlasting and to everlasting. The … More Amen and amen

Wait and hope in God

But for you, O Lord, do I wait; it is you, O Lord my God, who will answer. C. H. Spurgeon on Psalm 38:15 Hope in God’s intervention, and belief in the power of prayer, are two most blessed stays to the soul in time of adversity. Turning right away from the creature to the sovereign Lord … More Wait and hope in God

Spurgeon: Faith has clearer optics to behold things as they really are

    Trust in the LORD, and do good;         dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness. Psalm 37:3 ESV C.H. Spurgeon: Trust in the Lord.  Faith cures fretting. Sight is cross-eyed, and views things only as they seem, hence her envy: faith has clearer optics to behold things as they really are, hence her … More Spurgeon: Faith has clearer optics to behold things as they really are

Boundless Mercy

Your steadfast love, O Lord, extends to the heavens, your faithfulness to the clouds. Your righteousness is like the mountains of God; your judgments are like the great deep; man and beast you save, O Lord. How precious is your steadfast love, O God! The children of mankind take refuge in the shadow of your wings. Psalm … More Boundless Mercy

Even if worn to skin and bone, yet my very skeleton shall magnify the Lord

Then my soul will rejoice in the Lord, exulting in his salvation. All my bones shall say, “O Lord, who is like you, delivering the poor from him who is too strong for him, the poor and needy from him who robs him?” Psalm 35:9-10 Charles H. Spurgeon writes in the Treasury of David: As the tongue … More Even if worn to skin and bone, yet my very skeleton shall magnify the Lord

Spurgeon: The more we know of him, the more our better natures approve his surpassing excellence

For the word of the LORD is upright,         and all his work is done in faithfulness. —Psalm 33:4 ESV Our soul waits for the LORD;         he is our help and our shield.     For our heart is glad in him,         because we trust in his holy name.     Let … More Spurgeon: The more we know of him, the more our better natures approve his surpassing excellence