Spurgeon: Our Lord was no fainthearted sentimentalist

As I read Psalm 69:1-18 today, I thought of my life and struggles I have faced. I thought of friends facing ugly, impossible situations.  I thought of David and the enemies that were pursuing him. Indeed, our circumstances can seem to be a “miry pit” or “deep waters.”     Save me, O God!        … More Spurgeon: Our Lord was no fainthearted sentimentalist

My Mighty Rock

He only is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be greatly shaken. For God alone, O my soul, wait in silence, for my hope is from him. He only is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be shaken. On God rests my salvation and my glory; my … More My Mighty Rock

Faith regards the promise not as fiction but fact

    God has spoken in his holiness: (Psalm 60:6 ESV) Spurgeon, in The Treasury of David: Faith is never happier than when it can fall back upon the promise of God. She sets this over against all discouraging circumstances; let outward providences say what they will, the voice of a faithful God drowns every sound … More Faith regards the promise not as fiction but fact

God’s goodness is more vast and more sublime than even the vaulted skies.

For your steadfast love is great to the heavens, your faithfulness to the clouds. Be exalted, O God, above the heavens! Let your glory be over all the earth! Psalm 57:10-11 ESV Spurgeon comments: Imagination fails to guess the height of heaven, and even thus the riches of mercy exceed our highest thoughts. The psalmist, … More God’s goodness is more vast and more sublime than even the vaulted skies.