‘Wait for the Finals,’ [Spurgeon]

I have gained much from reading Spurgeon over the years. I read this this morning, and I could hear the Holy Spirit speaking into my soul. I need more of this “peaceful perseverance” working in me. From Charle Spurgeon’s “Faith’s Checkbook” Wait for the Finals “Gad, a troop shall overcome him: but he shall overcome at […]

God in Charge

“Consider the birds of the sky: They don’t sow or reap or gather into barns, yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Aren’t you worth more than they?” Matthew 6:31  “God, who foresaw your tribulation, has specially armed you to go through it, not without pain but without stain.” –C.S. Lewis “The bridge of grace will bear your […]

Chosen, (But Chastened Nevertheless)

“God never punishes his children in the sense of avenging justice. He chastens as a father does his child, but he never punishes his redeemed as a judge does a criminal. It is unjust to exact punishment from redeemed souls since Christ has been punished in their place. How shall the Lord punish twice for […]

Two Truths to Learn- C.H. Spurgeon

“Most of the grand truths of God have to be learned by trouble; they must be burned into us with the hot iron of affliction, otherwise we shall not truly receive them.” –CH Spurgeon “Remember that if you are a child of God, you will never be happy in sin. You are spoiled for the […]

Martyrdom

“The highest honor that God can confer upon his children is the blood-red crown of martyrdom. The jewels of a Christian are his afflictions. The regalia of the kings that God has made, are their troubles, their sorrows, and their griefs. Griefs exalt us, and troubles lift us.” –Charles Spurgeon “These are the ones who follow the Lamb wherever he goes. They […]