Category Archives: C.H. Spurgeon

Do Christians Get Depressed?

Christians get depressed too. (That is actually the title of a small and well written book  by David Murray which helpfully deals with the misconception that true Christians do not get depressed.) I’ve never understood the people who think otherwise. … Continue reading

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Sunday Mornings with Spurgeon

God’s Steadfast Mercy “ I trust in the mercy of God for ever and ever.” Psalm 52:8 Meditate a little on this steadfast mercy of the Lord. It is tender mercy. With gentle, loving touch, He heals the brokenhearted and … Continue reading

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Go FIRST to the Cross of Christ

One of my favorite books is the classic Pilgrim’s Progress written by the Puritan John Bunyan. I’ve read the book more than once. I have read it to my children, and had them read it for themselves. References from the … Continue reading

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Right Obedience = Genuine Happiness

In studying Mark 12:1-12 and the Parable of the Vineyard (some might also call it the Parable of the Tenants) I did what I normally do when studying a particular passage and read what Spurgeon preached. On March 6, 1887 … Continue reading

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Jesus Christ – Our Consolation

Pastor David Stone of Lakeway Baptist Church in Humble, TX writes a daily devotional as well as a personal blog. Both may be found at the church website to which I have linked. The devotional – Morning Manna – is sometimes culled … Continue reading

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Lord, Revive Us!

Spurgeon prayed, preached, and called for his church to seek God for revival. Here is one example. A sermon delivered on November 9th, 1859, at New Park Street Chapel entitled “One Antidote for Many Ills.” The sermon text was Psalm 80:19 … Continue reading

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The Precious Blood of Jesus Christ!

“…The precious blood of Christ,” 1 Peter 1:19 Standing at the foot of the cross, we see hands and feet and side all distilling crimson streams of “precious blood.” It is “precious” because of its redeeming and atoning efficacy. Only … Continue reading

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Rahab’s Example

Yesterday we were encouraged to follow Ezra’s example. Today we consider Rahab’s example. What follows is a selection from Spurgeon’s morning and evening devotional, and an excellent thought on which to meditate, especially during the Passion week. Follow Rahab’s Example … Continue reading

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Sunday Mornings with Spurgeon

Fullness in Christ “And of his fulness have all we received.”– John 1:16 These words tell us that there is a fullness in Christ. There is a fullness of essential Deity, for “in him dwelleth all the fulness of the … Continue reading

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Sunday Mornings with Spurgeon

The Sweetness of Forgiveness “The forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace.” – Ephesians 1:7 Could there be a sweeter word in any language than that word “forgiveness” when it sounds in a guilty sinner’s ear, like … Continue reading

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