All posts in category Faith’s Checkbook

We Receive as We Give

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “Blessed are the merciful for they shall obtain mercy”   (Matthew 5:7). It is not meet that the man who will not forgive should be forgiven, nor shall he who will not give to the poor have his own wants relieved. God will measure to us with our own bushels, […]

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Faith’s Checkbook: Victory in Reverses

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the LORD shall be a light unto me”   (Micah 7:8). This may express the feelings of a man or woman downtrodden and oppressed. Our enemy may put out our light for […]

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Faith’s Checkbook: Spiritual Sowing

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “He that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap Life Everlasting”   (Galatians 6:8). Sowing looks like a losing business, for we put good corn into the ground never to see it anymore. Sowing to the Spirit seems a very fanciful, dreamy business; for we deny ourselves and […]

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Prayer for Peace

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “And seek the peace of the city whither I have caused you to be carried away captives, and pray unto the LORD for it: for in the peace thereof shall ye have peace”   (Jeremiah 29:7). The principle involved in this text would suggest to all of us who are the […]

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From Fetters Free

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “The LORD looseth the prisoner”   (Psalm 146:7). He has done it. Remember Joseph, Israel in Egypt, Manasseh, Jeremiah, Peter, and many others. He can do it still. He breaks the bars of brass with a word and snaps the fetters of iron with a look. He is doing it. […]

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Home Blessings

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “He blesseth the habitation of the just”   (Proverbs 3:33). He fears the LORD, and therefore he comes under the divine protection even as to the roof which covers himself and his family. His home is an abode of love, a school of holy training, and a place of heavenly […]

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Faith’s Checkbook: Better Farther On

Send to Kindle“Though I have afflicted thee, I will afflict thee no more”   (Nahum 1:12). There is a limit to affliction. God sends it, and God removes it. Do you sigh and say, “When will the end be?” Remember that our griefs will surely and finally end when this poor earthly life is over, Let us […]

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Grow Up

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “And ye shall go forth, and grow up as calves of the stall”   (Malachi 4:2). Yes, when the sun shines, the sick quit their chambers and walk abroad to breathe the fresh air. When the sun brings spring and summer, the cattle quit their stalls and seek pasture on the […]

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Mouth Confession; Heart Belief

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “If thou shalt confess with thy mouth the LORD Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised Him from the dead, thou shalt be saved”   (Romans 10:9). There must be confession with the mouth. Have I made it? Have I openly avowed my faith in Jesus […]

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Delight and Desires

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “Delight thyself also in the LORD; and He shall give thee the desires of thine heart”   (Psalm37:4). Delight in God has a transforming power and lifts a man above the gross desire of our fallen nature. Delight in Jehovah is not only sweet in itself, but it sweetens […]

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