All posts in category Faith’s Checkbook

Faith’s Checkbook: Necessary Knowledge

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “Thus shall they know that I the LORD their God am with them, and that they, even the house of Israel, are My people, saith the LORD God”   (Ezekiel 34:30). To be the LORD’s own people is a choice blessing, but to know that we are such is a […]

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Heavenly Wealth

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “No good thing will He withhold from them that walk uprightly” (Psalm 84:11). Many pleasing things the LORD may withhold but “no good thing.” He is the best judge of what is good for us. Some things are assuredly good, and these we may have for the asking through […]

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Because of Us

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “For the elect’s sale those days be shortened”   (Matthew 24:22). For the sake of His elect the LORD withholds many judgments and shortens others. In great tribulations the fire would devour all were it not that Out of regard to His elect the LORD damps the flame. Thus, […]

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Faith’s Checkbook: Regulated Chastisement – 10/19/2018

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “I will correct thee in measure” (Jeremiah 30:11). To be left uncorrected would be a fatal sign: it would prove that the LORD had said, “He is given unto idols, let him alone.” God grant that such may never be our portion! Uninterrupted prosperity is a thing to cause fear […]

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Faith’s Checkbook: Mark of Covenant Grace 10/12/2018

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “And the LORD thy God will circumcise thine heart, and the heart of thy seed, to the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul that thou mayest live”   (Deuteronomy 30:6). Here we read of the true circumcision. Note the author of it: “The […]

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Faith’s Checkbook: Never Alone

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “Thou shalt no more be termed Forsaken”   (Isaiah 62:4). “Forsaken” is a dreary word. It sounds like a knell. It is the record of I sharpest sorrows and the prophecy of direst ills. An abyss of misery yawns in that word forsaken. Forsaken by one who pledges his honor! […]

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Faith’s Checkbook: At God’s Bidding

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “And the remnant of Jacob shall be in the midst of many people as a dew from the LORD, as the showers upon the grass, that tarrieth not for man, nor waiteth for the sons of men”   (Micah 5:7). If this be true of the literal Israel, much more […]

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Faith’s Checkbook: Work is Done; Rest in Him

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God”   (Hebrews 4:9). God has provided a Sabbath, and some must enter into it. Those to whom it was first preached entered not in because of unbelief; therefore, that Sabbath remains for the people of God. David sang of […]

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Faith’s Checkbook: Let Trials Bless

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “Knowing that tribulation worketh patience”   (Romans 5:3). This is a promise in essence if not in form. We have need of patience, and here we see the way of getting it. It is only by enduring that we learn to endure, even as by swimming men learn to swim. You […]

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Faith’s Checkbook: Mark of Divine Approval

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the Crown Of Life, which the LORD hath promised to them that love Him”   (James 1:12). Yes, he is blessed while he is enduring the trial. No eye can see this till he […]

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