All posts in category Faith’s Checkbook

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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The Reach of Almighty Grace

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “It shall come to pass, that in the place where it was said unto them, Ye are not My people, there it shall be said unto them, Ye are the sons of the living God”   (Hosea 1:10). Sovereign grace can make strangers into sons, and the LORD here […]

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Faith’s Checkbook: Divine, Ever-Living, Unchanging

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “BUT THE WORD OF THE LORD ABIDES FOREVER.” And this is the word which was preached to you” (1 Peter 1:25). All human teaching and, indeed, all human beings shall pass away as the grass of the meadow; but we are here assured that the Word of the LORD […]

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God Above Human Philosophy

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent” (1 Corinthians 1:19). his verse is a threatening so far as the worldly wise are concerned, but to the simple believer it is a promise. The professedly learned […]

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Who Has the Majority?

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “And he answered, Fear not: for they that be with us are more than they that be with them”   (2 Kings 6:16). Horses and chariots and a great host shut up the prophet in Dothan. His young servant was alarmed. How could they escape from such a body […]

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Faith’s Checkbook: He Lowers to Raise

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “Thy LORD maketh poor, and maketh rich: He bringeth low, and lifteth up”   (1 Samuel 2:7). All my changes come from Him who never changes. If I had grown rich, I should have seen His hand in it, and I should have praised Him; let me equally see […]

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Faith’s Checkbook: Confidence Not Misplaced

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “The LORD God will help me”   (Isaiah 50:7). These are in prophecy the words of Messiah in the day of His obedience unto death, when He gave His back to the smiters and His cheeks to them that plucked off the hair. He was confident in divine support […]

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The Right to Holy Things

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “But if the priest buy any soul with his money, he shall eat of it, and he that is born in his house: they shall eat of his meat”   (Leviticus 22:11). Strangers, sojourners, and servants upon hire were not to eat of holy things. It is so in spiritual […]

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Faith’s Checkbook for July 27th: More than Mere Words

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “I wilt give you the sure mercies of David”   (Acts 13:34). Nothing of man is sure; but everything of God is so. Especially are covenant mercies sure mercies, even as David said “an everlasting covenant, ordered in all things and sure.” We are sure that the Loci meant His […]

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