All posts in category Faith’s Checkbook

Faith’s Checkbook: Gracious Dealing

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “And the LORD thy God shall bless thee in all that thou doest” (Deuteronomy 15:18). An Israelitish master was to give his bondservant liberty in due time, and when he left his service he was to start him in life with a liberal portion, This was to be done […]

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Faith’s Checkbook: An Expert Searcher 4/19/2019

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “”For thus saith the LORD God; Behold, I, even I, will both search My sheep, and seek them out” (Ezekiel 34:11). This He does at the first when His elect are like wandering sheep that know not the Shepherd or the fold. How wonderfully doth the LORD find out […]

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Faith’s Checkbook: Enemies at Peace 4/17/2019

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “When a man’s ways please the LORD, He maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him” (Proverbs 16:7). I must see that my ways please the LORD. Even then I shall have enemies; and, perhaps, all the more certainly because I endeavor to do that which is […]

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Faith’s Checkbook: He Remembers No More 4/12/2019

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “For I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more” (Jeremiah 31:34). When we know the LORD, we receive the forgiveness of sins. We know Him as the God of grace, passing by our transgressions. What a joyful discovery is this! But how divinely is […]

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Faith’s Checkbook: Look and Live 4/10/2019

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “And the LORD said unto Moses, Make thee a fiery serpent, and set it upon a pole: and it shalt come to pass, that everyone that is bitten, when he looketh upon it, shall live” (Numbers 21:8). This is a glorious gospel type. Jesus, numbered with the transgressors, hangs […]

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Faith’s Checkbook: Not Forgotten

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “Thou art My servant: O Israel, thou shalt not be forgotten of Me” (Isaiah 44:21). Our Jehovah cannot so forget His servants as to cease to love them. He chose them not for a time but forever. He knew what they would be when He called them into the […]

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Faith’s Checkbook: Dauntless Faith 3/29/2019

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “I am with thee, and no man shall set on thee to hurt thee” (Acts 18:10). So long as the LORD had work for Paul to do in Corinth, the fury of the mob was restrained. The Jews opposed themselves and blasphemed; but they could neither stop the preaching […]

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Faith’s Checkbook: Grace for the Humble 3/22/2019

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “He giveth grace unto the humble” (James 4:6). Humble hearts seek grace, and therefore they get it. Humble hearts yield to the sweet influences of grace, and so it is bestowed on them more and more largely. Humble hearts lie in the valleys where streams of grace are flowing, […]

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Faith’s Checkbook: God Is a Sanctuary

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon Banished from the public means of grace, we are not removed from the grace of the means. The LORD who places His people where they feel as exiles will Himself be with them and be to them all that they could have had at home, in the place of […]

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Faith’s Checkbook: Whose Battle?

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “And all this assembly shall know that the LORD saith not with sword and spear: for the battle is the LORD’s, and He will give you into our hands” (1 Samuel 17:47). Let this point be settled, that the battle is the LORD’s, and we may be quite sure […]

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