Tag Archives: Charles Spurgeon

Joy like a river….

Let Israel be glad in his Maker; let the children of Zion rejoice in their King! Psalm 149:2 ESV ‘Now there are also many other things that Jesus did. Were every one of them to be written, I suppose that … Continue reading

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Praise! Up close and personal.

He has raised up a horn for his people, praise for all his saints, for the people of Israel who are near to him. Praise the Lord! Psalm 148:14 ESV We praise God best when we begin, however falteringly, to … Continue reading

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Cradled in opposition?

“Greatly have they afflicted me from my youth”—      let Israel now say — “Greatly have they afflicted me from my youth, yet they have not prevailed against me.”  Psalm 129:1-2 ESV It may be a sign of a too … Continue reading

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Deeper Troubles, Louder Praises.

The Lord has done great things for us;      we are glad. Psalm 126:3 ESV Charles Spurgeon wrote: “Some Christians are sadly prone to look on the dark side of everything, and to dwell more upon what they have gone … Continue reading

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Look Up!

To you I lift up my eyes,      O you who are enthroned in the heavens! Psalm 123:1 ESV   Charles Dickens suggested it was a problem with people who considered themselves to be like signposts (giving direction to others) … Continue reading

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Living well in an unwell world.

Woe to me, that I sojourn in Meshech, that I dwell among the tents of Kedar! Psalm 120:5 ESV       Charles Spurgeon wrote about Psalm 120:5 … “As a Christian you have to live in the midst of … Continue reading

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Forever!

He sent redemption to his people;     he has commanded his covenant forever.      Holy and awesome is his name! Psalm 111:9 ESV   Why turn to a 19th century preacher (Charles Spurgeon) for comments on the Psalms and their application … Continue reading

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