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Charles Spurgeon’s MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 3

MORNING “They took Jesus, and led him away.” John 19:16 He had been all night in agony, he had spent the early morning at the hall of Caiaphas, he had been hurried from Caiaphas to Pilate, from Pilate to Herod, … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 17

Biblical Characteristics of Prayer Matthew 6:5-8 Prayer is simply talking with God. Yet with regard to consistency or how to approach Him, we sometimes struggle—especially when we’ve observed other Christians pray and assume theirs must be the “right” way. That’s … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: APRIL 29

Gracious Uncertainty …it has not yet been revealed what we shall be… —1 John 3:2 Our natural inclination is to be so precise– trying always to forecast accurately what will happen next– that we look upon uncertainty as a bad … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 36

Chapter 8 Restoring the Creator-creature Relation (PART 4) Another saying of Jesus, and a most disturbing one, was put in the form of a question, “How can ye believe, which receive honour one of another, and seek not the honour … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 18

MORNING “Rend your heart, and not your garments.” Joel 2:13 Garment-rending and other outward signs of religious emotion, are easily manifested and are frequently hypocritical; but to feel true repentance is far more difficult, and consequently far less common. Men … Continue reading

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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 14

Chapter 3 Removing the Veil (PART 5) It is woven of the fine threads of the self-life, the hyphenated sins of the human spirit. They are not something we do, they are something we are, and therein lies both their … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: NOVEMBER 5

MORNING “No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper.” Isaiah 54:17 This day is notable in English history for two great deliverances wrought by God for us. On this day the plot of the Papists to destroy our Houses … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 29

MORNING “Behold, if the leprosy have covered all his flesh, he shall pronounce him clean that hath the plague.” Leviticus 13:13 Strange enough this regulation appears, yet there was wisdom in it, for the throwing out of the disease proved … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: AUGUST 11

MORNING “Oh that I were as in months past.” Job 29:2 Numbers of Christians can view the past with pleasure, but regard the present with dissatisfaction; they look back upon the days which they have passed in communing with the … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JUNE 29

MORNING “Them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.” 1 Thessalonians 4:14 Let us not imagine that the soul sleeps in insensibility. “Today shalt thou be with me in paradise,” is the whisper of Christ to every … Continue reading

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