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Charles Spurgeon’s 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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Charles Spurgeon’s MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 16

MORNING “They gathered manna every morning.” Exodus 16:21 Labour to maintain a sense of thine entire dependence upon the Lord’s good will and pleasure for the continuance of thy richest enjoyments. Never try to live on the old manna, nor … Continue reading

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Charles Spurgeon’s MORNING AND EVENING: JUNE 14

MORNING “Delight thyself also in the Lord.” Psalm 37:4 The teaching of these words must seem very surprising to those who are strangers to vital godliness, but to the sincere believer it is only the inculcation of a recognized truth. … Continue reading

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Charles Spurgeon’s MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 29

MORNING “Thou art my hope in the day of evil.” Jeremiah 17:17 The path of the Christian is not always bright with sunshine; he has his seasons of darkness and of storm. True, it is written in God’s Word, “Her … Continue reading

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Charles Spurgeon’s MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 20

MORNING “That through death he might destroy him that had the power of death.” Hebrews 2:14 O child of God, death hath lost its sting, because the devil’s power over it is destroyed. Then cease to fear dying. Ask grace … Continue reading

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Charles Spurgeon’s MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 2

MORNING “He answered him to never a word.” Matthew 27:14 He had never been slow of speech when he could bless the sons of men, but he would not say a single word for himself. “Never man spake like this … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 12

  The Desires of Your Heart Psalm 37:1-6 Context is important to our understanding of God’s Word and His ways. But I repeatedly hear one promise quoted without consideration of surrounding ideas that explain it. People often tell me, “God … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 12

Sunday Reflection: The Lord’s Heart for His People Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, where we find the Beatitudes, wasn’t about how to be more polite or acceptable in society. The Lord wanted to remind His followers that God examines the … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 21

The golden apple of selfhood, thrown among the false gods, became an apple of discord because they scrambled for it. They did not know the first rule of the holy game, which is that every player must by all means … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 18

Screwtape twists the gift of pleasure: Never forget that when we are dealing with any pleasure in its healthy and normal and satisfying form, we are, in a sense, on the Enemy’s ground. I know we have won many a … Continue reading

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