Tag Archives: Charles Spurgeon

God’s care for the wandering and weak

He will feed his flock like a shepherd.     He will carry the lambs in his arms, holding them close to his heart.     He will gently lead the mother sheep with their young.  Isaiah 40:11 Do you feel weak in faith? … Continue reading

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not farewell, only goodnight

This past week many of us mourned the death, even as we celebrated the life, of Elisabeth Elliot. And now, in my city, friends I know are grieving the sudden death of a dear friend and co-worker. As I’ve mourned these … Continue reading

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that monster unbelief

The Spies with the Grapes of the Promised Land by Nicolas Poussin A single cluster of grapes so heavy they have to carry it on a pole between them — so rich is the harvest of the land God promises … Continue reading

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even to your old age

 “Even to your old age I am He, and to gray hairs I will carry you. I have made, and I will bear; I will carry and will save.” (Isaiah 46: 4) “…when you were a strong young man, you … Continue reading

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kiss the wave

I have learned to kiss the wave that throws me against the Rock of Ages. In his inimitable way, Spurgeon speaks life-fortifying truth. Truth we need to have settled into the deepest recesses of our being — truth for days … Continue reading

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A twisted crown of thorns

“Then Pilate took Jesus and flogged him. And the soldiers twisted together a crown of thorns and put it on his head and arrayed him in a purple robe. They came up to him, saying, ‘Hail, King of the Jews!’ … Continue reading

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Every particle of spray and rosebud and hair

Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? And not one of them is forgotten before God. Why, even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not; you are of more value than many sparrows. (Luke 12:6-7) I believe … Continue reading

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