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Friday, April 3, 2015

Mr Fearing comforted


Mr Fearing comforted

“O thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt?”
 Matthew 14:31

Suggested Further Reading:
 Isaiah 51:9-16

Why did Simon Peter doubt? 
He doubted for two reasons.
 First, because he looked too much to second causes, and secondly, because he looked too little at the first cause.

 The answer will suit you also, my trembling brother.
 This is the reason why you doubt, because you are looking too much to the things that are seen, and too little to your unseen Friend who is behind your troubles, and who shall come forth for your deliverance. 

See poor Peter in the ship—his Master bids him come; in a moment he casts himself into the sea, and to his own surprise he finds himself walking the billows. 

His foot is upon a crested wave, and yet he stands erect; he treads again, and yet his footing is secure. 
“Oh!” thinks Peter, “this is marvellous.” 

He begins to wonder within his spirit what manner of man he must be who has enabled him thus to tread the treacherous deep; but just then, there comes howling across the sea a terrible blast of wind; it whistles in the ear of Peter, and he says within himself, “Ah! Here comes an enormous billow driven forward by the blast; now, surely, I must, I shall be overwhelmed.” 

No sooner does the thought enter his heart than down he goes; and the waves begin to enclose him. 
So long as he shut his eye to the billow, and to the blast, and kept it only open to the Lord who stood there before him, he did not sink; but the moment he shut his eye on Christ, and looked at the stormy wind and treacherous deep, down he went.

For meditation:

 The Christian is in a battle against unseen enemies.
 The shield of faith helps us to fight and, having done all, 
to stand (Ephesians 6:12-16); to put it down for a moment and to rely on sight is to risk falling in battle.

Sermon no. 246
3 April (1859)

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 If you are not a believer in Jesus Christ,

you can be accepted into his kingdom. 

I invite you to let him to make of you,

what He always wanted. 

"PRAYER" 
Marvelous God Almighty, 
I come to you in the precious name of Jesus, who died for me to make me free of sin,
 I want Jesus to enter in to my heart and make me free. 
 I confess that He is the son of God.
 I ask to change my heart and to give me wisdom to understand your Holy Word full of promises of eternal value, 
not only to live on this earth, 
but to be expectant of my life in heaven. 
In the precious name of Jesus I ask.
 Amen..
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♥ <(((>< † ♥ † ><)))> ♥ 
 “The true minister of Christ knows that the true value of a sermon
 must lie, not in its fashion and manner, 
but in the truth which it contains.”.... 
 Reflection and inspiration from the 
"Prince of Preachers,"
 Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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The purpose of these pages is to share the precious word of God, 
 without acquiring any monetary reward.
 God gave me the salvation for free, 
so I share the gospel of his word the same way .. 
( NO ADVERTISEMENTS ) ... 
 ♥♥♥ Blessings to all of You, 
rejoice in the sublime and infallible word of God ♥♥♥ 

 PRAYER 
 Father, I ask You to bless my friends, 
relatives and those that I care deeply for, 
who are reading this right now.
 Show them a new revelation of Your love and power. 
 Holy Spirit, I ask You to minister to their spirit at this very moment.
 Where there is pain, give them Your peace and mercy.. 
Where there is self-doubt, release a renewed confidence through Your grace. 
 Where there is need, I ask you to fulfill their needs. 
 Bless their homes, families, finances, their goings and their comings. Amen. 

 "HAVE A BLESSED DAY FULL OF PEACE, 
LOVE AND HAPPINESS"

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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Divine gentleness acknowledged



Divine gentleness acknowledged

‘Thy gentleness hath made me great.’ 
Psalm 18:35

Suggested Further Reading: 
Deuteronomy 8:11–20

There are several readings of this text.
 The word is capable of being translated, 
‘thy goodness hath made me great.’

 David saw much of benevolence in God’s action towards him, and he gratefully ascribed all his greatness not to his own goodness, but to the goodness of God.

 ‘Thy providence’ is another reading, which is indeed nothing more than goodness in action. Goodness is providence in embryo; providence is goodness fully developed. 

Goodness is the bud of which providence is the flower; or goodness is the seed of which providence is the harvest. 
Some render it, ‘thy help,’ which is but another word for providence; providence being the firm ally of the saints, aiding them in the service of their Lord. 

Some learned annotators tell us that the text means, 
‘thy humility hath made me great.’ 
‘Thy condescension’ 
may, perhaps, serve as a comprehensive reading, combining the ideas which we have already mentioned, as well as that of humility.

 It is God’s making himself little which is the cause of our being made great. We are so little that if God should manifest his greatness without condescension, we should be trampled under his feet; but God, who must stoop to view the skies and bow to see what angels do, bends his eye yet lower and looks to the lowly and contrite, and makes them great. 

While these are the translations which have been given to the adopted text of the original, we find that there are other readings altogether; as for instance, the Septuagint, which reads, ‘thy discipline’—thy fatherly correction—
‘hath made me great;’ while the Chaldee paraphrase reads, ‘thy word hath increased me.’

 Still the idea is the same. 
David ascribes all his own greatness to the condescending goodness and graciousness of his Father in heaven.
 I trust we all feel that this sentiment is echoed in our hearts.

For meditation: 

We should rejoice in the Lord Jesus Christ—in his gentleness (2 Corinthians 10:1), goodness (Acts 10:38), 
help (Hebrews 4:14,16) and humility (Philippians 2:8). 
As the result of these attributes God has done great things for us (Psalm 126:2–3; Matthew 12:29; Luke 8:39; 2 Corinthians 8:9).

Sermon no. 683
1 April (1866)



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 If you are not a believer in Jesus Christ,

you can be accepted into his kingdom. 

I invite you to let him to make of you,

what He always wanted. 

"PRAYER" 
Marvelous God Almighty, 
I come to you in the precious name of Jesus, who died for me to make me free of sin,
 I want Jesus to enter in to my heart and make me free. 
 I confess that He is the son of God.
 I ask to change my heart and to give me wisdom to understand your Holy Word full of promises of eternal value, 
not only to live on this earth, 
but to be expectant of my life in heaven. 
In the precious name of Jesus I ask.
 Amen..
 ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ 
♥ <(((>< † ♥ † ><)))> ♥ 
 “The true minister of Christ knows that the true value of a sermon
 must lie, not in its fashion and manner, 
but in the truth which it contains.”.... 
 Reflection and inspiration from the 
"Prince of Preachers,"
 Charles Haddon Spurgeon
 ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ 
The purpose of these pages is to share the precious word of God, 
 without acquiring any monetary reward.
 God gave me the salvation for free, 
so I share the gospel of his word the same way .. 
( NO ADVERTISEMENTS ) ... 
 ♥♥♥ Blessings to all of You, 
rejoice in the sublime and infallible word of God ♥♥♥ 

 PRAYER 
 Father, I ask You to bless my friends, 
relatives and those that I care deeply for, 
who are reading this right now.
 Show them a new revelation of Your love and power. 
 Holy Spirit, I ask You to minister to their spirit at this very moment.
 Where there is pain, give them Your peace and mercy.. 
Where there is self-doubt, release a renewed confidence through Your grace. 
 Where there is need, I ask you to fulfill their needs. 
 Bless their homes, families, finances, their goings and their comings. Amen. 

 "HAVE A BLESSED DAY FULL OF PEACE, 
LOVE AND HAPPINESS"

 I hope you enjoy each one of the post and you can find more going to the "Blog Archive", 
 there is many more, sometimes
 I do many during the day as the time permits. 
 DO YOU ENJOY THIS BLOG ? ..
 If you like to visit my other blogs, 
please click at the link and If not clickable, 
please copy and paste the address to your browser, 
Thanks... 

 ENGLISH:

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by sharing today's passage with friends... 
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This resource was produced before 1923 
and therefore is considered in the "Public Domain". 
Charles Spurgeon, 
"THE PRINCE OF PREACHERS" 

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Sunday, March 29, 2015

Christ set forth as a propitiation

Christ set forth as a propitiation

‘Christ Jesus, whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood.’ 
Romans 3:24–25

Suggested Further Reading: 
Exodus 25:17–22

God has set forth Christ as being a propitiation. 
The Greek word is hilasterion which, being translated, may mean a mercy seat or a covering. 

Now God has said to the sinner, 
‘Do you desire to meet me? 
Would you be no longer my enemy? 
Would you tell me your sorrows? 
Would you receive my blessing?
 Would you establish a commerce between your Creator and your soul?
 I set forth Christ to you as being the mercy seat, where I can meet with you and you can meet with me.’ 

Or take the word as signifying a covering; as the mercy seat covered the tables of the law, and so covered that which was the cause of divine anger, because we had broken his commandment. 

‘Would you have anything which can cover your sin? 
Cover it from me your God, so that I need not be provoked to anger; cover it from you so that you need not be cowed with excessive fear, and tremble to approach me as you did when I came in thunders and lightnings upon Sinai?
 Would you have a shelter which shall hide altogether your sins and your iniquities? 
I set it forth to you in the person of my bleeding Son. 

Trust in his blood, and your sin is covered from my eyes; it shall be covered from your own eyes too; and being justified by faith, you shall have peace with God through Jesus Christ your Lord.’

 O that we may have grace to accept now what God the Father sets forth! The Romish priest sets forth this and that; our own Romish hearts set forth such-and-such-another thing; but God sets forth Christ. 

The preacher of doctrine sets forth a dogma; the preacher of experience sets forth a feeling; the preacher of practice often sets forth an effort; but God puts before you Christ. 
‘There I will meet with thee.’

For meditation: 

Christ is the only propitiation that God in his mercy will accept as a covering for our sin (Romans 3:25; Hebrews 2:17; 
1 John 2:2; 4:10). Have you accepted him too, or are you still trying to bodge your own cover-up job?
 It won’t work (Genesis 3:7–9).

Sermon no. 373
29 March (Good Friday 1861)

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 If you are not a believer in Jesus Christ,

you can be accepted into his kingdom. 

I invite you to let him to make of you,

what He always wanted. 

"PRAYER" 
Marvelous God Almighty, 
I come to you in the precious name of Jesus, who died for me to make me free of sin,
 I want Jesus to enter in to my heart and make me free. 
 I confess that He is the son of God.
 I ask to change my heart and to give me wisdom to understand your Holy Word full of promises of eternal value, 
not only to live on this earth, 
but to be expectant of my life in heaven. 
In the precious name of Jesus I ask.
 Amen..
 ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ 
♥ <(((>< † ♥ † ><)))> ♥ 
 “The true minister of Christ knows that the true value of a sermon
 must lie, not in its fashion and manner, 
but in the truth which it contains.”.... 
 Reflection and inspiration from the 
"Prince of Preachers,"
 Charles Haddon Spurgeon
 ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ 
The purpose of these pages is to share the precious word of God, 
 without acquiring any monetary reward.
 God gave me the salvation for free, 
so I share the gospel of his word the same way .. 
( NO ADVERTISEMENTS ) ... 
 ♥♥♥ Blessings to all of You, 
rejoice in the sublime and infallible word of God ♥♥♥ 

 PRAYER 
 Father, I ask You to bless my friends, 
relatives and those that I care deeply for, 
who are reading this right now.
 Show them a new revelation of Your love and power. 
 Holy Spirit, I ask You to minister to their spirit at this very moment.
 Where there is pain, give them Your peace and mercy.. 
Where there is self-doubt, release a renewed confidence through Your grace. 
 Where there is need, I ask you to fulfill their needs. 
 Bless their homes, families, finances, their goings and their comings. Amen. 

 "HAVE A BLESSED DAY FULL OF PEACE, 
LOVE AND HAPPINESS"

 I hope you enjoy each one of the post and you can find more going to the "Blog Archive", 
 there is many more, sometimes
 I do many during the day as the time permits. 
 DO YOU ENJOY THIS BLOG ? ..
 If you like to visit my other blogs, 
please click at the link and If not clickable, 
please copy and paste the address to your browser, 
Thanks... 

 ENGLISH:

 TRANSLATORS AVAILABLE TO ANY LANGUAGE... 
TRADUCTORES AL ESPAÑOL Y OTROS LENGUAJES... 

 Don't forget to spread The Word of GOD 
by sharing today's passage with friends... 
 Please share with your family and friends using small envelope
 (E-mail) next to a pencil, 
 under my name at the bottom of post, or using the share link.. 

 ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ 
Copyright Statement 
This resource was produced before 1923 
and therefore is considered in the "Public Domain". 
Charles Spurgeon, 
"THE PRINCE OF PREACHERS" 

 COPYRIGHT POLICY: 
 We respect copyright laws and are committed to remove any copyright infringing material from our website. 
If you find any content on our website which infringes your copyrighted work,
please contact us, we’ll be happy to verify and remove such content. 
 Please provide to us the following details:
 1) Your name, E-mail Address. 
 2) Location (URLs) of your copyrighted work on your website. 
 3) Location (URLs) of your copyrighted work on our website. 
Some of the pictures from Flickr under Creative Commons License and also the bank of free Creative images for non commercial usage...

Everything we do is for God Almighty's glory,
 our creator and we pray for all the people that are making images available to continue spreading the Gospel. 
 Thank YOu and God Bless.
 27th December 2011 was created.
Mightywarrior