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Friday, September 11, 2015

Jesus meeting his warriors


Jesus meeting his warriors

‘And Melchizedek king of Salem brought forth bread and wine: and he was the priest of the most high God.
And he blessed him, and said, Blessed be Abram of the most high God, possessor of heaven and earth: and blessed be the most high God, which hath delivered thine enemies into thy hand. And he gave him tithes of all.’ 
Genesis 14:18–20

Suggested Further Reading: 
2 Corinthians 9:6–15

Truly our holy faith deserves of us that we should give all to Christ. I would that some Christians, however, practised the rule of giving a tenth of their substance to the Lord’s cause. 

The Lord’s church need never lack if you had a bag in which you stored up for Christ: when you gave anything, you would not feel it was giving of your own; your left hand would not know what your right hand did, for you would be taking out of the Lord’s stock which you had already consecrated to the Lord’s cause. 

Not less than one-tenth should be the Lord’s portion, especially with those who have a competence; and more than this, I think, should be expected of those who have wealth. 

But there is no rule binding with iron force upon you, for we are not under law in Christ’s church, but under grace, and grace will prompt you to do more than law might suggest; but certainly the Christian should reckon himself to be not his own, and that he has nothing to retain for his own private account. 

I pray God if I have a drop of blood in my body which is not his, to let it bleed away; and if there be one hair in my head which is not consecrated to him, I would have it plucked out, for it must be the devil’s drop of blood and the devil’s hair. 

It belongs to either one or the other: if not to God, then to Satan. No, we must, brethren, have no division of ourselves, no living unto this world and unto God too.

For meditation: 

It is good if our giving to the Lord’s cause is systematic 
(1 Corinthians 16:1–2), but it will be even better if both giver and gift are consecrated to him first (2 Corinthians 8:3–5).

Sermon no. 589
11 September (1864)


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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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 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. 
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Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Kicking against the pricks


Kicking against the pricks

‘It is hard for thee to kick against the pricks.’ 
Acts 9:5

Suggested Further Reading: 
Luke 13:31–35

Observe the tenderness of the rebuke.
 It is not, ‘O Saul, it is wicked, ungenerous, and mischievous of thee to resist me.’ 

There is no rebuke of that kind; unless it be implied in the expression, ‘Why persecutest thou me?’ But the Saviour leaves Saul’s conscience to say that, and does not utter it himself.

 Nor did Jesus say, ‘Saul, Saul, it is very hard for my people to bear thy cruelties;’ nor does he add, ‘It is very provoking to me, and I shall ere long smite thee in my wrath.’ 

No, it is not, ‘It is hard for me,’ but ‘It is hard for thee;’ as if the thoughts of the Saviour were so set upon his poor, erring, but ignorant child that he felt, ‘As to what thou doest to my cause, I will say nothing; but see what thou art doing to thyself; thou art losing joy and comfort; thou art injuring thine own soul; thou art sowing for thyself the seeds of future sorrow.

 It is hard for thee.’ 
Who but the Saviour could have spoken after this fashion?
 I do not believe that the most tender-hearted of the Saviour’s ministers have been accustomed to look upon persecutors in that light.

 If we hear of tyrants breathing out threatening and slaughter against God’s people, we may readily say, ‘What a wicked thing! What a cruel and unrighteous thing!’ but how seldom do we exclaim, ‘What a sad thing it is for the persecutor!’ We add, perhaps, with a little sober vindictiveness, ‘What a terrible fate will be that man’s!’ but we feel but little deep pity for one whose terrible case it is to be an enemy to the sinner’s friend. 

What a bitter portion the poor, ignorant, offending persecutor has chosen; may we be Christlike enough to have pity upon him! The Saviour looks at sin through the glass of compassion; we often look upon it through the lens of Pharisaic pride.

For meditation:

 Christ’s apostles also had problems with their attitude towards those who would not receive him (Luke 9:52–55); but, in the presence of Saul of Tarsus, Stephen displayed a Christlike attitude to his own persecutors (Acts 7:60; 8:1).
 Without doubt that left an impression upon Saul (Acts 22:20) and probably contributed to his conversion.

Sermon no. 709
9 September (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.. 
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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.

 ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ 
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... 

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

 COPYRIGHT POLICY: 
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 Thank YOu and God Bless.
 27th December 2011 was created.
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Monday, September 7, 2015

The Reach of Almighty Grace


The Reach of Almighty Grace

"It shall come to pass, 
that in the place where it was said unto them,
 Ye are not My people, there it shall be said unto them, 
Ye are the sons of the living God"  
 (Hosea 1:10).

Sovereign grace can make strangers into sons, and the LORD here declares His purpose to deal thus with rebels and make them know what He has done.

 Beloved reader, the LORD has done this in my case; has He done the like for you? Then let us join hands and hearts in praising His adorable name. 

Some of us were so decidedly ungodly that the LORD's Word most truly said to our conscience and heart, "Ye are not my people." 
In the house of God and in our own homes, when we read the Bible, this was the voice of God's Spirit in our soul, 
"Ye are not my people."

 Truly a sad, condemning voice it was. 
But now, in the same places, from the same ministry and Scripture, we hear a voice, which saith, "Ye are the sons of the living God." 

Can we be grateful enough for this?
 Is it not wonderful?
 Does it not give us hope for others? 
Who is beyond the reach of almighty grace? 
How can we despair of any, since the LORD has wrought so marvelous a change in us?

He who has kept this one great promise will keep every other; wherefore, let us go forward with songs of adoration and confidence.

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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.

 ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ 
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: 


 SPANISH:


 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.. 

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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.
MIGHTY WARRIOR