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Friday, April 15, 2016

"My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?"



"My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?"
Psalm 22:1

We here behold the Saviour in the depth of his sorrows. 
No other place so well shows the griefs of Christ as Calvary, and no other moment at Calvary is so full of agony as that in which his cry rends the air--"My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?" At this moment physical weakness was united with acute mental torture from the shame and ignominy through which he had to pass; and to make his grief culminate with emphasis, he suffered spiritual agony surpassing all expression, resulting from the departure of his Father's presence. 

This was the black midnight of his horror; then it was that he descended the abyss of suffering. No man can enter into the full meaning of these words. Some of us think at times that we could cry, "My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?" There are seasons when the brightness of our Father's smile is eclipsed by clouds and darkness; but let us remember that God never does really forsake us. 

It is only a seeming forsaking with us, but in Christ's case it was a real forsaking. We grieve at a little withdrawal of our Father's love; but the real turning away of God's face from his Son, who shall calculate how deep the agony which it caused him?

In our case, our cry is often dictated by unbelief: in his case, it was the utterance of a dreadful fact, for God had really turned away from him for a season. 

O thou poor, distressed soul, who once lived in the sunshine of God's face, but art now in darkness, remember that he has not really forsaken thee. 

God in the clouds is as much our God as when he shines forth in all the lustre of his grace; but since even the thought that he has forsaken us gives us agony, what must the woe of the Saviour have been when he exclaimed, "My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?"

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REACHING THE NATIONS 
FOR THE GLORY OF GOD !

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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 ..

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FOR YOU TO ENJOY YOUR READING ) ... 

 Blessings to all of You, 
rejoice in the sublime and infallible word of God. 
PLEASE SHARE YOUR BLESSINGS WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS. 

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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",  

 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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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. 
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 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

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

"The liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free."

"The liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free." 
 Galatians 5:1

This "liberty" makes us free to heaven's charter-the Bible. Here is a choice passage, believer, "When thou passest through the rivers, I will be with thee."

 You are free to that. Here is another: "The mountains shall depart, and the hills be removed, but my kindness shall not depart from thee"; you are free to that. 

You are a welcome guest at the table of the promises.
 Scripture is a never-failing treasury filled with boundless stores of grace. 

It is the bank of heaven; you may draw from it as much as you please, without let or hindrance. 
Come in faith and you are welcome to all covenant blessings. 

There is not a promise in the Word which shall be withhel d. In the depths of tribulations let this freedom comfort you; amidst waves of distress let it cheer you; when sorrows surround thee let it be thy solace. 

This is thy Father's love-token; thou art free to it at all times. Thou art also free to the throne of grace. 
It is the believer's privilege to have access at all times to his heavenly Father. 
Whatever our desires, our difficulties, our wants, we are at liberty to spread all before him. 

It matters not how much we may have sinned, we may ask and expect pardon.
 It signifies nothing how poor we are, we may plead his promise that he will provide all things needful. 

We have permission to approach his throne at all times-in midnight's darkest hour, or in noontide's most burning heat. Exercise thy right, O believer, and live up to thy privilege. 

Thou art free to all that is treasured up in Christ-wisdom, righteousness, sanctification, and redemption. 
It matters not what thy need is, for there is fulness of supply in Christ, and it is there for thee. 

O what a "freedom" is thine! freedom from condemnation, freedom to the promises, freedom to the throne of grace, and at last freedom to enter heaven! 

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REACHING THE NATIONS 
FOR THE GLORY OF GOD !
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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 OR COMMERCIALS ADS 
FOR YOU TO ENJOY YOUR READING ) ... 

 Blessings to all of You, 
rejoice in the sublime and infallible word of God. 
PLEASE SHARE YOUR BLESSINGS WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS. 

♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ 

  <(((><    ><)))> ♥ 

 “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. 
 ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ 

 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",  

 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..

 ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ 
 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

Monday, April 11, 2016

Look upon mine affliction and my pain


"Look upon mine affliction and my pain; 
and forgive all my sins."
Psalm 25:18

It is well for us when prayers about our sorrows are linked with pleas concerning our sins--when, being under God's hand, 
we are not wholly taken up with our pain, but remember our offences against God. 

It is well, also, to take both sorrow and sin to the same place. 
It was to God that David carried his sorrow: it was to God that David confessed his sin. 

Observe, then, we must take our sorrows to God. 
Even your little sorrows you may roll upon God, for he counteth the hairs of your head; and your great sorrows you may commit to him, for he holdeth the ocean in the hollow of his hand. 

Go to him, whatever your present trouble may be, 
and you shall find him able and willing to relieve you.
 But we must take our sins to God too. 

We must carry them to the cross, that the blood may fall upon them, to purge away their guilt, 
and to destroy their defiling power.

The special lesson of the text is this:--
that we are to go to the Lord with sorrows and with sins in the right spirit. 
Note that all David asks concerning his sorrow is, 
"Look upon mine affliction and my pain;" 
but the next petition is vastly more express, 
definite, decided, plain--"Forgive all my sins." 

Many sufferers would have put it, 
"Remove my affliction and my pain, and look at my sins." 
But David does not say so; he cries, 
"Lord, as for my affliction and my pain, I will not dictate to thy wisdom. 

Lord, look at them, I will leave them to thee, 
I should be glad to have my pain removed, 
but do as thou wilt; but as for my sins, Lord, 
I know what I want with them; I must have them forgiven; 
I cannot endure to lie under their curse for a moment."

 A Christian counts sorrow lighter in the scale than sin; 
he can bear that his troubles should continue, 
but he cannot support the burden of his transgressions.

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REACHING THE NATIONS 
FOR THE GLORY OF GOD !
 ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ 
 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 OR COMMERCIALS ADS 
FOR YOU TO ENJOY YOUR READING ) ... 

 Blessings to all of You, 
rejoice in the sublime and infallible word of God. 
PLEASE SHARE YOUR BLESSINGS WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS. 

♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ 

  <(((><    ><)))> ♥ 

 “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. 
 ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ 

 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",  

 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..

 ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ 
 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