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God's acceptance of Christ is thine acceptance

The following is taken from Charles Spurgeon’s Morning and Evening devotional. Have you picked your reading plan or daily devotional for the year? Find out which are available at the BLB.

“I will give thee for a covenant of the people.” Isaiah 49:8

Jesus Christ is Himself the sum and substance of […]

The Sages, the Star, and the Savior [part 4]

On Sunday morning of December 25th, 1870, Charles Haddon Spurgeon delivered a sermon on Matthew 2:2 at the Metropolitan Tabernacle in London. We are posting this sermon in a four-part series. You can still read part 1, part 2, or part 3. The following is the 4th and final part in this series.

The Sages, the Star, and the Savior [Part 1]

“Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.” Matthew 2:2

The incarnation of the Son of God was one of the greatest events in the history of the universe. Its actual occurrence was […]

A Psalm of Thanksgiving and Praise

(From the pen of Charles H. Spurgeon)

Psalm 100 A psalm of praise

Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all ye lands. Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence with singing. Know ye that the LORD he is God: it is he that hath […]

Christian Contentment

“Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content. I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and hunger, abundance and need.” […]

The Humility of Prayer

The following is adapted from Charles Spurgeon’s devotional Morning and Evening, available at the BLB alongside many other free devotional studies.

“Let us lift up our heart with our hands unto God in the heavens.” —Lamentations 3:41 KJV

Prayer teaches us

The act of prayer teaches us our unworthiness, which is a very salutary […]

Grace Like Rain (Charles Spurgeon)

“Who passing through the valley of Baca make it a well, the rain also filleth the pools.” — Psalm 84:6

This teaches us that the comfort obtained by a one may often prove serviceable to another; just as wells would be used by the company who came after. We read some book full of […]

Spurgeon: It Is God Who Justifies

The following is taken from Spurgeon’s classic book All of Grace—an earnest word for those seeking salvation and God—available at the BLB bookstore.

Who shall bring a charge against God’s elect? It is God who justifies. Romans 8:33

You cannot justify yourself

A wonderful thing it is, this […]

A Brief History of Salvation in the World

Now before faith came, we were held captive under the law, imprisoned until the coming faith would be revealed. (Galatians 3:23)

Here we have a very condensed history of the world before the gospel was fully revealed by the coming of our Lord Jesus. The history of each Christian—each saved […]

Spurgeon: The How, What, and Why of Preaching the Gospel

“The saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the foremost” (1 Timothy 1:15)

Paul had just described his ordination in 1 Timothy 1:12. He then went on to speak of the grace manifested in the […]