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Saturday, December 19, 2015

The royal death bed


The royal death bed

‘Shall there be evil in a city, 
and the Lord hath not done it?’ 
Amos 3:6

Suggested Further Reading:
 1 Samuel 5:6–6:9

There are still some found foolish enough to believe that events happen without divine predestination, and that different calamities transpire without the overruling hand, or the direct agency of God. 

What would we be, brethren, if chance had done it? 
We should be like poor mariners, at sea in an unsafe vessel, without a chart or a helm; we should know nothing of the port to which we might ultimately come; we should only feel that we were now the sport of the winds, the captives of the tempest, and might soon be the victims of the deep. 

Alas! poor orphans would we all be, if we were left to chance. No Father’s care to watch over us, but left to the fickleness and fallibility of mortal things! What would all that we see about us be, but a great sandstorm in the midst of a desert, blinding our eyes, preventing us from ever hoping to see the end through the darkness of the beginning.

 We would be travellers in a pathless waste, where there would be no roads to direct us, travellers who might be overwhelmed at any moment, and our bleached bones left the victims of the tempest, unknown, or forgotten of all. 

Thank God, it is not so with us. 
Chance exists only in the hearts of fools; we believe that everything which happens to us is ordered by the wise and tender will of him who is our Father and our Friend; and we see order in the midst of confusion; we see purposes accomplished where others discern fruitless wastes; we believe that, ‘the Lord hath his way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.’

For meditation: 

God is never the author of sin, but he himself claims responsibility not only for pleasant things which we welcome, but also for unpleasant events which we may call ‘evil’ (Isaiah 45:7). The English language even calls them ‘acts of God’ rather than ‘acts of chance’.

N.B. This was a memorial sermon for Albert, the Prince Consort, who died on 14 December 1861.

Sermon no. 426
19 December (Preached 22 December 1861)

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 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 into 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.
~ C. H. 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" 
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Thursday, December 17, 2015

Open house for all comers


Open house for all comers

‘This man receiveth sinners, 
and eateth with them.’
 Luke 15:2

Suggested Further Reading: 
John 15:8–17

‘This man receiveth sinners.’
 Whatever other men may do, this man, this one, this one alone if no other with him, this one beyond all other teachers, however gentle and compassionate—‘this man receiveth sinners.’

 He will speak and tell out his mysteries too, even when sinful ears are listening, for he receives sinners as disciples, as well as his hearers.
 If they come casually into the throng, his eye glances upon them, and he has a word of gentle rebuke, and wooing love; but if they will come and join the class who cluster constantly about him, they shall be thoroughly welcome, and the deeper and higher truths reserved for disciples shall be revealed to them, and they shall know the mystery of the kingdom. 

When he has cleansed sinners, he receives them not only as disciples, but as companions. This man permits the guilty, the once profane, the lately debauched, and formerly dissolute, to associate themselves with him, to wear his name, to sit in his house, to be written in the same book of life as himself. 

He makes them here partakers with him in his affliction, and hereafter they shall be partakers with him in his glory. 
This man receives pardoned sinners into companionship. 
More, he receives them as friends. 

The head that leaned upon him was a sinner’s head, and those who sat at the table with him, to whom he said, ‘Henceforth I call you not servants; … I have called you friends,’ were all of them sinners, as they felt themselves to be. 

She who bore him, she who ministered to him of her substance, she who washed his feet with tears, she who was first at his empty sepulchre, all these were sinners, and some of them sinners emphatically. 
Into his heart’s love he receives sinners.

For meditation:

 The humility of the Lord Jesus Christ in receiving sinners is in stark contrast to the pride of sinners who refuse to receive him, 
the sinless Lord of glory (Luke 9:53; John 1:11). 
What a difference mutual receiving makes (John 1:12).

Sermon no. 665
17 December (1865)

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THE PURPOSE OF THESE PAGES 
is to share the precious word of God 
without acquiring any
MONETARY REWARD.
God give me the salvation for
"FREE"
so I share the gospel of his word the same way. 
(NO ADVERTISEMENTS OR COMMERCIALS ADS)
Blessings to all of you,
rejoice in the sublime and infallible word of God.
PLEASE SHARE YOUR BLESSINGS WITH 
FAMILY AND FRIENDS.
♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥
 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 into 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.
~ C. H. 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" 
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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

And it came to pass in an eveningtide



"And it came to pass in an eveningtide, 
that David arose from off his bed, and walked upon the roof of the king's house." 
- 2 Samuel 11:2

At that hour David saw Bathsheba. 
We are never out of the reach of temptation.
 Both at home and abroad we are liable to meet with allurements to evil; the morning opens with peril, and the shades of evening find us still in jeopardy.

 They are well kept whom God keeps, but woe unto those who go forth into the world, or even dare to walk their own house unarmed. 
Those who think themselves secure are more exposed to danger than any others. 
The armour-bearer of Sin is Self-confidence. 

David should have been engaged in fighting the Lord's battles, instead of which he tarried at Jerusalem, and gave himself up to luxurious repose, for he arose from his bed at eventide. 

Idleness and luxury are the devil's jackals, and find him abundant prey.
 In stagnant waters noxious creatures swarm, and neglected soil soon yields a dense tangle of weeds and briars.

 Oh for the constraining love of Jesus to keep us active and useful! When I see the King of Israel sluggishly leaving his couch at the close of the day, and falling at once into temptation, let me take warning, and set holy watchfulness to guard the door. 

Is it possible that the king had mounted his housetop for retirement and devotion? 
If so, what a caution is given us to count no place,
 however secret, a sanctuary from sin! 
While our hearts are so like a tinder-box, and sparks so plentiful, we had need use all diligence in all places to prevent a blaze. 

Satan can climb housetops, and enter closets, and even if we could shut out that foul fiend, our own corruptions are enough to work our ruin unless grace prevent. 

Reader, beware of evening temptations.
 Be not secure. 
The sun is down but sin is up. 
We need a watchman for the night as well as a guardian for the day. 
O blessed Spirit, keep us from all evil this night. 
Amen. 

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THE PURPOSE OF THESE PAGES 
is to share the precious word of God 
without acquiring any
MONETARY REWARD.
God give me the salvation for
"FREE"
so I share the gospel of his word the same way. 
(NO ADVERTISEMENTS OR COMMERCIALS ADS)
Blessings to all of you,
rejoice in the sublime and infallible word of God.
PLEASE SHARE YOUR BLESSINGS WITH 
FAMILY AND FRIENDS.
♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥
 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 into 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.
~ C. H. 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" 
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 Charles Haddon Spurgeon.
 This resource was produced before 1923
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Everything we do is for God Almighty's glory,
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 Thank You and God Bless.
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Sunday, December 13, 2015

The Holy Spirit and the one church


The Holy Spirit and the one church

“These be they who separate themselves, 
sensual, having not the Spirit.”
 Jude 19

Suggested Further Reading: 
Romans 8:5-13

The Holy Spirit when he comes in the heart comes like water. 
That is to say, he comes to purify the soul. 

He that is to-day as foul as he was before his pretended conversion is a hypocrite and a liar; he that this day loves sin and lives in it just as he was accustomed to do, let him know that the truth is not in him, but he hath received the strong delusion to believe a lie: God’s people are a holy people; 
God’s Spirit works by love, and purifies the soul.

 Once let it get into our hearts, and it will have no rest till it has turned every sin out. 

God’s Holy Spirit and man’s sin cannot live together peaceably; they may both be in the same heart, but they cannot both reign there, nor can they both be quiet there; for 
“the Spirit lusteth against the flesh, and the flesh lusteth against the Spirit;”
 they cannot rest, but there will be a perpetual warring in the soul, 
so that the Christian will have to cry, 
“O wretched man that I am! Who shall deliver me from the body of this death?”

 But in due time the Spirit will drive out all sin, and will present us blameless before the throne of his Majesty with exceeding great joy. 

Now, answer this question for thyself, and not for another man. 
Hast thou received this Spirit? Answer me.

For meditation: When the Holy Spirit enters a person at the new birth, he begins to change that person for the better; but that involves declaring war on the flesh (Galatians 5:17). 

An intensified awareness of one’s sinfulness can be very distressing (Romans 7:24), 
but the believer can take courage in the knowledge that God is at work. 

Those who know nothing of these experiences since professing conversion should examine their professed faith, no matter what other experiences of the Spirit they may claim to have had.

Sermon no. 167
13 December (1857)

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THE PURPOSE OF THESE PAGES 
is to share the precious word of God 
without acquiring any
MONETARY REWARD.
God give me the salvation for
"FREE"
so I share the gospel of his word the same way. 
(NO ADVERTISEMENTS OR COMMERCIALS ADS)
Blessings to all of you,
rejoice in the sublime and infallible word of God.
PLEASE SHARE YOUR BLESSINGS WITH 
FAMILY AND FRIENDS.
♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥
 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 into 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.
~ C. H. 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" 
 DO YOU ENJOY THIS BLOG ? .. 
 If you like to visit my other blogs, please click at the link and If not clickable, 
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 TRANSLATORS AVAILABLE TO ANY LANGUAGE...  
TRADUCTORES AL ESPAÑOL Y OTROS LENGUAJES........
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 Please share with your family and friends using small envelope
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 Reflection and inspiration from the "Prince of Preachers,"
 Charles Haddon Spurgeon.
 This resource was produced before 1923
 and therefore is considered in the "Public Domain".

 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 do provide 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.
 Blog Created April 13/2012.
 Mighty Warrior

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