Remember Your Promise O Lord

I have not been reading the Charles Spurgeon devotions as much as I should. But last night I did read them. The one for that morning is my favorite of all of his devotions:

“Remember the word unto thy servant, upon which thou hast caused me to hope.”
Psalm 119:49

Whatever your especial need may be, you may readily find some promise in the Bible suited to it. Are you faint and feeble because your way is rough and you are weary? Here is the promise—“He giveth power to the faint.” When you read such a promise, take it back to the great Promiser, and ask him to fulfil his own word. Are you seeking after Christ, and thirsting for closer communion with him? This promise shines like a star upon you—“Blessed are they that hunger and thirst after righteousness, for they shall be filled.” Take that promise to the throne continually; do not plead anything else, but go to God over and over again with this—“Lord, thou hast said it, do as thou hast said.” Are you distressed because of sin, and burdened with the heavy load of your iniquities? Listen to these words—“I, even I, am he that blotteth out thy transgressions, and will no more remember thy sins.” You have no merit of your own to plead why he should pardon you, but plead his written engagements and he will perform them. Are you afraid lest you should not be able to hold on to the end, lest, after having thought yourself a child of God, you should prove a castaway? If that is your state, take this word of grace to the throne and plead it: “The mountains may depart, and the hills may be removed, but the covenant of my love shall not depart from thee.” If you have lost the sweet sense of the Saviour’s presence, and are seeking him with a sorrowful heart, remember the promises: “Return unto me, and I will return unto you;” “For a small moment have I forsaken thee, but with great mercies will I gather thee.” Banquet your faith upon God’s own word, and whatever your fears or wants, repair to the Bank of Faith with your Father’s note of hand, saying, “Remember the word unto thy servant, upon which thou hast caused me to hope.”

<:))))><<

Christian Links 04.24.15 Here some great links I came across in the last week: U.S. military ‘hostile’ to Christians under Obama; morale, retention devastated Charismatic Pastor: The Church Is Physically Alive but Spiritually Dead  Muslim migrants arrested for allegedly throwing Christians into sea after brawl 5 Freakish Things a Church Must Do That’s Jesus! Pope… [Continue Reading]

Odds and Sods 04.23.15 A collection of thoughts on issues that we all face as Christians. I use a feed reader (feedly, free version) in order to be able to look at a large number of websites. Yesterday afternoon I looked at it and this is the first four headlines; Franklin Graham: Halt All Immigration… [Continue Reading]

Have Confidence In Prayer Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need. (Hebrews 4:16, NKJV) We can have confidence when we come before God in prayer. If you are having difficulties and are concerned about a situation you find… [Continue Reading]

Have Confidence In Prayer

Change Your Mind Now after John was put in prison, Jesus came to Galilee, preaching the gospel of the kingdom of God, and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the gospel.” (Mark 1:14, NKJV) Repent is an important word for believers. It has also become one… [Continue Reading]

Jesus, Jesus Christ, Bible Study, Verse By Verse Bible Study, Pastor, Church, Christian, Church Planting, Devotional, Jon Clayton, Christian History

Who Are You? As a Christian this is a question of critical importance. When we know who we are, in Christ, the path of growing in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ (2 Peter 3:18, NKJV). When we are established in who we are as disciples of the Lord Jesus, spiritual growth… [Continue Reading]

Who Are You?

You Are Reading My Mail! 1 Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus, and Timothy our brother, To Philemon our beloved friend and fellow laborer, 2 to the beloved Apphia, Archippus our fellow soldier, and to the church in your house: 3 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 4 I thank my God, making mention of you always… [Continue Reading]

Philemon, Bible Study Online, Jon Clayton

Psalm 139 O Lord, You have searched me and known me. 2 You know my sitting down and my rising up; You understand my thought afar off. 3 You comprehend my path and my lying down, And are acquainted with all my ways. 4 For there is not a word on my tongue, But behold, O Lord, You… [Continue Reading]

Psalms 139

Do You Know God? Kind of a different title, but there is a certain amount of truth to the question. How well do you know God? If you need to know Him better or more intimately, how do you do that? I suppose there are a number of ways: You could go to more church… [Continue Reading]

Do You Know God?

Comments

  1. Many dialects have compensated for the lack of a singular plural distinction caused by the disappearance of thou and ye through the creation of new plural pronouns or pronominal constructions such as youse you lot your lot and you guys. …Nominative.Objective.Genitive.Possessive…1st Person.singular.I.me.my mine .mine…plural.we.us.our.ours…2nd Person.singular informal.thou.thee.thy thine .thine…plural or formal singular.ye.you.your.yours…3rd Person.singular.he she it.him her it.his her his it .his hers his …plural.they.them.their.theirs…. In Diana Rosss song we hear the lyric Respectfully I say to thee Im aware that youre cheatin. These recent uses of the pronoun suggest something far removed from intimate familiarity or condescension while they could be seen as mirroring the mode of address used with the Deity in the Bible as discussed above or in the case of Upside Down may simply allow a catchy rhyme..Most modern writers have no experience using thou in daily speech they are therefore vulnerable to confusion of the traditional .

Speak Your Mind

*

CommentLuv badge