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Nothing should comfort the weary Christian quite like the promises of his God. We rejoice today that we serve a God who keeps his promises!
Here are just a few promises to reflect on today…
“‘I give them eternal life, and they will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of my hand.” (John 10:28)
“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” (1 John 1:9)
“‘It is the Lord who goes before you. He will be with you; he will not leave you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed.'” (Deut. 31:8)
“But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.” (2 Cor. 12:9)
“There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.*” (Rom 8:1)
“‘Come now, let us reason* together, says the Lord : though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall become like wool.” (Isaiah 1:18)
In tonight’s evening devotion… Spurgeon writes with incredible imagery. Our God is good and deserves heart-felt gratitude and praise. And I’m encouraged by the obvious and outward passion of Spurgeon’s heart.
Surely these crowning mercies call for crowning thanksgiving! Let us render it by the inward emotions of gratitude. Let our hearts be warmed; let our spirits remember, meditate, and think upon this goodness of the Lord. Then let us praise Him with our lips, and laud and magnify His name from whose bounty all this goodness flows. Let us glorify God by yielding our gifts to His cause.
Those are good words… !!