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A Strong Heart (Spurgeon’s Faith’s Checkbook)

16 Aug

From Charles Spurgeon’s “Faith’s Checkbook”
A Strong Heart
September 6
Wait on the Lord: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the Lord. (Psalm 27:14)

Wait! Wait! Let your waiting be on the Lord! He is worth waiting for. He never disappoints the waiting soul.
While waiting keep up your spirits, Expect a great deliverance, and be ready to praise God for it.
The promise which should cheer you is in the middle of the verse — “He shall strengthen thine heart.” This goes at once to the place where you need help. If the heart be sound, all the rest of the system will work well. The heart wants calming and cheering, and both of these will come if it be strengthened. A forceful heart rests and rejoices and throbs force into the whole man.
No one else can get at that secret urn of life, the heart, so as to pour strength into it. He alone who made it can make it strong. God is full of strength, and, therefore, He can impart it to those who need it. Oh, be brave; for the Lord will impart His strength to you, and you shall be calm in tempest and glad in sorrow.
He who penned these lines can write as David did — “Wait, I say, on the Lord.” I do, indeed, say it. I know by long and deep experience that it is good for me to wait upon the Lord.

From the Faith’s Checkbook Mobile Devotional Android app – http://www.LookingUpwardApps.com/fcb

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2 responses to “A Strong Heart (Spurgeon’s Faith’s Checkbook)

  1. terry1954

    August 16, 2012 at 10:55 AM

    it is the waiting that is the hardest!

     
    • forhisgloryandpraise

      August 22, 2012 at 5:33 PM

      Yes it is hard to wait, Terry. I’m finding that out as I wait for Jesus to call us home in the Rapture, and I await that new painfree body God has promised all believers. Just keep giving it to the Lord, and ask him to keep your mind and hands busy as you wait on him. You will find that before you know it you can’t keep up with all there is to do and the days are flying past and you won’t be thinking about the wait anymore.

       

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