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Nothing Old (Spurgeon’s Faith’s Checkbook)

16 Dec

From Charles Spurgeon’s “Faith’s Checkbook”
Nothing Old
December 14
And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new. (Revelation 21:5)

Glory be to His name! All things need making new, for they are sadly battered and worn by sin. It is time that the old vesture was rolled up and laid aside, and that creation put on her Sunday suit. But no one else can make all things new except the Lord who made them at the first; for it needs as much power to make out of evil as to make out of nothing. Our Lord Jesus has undertaken the task, and He is fully competent for the performance of it. Already he has commenced His labor, and for centuries He has persevered in making new the hearts of men and the order of society. By and by He will make new the whole constitution of human government, and human nature shall be changed by His grace; and there shall come a day when the body shall be made new and raised like unto His glorious body.
What a joy to belong to a kingdom in which everything is being made new by the power of its King! We are not dying out: we are hastening on to a more glorious life. Despite the opposition of the powers of evil, our glorious Lord Jesus is accomplishing His purpose and making us, and all things about us, “new” and as full of beauty as when they first came from the hand of the Lord.

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

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4 responses to “Nothing Old (Spurgeon’s Faith’s Checkbook)

  1. terry1954

    December 16, 2012 at 10:31 AM

    very good Bonita. Hope you are feeling well today

     
    • forhisgloryandpraise

      December 20, 2012 at 6:17 PM

      Still sick, and so is the family. There is a cold virus going around here, and it is making its rounds in our home. Now the cold, rain and snow are not helping things. I’m in bed today dealing with pain again. Oh well, if this is all that God is making me go through before Heaven, then I’m grateful, and thankful that my tribulation is an easy one compared to what is to come after the Rapture.

       
      • terry1954

        December 20, 2012 at 6:42 PM

        I hope you all get better. I have said a prayer for your family.

         
      • forhisgloryandpraise

        December 20, 2012 at 6:57 PM

        Thank you, Terry! I’m praying for you and Al as well.

         

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