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Mercy to the Undeserving (Spurgeon’s Faith’s Checkbook)

13 Feb

From Charles Spurgeon’s “Faith’s Checkbook”
Mercy to the Undeserving
February 14
He that trusteth in the Lord, mercy shall compass him about. (Psalm 32:10)

O fair reward of trust! My Lord, grant it me to the full! The truster above all men feels himself to be a sinner; and lo, mercy is prepared for him: he knows himself to have no deservings, but mercy comes in and keeps house for him on a liberal scale. O Lord, give me this mercy, even as I trust in Thee!
Observe, my soul, what a bodyguard thou hast! As a prince is compassed about with soldiery, so art thou compassed about with mercy. Before and behind, and on all sides, ride these mounted guards of grace. We dwell in the center of the system of mercy, for we dwell in Christ Jesus.
O my soul, what an atmosphere dost thou breathe! As the air surrounds thee, even so does the mercy of thy Lord. To the wicked there are many sorrows, but to thee there are so many mercies that thy sorrows are not worth mentioning. David says, “Be glad in the Lord, and rejoice, ye righteous; and shout for joy, all ye that are upright in heart.” In obedience to this precept my heart shall triumph in God, and I will tell out my gladness. As Thou hast compassed me with mercy, I will also compass Thine altars, O my God, with songs of thanksgiving!

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

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Posted by on February 13, 2013 in Children, Christianity, Devotionals

 

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3 responses to “Mercy to the Undeserving (Spurgeon’s Faith’s Checkbook)

  1. terry1954

    February 13, 2013 at 11:54 AM

    thank you Bonita

     
  2. Michael Snow

    February 13, 2013 at 10:00 AM

    “Observe, my soul, what a bodyguard thou hast! As a prince is compassed about with soldiery, so art thou compassed about with mercy. Before and behind, and on all sides, ride these mounted guards of grace.”
    Spurgeon so trusted God’s grace that he did not submit to the idols of his day and spoke out clearly against them:
    http://spurgeonwarquotes.wordpress.com/

     
  3. mydelightandmycounsellors

    February 13, 2013 at 8:42 AM

    Reblogged this on My Delight and My Counsellors.

     

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