Songs Of Confidence !!!!!!

22 May
Songs Of Confidence !!!!!!

Though I walk in the midst of trouble, thou wilt receive me: thou shalt stretch forth thine hand against the wrath of mine enemies, and thy right hand shall save me. (Psalm 138:7)

Wretched walking in the midst of trouble. Nay, blessed walking, since there is a special promise for it. Give me a promise, and what is the trouble? What doth my Lord teach me here to say? Why this—”Thou wilt receive me.” I shall have more life, more energy, more faith. Is it not often so, that trouble revives us, like a breath of cold air when one is ready to faint?

How angry are my enemies and especially the archenemy! Shall I stretch forth my hand and fight my foes! No, my hand is better employed in doing service for my Lord. Besides, there is no need, for my God will use His far-reaching arm, and He will deal with them far better than I could if I were to try. “Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.” He will with His own right hand of power and wisdom save me, and what more can I desire?

Come, my heart, talk this promise over to thyself till thou canst use it as the song of thy confidence, the solace of thy holiness. Pray to be revived thyself and leave the rest with the Lord, who performeth all things for thee.

C.H. Spurgeon, Faith’s Checkbook



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8 responses to “Songs Of Confidence !!!!!!

  1. Elaine

    May 22, 2014 at 6:23 pm

    Indeed, what else can we possibly desire? Thanks for sharing!


    • Levi Thetford

      May 22, 2014 at 6:45 pm

      Thank you for reading it and commenting Elaine. Hope all is good with you!!!


      • Elaine

        May 22, 2014 at 7:17 pm

        It is well with my soul….. And with the rest of me too. 🙂



    May 23, 2014 at 2:31 am

    Do you know when Spurgeon wrote the Checkbook?
    Couldn’t help but to think of the Downgrade Controversy as I read this tonight


    • Levi Thetford

      May 23, 2014 at 9:37 am

      I couldn’t find the original date of publication except the late 1800’s. The down-grade controversy was 1887-1892. He didn’t live long after this. You may be correct in your assumption of this.

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