Category Archive: Spurgeon Daily Quote for iPhone

Spurgeon on “Jewel in the Rough” 2 Minute Devotional

In this quote, Spurgeon compares us, the “jewel in the rough,” with Jesus, “the polished gem.” Looking to the example of Christ, and applying it to any situation we might face, is the best type of encouragement we can ever find. Spurgeon mentions hoping that worldly people (worldlings [I love how Spurgeon uses these arcane …

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Spurgeon on “Light Without Darkness” ~ 2 Minute Devotional

This world is stained with sin. We can’t get away from it, no matter how hard we try, or how far we go. It manifests itself personally in our lives, and in nature. In our personal lives and relationships, we see pride, envy, lust, hatefulness, and all sorts of sin that manifests itself in our …

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Spurgeon on “Thy Faith Hath Saved Thee” ~ 2 Minute Devotional

Are we timid about our relationship to the Lord, or do we dare approach him as a close trusted friend? This Spurgeon quote refers to two passages from the Bible. The first passage is from John 13:25, John’s account of the “last supper.” Meals during those ancient days were an intimate family affair. Without modern furniture, …

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Spurgeon on “Resplendent Redemption” – 2 Minute Devotional

In today’s world, redemption seems so bland and colorless. The reason is because sin is only seen as a light shade of gray. It is barely mentioned these days, even from the pulpit. Sin is rationalized, in order to avoid personal responsibility. Sin is made comfortable in order not to offend the sinner. It is our …

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Spurgeon on “Remember Who Upholds the Universe” ~ 2 Minute Devotional

I forget lots of things, people’s names, phone numbers, where I left the keys, important papers, etc. I didn’t mention family birthdays, because some things you don’t dare forget! Things that are close to me, aren’t forgotten as easily, like family relationships. When others become a part of my circle of friends, it takes a …

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Spurgeon on “Before the Stars Began to Shine” ~ 2 Minute Devotional

“Before the first of the stars began to shine!” We were on God’s mind in eternity past, when the covenant was formed, and Jesus expressed his love for each of us (his elect) as he became party to it. Can we even begin to comprehend ages so vast, or love so deep? Words and images …

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Spurgeon on “Fight Against the Dragon” ~ 2 Minute Devotional

There’s just something about the word “duty” that bugs me. It conjures up endless drudgery and work, that takes me away from other things I would rather be doing. Yet there is something important that comes of duty. John Quincy Adams said: “Duty is ours, results are God’s.” What we do in service to God, …

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Spurgeon on “I Long to Love You More” ~ 2 Minute Devotional

When I think of the the “love of God,” I find it easy to let the thought pass without much reflection. Three words that make up a simple, well worn phrase just don’t seem to carry much weight in our culture these days. Spurgeon’s quote gives us a view of the infinitely vast reach of …

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Spurgeon on “Come Up Higher” ~ 2 Minute Devotional

If you were to walk into a throne room in ancient days, the person occupying the highest place in the room was the king. There might be steps leading up to the throne on a high platform. Everyone looked up to the king. It was the ultimate expression of authority and power. Nobody dared approach …

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Spurgeon on “Let Me Stir You Up In His Name” ~ 2 Minute Devotional

To examine one’s faith is a most difficult, but most necessary exercise, for both young and old, as Spurgeon points out in this quote. It is something that you must do on your own, in a quiet moment, like the penguin in the picture. What state am I in? Do I have forgiveness of sins …

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