Morning and Evening


For the evening of October 6th
by Charles H. Spurgeon

"He had married an Ethiopian woman." --Numbers 12:1

Strange choice of Moses, but how much more strange the choice of Him who is a prophet like unto Moses, and greater than he! Our Lord, who is fair as the lily, has entered into marriage union with one who confesses herself to be black, because the sun has looked upon her. It is the wonder of angels that the love of Jesus should be set upon poor, lost, guilty men. Each believer must, when filled with a sense of Jesus' love, be also overwhelmed with astonishment that such love should be lavished on an object so utterly unworthy of it. Knowing as we do our secret guiltiness, unfaithfulness, and black-heartedness, we are dissolved in grateful admiration of the matchless freeness and sovereignty of grace. Jesus must have found the cause of His love in His own heart, He could not have found it in us, for it is not there. Even since our conversion we have been black, though grace has made us comely. Holy Rutherford said of himself what we must each subscribe to--"His relation to me is, that I am sick, and He is the Physician of whom I stand in need. Alas! how often I play fast and loose with Christ! He bindeth, I loose; He buildeth, I cast down; I quarrel with Christ, and He agreeth with me twenty times a day!" Most tender and faithful Husband of our souls, pursue Thy gracious work of conforming us to Thine image, till Thou shalt present even us poor Ethiops unto Thyself, without spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing. Moses met with opposition because of his marriage, and both himself and his spouse were the subjects of an evil eye. Can we wonder if this vain world opposes Jesus and His spouse, and especially when great sinners are converted? for this is ever the Pharisee's ground of objection, "This man receiveth sinners." Still is the old cause of quarrel revived, "Because he had married an Ethiopian woman."

Go to Today's...

Select Another Date

For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.
enfrdeitptrues

Join Our Mailing List

Please join our mailing list to occasionally receive special messages from us. Thank you and have a blessed day.

Isaiah 26:4“Trust ye in the LORD for ever: for in the LORD JEHOVAH is everlasting strength:”

Love Offering

If you feel led to donate to this site and our efforts to promote the Gospel of Jesus Christ, you may do so through PayPal. Your offering is much appreciated to help with Bible distribution and other Christian literature. We will send you an official thank you notice upon receipt of your gift. Thank you so much. God Bless & Bless God.

Amount

Site hosted & maintained by: Victory Ministries of Middle Tennessee

© 2017 iamnotashamed.com All Rights Reserved

A special thanks to Daniel Gibson of Tennessee Valley Web Design for his involvement in promoting God's holy word and a safe stop on the internet.

 

Our Friend Daniel Gibson went home to be with the LORD on March 17, 2018 

Without Danny the re-posting of this site would have been delayed for another year at least.  Glory to God for Him placing Dan in my path.