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Guarantees Are Realities
Within the introduction to The Guarantees of God: A New Version of the Basic Devotional Based mostly on the English Commonplace Model by Charles Spurgeon, Tim Chester says:
A promise from God is sort of a examine payable to order. It’s given to the believer with the view of delivering to him some good factor. We’re not meant to learn it at our leisure after which overlook about it. No, we’re to deal with the promise as a actuality, as somebody treats a examine. We’re to take the promise and endorse it with our personal title by personally receiving it as true.
We’re to just accept it by religion as our personal. We seal the deal by believing that God is true to this explicit phrase of promise. We go additional, believing that we’ve got the blessing by having the positive promise of it. And subsequently we put our names to it to acknowledge the receipt of the blessing.
Via this seven-day devotional tailored from The Guarantees of God: A New Version of the Basic Devotional Based mostly on the English Commonplace Model by Charles Spurgeon and revised by Tim Chester, mirror on particular guarantees of God from Scripture that strengthened Spurgeon’s personal coronary heart in occasions of extreme despair and struggling.
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