Even the Faintest Call (Spurgeon’s Faith’s Checkbook)

January 16, 2013 at 8:23 pm (Devotionals)

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Even the Faintest Call
January 16

And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shalt be delivered. (Joel 2:32)

Why do I not call on His name? Why do I run to this neighbor and that when God is so near and will hear my faintest call? Why do I sit down and devise schemes and invent plans! Why not at once roll my self and my burden upon the Lord? Straightforward is the best runner – why do I not run at once to the living God? In vain shall I look for deliverance anywhere else; but with God I shall find it; for here I have His royal “shall” to make it sure.

I need not ask whether I may call on Him or not, for that word whosoever is a very wide and comprehensive one. Whosoever means me, for it means anybody and everybody who calls upon God. I will therefore follow the leading of the text and at once call upon the glorious Lord who had made so large a promise.

My case is urgent, and I do not see how I am to be delivered; but this is no business of mine. He who makes the promise will find out ways and means of keeping it. It is mine to obey His commands; it is not mine to direct His counsels. I am His servant, not His solicitor. I call upon Him, and He will deliver me.

Grace and peace in Yeshua the Messiah ❤

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2 Comments

  1. linda herz said,

    I am His servant, not His solicitor. I have His royal “shall” to make it certain. He is my Papa, Abba, Daddy. Thanks Frodo

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    • buttrflygrl14 said,

      Thank you Samwise! Frodo couldn’t have done it without the great Samwise! Mwah ❤

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