Charles H. Spurgeon

A Psalm For Young Persons

Psalm 119:9-12 Psalm 119 is called the "Alphabet of Divine Love" because it is divided into twenty-two sections, one for each letter of the Hebrew alphabet. The one theme is the Word of the Lord. This secret ode is a little Bible. In the midst of a London season, in the stir and turmoil of a political crisis, William Wilberforce writes in his diary: "Walked from Hyde Park Corner repeating the One Hundred Nineteenth Psalm in great comfort". The second part (verses 9 to 16) is...

The Psalm of the Cross (Psalm 22)

This is beyond all others "The Psalm of the Cross." It may have been actually repeated word by word by our Lord when hanging on the tree; it would be too bold to say that it was so, but even a casual reader may see that it might have been. It begins with, "My God, my God, why hast Thou forsaken Me?" and ends, according to some, in the original, with, "It is finished!" For plaintive expressions uprising from unutterable depths of woe, we may say of this Psalm, "There is none...
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