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God's Promises (Annotated): Of Salvation, Life, and Eternity

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Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God. – 2 Corinthians 7:1

The first part of this book is meant to be a sieve to separate the chaff from the wheat. Use it on your own soul. It may be the most profitable and beneficial work you have ever done. He who look
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Kindle Edition, 111 pages
Published February 1st 2018 by Aneko Press (first published 1890)
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Nick
Nov 17, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Many good things throughout! However I didn't enjoy it as much is All of Grace. 3 1/2 stars ...more
George
Mar 21, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favourites
A much needed remedy for every Christian struggling to live in light of God's covenant promises to his children which is to say, that every Christian needs to read this book at some point in their life. It should be marked as one of the few books on your shelf that demands re-reading. ...more
Ryan Jankowski
I find Spurgeon's writing style and content to be very similar to Ryle. I am not persuaded that the intended audience (nominal or non-believers) in Spurgeon's time would have the same degree of interest of the same audience in our current time. ...more
Mark Nenadov
Mar 14, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: theology, sermons
A good read
Leslie
May 10, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is a Christian classic. Very thought provoking. I loved every page.
Faye
Aug 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love everything that I have read by Charles Spurgeon.
Nicholas Maulucci
another good, solid spurgeon book. a little deeper than his soul winning book. it took a little more concentration to comprehend, but excellent truths throughout.
Troy Kechely
Jul 14, 2018 rated it really liked it
Even though it was written more than two hundred years ago I found much of it very helpful.
Becky Pliego
2018: How I love this little book!

2017: Wonderful in many ways.
David Haron
Jan 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Spurgeon takes you deeper in your faith, deeper in your understanding of God´s promises in this book. Though small, it packs a punch... full of rich insights and refreshing truths!
Bryan Hung
Feb 08, 2021 rated it really liked it
A fantastic examination of the overarching theme of God's promises in the Bible in Spurgeon's elegant prose ...more
Phil
May 23, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Comforting, encouraging. Spurgeon is always great!
Ian Curragh
Mar 20, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
5stars

An absolute classic book from Spurgeon. Great and precious promises are looked at and examined. A real blessing for the believer and a must read.
John Muriango
Jun 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A must listen

Very faithful sermons from Pastor Charles Spurgeon. Please take time to read, and I assure you you will love these powerful sermons.
Dutchess
May 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Truth

This book moved me to not seek the promises of God but to seek the Promisor - to seek. God Himself.
Andy Bintoro
a book of hope, that we have the promise, we just need to wait and working in this promise. our waiting would never be hollow.
This book is quite a thin one, the content was light and the format was a short chapters.
Nathan Albright
Feb 14, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: challenge-2018
The original title of this book, when it was published in the 1800's during the lifetime of its author [1], was "According To Promise:  Or, The Lord's Method Of Dealing With His Chosen People."  This book does deal with God's promises, especially towards the end of this book, but it is not as straightforward a book as one might expect.  Indeed, the way that this book begins and ends suggest that the author had something in mind with each part of the book and turned two related but somewhat indep ...more
Drew Fajen
Mar 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
According to Promise is about God’s promises and how we can trust Him to fulfill them. I was thoroughly encouraged to take God at his word as I read this beautiful book. Each chapter is a perfect length to read slowly and meditatively and dwell on the promise of God. This is not so much a theological teaching book about each and every promise of God, but a devotionally encouraging book about trusting God’s promises. Here are a few quotes that really meant something to me.
“Water will naturally ri
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Lee Rubsam
This is my first time reading Spurgeon, and I loved it!

I was very encouraged by Mr. Spurgeon's call to take firm hold of the promises God has given us in His Word, and to believe for the Lord's miraculous intervention in our circumstances. No spiritualizing away the promises here! None of that, "Well God only means to bless us in eternity. He doesn't really mean He'll take care of our material needs now" stuff we sometimes hear.

He talked a lot about God's integrity, His commitment to keep His
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Nathan Feaver
Somewhat fluffy language prevented me from enjoying the book at the start but it became quite an encouragement by the end. It's very good to be reminded of the surety and multitude of God's promises to believers. ...more
Darla Cornelison
Wow what a wonderful reminder of how God loves us! He filled his Word with promises to give us hope, for a future and for daily reminders and help. This book was very well written and was just very encouraging. Will definitely take this book to heart and read others.
Brandi Breezee
Mar 30, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Praise God he does everything according to his promise, all of his good promises have come to pass.
Kyle Christian
Jul 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: solid-authors
"The promise which is our inheritance, is also our test and touchstone."

A wake up call for all the Christians, reminding us to where we stand and whom do we serve.

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Barbara
Aug 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A very uplifting book.

The promises of God are priceless. If we fully understood them, we would be emboldened to live in a more powerful and peaceful way.
Michael Crouch
Mar 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Good

The promises of God in His Word are for every Christian to claim by faith and in doing His will
Drew
May 03, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very good. Lots of extended meditation on the promises, and faithfulness of God. Many probing questions regarding the genuineness of ones faith and regeneration.
Levi W.
Dec 10, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: spurgeon
I would rate it 9 out of 10 🌟. A great read!
Shirley Sutay
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Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834-92) was England's best-known preacher for most of the second half of the nineteenth century. In 1854, just four years after his conversion, Spurgeon, then only 20, became pastor of London's famed New Park Street Church (formerly pastored by the famous Baptist theologian John Gill). The congregation quickly outgrew their building, moved to Exeter Hall, then to Surrey M ...more

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“As the rainbow is our assurance that the world shall never be destroyed by a flood, so is Jesus our assurance that the floods of human sin shall never drown the faithful kindness of the Lord.” 2 likes
“Perhaps, moreover, we have not yet displayed sufficient submission to the divine will. Patience has not yet had her perfect work. The weaning process is not accomplished: we are still hankering after the comforts which the Lord intends us forever to outgrow. Abraham made a great feast when his son Isaac was weaned; and, peradventure, our heavenly Father will do the same with us. Lie down, proud heart! Quit thine idols; forsake thy fond doting’s; and the promised peace will come unto thee.” 2 likes
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