Sermons from 1860

The Cleansing of the Leper

December 30, 1860

The Cleansing of the Leper   “And if a leprosy break out abroad in the skin, and the leprosy cover all the skin of him that hath the plague from his head even to his foot, wheresoever the priest looketh; then the priest shall consider: and, behold, if the leprosy have covered all his flesh, he shall …


A Merry Christmas

December 23, 1860

A Merry Christmas   “And his sons went and feasted in their houses, every one his day; and sent and called for their three sisters to eat and to drink with them. And it was so, when the days of their feasting were gone about, that Job sent and sanctified them, and rose up early in the …


Plenteous Redemption

December 20, 1860

Plenteous Redemption No. 351A Sermon Delivered at Exeter Hall, Strand,By The Rev. C.H. Spurgeon “With him is plenteous redemption.”— Psalm 130:7. REDEMPTION is a word which has gladdened many ears, when there was no heavenly sound in its blessed chime. Apart from any theological use of it, the word is a very sweet one, and has been melodious …


Sweet Stimulants for the Fainting Soul

December 16, 1860

Sweet Stimulants for the Fainting Soul   “O my God, my soul is cast down within me: therefore will I remember thee from the land of Jordan, and of the Hermonites, from the hill Mizar.” — Psalm xlii. 6.   HERE is a common complaint of God’s people; and here are two remedies, which David, wisely guided of God, …


A Blow at Self-Righteousness

December 16, 1860

A Blow at Self-Righteousness   "If I justify myself, mine own mouth shall condemn me: if I say, I am perfect, it shall also prove me perverse."—Job 9:20        Ever since man became a sinner he has been self-righteous. When he had a righteousness of his own he never gloried of it, but ever since he has lost …



December 11, 1860

Lukewarmness     “I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot. So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth.” — Rev. iii. 15, 16.   *“This date is an approximation of when this sermon was delivered.”   IF this had been …



December 11, 1860

Spared!   “I was left.” — Ezekiel ix. 8.   THE vision of Ezekiel which is recorded in the previous chapter, brought to light the abominations of the house of Judah. The vision which follows in this chapter shows the terrible retribution that the Lord God brought upon the guilty nation, beginning at Jerusalem.      He beheld the slaughtermen come …


The Wailing of Risca

December 9, 1860

The Wailing of Risca   "Suddenly are my tents spoiled, and my curtains in a moment."—Jeremiah 4:20        The sorrow of the weeping prophet was exceeding heavy when he uttered these words of bitter lamentation. A great and present burden from the Lord is weighing so heavily upon our hearts this morning, that we cannot spare so much …


A Refreshing Canticle.

December 9, 1860

A Refreshing Canticle.     “We will remember thy love more than wine.” — Solomon’s Song i. 4.   *“This date is an approximation of when this sermon was delivered.”   THE Hebrew word for “love” here is in the plural: “We will remember thy loves.” Think not, however, that the love of Jesus is divided, but know that it hath different …

Song of Solomon:1:4

Consolation in Christ

December 2, 1860

Consolation in Christ   "If there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any bowels and mercies."—Philippians 2:1        The language of man has received a new coinage of words since the time of his perfection in Eden. Adam could scarce have understood the word consolation, for …