Resources by Phillip Ort


Sermon of the Week: No. 958, "Dei Gratia"

Sep 27 Grace.  For Charles Spurgeon, God’s superabounding, overflowing grace was man’s “star of hope,” “wellspring of life,” and the “seed of his future bliss.” He believed that “No truth is more plainly taught” than this: “the salvation of sinners is entirely owing to the grace of God.” In this Sermon of the Week join us as Spurgeon unfolds the riches of the grace of God in Jesus Christ.

Sermon of the Week: No. 552, "Do You Know Him?"

Sep 17 Christ is precious. Spurgeon said of Christ, "I must know him; I cannot live without knowing him." This was because the "goodness" of Christ made Spurgeon "thirst," "pant," "faint," and even "die," from this longing to know "Him." In this Sermon of the Week we will join Spurgeon in reflecting on knowing Christ, the ultimate object of adoration.

Sermon of the Week: No. 107, "Faith"

Sep 10 Christians are the happiest people in the world, at least according to Charles Spurgeon. He claimed that "The chief end of man" was to "please God his Maker." Furthermore, pleasing God was best for man's "temporal and eternal welfare," as right relationship with God was bound to bring a "great amount of happiness," even if not in this life. In this Sermon of the Week we will read Spurgeon's defining...

Sermon of the Week: No. 1099, "The Man of Sorrows"

Sep 6 For Charles Spurgeon, “there [was] no remedy for sorrow underneath the sun like the sorrows of Immanuel.” The suffering of the Saviour was both a balm for the soul and a bolstering call to action. In this week we will read Charles Spurgeon's sermon "The Man of Sorrows" and discover how adoration for suferring, dying, and rising Saviour serves as the ultimate call to action.

Sermon of the Week: No. 850, "Soul Winning"

Aug 27 Charles Spurgeon loved evangelism. He was himself a firebrand bent on setting the world on fire with the saving knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ. In this Sermon of the Week we will read Charles Spurgeon's sermon "Soul Winning" and discover the foundational sermon which enventually became the classic work Soulwinner.

Sermon of the Week: No. 366, "The Silver Trumpet"

Aug 23 Charles Spurgeon loved the glory of God. He was captivated by the majestic greatness of God, and so he lamented that often saints and sinners have a “limited idea of the goodness of God.” In this Sermon of the Week we will read Charles Spurgeon's sermon "The Silver Trumpet" and see how Spurgeon saw the salvation provided by Jesus Christ as the beautiful intersection of the love, justice, and glory of God.

Back to School with Charles Spurgeon

Aug 20 Today marks the first day back to school for students at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and Spurgeon College.  As the new academic year begins read these 10 choice exhortations which Spurgeon gave to his own students at The Pastors' College about "The Necessity of Ministerial Progress."

Sermon of the Week: No. 7-8, "Christ Crucified"

Aug 16 Charles Spurgeon believed that "There is a power in the gospel beyond all description." In this Sermon of the Week we will read Spurgeon's sermon "Christ Crucified" and discover the origin of Spurgeon's commitment to preach nothing but "Christ and Him crucified."

Who is Charles Haddon Spurgeon?

Jun 6 Who is Charles Haddon Spurgeon?  Whether you are new to Spurgeon, or a familiar friend, here are a few things you should know about Charles Haddon Spurgeon.