Blog Entries by 2019

Sermon of the Week: No. 1047, "The Triumph of Christianity"

Apr 16 For Charles Spurgeon, the “Triumph of Christianity,” indeed the triumph of Christ, was a glorious theme. The atoning death of Christ was his “motive for attempting the spread of the gospel.” Simply, “because Jesus died we feel he must be glorified.” Join us in this Sermon of the Week as Spurgeon expounds the present and future victories of the cross.

Strength Amidst Suffering: Lessons from the Life of Charlotte Elliott

Apr 11 Charles Haddon Spurgeon treasured the “precious hymn,” “Just as I am,” written by Charlotte Elliott. Well-known for its use in the Billy Graham Crusades, “Just As I Am” was only one of many hymns composed by Elliott.  But who was this woman “who gave herself up to Jesus” and garnered the respect of the Prince of Preachers? Join us as we examine the life of a suffering saint who inspired Spurgeon through...

Sermon of the Week: No. 530, "The Chief of Sinners"

Apr 8 For Charles Spurgeon, the Apostle Paul was incomparable among mortal men. He was a “mighty master” and “great teacher” who exhibited “every quality of grace” with “brilliancy,” and yet, Paul saw himself as the “chief of sinners.” Join us in this Sermon of the Week as Spurgeon meditates on God’s great grace in saving great sinners.

Sermon of the Week: No. 182, "Human Inability"

Apr 1 For Charles Spurgeon “coming to Christ” was full of meaning. It expressed the “[act] of soul” whereby sinners left their “self-righteousness” and ran “unto the Lord Jesus Christ” in order to “receive his righteousness.” “Coming to Christ” was an all-encompassing response which embraced “repentance” and “faith in the Lord Jesus Christ.” In this Sermon of the Week join us as Spurgeon explains how sinners "come to Christ."

Sermon of the Week: No. 807, "Good News for Loyal Subjects"

Mar 26 Charles Spurgeon believed that “there is a divine necessity that [King Jesus] must reign.” In his suffering, Christ was the “King of misery,” but, “To-day he is the King of glory, enthroned above all principalities and powers.” The King “once dishonoured” is “now exalted in the highest heaven.” In this sermon of the week join us as Spurgeon meditates upon the magnificent majesty of King Jesus.

Spurgeon's Evangelical Crucicentrism

Mar 21 What does it mean to be evangelical? To find out, join us today in our fourth, and final, installment of our examination of David Bebbington's "Evangelical Quadrilateral" as Ed Romine explores evangelical "crucicentrism" through the life and legacy of Charles Haddon Spurgeon.

Sermon of the Week: No. 106 "Turn or Burn"

Mar 18 Charles Spurgeon lamented that there were few who would “solemnly tell us of the judgment to come.” He saw his own era as that “evil generation” which “hath laboured to take away from God the sword of his justice.” In this Sermon of the Week join us as Spurgeon unpacks the nature of genuine repentance.

Spurgeon's Evangelical Biblicism

Mar 15 What does it mean to be evangelical? To find out, join us today in our third installment of our examination of David Bebbington's "Evangelical Quadrilateral" as Timothy Gatewood explores evangelical "biblicism" through the life and legacy of Charles Haddon Spurgeon.

Sermon of the Week: No. 621, "'The Precious Blood of Christ'"

Mar 12 In his ministry, even Charles Spurgeon feared “preaching about the gospel” rather than “preaching the gospel.” Join us in this Sermon of the Week as Spurgeon declares the solution to this fear, namely, returning to the "first principle of our faith," the precious blood of Christ.

Spurgeon's Evangelical Activism

Mar 7 What does it mean to be evangelical? To find out, join us today in our first installment of our examination of David Bebbington's "Evangelical Quadrilateral" as Timothy Gatewood explores evangelical "activism" through the life and legacy of Charles Haddon Spurgeon.