Feb 19 For Charles Spurgeon, the “eminence” of pretence “at the present hour” was greatly distressing. In this sermon he lamented that “counterfeit has at length attained to such an eminence” that it was “with the utmost difficulty” that it could be detected. Accordingly, Spurgeon sought to shine a light on hypocrisy and urged his congregation to “examine yourselves.” For those wanting to grow in discernment, please be encouraged to take up...
Nov 19 It is difficult to be content. Indeed, Charles Spurgeon knew this well, which is why he considered contentment to be “not the least among [Paul’s] manifold acquisitions.” For Spurgeon, it was essential that we "be willing to go downwards, in order that Christ's name may ascend upwards." In this Sermon of the Week join us as Spurgeon plumbs the depths of Christian contentment so that Christ may be "glorified among...
Nov 26 Charles Spurgeon loved the doctrine of Christ’s substitutionary penal atonement. While his own culture passed him by Spurgeon stood “by that unmoving cross.” He could never accept the “namby-pamby sentimentalism which adores a Deity destitute of every masculine virtue.” Join us in this Sermon of the Week as Spurgeon savour the substitution of the Son.
May 21 Charles Spurgeon loathed self-righteousness. This sin was so pervasive that he said “it is born with us” and “there is perhaps no sin which has so much vitality in it.” Only trusting in Christ, not self, secured salvation. Join us in this Sermon of the Week as Spurgeon helpfully dissects the sin of self-righteousness.
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.
Oct 29 For Charles Spurgeon the historical reality of the resurrection was unassailable and essential. Not only was the resurrection "exceedingly well attested," it is also the "very basis of our holy faith." For Spurgeon the "silver thread of resurrection runs through all the blessings...and binds them together." In this Sermon of the Week join us as Spurgeon relishes the richness of the resurrection of Christ.
Feb 11 “The beloved!” Spurgeon relished this “golden name” which the ancient church ascribed to Jesus Christ. Indeed, this “beloved” was the “glory as of the only begotten of the Father” and the “consolation of Israel.” In this Sermon of the Week join us as Spurgeon expounds on the sweetness our beloved Saviour.
Dec 10 For Charles Haddon Spurgeon, fresh consecration to the Lord Jesus Christ was incredibly precious. He believed that “No created thing standeth by itself” and that all life, physical and spiritual, must be nourished and sustained by God. Join us in this Sermon of the Week as Spurgeon offers insight for those thirsting and seeking after spiritual renewal please take up and read.
Oct 15 The jealousy of God made Charles Spurgeon tremble with awe. God could not endure to see a creature "made to wear his crown," or the idols in the hearts of men. Indeed, for Spurgeon one of the hardest "struggles" of the Christian life was to learn this lesson: "Not unto us, not unto us, but unto thy name be glory." In this Sermon of the Week join us as Spurgeon seeks...
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.