Oct 26 Spurgeon once said, “Prayer has become as essential to me as the heaving of my lungs, and the beating of my pulse” (MTP 49:476).
Oct 24 That was the secret of his resilience. When Spurgeon couldn’t escape the storm, he learned to praise God in the storm. Making music in the dark was Spurgeon’s speciality.
Oct 19 David once said, “There is only a step between me and death” (1 Samuel 20:3). Charles Spurgeon almost took that step many times.
Oct 17 Spurgeon’s favorite book was The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan. It’s the story of a man named Christian who woke up one morning to find a burden on his back.
Oct 12 “There it is,” said Spurgeon, pointing to a plaque. The words on the plaque read: “Jehovah Jireh” (the Lord will provide). “That is my bank,” said Spurgeon. “It never breaks, never suspends, never gets empty..."
Oct 10 Charles Spurgeon could have been one of the richest millionaires in London. Instead, he died poor.
Oct 5 For most of his ministry, Spurgeon wobbled between illness and anxiety. He burned most of his calories preaching, teaching, writing, visiting, and giving himself to what his wife called the “multiplied labors of his exceptionally busy life” (Autobiography 2:16).
Oct 3 What if I told you Spurgeon’s beard (or lack thereof) launched his ministry?
Sep 28 On April 23, 1888, Charles Spurgeon was betrayed by his brother, James.
Sep 26 Charles Spurgeon took the gospel more seriously than he took himself.