Jan 14 For Charles Spurgeon the Biblical imagery of war was full of theological significance. Christians who had been bought and redeemed by the blood of Christ now found themselves drafted into the army of King Immanuel. In this sermon, Spurgeon emphasized that it was the particular duty of every Christian to serve, and it was “better for you to occupy the meanest place of service than to be an idle Christian.”...
Jan 10 Was Charles Spurgeon a pastor-scholar? If so, in what way? One blog post will not end the debate, but the conversation must begin somewhere, and we will know him better for having had the conversation.
Jan 7 Charles Spurgeon believed with the Apostle Paul that it was “a great privilege to be allowed to preach the gospel.” It was not “drudgery” but was to be entered upon with “intense delight.” This was because as “Heralds of salvation” they carried “the most joyful of all messages.” In this Sermon of the Week join us as Spurgeon explores the depths of the "unsearchable riches of Christ."
Dec 31 Charles Spurgeon believed it was an “unrivalled honour and an unsurpassed delight” to be able to “do anything for Jesus.” Indeed, he was “insatiably ambitious” to bring honour to the Lord Jesus Christ. In this Sermon of the Week join us as Spurgeon exhorts and equips his congregation so that they may be "all for Christ."
Dec 24 When Charles Spurgeon wished that there were “twenty Christmas days in the year” it was because he knew that Christmas was a home-going testimony-telling opportunity. In this Sermon of the Week join us as Spurgeon shows how Christ’s command to “Go home…and tell” holds implications for Christmas as well.
Dec 21 Charles Spurgeon loved Christmas, in fact, he once said, “I like Christmas; I wish it came six times a year.” But for Spurgeon the true significance of Christmas was that it “compelled” people to “think of the birth of Christ.” This Christmas join us in contemplating Christ's Incarnation, the miracle which "outmiracles miracle."
Dec 18 For Charles Spurgeon the doctrine of justification by faith was foundational for the Christian life. In his view, it was a “very great fault” to neglect this doctrine, an error which could prove “fatal.” In this Sermon of the Week koin us as Spurgeon explains how the doctrine of justification by faith encourages, rather than hinders, personal holiness.
Dec 13 Charles Spurgeon lamented that Jesus was a “prophet without honour” in his own country. But, as Spurgeon knew the “loss of Nazareth” proved to be the “gain of Galilee.” When Jesus Christ was rejected by men, he turned his tender gaze towards those likewise rejected who “sat in darkness.” In this Sermon of the Week join us as Spurgeon holds forth the light of Christ to those who sit in...
The Conversion of C. H. Spurgeon: A Lecture given at the Artillery Street Evangelical Church, Colchester, England, July 13, 2018
Dec 10 This week Midwestern Seminary has published the Fall 2018 of the Midwestern Journal of Theology. From time to time this publication features a "From the Spurgeon Library" section. Join us as our Provost Jason Duesing shares some select insights from a lecture given at the Artillery Street Evangelical Church, Colchester, England on the conversion of C. H. Spurgeon.
Dec 6 The mission of The Spurgeon Library is to steward the life and legacy of Charles Haddon Spurgeon, but today Selah Ulmer joins us to review Ray Rhodes' new book Susie: The Life and Legacy of Susannah Spurgeon, wife of Charles H. Spurgeon.