May 2 When Charles Spurgeon surveyed the preaching of his own day he lamented that, “There is very much rubbish about, brethren.” Instead, Spurgeon advised pastors to, “Preach you Christ, and Christ, and Christ, and Christ, and nothing else but Christ.” In honor of Spurgeon's legacy, here are twelve quote on preaching from the "Prince of Preachers."
May 1 For Charles Spurgeon, the command to “work to-day in my vineyard” was a call to zealously serve the Lord Jesus Christ. But this work was not “for life but from life.” Indeed, “there is no pleasure in the world like serving God.” Join us in this Sermon of the Week as Spurgeon unpacks the sweetness of serving Christ.
Apr 24 For Charles Spurgeon, the free offer of Salvation in Jesus Christ was his constant theme. The “pardoning blood” and “all-sufficient merits of the Lord Jesus Christ” filled his heart with delighted gratitude. Join us in this Sermon of the Week as Spurgeon shows how the gospel of grace is the gospel which produces holiness out of gratitude and love.
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.
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...
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.