Sep 20 Charles Spurgeon was for the Church. As he said, "I love the church of God." He exhorted beleivers to "Labour then, for God's sake," but also for "the Church's sake." Join us as we explore how through teaching doctrine well, striving after holiness, and modeling comprehensive obedience to the Lord Jesus Christ, Spurgeon painted a portrait of a minister who was truly for the church.
Sep 17 Christ is precious. Spurgeon said of Christ, "I must know him; I cannot live without knowing him." This was because the "goodness" of Christ made Spurgeon "thirst," "pant," "faint," and even "die," from this longing to know "Him." In this Sermon of the Week we will join Spurgeon in reflecting on knowing Christ, the ultimate object of adoration.
Sep 13 Charles Spurgeon was a man consumed with zeal. He beleived that "the whole life," especially the "pastoral life" would be "affected by the vigour of your piety." Indeed, zeal for Christ would make every-day toil "lustrous with the glory of holiness." In recognition of Spurgeon's great zeal for Jesus Christ here are eleven thought provoking quotes from the "fireballing" Prince of Preachers.
Sep 10 Christians are the happiest people in the world, at least according to Charles Spurgeon. He claimed that "The chief end of man" was to "please God his Maker." Furthermore, pleasing God was best for man's "temporal and eternal welfare," as right relationship with God was bound to bring a "great amount of happiness," even if not in this life. In this Sermon of the Week we will read Spurgeon's defining...
Sep 6 For Charles Spurgeon, “there [was] no remedy for sorrow underneath the sun like the sorrows of Immanuel.” The suffering of the Saviour was both a balm for the soul and a bolstering call to action. In this week we will read Charles Spurgeon's sermon "The Man of Sorrows" and discover how adoration for suferring, dying, and rising Saviour serves as the ultimate call to action.
Aug 30 In his day Charles Spurgeon was acclaimed as "The Voice of the People." And as he said, "Simplicity is the authorised style of true gospel ministry."
Aug 27 Charles Spurgeon loved evangelism. He was himself a firebrand bent on setting the world on fire with the saving knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ. In this Sermon of the Week we will read Charles Spurgeon's sermon "Soul Winning" and discover the foundational sermon which enventually became the classic work Soulwinner.
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.
Aug 20 Today marks the first day back to school for students at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and Spurgeon College. As the new academic year begins read these 10 choice exhortations which Spurgeon gave to his own students at The Pastors' College about "The Necessity of Ministerial Progress."
Aug 16 Charles Spurgeon believed that "There is a power in the gospel beyond all description." In this Sermon of the Week we will read Spurgeon's sermon "Christ Crucified" and discover the origin of Spurgeon's commitment to preach nothing but "Christ and Him crucified."