19 Spurgeon Quotes About the Dangers of Money

October 13, 2016

Charles Spurgeon was riding in a carriage with his American friend William Hatcher. As they approached his orphanage, Spurgeon pointed out the window and said, “Yonder is my bank, where I get my money for taking care of my family of 500 children.” Hatcher looked but saw no bank. “There it is,” said Spurgeon, pointing to a plaque. The …

4 Reasons Spurgeon Died Poor

October 11, 2016

Charles Spurgeon could have been one of the richest millionaires in London. Instead, he died poor. Unlike his contemporary pastors in London, Spurgeon did not leave millions of pounds to his family after his death. Susannah told a Baptist newspaper her husband only left £2,000 (Nottingham Evening Post, March 31, 1892). This number is staggering compared to how …

Buying Without Money

June 24, 1883

Buying Without Money   “He that hath no money; come ye, buy, and eat.”— Isaiah lv. 1.   THERE is a semicolon in our translation, but we need not take notice of it. It should not be there, since the text is the second of two parallel sentences arranged according to the method of Hebrew poetry. “Ho, every one that …