13 Spurgeon Tips for Making the Most of Your Life

July 20, 2017

Do you ever feel like you’re wasting your life? Christian history is packed full of people who decided to make the most of their time in this world:     John Calvin was 26 years old when he wrote the Institutes of the Christian Religion. David Brainerd was 29 years old when he died for his faith as a missionary. Jim …

Prospect—”He Will Keep”

January 1, 1970

Prospect—“He Will Keep”   “And now I am no more In the world, but these are in the world, and I come to thee. Holy Father, keep through thine own name those whom thou hast given me, that they may be one, as we are. While I was with them in the world, I kept them in …


The Watchword for To-day: “Stand Fast”

April 17, 1887

The Watchword for To-day: "Stand Fast"   “For our conversation is in heaven; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ: who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto his glorious body, according to the working whereby he is able even to subdue all things unto himself. Therefore, …


The Final Perseverance of the Saints

June 24, 1877

The Final Perseverance of the Saints   “The righteous also shall hold on his way.” — Job xvii. 9.   THE man who is righteous before God has a way of his own. It is not the way of the flesh, nor the way of the world; it is a way marked out for him by the divine command, …


Labouring and Not Fainting

September 8, 1872

Labouring and Not Fainting   “For my name’s sake thou hast laboured and hast not fainted.” — Rev. ii. 3.   THE Lord Jesus Christ never removes his eyes from his Church. He notes everything that concerns her, observing not merely the life of her members but their soul’s health, and not merely their health, but the way in …


Perseverance Without Presumption

March 7, 1872

Perseverance Without Presumption   “I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.”— John x. 28.   THOSE of you who were present last Thursday evening will remember that I spoke then upon the necessity of “holding fast the beginning of our confidence steadfast unto the end,” …


The Pilgrim’s Longings


The Pilgrim's Longings "And truly, if they had been mindful of that country from whence they came out, they might have had opportunity to have returned. But now they desire a better country, that is, an heavenly: wherefore God is not ashamed to be called their God: for he hath prepared for them a city."—Hebrews 11:15-16   …


The Eye- A Similitude


The Eye- A Similitude “Keep me as the apple of the eye.” — Psalm xvii. 8. THIS prayer is fall of meaning, and is the outflow of a well-instructed mind. It is no parrot cry, but the upleaping of a living desire from a grace-taught and thoughtful heart. The man knows something of himself who sincerely offers …


The Perseverance of the Saints

May 23, 1869

The Perseverance of the Saints   “Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ.”  — Philippians 1:6.   THE dangers which attend the spiritual life are of the most appalling character. The life of a Christian is a series of miracles. See …


The Righteous Holding on His Way

May 12, 1867

The Righteous Holding on His Way   “The righteous also shall hold on his way.” — Job 17:9.   WE are thrice happy in having a goodly number of young beginners in our midst. Our springtide is cheered and beautified with many blossoms of hopeful converts. They have just begun to go on pilgrimage, and would be as happy …