When Revival Comes…

October 6, 2020

The first seven years of Spurgeon's ministry in London were marked by revival. In addition to the massive crowds coming to hear him preach, hundreds were being converted and joining the church. This was not due to any gimmicks or entertainments, but the plain and powerful preaching of the gospel. In 1858, Spurgeon preached a …

Solemn Pleadings for Revival

January 3, 1875

Solemn Pleadings for Revival    “Keep silence before me, O islands; and let the people renew their strength: let them come near  then let them speak: let us come near together to judgment.” — Isaiah xli. 1.   THE text is a challenge to the heathen to enter into a debate with the living God. The Lord bids them …


A Revival Promise

January 11, 1874

A Revival Promise   “For I will pour water upon him that is thirsty, and floods upon the dry ground: I will pour my spirit upon thy seed, and my blessing upon thine offspring: and they shall spring up as among the grass, as willows by the water courses. One shall say, I am the Lord’s; and …


A Call for Revival

August 18, 1872

A Call for Revival   “Come my beloved, let us go forth into the field; let us lodge in the villages. Let us get up early to the vineyards; let us see if the vine flourish, whether the tender grape appear, and the pomegranates bud forth: there will I give thee my loves. The mandrakes give a …


The Dawn of Revival Speedily Answered

February 10, 1867

The Dawn of Revival Speedily Answered   “At the beginning of thy supplications the commandment came forth, and I am come to shew thee; for thou art greatly beloved.” — Daniel 9:23.   PRAYER is useful in a thousand ways. It is spiritually what the old physicians sought after naturally, namely a catholicon – a remedy of universal application. …


A Discourse for a Revival Season

January 8, 1865

A Discourse for a Revival Season   “Behold the voice of the cry of the daughter of my people because of them that dwell in a far country: Is not the Lord in Zion? is not her king in her? Why have they provoked me to anger with their graven images, and with strange vanities? The harvest …


Preparation for Revival

October 30, 1864

Preparation for Revival   “Can two walk together, except they be agreed?”—Amos 3:3.   THE believer is agreed with God. The war between the most holy God and his offending creatures is over in the case of bloodwashed sinners; not suspended by a truce, but ended for ever by a peace which passeth all understanding. The believer is fully …


A Revival Sermon

January 26, 1860

A Revival Sermon   "Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, that the plowman shall overtake the reaper, and the treader of grapes him that soweth seed; and the mountains shall drop sweet wine, and all the hills shall melt."—Amos 9:13        God's promises are not exhausted when they are fulfilled, for when once performed they stand just …


One Antidote for Many Ills

November 9, 1856

One Antidote for Many Ills   "Turn us again, O Lord God of hosts, cause thy face to shine; and we shall be saved."—Psalm 80:19        This seems to be the only prayer the Psalmist puts up in this Psalm, as being of itself sufficient for the removal of all the ills over which he mourned. Though he …