By Grace Are Ye Saved

September 25, 2023

This article comes from the February 1865 edition of The Sword and The Trowel magazine. Introduction Debates surrounding the doctrines of grace have gone on for centuries within the universal church. From Spurgeon’s perspective, the problem was simple—men were saved Dei Gratia (by the grace of God). “By Grace Are Ye Saved,” by C.H. Spurgeon, testifies to …

The Moral of a Miracle

January 1, 1970


Roads Cleared

January 1, 1970

Roads Cleared   “Cast ye up, cast ye up, prepare the way, take up the stumblingblock put of the way of my people.” — Isaiah lvii. 14.   WHAT is the way, the way of salvation, the way to heaven? Jesus Christ says, “I am the way.” He is the Son of God, and he left the glories of …


A Woman of a Sorrowful Spirit

January 1, 1970

A Woman of a Sorrowful Spirit    “Hannah answered and said, No, my lord, I am a woman of a sorrowful spirit.” — 1 Samuel i. 15.   THE special cause of Hannah’s sorrow arose from the institution of polygamy, which, although it was tolerated under the old law, is always exhibited to us in practical action as a …

1 Samuel:1:15

Soul Saving Our One Business

January 1, 1970

Soul Saving Our One Business    “I am made all things to all men, that I might by all means save some.” 1 Corinthians ix. 22.   IT is a grand thing to see a man thoroughly possessed with one masterpassion. Such a man is sure to be strong, and if the master-principle be excellent, he is sure to …

1 Corinthians:9:22

The Agreement of Salvation By Grace With Walking in Good Works

June 28, 1891

The Agreement of Salvation by Grace With Walking in Good Works “Not of works, lest any man should boast. For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them” — Ephesians ii. 9, 10. I SHALL call your attention to the near neighbourhood of …


Scriptural Salvation

May 18, 1890

Scriptural Salvation   “For the scripture saith, Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed.”—Romans x. 11.   THE shepherd on the hill is most of all anxious about his sheep: he cares for his cottage, he trains the woodbine around his porch, sows flowers before his door, and digs his little plot of garden ground; but, since he …


The Simplicity and Sublimity of Salvation

March 6, 1890

The Simplicity and Sublimity of Salvation   “He came unto his own, and his own received him not. But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name: Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor …


The Security of Believers; or, Sheep Who Shall Never Perish

September 5, 1889

The Security of Believers; or, Sheep Who Shall Never Perish   “My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me: and I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand. My Father, which gave them me, is greater than all; and …


The Believing Thief

April 7, 1889

The Believing Thief   “And he said unto Jesus, Lord, remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom. And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, To day shalt thou be with me in paradise.”—Luke xxiii. 42, 43.   SOME time ago I preached upon the whole story of the dying thief. I do not propose to …