Spurgeon’s Valentine

Fact and fiction are intertwined in the modern recounting of the story of St. Valentine and his surmised connection with romance. However, he is remembered each year on February 14th, a day considered to be a day of love. Valentine’s Day is celebrated with cards,...

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Charles Spurgeon’s Love Song to Susie

Charles Spurgeon was miles from home preaching in East Yorkshire, however, his heart was with Susie. He wrote her a love-poem. MARRIED LOVE--TO MY WIFEOver the space that parts us my wife,I'll cast me a bridge of song,Our hearts shall meet, O joy of my life,On its...

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Three Reasons Spurgeon Died at 57

Mentone, France where Spurgeon died at the Hotel Beau Rivage. Spurgeon's room faced the Mediterranean Sea and was at the base of the Maritime Alps. What are some of the reasons why Charles Haddon Spurgeon died on January 31, 1892, at age 57? Spurgeon believed that all...

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Spurgeon’s Thoughts about the New Year

Charles Spurgeon was unaware, when he addressed a small group of Christians on December 31, 1891, and again on January 1, 1892, that he was four weeks away from death. For Spurgeon, ignorance concerning specific future events was a blessing. He declared: “Could we...

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Spurgeon on Christmas

A few days before Christmas 1891, while recovering in Mentone, France, from poor health, Charles Spurgeon wrote a moving letter to the children of his orphanages. From the time Spurgeon moved to London in 1854, he was deeply concerned about the plight of the hundreds...

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