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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32 Years

In just a few hours we will walk hand in hand, relax in a rustic room, and enjoy a fine meal at a cozy restaurant, and all of this not far from home.  When our eyes met as you walked the aisle on our wedding day, neither of us could have seen the joys nor sorrows...

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Spurgeon’s Joyful Religion

Charles Spurgeon knew the withering pains connected to disaster, controversy, depression, and sickness. In the Preface to The Cheque Book of the Bank of Faith, he wrote, I commenced these daily portions when I was wading in the surf of controversy. Since then I have...

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