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All articles by Charles Spurgeon

Charles Haddon Spurgeon was an English Particular Baptist preacher. Spurgeon remains highly influential among Christians
of various denominations, among whom he is known as the “Prince of Preachers”. He was born 19 June 1834, Kelvedon and died 31 January 1892.

Article

March 2016
Articles > Comment

Pray for a real and lasting revival

We need a work of the Holy Spirit of a supernatural kind, putting power into the preaching of the Word, inspiring all believers with heavenly energy, and solemnly affecting the hearts of the careless so that they turn to God and live. We would not be drunk with the wine of carnal excitement, but…

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Historical

February 2016
Articles > Historical

John Berridge (1716 – 1793)

John Berridge was born 300 years ago this month. The article below is edited from C. H. Spurgeon’s interesting and entertaining book Eccentric preachers. John Berridge, the Vicar of Everton, was commended by John Wesley as one of the most simple as well as most sensible of all whom it pleased God to employ…

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We’re pilgrims

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July 2015
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

We’re pilgrims

Our gardens are not paradise; our homes are not the Father’s house on high; our comforts are not our heaven; our resting places are not the everlasting rest! We must not rest contented here below. We have not come to that promised land of which God has spoken to us in his covenant. If…

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Spurgeon on prayer

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July 2011
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

Spurgeon on prayer

Spurgeon on prayer ‘I have heard your prayer and your supplication’ (1 Kings 9:3) The wise men of modern times whose principal characteristic is that they think so much of themselves and so very little of anybody else, tell us that prayer is an excellent exercise, good and comforting and useful.     But they…

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Historical

October 1998
Articles > Historical

Spurgeon on Calvinism

The 8th chapter of Romans and the 9th are the very pillars of that gospel which men now call ‘Calvinism’. No man, after having read these chapters attentively and having understood them, can deny that the doctrines of sovereign, distinguishing grace are the sum and substance of the teaching of the Bible. I do…

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Article

January 1998
Articles > Biblical/theological

The greatness of Christ’s redemption

'He gave his life a ransom for many.' We are often told that we limit the atonement of Christ, because we say that Christ has not made a satisfaction for all men, or all men would be saved. Now, our reply to this is, that, on the other hand, our opponents limit it; we…

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Article

July 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

Search the Scriptures

The Greek word here rendered search signifies a strict, close, diligent, curious search, such as men make when they are seeking gold, or hunters when they are in earnest after game. We must not rest content with having given a superficial reading to a chapter or two, but with the candle of the Spirit…

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