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All articles & reviews tagged with c-h-spurgeon

Article

March 2018
Articles > Guest column

GUEST COLUMN: Spurgeon’s fainting fits

It comes as a surprise to some that Charles Spurgeon had a lifelong battle with depression. His reputation as a famed and powerful preacher, his cheery wit, and his sheer manliness might lead us to imagine there could never be a chink in his Victorian Englishman’s armour. It shouldn’t be a surprise, of course:…

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Review

May 2017
Reviews > Book

C H Spurgeon’s Forgotten College Addresses

This book’s intriguing title conjures up images of a long forgotten manuscript recently discovered in a dusty attic. That’s not quite the case here, as all these addresses have seen the light of day in printed form in The Sword and Trowel. The fact that they have not been reprinted presumably indicates that successive…

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Review

May 2012
Reviews > Book

C H Spurgeon’s Forgotten Prayer Meeting Addresses

C. H. Spurgeon’s Forgotten Prayer Meeting Addresses Comp. Terence Peter Crosby DayOne 304 pages, £15.00 ISBN: 978-1846252389 Star rating: 4 stars Intended as a sequel, of sorts, to the readily-available Only a Prayer Meeting!, this volume draws together 37 addresses, many of them delivered at Metropolitan Tabernacle prayer meetings, though with a selection of…

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Historical

October 1998
Articles > Historical

George Whitefield and the nature of Christian perfection

An honest evaluation of the eighteenth-century evangelical revival cannot belittle the central rôle played in it by John Wesley (1703-1791). One thinks, for instance, of his fearless and indefatigable preaching of Christ crucified for sinners throughout the length and breadth of Great Britain after his conversion in 1738. Or of the genius he displayed…

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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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