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All articles & reviews tagged with charles-haddon-spurgeon

Article

May 2018
Articles > Guest column

GUEST COLUMN: A Christ-centred pastor

Charles Haddon Spurgeon was a man who went at all of life full-on. He laughed and cried much; he read avidly and felt deeply; he was a zealously industrious worker and a sociable lover of play and beauty. Christ and the Bible Spurgeon was soaked in scripture. You can pick almost any sermon —…

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Article

April 2018
Articles > Guest column

GUEST COLUMN: A man full of life

Charles Haddon Spurgeon was a man who went at all of life full-on. He laughed and cried much; he read avidly and felt deeply; he was a zealously industrious worker and a sociable lover of play and beauty. He was, in other words, a man who embodied the truth that to be in Christ…

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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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News

April 2017
News

Anniversary – Spurgeon’s children’s charity

It has been 150 years since Spurgeon’s children’s charity was founded by Baptist minister, Charles Haddon Spurgeon. To mark the anniversary, the charity has undergone a re-brand, which it believes puts Charles Spurgeon back at the heart of its identity and mission. According to a statement from the charity, it is looking to build partnerships…

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Review

June 2014

Living by Revealed Truth

Living by revealed truth: the life and pastoral theology of Charles Haddon Spurgeon Tom Nettles Christian Focus 700 pages, £29.99 ISBN: 978-1-78191-122-8 This labour of love from the pen of Tom Nettles has at least three strengths. The first is the author’s evident sympathy with his subject. He has genuine affection and deep appreciation,…

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Historical

November 1998
Articles > Historical

Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1843-1892) and the Down-Grade Controversy

In October 1889 a young man by the name of D. C. Davidson left his home in Michigan to go abroad to do post-graduate work in theology. His mother had wanted him to study at Yale, but he was determined to come into vital contact with what he called ‘the leading minds of Europe’.…

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