The Wisdom of Charles Haddon Spurgeon

Charles Haddon Spurgeon (June 19, 1834 – January 31, 1892) was an English Baptist preacher who remains highly influential among Christians today. Known as the “Prince of Preachers,” he was a strong figure in the Reformed Baptist tradition. He defended the Church in agreement with the 1689 London Baptist Confession of Faith, and opposed the liberal and pragmatic theological tendencies in the Church in his day.

In his lifetime, Spurgeon preached to approximately 10,000,000 people. He was the pastor of the New Park Street Chapel (later the Metropolitan Tabernacle) in London for 38 years. He was a prolific author of many types of works including sermons, an autobiography, a commentary, books on prayer, a devotional, a magazine, poetry, hymnist, and more. In his writings and sermons is a wealth of wisdom from which we can benefit. Consider…

“Free will I have often heard of, but I have never seen it. I have always met with will, and plenty of it, but it has either been led captive by sin or held in the blessed bonds of grace.” — Charles Haddon Spurgeon

 

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About Chip
Chip is a graduate of Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, AR and Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary in Memphis, TN. He served more than five years on the staff of the State Convention of Baptists in Indiana as Director of Communications and Public Relations, editor of the Indiana Baptist newsjournal, and regular contributor to the Baptist Press, the official news service of the Southern Baptist Convention. He currently earns his living as a writer. He serves his local church as a teacher and deacon and his local Baptist Association as a Seminary Extension instructor and supply preacher.

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