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February 06

Why the Devil Lets You Alone

Wretched man that I am! Who will deliver me from this body of death? – Romans 7:24 “I shall conclude by making an observation or two to many now present. There are some here who say, “I am never disturbed in that fashion.” Then I am sorry for you. I will tell you the reason […]

Secondary Separation–When to Stand Apart

Dr. Peter Masters: Separation, secondary separation, the view of Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones, contemporary worship, worldliness and cultural accommodation are the topics of this article. Also, how the medium may ruin the message. It is clearly a vital duty of Christians to stand apart from false teachers who deny the fundamentals of the faith. ‘Do not […]

The Perpetuity of God’s Law

I should like to say to any brother who thinks that God has put us under an altered rule: “Which particular part of the law is it that God has relaxed?” Which precept do you feel free to break? – C.H. Spurgeon The law of God is no more than God might most righteously ask […]

The Chief End of Man–to Please God His Maker

"Without faith it is impossible to please God."—Hebrews 11:6. Charles Spurgeon: “The chief end of man is "to please God;" for in so doing—we need not say it, because it is an undoubted fact—in so doing he will please himself. The chief end of man, we believe, in this life and in the next, is […]

Spurgeon on Ambition

Ambition is like the sea which swallows all the rivers and is none the fuller; or like the grave whose insatiable maw for ever craves for the bodies of men. It is not like an amphora, which being full receives no more, but its fulness swells it till a still greater vacuum is formed. In […]

A Sense of Personal Insignificance

We are at times troubled by a sense of our personal insignificance. It seems too much to hope that God’s infinite mind should enter into our mean affairs. Though David said, "I am poor and needy, yet the Lord thinketh upon me," we are not always quite prepared to say the same. We make our […]

True Religion Is Practical

True religion is always practical, for it does not permit us to delight ourselves in a perfect rule without exciting in us a longing to be conformed to it in our daily lives. A blessing belongs to those who hear and read and understand the word of the Lord; yet is it a far greater […]

Order & Argument in Prayer

Here is the Spurgeon sermon being referenced.

Merry Hearts

C.H. Spurgeon: “And Mary said, My soul does magnify the Lord, and my spirit has rejoiced in God my Savior.”  – Luke 1:46, 47. Observe, this morning, the sacred joy of Mary that you may imitate it. This is a season when all men expect us to be joyous. We compliment each other with the […]

The Autobiography of The Rev. William Jay

At the young age of seventeen, Charles Haddon Spurgeon took the pastorate of a small congregation of believers at Waterbeach, in Cambridgeshire, meeting in a building that once was a birdhouse for pigeons. On May 28, 1855, he preached a sermon based on the text of Isaiah 46:6. He was just 20 years old. In […]

Humor: Theological Debate–Old School Style

Descendants of Spurgeon and Finney squared off in a mud bog wrestling match to once and for all answer the question of expositional verse-by-verse preaching or topical sermonettes… Next week, descendants of Fanny Crosby will wrestle Chris Tomlin to determine whether hymns or praise choruses are best… Photo by Calvinistic Cartoons. Caption by Truthinator

Holy Desires

When the soul desires the forgiveness of sin and not grace to lead a new life, that desire is hypocritical, for a true Christian desires power against sin as well as pardon for it. If we have not sanctifying grace we have not pardoning grace. Christ came by water to regenerate as well as by […]

The Play Room of the Soul

Charles Spurgeon: Did you ever have the light of God brought to bear upon your imagination? Imagination is the ‘play room’ of the soul. Here many a man considers that he is without law. "Surely," says he, "thought is free." The man gloats over sins which he would fear to commit. He finds a pleasure […]

Three Whats

Never forget the three “Whats.” 1) What from? 2) What by? 3) What to? What from? Believers are delivered from hell and destruction. What by? By the precious blood of Christ. What to? To an inheritance incorruptible, undefiled, and that fadeth not away. – Adapted from Spurgeon’s Feathers for Arrows

Thank God For Denominations!

  C.H. Spurgeon: It is not said, “I will feed My sheep one by one,” but, “I will feed My flock.” The Lord has only one flock, and so in this world He has only one Church. “Well,” says one, “we see 20 denominations.” Thank God for it! I am not one of those who […]

History of the Modern Gospel: Welcome To The Circus (Session 3)

Most Christians know that there is a difference between what is preached today and what has been preached historically. Many preachers of yesterday exegeted the Scriptures yet today many preachers exegete their own life. What you may not be familiar with, though, is how we got this "gospel" that is preached today. In this series […]

History of the Modern Gospel: Toxic Intelligence (Session 2)

This is Session Two of the History of the Modern Gospel series: “Toxic Intelligence”. You can view part one here. Most Christians know that there is a difference between what is preached today and what has been preached historically. Many preachers of yesterday exegeted the Scriptures yet today many preachers exegete their own life. What […]

Our Absurd Religion – History of the Modern Gospel (Part 1)

From Our Truth Matters: Compromise, deceptions — including the greatest deception of all — A FALSE GOSPEL — have eaten into the modern “church” like a raging cancer. What happened? Over the past 400 years, the seeds of false systems such as easy-believism, the social gospel, revivalism, and post-modernism have grown and are now in […]

Charles Spurgeon On Open-Air Preaching

The great benefit of open-air preaching is that we get so many newcomers to hear the Gospel who otherwise would never hear it. The Gospel command is, “Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature,” but it is so little obeyed that one would imagine that it ran thus, “Go […]

Spurgeon Panatela

“Don’t get caught on the downgrade with a cheap cigar…elect a Spurgeon Panatela. It never loses its flavor and the aroma is predestined to ward off backsliding to lesser cigars. Once lit always lit… Exercise your free will and enjoy one today. Reform the way you think about cigars. These are the best smokes of […]

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