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"I believe that, at this present time, we are in great danger of being burdened with a crowd of so-called converts who do not really know anything as it ought to be known. They attended a revival meeting, were much excited, and thought they were converted; but just ask them to explain to you the simplest truths of the gospel, and you will soon discover how little they know. Could they explain the three R's, ruin, redemption, and regeneration. Do they know what the ruin is? Do they know what the remedy for that ruin is? Do they understand at all what it means to be born again? Do they comprehend what the new nature is, or what "justification by faith" means. Perhaps someone says, "They do not comprehend your theological terms." I do not mind whether they know the meaning of the terms that are familiar to many of us; but do they know the truths themselves? There is a certain degree of Christian knowledge which is absolutely necessary to salvation."    (ca.1860)  Charles H. Spurgeon

SPURGEON BIOGRAPHY, W. Y. Fullerton
SPURGEON BIOGRAPHY, Russel H. Conwell, 1892
MRS. P.H. SPURGEON, Charles Ray

SPURGEON'S QUOTES
SPURGEON ON AUDIO
SPURGEON ON CD

SPURGEON ON:
BAPTIST HISTORY
BAPTIST PERPETUITY

MORNING AND EVENING, SEARCHABLE VERSION
MORNING AND EVENING, ZIPPED 3.1, VERSION ONLY
MORNING AND EVENING, ZIPPED WIN 95/98 VERSION ONLY

SWORD AND TROWEL
COVER FROM FIRST ISSUE, ZIPPED COVER
INDEX OF ISSUES, (excerpts)

SPURGEON'S SERMONS - Sermons are in part from:


NEW PARK STREET CHAPEL
EXETER HALL, STRAND
METROPOLITAN TABERNACLE
MUSIC HALL, ROYAL SURREY GARDENS
EXPOSITIONAL SERMONS
HANDWRITTEN SERMON NOTES ON MARK 16:14
CHRONOLOGICAL LISTING OF ALL SERMONS
CHARLES SPURGEON:  PREACHING THROUGH ADVERSITY
    A superb article by John Piper from the Southern Baptist
TREASURY OF DAVID
SPURGEON'S LOVE FOR THE PURITANS

DOCUMENTS FROM THE DOWNGRADE CONTROVERSY
A collection of documents on the controversy that dominated Spurgeon's final years (Mostly taken from The Sword and the Trowel). Plus an appendix on the history of the Down-Grade from John MacArthur's best-selling book Ashamed of the Gospel.

SPURGEON ON CALVINISM:
It is no novelty, then that I am preaching; no new doctrine. I love to proclaim these strong old doctrines, that are called by nickname Calvinism, but which are surely and verily the revealed truth of God as it is in Christ Jesus. By this truth I make a pilgrimage into the past, and as I go, I see father after father, confessor after confessor, martyr after martyr, standing up to shake hands with me. Were I a Pelagian, or a believer in the doctrine of free-will, I should have to walk for centuries all alone. Here and there a heretic, of no very honorable character, might rise up and call me brother. But taking these things to be the standard of my faith, I see the land of the ancients peopled with my brethren; I behold multitudes who confess the same as I do, and acknowledge that this is the religion of God's own church.
- Charles H. Spurgeon

A DEFENCE OF CALVINISM, by Charles Haddon Spurgeon

A REFUTATION OF SPURGEON'S EXPOSITION OF THE DOCTRINES OF GRACE
    by Dan Corner

SPURGEON'S CATECHISM
"I am persuaded that the use of a good Catechism in all our families will be a great safeguard against the increasing errors of the times, and therefore I have compiled this little manual from the Westminster Assembly's and Baptist Catechisms, for the use of my own church and congregation. Those who use it in their families or classes must labour to explain the sense; but the words should be carefully learned by heart, for they will be understood better as years pass.

May the Lord bless my dear friends and their families evermore, is the prayer of their loving Pastor. C. H. Spurgeon"

  INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT SPURGEON
  SONGS BY SPURGEON

SPURGEON'S WRITINGS

  GEESE IN THEIR HOODS
  ALL OF GRACE
  COMMENTING & COMMENTARIES
  AROUND THE WICKET GATE - The Spurgeon Archive
  AN ALL-ROUND MINISTRY - The Spurgeon Archive
  ECCENTRIC PREACHERS - The Spurgeon Archive
  A MARVELLOUS MINISTRY - The Spurgeon Archive

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Charles Haddon Spurgeon was England's best-known preacher for most of the second half of the nineteenth century. In 1854, just four years after his conversion, Spurgeon, then only 20, became pastor of London's famed New Park Street Church (formerly pastored by the famous Baptist theologian John Gill). The congregation quickly outgrew their building, moved to Exeter Hall, then to Surrey Music Hall. In these venues Spurgeon frequently preached to audiences numbering more than 10,000—all in the days before electronic amplification. In 1861 the congregation moved permanently to the newly constructed Metropolitan Tabernacle.

   Spurgeon's printed works are voluminous, and those provided here are only a sampling of his best-known works, including his magnum opus, The Treasury of Daivd. Nearly all of Spurgeon's printed works are still in print and available from Pilgrim Publications, PO Box 66, Pasadena, TX 77501.

   "Mr. Spurgeon's magnum opus, The TREASURY OF DAVID, which occupied over twenty years of the author's busy life, is too well known to need any lengthy description. The comments and expositions abound in rich, racy, and suggestive remarks, and they have a strong flavour of the homiletic and practical exposition with which Mr. Spurgeon is accustomed to accompany his public reading of Holy Scripture. There is an intensity of belief, a fulness of assent to the great points of Calvinistic orthodoxy which our author would not be true to himself if he attempted to conceal. The brief introductions are very well done, and the abundant apparatus criticus, the list of hundreds of writers on the Psalms, whose meditations have been laid under contribution to enrich the work, render this commentary one of the most voluminous in existence. At all events, the volumes will be an encyclopaedia of reference." — [British Quarterly Review]

CHARLES SPURGEON'S MILLENNIAL VIEW

"I am not now going into millennial theories, or into any speculation as to dates. I do not know anything at all about such things, and I am not sure that I am called to spend my time in such researches. I am rather called to minister the gospel than to open prophecy. Those who are wise in such things doubtless prize their wisdom, but I have not the time to acquire it, nor any inclination to leave soul-winning pursuits for less arousing themes. I believe it is a great deal better to leave many of these promises, and many of these gracious out-looks of believers, to exercise their full force upon our minds, without depriving them of their simple glory by aiming to discover dates and figures. Let this be settled, however, that if there be meaning in words, Israel is yet to be restored. Israel is to have a SPIRITUAL RESTORATION or a CONVERSION." [from The Restoration & Conversion of the Jews MTP Vol 10, Year 1864, pg. 429, Ezekiel 37:1-10 (age 30)]

TRR Note:  Christians have attempted to defend their millennial position by quoting Spurgeon.  Mr. Spurgeon would have never condoned human authority for interpreting divine revelation.  Mr. Spurgeon's view is only that; "His View".  It does not represent or speak for the whole of Christianity, but is worthy of attention.

CHARLES SPURGEON ON ECCLESIASTICAL SEPARATION

“It now becomes a serious question how far those who abide by the faith once delivered to the saints should fraternize with those who have turned aside to another gospel. Christian love has its claims, and divisions are to be shunned as grievous sins, but how far are we justified in being in confederacy with those who are departing from the truth? It is a difficult question to answer so as to keep the balances of the duties.

For the present it behooves believers to be cautious, lest they lend their support and countenance to the betrayers of the Lord. It is one thing to overleap all boundaries of denominational restriction for the truth’s sake, this we hope all godly men will do more. It is quite another policy which would urge us to subordinate the maintenance of truth to denominational prosperity and unity. Numbers of easy-minded people wink at error so long as it is committed by a clever man and a good-natured brother, who has many fine points about him. Let each believer judge for himself; but, for our part, we have put on a few fresh bolts to our door, and we have given orders to keep the chain up, for under the color of begging the friendship of the servant, there are those about who aim at robbing the MASTER. We fear it is hopeless ever to form a society which can keep out men base enough to profess one thing and believe another; but it might be possible to make an informal alliance among all who hold the Christianity of their fathers. Little as they might be able do, they could at least protest, and as far as possible free themselves of that complicity which will be involved in a conspiracy of silence.”

 
 
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