LIVING BY REVEALED TRUTH: The Life and Pastoral Theology of Charles Haddon Spurgeon – Tom Nettles (2013) Part 2

Chapter 1: Birth to New Birth Living By Revealed Truth Begins where any biography ought to begin – at the beginning.  Spurgeon was born on June 19, 1834 and was influenced at an early age by dead writers: “The old writers, who are, by far, the most sensible – for you will notice that theContinue reading “LIVING BY REVEALED TRUTH: The Life and Pastoral Theology of Charles Haddon Spurgeon – Tom Nettles (2013) Part 2”

LIVING BY REVEALED TRUTH: The Life and Pastoral Theology of Charles Haddon Spurgeon – Tom Nettles (2013) Part 1

Living by Revealed Truth: The Life and Pastoral Theology of Charles Haddon Spurgeon by Tom Nettles is a magnum opus if I ever saw one.  The subtitle nicely summarizes the path that is set before readers as they study the rich biography of the Prince of Preachers and gain insight into the theological landscape that dominatedContinue reading “LIVING BY REVEALED TRUTH: The Life and Pastoral Theology of Charles Haddon Spurgeon – Tom Nettles (2013) Part 1”

C.H. SPURGEON ON SPIRITUAL LEADERSHIP – Steve Miller (2003)

C.H. Spurgeon On Spiritual Leadership by Steve Miller encourages readers, especially pastors, to emulate the life of the prince of preachers – Charles Haddon Spurgeon.  Spurgeon was not only known for his breathtaking preaching; he is also celebrated for his spiritual leadership. The author has selected some key areas of leadership that mark the life ofContinue reading “C.H. SPURGEON ON SPIRITUAL LEADERSHIP – Steve Miller (2003)”

The Influence of Spurgeon: A Boon for the Soul

  Charles Haddon Spurgeon was born on this date, June 19, 1834 – one hundred and seventy-six years ago.  I got to thinking about the influence that Spurgeon has had on my thinking, theology, and Christian life.  This thought led to another interesting tidbit.  I have been influenced by many Christian men over the yearsContinue reading “The Influence of Spurgeon: A Boon for the Soul”

THE FORGOTTEN SPURGEON – Iain Murray (1966)

There are a few books worth reading over and over.  The Forgotten Spurgeon by Iain Murray is one of them.  Murray is quick to point out that his work is not a biography.  He does, however, seek to examine Spurgeon’s life and pastoral ministry in the context of three major controversies that ensued during hisContinue reading “THE FORGOTTEN SPURGEON – Iain Murray (1966)”

SPURGEON AND THE TRUTH OF GOD

“The doctrine which is now rejected as the effete theory of Puritans and Calvinists will yet conquer human thought and reign supreme.  As surely as the sun which sets tonight shall rise tomorrow as the predestined hour, so shall the truth of God shine forth over the whole earth.” – C.H. Spurgeon Cited in IainContinue reading “SPURGEON AND THE TRUTH OF GOD”