Below are excerpts from C.H. Spurgeon’s excellent sermon titled Pride and Humility (New Park Street, 1856).C.H. Spurgeon, (1856). “Pride and Humility,” in The New Park Street Pulpit Sermons (London: Passmore & Alabaster, 1856), 2:350-352.
Below are excerpts from C.H. Spurgeon’s “A Sermon Upon One Nothing by Another Nothing,” in The Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit Sermons, vol. 25 (London: Passmore and Alabaster), 85-96. The entire sermon is great gospel encouragement for
Something that my wife and I constantly tell our children is that giftedness and intelligence are vastly overrated. We also tell them that hard work, discipline, and convictional courage is vastly underrated. We tend to
1. Extending family is the best form of church planting. Among the church planters I know, many are planting out of discontentment and even discouragement. For one reason or another, not always wrong or bad,
As I go into a cemetery I like to think of the time when the dead shall rise from their graves. […] Thank God, our friends are not buried; they are only sown! (D.L. Moody)
Puritan William Perkins is said to have referred to the family and the Christian household as a “little church.” In somewhat of a similar vein, Lewis Bayly taught, “what the preacher is in the pulpit,
Legalism does not work, never has, and never will. Legalism is the pursuit of good works, obedience to God’s law and the ethical commands of the Bible (and beyond), abstracted from faith in Christ, in
Satan does not mind expository preaching as long as it misses the main point of God’s word; in fact, Satan himself engages in a form of expository preaching and encourages that form of biblical exposition
Do not let your adorning be external—the braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear— but let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable beauty
The young high school football player had amazing speed, agility, and moves—and he knew it. There was no doubt in anyone’s mind, including his, that he was the most talented offensive player on the field.