Short biography C.H.Spurgeon (1834 – 1892)

One of the most famous preachers of the 19th century
Born 19.6.1834 in Kelvedon, Essex / England
His family is descended from Dutch refugees who fled to England before the blood regiment Duke Albas.
At 15, he became an assistant teacher
In 1850 he was baptized in a Baptist church.
At only 16 he became a very active and successful witness of Jesus Christ and preacher
As a parish pastor in Worterbeach, he preached in great numbers in barns, on roofs and in the open air. From 1854 also in London.
He fell asleep in peace on January 31, 1892 in Mentone, France.
His sermons were spread all over the world. For 27 years he published the magazine “Sword and Trowel”. His collected writings fill 100 volumes, of which his sermons alone 43. His popular psalm commentary “David’s Treasury” was his major work of lasting value.
Before his end he said: “My work is over, but the Lord has done well.”

One of his rich sentences was, for example: “Prayer is our most important assistant as long as the sermon is still on the anvil. When others, such as Esau, go hunting after a meal, we will find a delicious meal at home through prayer and, like Jacob, but with full truth, say, “The Lord has given it to me.” – Point out our prayerless sermons to turn out to be hay and stubble. A mighty worshiper is a fiery wall around his homeland. The prayers of a Knox fear his enemies more than the hostile armies. – We should not only, we have to pray more. The secret of all our success in the ministry is prayer. ”
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In the list below you will find a small selection of sermons by C.H.Spurgeon (with the kind permission of Eternal Life Ministries).


The sermons at this site are unabridged and in Modern English. Only necessary changes have been made in the unabridged sermons, such as correcting spelling errors, some punctuation usage, capitalization of deity pronouns, and minimal updating of a few archaic words. The sermons in Modern English have been updated and revised by Emmett O’Donnell. Scripture quotations have also been updated and revised, and some have been changed to the NKJV. It should be noted that Eternal Life Ministries does not endorse the NKJV. If you use an Android device, a free app is available for the sermons in Modern English here.



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