Tag Archives: CH Spurgeon

Working for Christ in his absence?

I’ve been thinking about crucifixion, mortification and prayer and the route to ministry burnout. This extract from Spurgeon’s sermon on Song of Solomon 1:7-8 “The good shepherdess” is a great encouragement never to lose sweet fellowship with Christ: I know … Continue reading

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Why Christ’s love is better than wine #2

I was a binge drinker between the ages of 17 and 23, regularly getting wasted for the buzz. I was drawn to Christ at the end of that time and simply stopped drinking. Old friends asked “why don’t you get … Continue reading

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Why Christ’s love is better than wine #1

I’ve started reading CH Spurgeon’s sermons on Song of Solomon and really loved his first meditation on why Christ’s love is better than wine. These are the first Spurgeon sermons I remember reading. His work is not expository but what … Continue reading

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