Love is love’s food.

There is a power in Christ’s love which conquers, captivates, and
overpowers the man, so that he cannot but love Christ in return.

God’s love has a GENERATIVE power-
our love to him is brought forth by his love to us.

The best way for begetting love to Christ is a sense of the love
of Christ to us. His love is a loadstone to attract our love.

As fire grows by the addition of fuel, so does our love to Christ
increase by renewed and enlarged discoveries of his love to us.

Where much of divine love is perceived by the soul, there will be
a return of affection in some degree proportionate to the measure
of the manifestation. As we pour water into a dry pump when we
desire to obtain more – so must we have the love of Christ imparted
to the heart before we shall feel any uprisings of delight in Him.

We have all too much cause to mourn the poverty of our love.
Beloved fellow Christian, pray for more open discoveries of the
love and loveliness of Christ, and thus shall your languid passions
move more readily in the paths of obedience.


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Spurgeon was a one-of-a-kind preacher. There was never a preacher like him before or since. His story is truly unique in the history of preaching. He started preaching at sixteen and had preached over 1000 times by the time he was 21 years old. Almost immediately, he was a master with word pictures and illustrations. His delivery was like music or poetry and his written word remains as powerful today as it was during his life. Unbelieveably, Spurgeon had no formal education, but he was very well-read in Puritan theology, natural history, and Latin and Victorian literature. His lack of a college degree proved to be no hindrance to his remarkable preaching career. Spurgeon began publishing shortly after he started preaching. In January 1855, the "Penny Pulpit" began, publishing one sermon every week; the series continued until 1917, a quarter-century after Spurgeon's death. Every year these sermons were reissued in book form, first as The New Park Street Pulpit (6 volumes, 1855-1860) and later as The Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit (57 volumes, 1861-1917). Spurgeon published scores of religious books in addition to his sermons...During his ministry, he edited a periodical, The Sword and the Trowel, in which he dealt with both theology and politics. Three hundred million copies of his printed works have been in circulation, mostly his sermons. His book on preaching, Lectures to My Students, has had over 500,000 copies printed. His two-volume commentary on Psalms, the Treasury of David, is sitting on the shelves of over 150,000 libraries. His sermons are still being printed today and sell as well or better than any contemporary preacher. Though not an expositor in the style of Maclaren, he was thoroughly Biblical in his messages. His thought process was deep, but his preaching was understandable to even the most simple minds. It has been said that his hearers listened as one who was hearing a will read or hearing his sentence given by a judge. Many of his sermons are available at www.spurgeon.org and other good sites. Here at NewsForChristians.com, we try to feature sermons by Spurgeon that are not available at the other sites.

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