Come Ye Children (Christian Heritage Series)
"A thankless task"; "A waste of time" - two views commonly voiced by Christians with regard to the training of children in the way of the Lord. You don't have to feel that way! The famous and venerated preacher C.H....
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"A thankless task"; "A waste of time" - two views commonly voiced by Christians with regard to the training of children in the way of the Lord. You don't have to feel that way! The famous and venerated preacher C.H. Spurgeon shows us that telling young people about Jesus is the most important task given to anyone, be they parent, teacher or youth leader.
In this book you will find encouragement, practical help, and Biblical principles for the task of child evangelism and discipleship. King David is used as an example to follow - David said, "Come ye children, harken unto me: I will teach you the fear of the Lord". Spurgeon says, "You are not ashamed to tread in the footsteps of David, are you?" Inspiration and affirmation from the Prince of Preachers!
Spurgeon's advice on the training of children in the Christian faith.
'A thankless task.' 'A waste of time.' Two of the ways worn out people have described the Christian training of children. You don't have to feel that way In this book you will find encouragement, practical help and biblical principles. You will also go away with a new vision of the importance of the work in which you are involved. C.H Spurgeon shows us that telling young people about Jesus is the most important task given to anyone, be they parent, teacher or youth leader.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon, (1834 - 1892) served for thirty years as preacher and pastor of London's six-thousand-seat Metropolitan Tabernacle. Converted in 1850 at the age of fifteen, he began to help the poor and to hand out tracts; he was known as "The Boy Preacher." He preached his first sermon at the age of sixteen. At age eighteen, he became the pastor of Waterbeach Baptist Chapel, preaching in a barn. In 1856, Spurgeon married Susannah Thompson; they had twin sons, both of whom later entered the ministry. Spurgeon's compelling sermons and lively preaching style drew multitudes of people, and many came to Christ. Soon, the crowds had grown so large that they blocked the narrow streets near the church. Services eventually had to be held in rented halls, and Spurgeon often preached to congregations of more than ten thousand. The Metropolitan Tabernacle was built in 1861 to accommodate the large numbers of people. The prime minister of England, members of the royal family, and Florence Nightingale, among others, went to hear him preach. Spurgeon preached to an estimated ten million people throughout his life. Not surprisingly, he is called the "Prince of Preachers". In addition to his powerful preaching, Spurgeon founded and supported charitable outreaches, including educational institutions. He also founded the famous Stockwell Orphanage. His writings, including thousands of sermons, are still popular with pastors and devotional readers who, like him, treasure the gospel of God's grace.