Galatians (Spurgeon Commentary Series)
Gain easy access to the best of Spurgeon's writings on the book of Galatians. "Spurgeon Commentary: Galatians" collects his thoughts on the epistle in a commentary format, including sermon illustrations and applications culled from his sermons and writings. Illustrations are...
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Gain easy access to the best of Spurgeon's writings on the book of Galatians. "Spurgeon Commentary: Galatians" collects his thoughts on the epistle in a commentary format, including sermon illustrations and applications culled from his sermons and writings. Illustrations are indexed by theme, enabling you to quickly find a fitting observation whether you're searching by topic or verse. Each section of Scripture also includes at least one application from Spurgeon based on those verses. And updated language brings greater clarity to his teachings than ever before--allowing you to better understand and apply Spurgeon's rich insights into Galatians. About the Author Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834-1892) began preaching at the New Park Street Chapel in London at nineteen years of age. He gained instant fame, and the church grew from 232 members to more than five thousand at the end of his pastorate. Many of his sermons were published each week and regularly sold more than 25,000 copies in twenty languages. Spurgeon read six books per week during his adult life, and read "Pilgrim's Progress" more than 100 times. In addition to his studying and preaching, Spurgeon also founded the Pastor's College (now Spurgeon's College), various orphanages and schools, mission chapels, and numerous other social institutions. About the Editor Elliot Ritzema is a contributing editor at Lexham Press and the editor of the ten-volume Spurgeon Commentary series. He is also editor of several other books, including "300 Quotations for Preachers" and "400 Prayers for Preachers." He holds an MDiv from Regent College and lives with his wife in Bellingham, WA.
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.