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Lectures to My Students Hardcover – May 15, 2010
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About the Author
Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834-1892) served for 30 years at the Metropolitan Tabernacle in London. It is estimated that during his lifetime he spoke to 10 million people, and he became known as the "Prince of Preachers." His works fill over 60 volumes; and more than a century after his death, his sermons and devotional texts continue to challenge and touch Christians and non-Christians alike with their biblical grounding, eloquent text, and simple encouragement. Among his published books are "Lectures to My Students" (Hendrickson); "The Treasury of David" (Hendrickson), a devotional commentary on the Psalms; "All of Grace," the first Christian pocket-paperback published in the United States; numerous volumes of topical sermon collections; and the best-selling "Morning and Evening."
Top Customer Reviews
This is one of my top 5 books. All of Spurgeon's works are worth the effort and resources to secure (such as his autobiography, commentary on Psalms called Treasury of David, salvific work titled All of Grace, and monumental 63 volume sermon set :), but that is not always feasible. If you were to have only one book by Spurgeon, I would say this should be it.
As has been said in the other more negative reviews: the presentation is not that great (this is the bibliobazar edition). The book itself looks very clean and sharp; it's a good size too, which I appreciate (just has a good hold and feel in your hands as you read). BUT, the type size is extremely small and the font is just okay.Read more ›
Thus, we catch a glimpse of the practical wisdom, which so easily dripped from the pen of Charles Spurgeon, in the preceding quote. It is but a small portion of the witty, yet solid, insights he gives in his work Lectures to My Students. Although this book is intended for those would be pastors and elders who are picking up the mantle of God's preachers, there are great principles of biblical and practical truth which can be applied to any Christian's life. On that basis alone I approvingly recommend this read to all.
Spurgeon's mastery and command of the English language did not keep him from "setting forth gospel turth in the easiest imaginable manner". In fact, with such an ability, he was one of the most avid communicators of his day, and even to this time. I've heard it said before that had Spurgeon's voluminous writings been "unrelgious" in nature, they would've been indeed used to exemplify the best of English language. Spurgeon has been affectionately called the Prince of Preachers, and rightly so, for his eloquence of speech was music to the ears of both the common man and well-to-do.Read more ›
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In terms of content Lectures to my students was five stars. Other reviewers have given their thoughts on the content, I would recommend looking to a different review for comments... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Fellow Brother
Njce hardcover book. I like it very much. Good readPublished 1 month ago by Ant&mel +1 and 2 crazy dogs
Anything Spurgeon is okay by me. He is such a thoughtful, Godly man.Published 2 months ago by Birdie
For anyone looking to improve their walk with Jesus, this and any other volume by Mr Spurgeon is a necessary and so useful piece of work. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Kris McMillen
I believe if the church in America had listened to this book many errors would have been avoided. Great author and another great encouragement. Taught in a classroom setting. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Lethaltruth
Haven't finished it but it's clear this is a treasure read.Published 7 months ago by William Edgeworth