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Charles Haddon REV. C. H. SPURGEON,
FIRST SERIES-TWENTIETH EDITION,
Jutroduction and Biograpþical Sketch
Br E. L. DAGOON, D.D.
SHELDON, BLAKEMAN AND COMPANY,
BOSTON: GOULD AND LINCOLN.
XARAR ALERE LIBRARY
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SERMON I.-SOVEREIGNTY, AND SALVATION,
II.- TIE BIBLE,
V.- CORIST CRUCIFIED,
VII. - THE CHURCH OF CORIST,
IX.- Paul's FIRST PRAYER,
XY.HEAVEN AND LELL,
XVI. - GOSPEL MISSIONS,
A BURNING and shining light has suddenly burst upon the moral world. At its first rising, many were doubtful of its source and power; but, in its early morning, it has already caught the eye of thousands, who rejoice in its beams.
The preaching of Mr. Spurgeon in London is one of the most remarkable phenomena of the present times. The loftiest and humblest minds, the rich and the poor, the titled and the lowly, in uncounted crowds, throng the courts where he ministers, listen with rapture to his glowing words ; hundreds are pricked to the heart, and God is honored in the conversion of sinners and the joy of his people.
What is the secret of the wonderful success attending the labors of a youth of twenty-two? Whence came he? Where was he trained for such service? Will he soon burn out and be forgotten? These are the earnest inquiries which a brief sketch of his history will, in part at least, answer.
Rev. C. H. Spurgeon was born at Kelvedon, in Essex, on the 19th of June, 1834. His father and grandfather are both living, and are Independent ministers. It is further stated, in the London Patriot, that the subject of this sketch received his early education at Colchester, and also passed a year in the Agricultural College at Maidstone, where he added to his previous knowledge some insight into natural science. Thus equipped, he began the business of life as usher in a school at Newmarket; whence he removed to Cambridge, where he held & similar appointment in a day-school, employing the ampler leisure thus secured in improving his own mind. While et