Book Report on Charles Spurgeon's Lectures to My Students Essay

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LIBERTY UNIVERSITY Charles Spurgeon Book Report Lectures to my Students Submitted to: Dr. R. Scott Pace Pastoral Leadership 635 By: Johnny F. Gail (ID# L24543560) Lynchburg, Virginia 07 April 2013 Table of Contents Introduction …………………………………………………………………………………....1 Summary ……………………………………………………………………………………….1 Critique …………………….………………………………………………………………..…3 Evaluation ………………….…………………………………………………………………..5 Bibliography ………………………………………………………………………………..…7 Summary Lectures to my Students, by C. H. Spurgeon compiles the Presidential addresses and speeches made by Spurgeon to the ministers and students at the annual conference of the Pastor’s College which Spurgeon himself founded. (spurgeon.org) Lectures to my Students…show more content…
Spurgeon has more than accomplished that seeing as how he is even today quoted from almost every pulpit in England, America and I would venture to say around the world. Certainly the book will help me in my personal ministry. Even before reading An Lectures to my Students, I have used quotes and wisdom sayings from Spurgeon’s books and speeches often. There are many admonitions and quotes by Spurgeon that fit today’s situations. Spurgeon also hits the mark in assessing the feelings that I have concerning leading the congregation and where they need to go. For instance in the chapter 12 “The Ministers Ordinary Conversation,” Spurgeon points to the problem of putting ourselves ahead of God’s directives. One can hardly go wrong in using the wisdom of Charles Haddon Spurgeon. He has and continues to aid me in my ministry. Critique Lectures to my Students is a book written to preachers by a preacher. Charles Hadden Spurgeon pours his heart into the writing of this work. C. H. Spurgeon was a prolific writer with more than 1980 sermons, books and manuscripts in print. (Spurgeon.org) His work over the years has been enjoyed, used and quoted by literally thousands of ministers of the gospel and others as well. Spurgeon reaches out for the heart of the readers of this book. With his seemingly personal experiences in ministry, Spurgeon

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