On the Right Use of the Law

pastor-d-scott-meadowsD. Scott Meadows

Do not seek to be justified by the law, nor to ignore it completely. Let it convict you of your sins, show you God’s glory, instruct you in righteousness, and make you depend on God’s grace through our Lord Jesus Christ.

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By | February 27th, 2017|Christian Life, Herald, Law|

Against Hastening to Remove from our Post of Duty

Charles H. Spurgeon

Do we shy away from Christian service? As the Lord's workers we should desire to glorify Him. Christian service is not about selecting the comfortable positions and the hopeful fields; it is best to make no selection, but to yield our own will to the will of God altogether.

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By | February 14th, 2017|Christian Life, Herald|

Tabernacle Conversions in 1860


Previously unpublished testimonies from a treasure trove of records of conversions during Spurgeon’s pastorate at the Metropolitan Tabernacle.

There are over twenty ­volumes of beautifully handwritten testimonies of those converted during Spurgeon’s pastorate. Here is a small selection of entries some of which form part of a larger number published in Wonders of Grace.

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By | February 14th, 2017|Book Reviews, Christian Life, Herald|

Wonders of Grace: Video


Here is a powerful reaffirmation of the transforming power of the Gospel in individual lives. Also provides insights into the signs of conversion looked for by the elders, and the questions put to converts.

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By | February 14th, 2017|Christian Life, Herald|

Wonders of Grace: Original Testimonies of Converts During Spurgeon’s Early Years

Compiled by Hannah Wyncoll

Drawn from the early years of Spurgeon’s remarkable London ministry, these 138 testimonies of conversion form part of an archive of some 15,000 such accounts at the Metropolitan Tabernacle. Illustrated with facsimile pages of notes by C.H. Spurgeon and elders, and photographs of London life at that time.

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By | February 14th, 2017|Book Reviews, Christian Life, Herald|

Blessed Is He Who Trusts in the Lord

George Lawson

He who gives attention to the word will find good,
and blessed is he who trusts in the Lord
(Proverbs 16:20).

We ought not only to avoid every thing sinful and foolish, and to exercise ourselves diligently in our necessary businesses and duties, but likewise to do every thing that we undertake wisely and discreetly. The prudent management of affairs is attended with great comfort and advantage.

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By | February 7th, 2017|Christian Life, Herald, Man, Trust|

He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life

George Lawson

He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life; but he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction (Proverbs 13:3).

We must not only avoid speaking evil, but prudently beware of speaking good when it would be unseasonable. Why does the wise man insist so much on this subject? Because the tongue is a most unruly member, and yet it is absolutely necessary to bridle it.

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By | February 2nd, 2017|Christian Life, Herald|

He That Winneth Souls Is Wise

George Lawson

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and he that winneth souls is wise
(Proverbs 11:30).

The righteous shall flourish as a branch, and they bear the fruits of the tree of life, for they are ingrafted in Christ, and derive supplies of spiritual influence from him. No fruit-bearing tree that is seen in our cursed earth, is a sufficient emblem to represent the excellency of the righteous man.

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By | January 30th, 2017|Christian Life, Evangelism, Herald|

A True Pastor’s Greatest Joy

pastor-d-scott-meadowsD. Scott Meadows

I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth (3 John 4).

John the Apostle is an example of a man with the heart of a true pastor. John loves the Church like Christ loves the Church—the calling of every disciple of Christ (John 13.34), and an absolutely indispensable requirement of those entrusted with shepherding God’s flock.

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By | January 19th, 2017|Christian Life, Herald|

True Faith and Loving Christ

Dr-Albert-N-MartinAlbert N. Martin

True faith in Christ will always lead to and be accompanied by love to the Person of Christ. The Scriptures are very clear in declaring to us the unique place of faith as the sole means by which we appropriate and receive Christ and all the salvation that’s in Him. We must never, never budge from a clear understanding that faith is assigned a unique place.

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By | January 17th, 2017|Christ, Christian Life, Herald|