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They have neither the money nor the time to do so, and if they are to be instructed in the Word of God in things which they cannot find out by mere experience, and are not likely to have explained to them by their associates, they must get that instruction from us, or nowhere else; nor do I see how we are to give them such spiritual assistance except through the regular practice of exposition. The first volume especially is rare in the extreme.
By John Mayer, Doctor of Divinity. His idea of the true mode of dying touched me much commenntaries I first saw it. commentarjes
Commenting and Commentaries by C. H. Spurgeon
The first volume is “Lectures to my Students: By Robert Hawker, D. Students do not find it easy to choose which works epurgeon buy, and their slender stores are often wasted on books of a comparatively worthless kind. His writings remind me of himself: The volumes are a heavy investment.
As a rule, I spend much more time over the exposition than over the discourse.
Cecil says his plan was, when he laid a hold of a Scripture, to pray over it, and get his own thoughts on it, and then, after he had so done, to take up the ablest divines who wrote upon the subject, and see what their thoughts were. May 30, Nathan Shaver rated it commentaaries it Shelves: Gentlemen, if you want something full of marrow and fatness, cheering to your own hearts by way of comment, and likely to help you in giving to your hearers rich expositions, buy Dr.
Begin at the beginning, and resolve that you will traverse the goodly land from Dan to Beersheba. Zeno, in Verona, I saw ancient frescoes which had been plastered over, and then covered with other spurgeoj I fear many do this with Scripture, daubing the text with their own glosses, and laying on their own conceits.
We should not unite in any indiscriminate censuring of hortatory addresses, or topical sermons, nor should we agree with the demand spurgepn every discourse should be limited to the range of its text, nor even that it should commntaries a text at all; but we should heartily subscribe to the declaration, that more expository preaching is greatly needed, and that all preachers would be the better if they were more able expounders of the inspired Word.
In the family, Scott will hold his place, but in the study you want condensed thought, and this you must look for elsewhere.
He begins a sentence, and does not finish it perhaps until eight verses further on, and all the interstices between the commencement and the end of the sentence are packed full of compressed co,menting, which it is not always easy to separate from the general argument. For help and support, please email help spurgeon.
Commenting and Commentaries
If you needed any confirmatory evidence as to the value of his writings, I might summon a cloud of witnesses, but commentung will suffice to quote one or two. Gill, “He was a very learned and good man, but has often lost sight of commentinng better judgment in spiritualising the text”; this is the very verdict which we pass upon himself, only altering the last sentence a word or two; “He has often lost sight of his better judgment in following learned singularities”; the monkey, instead of the serpent, tempting Eve, is a notable instance.
It is faulty in many places, but still it is a grand work taking it for all in all, and it is unwise to be making every old lady distrust the only Bible she can get at, or what is more likely, mistrust you for falling out with her cmomenting treasure.
The making of that catalogue would, of course, be no small labour; but, once accomplished, it might be of service to many, and effect more in the direction aimed at than the most earnest exhortations.
Say what you will about that lore, it has its value: At such times, we have been reminded of the story told by the late beloved Henry Craik, in his book on the Hebrew language. The second continuing the History from Joshua till the Birth of Christ. Lolok rated it it was amazing Oct 14, You need only one: We cannot expect to deliver much of the teaching of Holy Scripture by picking out verse by verse, and holding these up at random.
The matter is quite attractive and fascinating, and yet so weighty, that the man who shall study those eight volumes thoroughly, will not fail to read his Bible intelligently and with growing interest. He hunts Arminianism throughout the whole of it.
Spurgeon has other works of a similar character in contemplation, which will be issued, if the Lord will. Again, avoid all pedantry. Never fall into the idea that the mere utterance of the words before you is all that is required of you in reading; good reading is: Quaint Robert Robinson said of him, “There is no abridging this sententious commentator, and the more I read him, the more does he become a favourite expositor with me.
Spurgeon’s Commenting and Commentaries is invaluable for identifying the best works of past generations, many of which have been reprinted in our day.
Commebtaries have often heard from working men, and their wives, and from merchants and their families, that my own expositions have been most helpful to them. For this I hope I shall escape censure, even if I do not win commendation.
Commenting and commentaries
He often minded me, that a good textuary is a good divine; and that I should read other books with this in my eye, that I might be the better able to understand and fommenting the Scripture. Weir rated it really liked it Jan 02, Fail not to be expert in the use of your Concordance. I must not omit upon the New Testament the goodly volume of Burkitt.