Posts tagged Spurgeon

Celebrate Spurgeon’s 180th birthday

1

Spurgeon

Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834-1894) converted to Christianity at the age of fifteen. By the time he was twenty-two, he was the most popular preacher of his time. He frequently spoke to crowds numbering over 10,000 in the days before sound systems or other electronic amplification.

Well known for his eloquent but familiar style, Charles Haddon Spurgeon won a large following in 19th Century Britain and his popularity among Christians of all denominations continues to this day. After his preaching began at age nineteen he quickly became very well-known throughout England and delivered nearly thirty-six hundred sermons. A prolific writer, many of Spurgeon’s works remain in print to this day.

Sometimes called the “prince of preachers” because of the richness of his utterance in interpreting the word of God, he ministered to thousands in London’s Metropolitan Tabernacle for decades. His popular daily devotional Morning and Evening has been a source of spiritual supply to countless believers. Always taking his subject directly from the Bible and always focusing on Christ’s glory and preeminence, Spurgeon puts himself aside and ushers his readers directly into the Lord’s presence to enjoy the comfort and encouragement only He can provide.

Not everything he said and did was widely accepted. Spurgeon was also ridiculed and criticized by preachers from across the Christian spectrum. But whether dealing with this criticism,  suffering from gout, caring for his invalid wife, battling depression, or carrying a burden of personal tragedy, Spurgeon refused to cave to the overwhelming adversity in his life.

To Celebrate Spurgeon’s 180th birthday we have the 37 Volume Olive Tree Charles Haddon Spurgeon Collection discounted this week.  This collection includes his Sermons, Autobiography, and several Devotionals and eBooks written by C.H. Spurgeon.  We also have the Parallel Commentary on the New Testament (Also by John Wesley and Matthew Henry) and the Parallel Classic Commentary on the Psalms (also by John Calvin and Matthew Henry).

Lastly, there are several more titles discounted to celebrate Charles Spurgeon and John Wesley’s birthdays this week.  You can find them here.

 

Sermons in the Resource Guide

0

Of the many Bible study tools that Olive Tree offers, sermon collections are another great resource that are specifically enhanced to work in the Resource Guide of The Bible Study App.

Sermons work much the same as a commentary in the resource guide. In the screenshot below the resource guide recognizes that I’m in Galatians chapter four and so when I look at the sermon section of the resource guide I see that in my installed sermon collections both Charles Spurgeon and John Piper have preached on this particular section of scripture.

 

Resource Guide Sermons1

 

A simple tap/click then takes me to the text of their sermon for easy reading and also to help me in my understanding of the passage.

Resource Guide Sermons2

 

This week there are over 600 titles on special that are specifically enhanced for the Resource Guide.

 

Bearded Theologians

1

Last month we asked people to submit pictures of their beards and then chose a random winner who received the Charles Spurgeon Collection.

Thanks to all who had fun with us and submitted a picture! We didn’t want to keep them to ourselves so we now present to you the Bearded Theologians of Olive Tree.

 

 

As a thanks to all who participated we’ve put The C.H. Spurgeon Collection on sale for this week.
Go here to find out more!

 

 

Free Resource Friday

0

Greatest Fight - SpurgeonToday only we highlight, Greatest Fight in the World: C.H. Spurgeon’s Final Manifesto, as a free resource available for use within Olive Tree Bible Software’s Bible Study App.

This is the final inaugural address delivered by Charles Haddon Spurgeon at the College Conference in April 1891. This book is an encouragement to every modern warrior engaged in the crusade against error and sin. It was published after Spurgeon’s death as The Greatest Fight in the World. Later the subtitle Final Manifesto was added.

Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834-1892) converted to Christianity at the age of fifteen. By the age of twenty-two, he was the most popular preacher in England, and remained so for the latter half of the 1800s. He frequently spoke to crowds over 10,000 in the days before electronic amplification. Known as the “Prince of Preachers,” he delivered nearly thirty-six hundred sermons throughout his life. A prolific writer as well, many of Spurgeon’s works remain in print to this day.

You can download this title for free by searching for it in the in-app store or go HERE for more information and download instructions.

Enhanced for the Resource Guide: Sermons

0

As part of the Study Tools category, Olive Tree offers access to some great sermon collections for use within The Bible Study App. Many of these sermon collections are also enhanced for use within the resource guide.

Sermons work much the same as a commentary in the resource guide. In the screenshot below the resource guide recognizes that I’m in Galatians chapter four and so when I look at the sermon section of the resource guide I see that in my installed sermon collections both Charles Spurgeon and John Piper have preached on this particular section of scripture.

 

Resource Guide Sermons1

 

A simple tap/click then takes me to the text of their sermon for easy reading and also to help me in my understanding of the passage.

Resource Guide Sermons2

 

To see what sermon series are available for The Bible Study App go HERE.

Free Resource Friday

0

All Of GraceFree Resource Friday this week is All of Grace, by Charles Haddon Spurgeon.

All of Grace is one of his most widely known and best-selling written works. It is a chaptered work, longer and more in-depth than any of his sermons. Subtitled “An Earnest Word with Those Who Are Seeking Salvation by the Lord Jesus Christ,” All of Grace is Spurgeon’s fullest explanation of the process of God’s redemption of Christian souls. It is also an inspiring gift of encouragement to believers in their Christian walk—a “fountain by the wayside” where Spurgeon hoped many will find refreshment. Its plain and simple language rings with his concern for the souls of all humanity.

Find this title to read in The Bible Study App by accessing your in-app store or go HERE for download instructions.

Also, make sure and check out the Spurgeon Sale happening this week with titles as low as .99. Go HERE to see more!

Go to Top