Tom Nettles has spent more than 15 years working on this magisterial biography of Charles Haddon Spurgeon, the famous 19th century preacher and writer. More than merely a biography it covers his life, ministry and also provides an in-depth survey of his theology.
Table of Contents:
- Birth to New Birth
- Made for Gospel Ministry
- The Metropolitan Tabernacle
- Preaching the Whole Counsel
- Theological Method and Content
- Spurgeon’s Message of Christ’s Atoning Sacrifice
- The Challenge of Church Life and the Governance of Worship
- The Gospel is Evangelism
- Use of Evangelists
- Theological Foundations for a Benevolent Ministry
- Personal Theory and Preferences in the Production of Godly Literature
- Literature about Right, Wrong, and Truth
- Theology and Controversy
- Destroyed or be Destroyed
- The Downgrade Conflict
- Spurgeon and Baptists in America
- Sickness, Suffering, Depression
- Conduct in the Face of Death
Click here to read the Preface and Introduction: PDF
Thomas J. Nettles is Professor of Historical Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky.
Praise For Living by Revealed Truth:
"Charles Spurgeon is a mountain—a massive figure on the evangelical landscape. Tom Nettles now helps us to understand Charles Haddon Spurgeon as a man, a theologian, and one of the most influential pastors in church history. Nettles takes us into the heart of Charles Spurgeon's conviction and his pastoral theology. This is a book that will encourage, educate, and bless its readers.
– R. Albert Mohler, President, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky
"Fresh and unique, this book will be enjoyable to laymen, profitable to pastors, and indispensable for scholars. Nettles' volume now takes an honored place among the most valuable of all resources pertaining to the Prince of Preachers.
– Don Whitney, Associate Professor of Biblical Spirituality, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky
“Tom Nettles’ new biography of Charles Spurgeon will be the new standard for a long time.”
-John Piper, Founder DesiringGod.org, Chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary
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