Book Report on Charles Spurgeon's Lectures to My Students

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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
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Spurgeon urges pastors to read diligently, and use concordances wisely. This practical volume is a must-have for pastors, teachers, and anyone seeking a guide to the countless volumes written on Scripture. (Logos.com) The nine chapters of assigned reading from Lectures to my Students fit together perfectly with the aforementioned statement and reflect the heart of Mr. Spurgeon and his concern for his students. Spurgeon wrote this book in the late 19th century and he was an Englishman. The text reflects the language of the day. The old text makes the book a little difficult for the modern reader but with diligence one can get through it and reap the benefits that I mentioned before. An example of the style of writing that was mentioned is

One of the things I appreciate about Lectures to My Students is how clearly it reveals that many of the pressures and challenges of the pastorate have not changed over the last two hundred years. Much of Spurgeon’s advice to young preachers is as relevant today as the advice of anyone currently writing. There are a few areas here and there that Spurgeon addresses (mainly regarding health or issues with the schedule of ministry) that indicates the limited knowledge of the medical field at the time in which he ministered. But overall, this book has been helpful and a friend

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