Sunday Sermon Series – 10/31/21

We continue our series on the Ten Commandments or The Law of God with this gem from the Prince of Preachers. Far to often today’s pulpits lack preaching of the law in deference to offending someone, but that is not following Christ’s example. As Spurgeon once said: “No man will ever put on the robe of Christ’s righteousness till he is stripped of his fig leaves, nor will he wash in the fount of mercy till he perceives his filthiness.

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

“I do not believe that any man can preach the gospel who does not preach the Law. Lower the Law and you dim the light by which man perceives his guilt; this is a very serious loss to the sinner rather than a gain; for it lessens the likelihood of his conviction and conversion. I say you have deprived the gospel of its ablest auxiliary [its most powerful weapon] when you have set aside the Law. You have taken away from it the schoolmaster that is to bring men to Christ. they will never accept grace till they tremble before a just and holy Law. Therefore, the Law serves a most necessary purpose, and it must not be removed from its place. The Law cuts into the core of evil, it reveals the seat of the malady and informs us that the leprosy lies deep within. They must be slain by the Law before they can be made alive by the gospel.”

Read more quotes from Charles Haddon Spurgeon


SERMON

The Uses of the Law

“Wherefoore then serveth the law?”—Galatians 3:19

Charles Haddon Spurgeon, April 19, 1857

Scripture: Galatians 3:19 From: New Park Street Pulpit Volume 3


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