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All of Grace

by C. H. Spurgeon

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A wonderful wellspring of encouragement and truth, All of Grace by C.H. Spurgeon promotes the life-changing message of the power of God, the Source of such change. One of the greatest non-canonical books ever written, this phenomenal volume with indelible illustrations, apt anecdotes, irrefutable arguments, sincere pleas and most of all the plainly-spoken and rightly-applied word of God, thunders a powerful timeless message. One of the most incredibly moving Gospel presentations, both intellectually and emotionally, it remains as alive and relevant today as it ever was. Hard to put down!
  Stormrev1 | Sep 4, 2014 |
Spurgeon’s goal in this book was “the salvation of the reader.” There is no question that Spurgeon was among the greatest evangelists who have ever lived. This book will be an inspiring resource for witnessing and preaching evangelistically. And now Christian Classics has given you the ability to easily search the work by topic to encourage your hearts as you consider the gospel.
  Stormrev1 | Jul 17, 2014 |
The first thing that surprised me about this book (I listened to the audiobook version) was the very formal use of language. This book is a good example of how differently people used to write, in such a way as would seem elitist now. I have become so used to "accessible" language that it's interested to hear the literary equivalent of old-fashioned BBC language.

It is also fascinating to hear an account that predates our recognition of so many varied religions. The argument for belief in Christ rests entirely on our willingness to accept Him into our lives. Not for a moment does Spurgeon seem to consider the possibility that the reader might question why the Bible should be considered as truth or that the Bible might be considered of no more weight than any other religious book. Christ existed. We know this; we know the Bible is true. End of story. The belief that all religion might be "fantasy" is clearly not one that the author even considers in his attempt to convert the reader.

Additionally, he is clearly of WASP origins because he talks about a relationship with God. The church, as an entity, does not appear to enter into the picture at all, and there is absolutely no attempt at discussion of how disagreement with a church might affect faith. The Bible alone is considered, not any intermediary on earth.

As an argument for faith, by today's standards it's enormously full of holes. But for me its fascination lies in its portrayal of a different era, when Christianity was not only dominant but apparently unquestioned. ( )
  mandochild | Jan 7, 2011 |
Charles Spurgeon's call for repentence here is a wonderful examination of grace and salvation. Written for the nonbeliever, All of Grace explains the truth about sin and the need for Christ.

But even Christians can learn a great deal from Spurgeon here, and I would recommend this to anyone, especially to someone who may be wondering about Christianity, but isn't sure about it yet. ( )
  nesum | Mar 2, 2008 |
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"Meet me in heaven" is Charles Spurgeon's invitation in All of Grace --a clear, simple explanation of God's absolutely free gift of salvation. The great Baptist minister, known as "the prince of preachers," explains the gospel with illustrations, stories, and the plain truth of God's Word. This nineteenth-century classic--said to be Spurgeon's all-time bestseller--is presented in a lightly updated, freshly typeset volume sure to encourage believers and seekers alike.… (more)

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