• “It is not the place where we are, or the work that we do or cannot do that matters, it is something else. It is the fire within that burns and shines, whatever be our circumstances.” – Amy Carmichael

The Life of Susannah Spurgeon

Introduction

    THE position of the wife of a great man and particularly of a great minister, is not only one of… Continue reading

Chapter 1 – Early Years

    Early Years

    MRS. SPURGEON was born on January 15th, 1832, and her girlhood days were spent partly in the Southern… Continue reading

Chapter 2 – First Contact with C. H. Spurgeon

    First Contact with C. H. Spurgeon

    IN the morning of Sunday, December 18th, 1853, Charles Haddon Spurgeon, then a gauche… Continue reading

Chapter 3 – The Dawning of Love

    The Dawning of Love

    THE manner and circumstances in which C. H. Spurgeon declared his love to, Miss Thompson were… Continue reading

Chapter 4 – Courtship Days

    Courtship Days

    LESS than two months after the incident at the Crystal Palace, C. H. Spurgeon formally proposed for the… Continue reading

Chapter 5 – Married Life

    Married Life

    THE wedding of Susannah Thompson and Charles Haddon Spurgeon took place at New Park Street Chapel, on January… Continue reading

Chapter 6 – A Dark Shadow

    A Dark Shadow

    ON September 20th, 1856, twin sons were born to Mrs. Spurgeon at her home in the New… Continue reading

Chapter 7 – Happiness and Service

    Happiness and Service

    IN 1857 Mr. and Mrs. Spurgeon moved to Helensburgh House, Nightingale Lane, Clapham, a place which they… Continue reading

Chapter 8 – Husband and Wife

    Husband and Wife

    MRS. SPURGEON, in the earlier years of her married life, used to accompany her husband in his… Continue reading

Chapter 9 – Mid Life

    Mid Life

    AFTER the preacher and his wife had been living in Helensburgh House, Nightingale Lane, for close upon a… Continue reading

  • “We profess to be strangers and pilgrims, seeking after a country of our own, yet we settle down in the most un-stranger-like fashion, exactly as if we were quite at home and meant to stay as long as we could.” – Amy Carmichael

Verse of the Day

The Lord shall preserve you from all evil; He shall preserve your soul. The Lord shall preserve your going out and your coming in From this time forth, and even forevermore. — Psalm 121:7-8 (NKJV)

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