3 Ways Spurgeon Conquered His Secret Sin

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For the past century, Charles Spurgeon’s strengths have often overshadowed his weaknesses. His biographers are largely to blame, painting the preacher as a superhero incapable of vice or vulnerability.

Yet warts reveal as much as dimples do.

Spurgeon had both. He experienced seasons of success, but he also harbored hidden faults — secret sins that sought to undermine his ministry.

Spurgeon’s private life is as worthy of examination as his public life.

“Beloved, make your lives clear. Be you as the brook wherein you may see every stone at the bottom — not as the muddy creek” (MTP 11:455).

What was Spurgeon’s secret sin?

It wasn’t sex.

It wasn’t money.

It wasn’t power.

Spurgeon’s secret sin — his “darling” sin — was pride.

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