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Around the Wicket Gate

4.35  ·  Rating Details ·  85 Ratings  ·  12 Reviews
Charles Spurgeon draws from John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress to reach those who have not yet entered the "wicket gate". The free gift of eternal life is available to all, including those in the dangerous position of being almost a Christian.
Paperback, 95 pages
Published April 1st 1995 by Whitaker Distribution (first published December 31st 1969)
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Justin
Nov 02, 2014 Justin rated it really liked it
I don't know how anyone could dislike Spurgeon. This is a delightful little books filled with beautiful language and wonderful metaphors. It is written written with a passion and conviction that I find lacking in many modern books. It was written to those who would be seeking the Lord and it clearly and unmistakably points directly to Jesus. You can listen to it free on LibriVox http://librivox.org
Carol Arnold
Jul 05, 2015 Carol Arnold rated it it was amazing
Amazing little book! You can't go wrong with Spurgeon! The subtitle is "A Friendly Talk With Seekers Concerning the Lord Jesus Christ." Spurgeon convincingly persuades readers who may be standing at the Wicket Gate (think John Bunyan's Pilgrims Progress) to enter in and believe. A great book to share with unbelievers and to read as a believer to help you share your faith.
Wilma  Coate
Jul 22, 2014 Wilma Coate rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A classic

Although at times requiring a second and third reading of a paragraph due to old English, I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Full of the basic gospel, emphasizing simple faith.
Kristen Stieffel
Apr 16, 2013 Kristen Stieffel rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a charming little book. It's meant primarily for those who are seeking God but have not yet made a decision. It is still helpful to believers, in that it offers clarity about some points of our faith and can help us converse with seekers.
Brock
Nov 01, 2007 Brock rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: everyone
The great Spurgeon's treatise on the basics of the gospel. A short read laying out the gospel as few can. This little book has been a powerful conduit for the gospel in the history of the church.
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The actual subtitle from the title page of the original edition is: "A Friendly Talk With Seekers Concerning Faith In The Lord Jesus Christ".
Abbey
Sep 27, 2007 Abbey rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Everyone
Very good book. I would recommend this book to anyone who is seeking the Lord and wants to know Him through salvation. I read this book a few times before I was saved and it helped tremendously.
Patrick
Sep 04, 2013 Patrick rated it it was amazing
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Amazing call to trust in the Lord Jesus Christ as your Savior. BELIEVE AND BE SAVED!

Highest recommendations.
Seth
Dec 15, 2016 Seth rated it it was amazing
This is a very good book on salvation with many illustrations about this! In this book he gives some good analogies refuting Calvinism
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Aug 30, 2010 Jay rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Excellent booklet on salvation! Spurgeon's use of illustrations and parables is very helpful.
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This is one of C. H. Spurgeon's clasics book, that new believers shouldn't missed.
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Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834-92) was England's best-known preacher for most of the second half of the nineteenth century. In 1854, just four years after his conversion, Spurgeon, then only 20, became pastor of London's famed New Park Street Church (formerly pastored by the famous Baptist theologian John Gill). The congregation quickly outgrew their building, moved to Exeter Hall, then to Surrey M ...more
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“Great numbers of persons have no concern about eternal things. They care more about their cats and dogs than about their souls.” 1 likes
“Men dream that heroes are only to be made on special occasions, once or twice in a century; but in truth the finest heroes are home-spun, and are more often hidden in obscurity than platformed by public observation. Trust in the living God is the bullion out of which heroism is coined. Perseverance in well-doing is one of the fields in which faith grows not flowers, but the wheat of her harvest. Plodding on in hard work, bringing up a family on a few shillings a week, bearing constant pain with patience, and so forth—these are the feats of valour through which God is glorified by the rank and file of His believing people.” 0 likes
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