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John Ploughman's Talk

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The much loved John Ploughman's Picture (978-1-87157-623-5) & John Ploughman's Talk (978-0-90673-173-4) are in the process of being combined to become The Complete John Ploughman's (978-1-84550-278-2) to be released September 2007.
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Published January 1st 2001 by Christian Heritage (first published December 31st 1969)
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Jul 03, 2012 Michael rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Spurgeon, writing as "John Ploughman" provides both proverbial wisdom and entertainment, as for example his thoughts "On Seizing Opportunities" -

"When I see a man who declares that the times are bad and that he is always unlucky, I generally say to myself, 'That old goose did not sit on the eggs till they were all addled, and now Providence is to be blamed because they won't hatch.' I never had any faith in luck at all, except that I believe good luck will carry a man over a ditch if he jumps we
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Employing homespun humor and rustic illustrations, Spurgeon reveals his deep love and concern for people as he writes about some serious moral issues, giving advice based on biblical truth. The keen wit of the author is revealed as he reflects on a wide variety of topics.
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Really enjoyed reading it. Full of good advices written with humour.
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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 ...more
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