Spurgeon on Reading

As the apostle says to Timothy, so also he says to everyone, ‘Give yourself to reading.’ He who will not use the thoughts of other men’s brains proves that he has no brains of his own. You need to read. Renounce as much as you will all light literature, but study as much as possible sound theological works, especially the Puritanic writers, and expositions of the Bible. The best way for you to spend your leisure is to be either reading or praying.
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About Michael R. Jones

Pastor and PhD candidate writing on Paul's theology of suffering.
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2 Responses to Spurgeon on Reading

  1. Arthur Sido says:

    He only said that because they didn’t have Xbox in Spurgeon’s day.

  2. He didn’t have Star Wars either! Oh, the temptations we face today.

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