Image from page 167 of "Autobiography of Charles H. Spurgeon compiled from his diary, letters and records by his wife and his private secretary" (1899)
Authors: Spurgeon, C. H. (Charles Haddon)
Publisher: Passmore and Alabaster
Contributing Library: William Carey University Libraries
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erent periods in the historv of the College, on beingsent out as pioneers to start new churches, received this singular charge :— Cling 152 H. SPURGEON S AUTOBIOGRAPHY. ticrhtlv with both your hands ; when they fail, catch hold with your teeth ; and if theygive way, hang on by your eyelashes ! Mr. Saville went to Carlisle with thesewords ringing in his ears, and he obeyed them all too literally. With true heroism,he would not let his dear President know the hardships he was enduring for Christssake and the gospels ; but someone, who discovered the plight he was in, wroteabout his trials and sufferings ; and as soon as the tidings reached Mr. Spurgeon,substantial help was sent to him. Perhaps the most pathetic farewell of all was the one spoken to Mr. E. H.Ellis, who was leaving for Australia, in March, 1891. Referring to The Down-grade Controversy, Mr. Spurgeon said, Good bye, Ellis; you will never see meagain, this fight is killing vie. A vionth later, the fatal illness commenced !
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THE PASTORS COLLEGE, TEMPLE STREET, SOUTHWARK. For about fourteen years after the opening of the Tabernacle, the Collegeclasses were held in various rooms below the great sanctuary ; but as the number of c. H. siurgeons autobiograiIiv. 153 students continued to grow, the accommodation became increasingly inadequate tothe requirements of the work. Mr. Spurgeon was always on the look-out for asuitable site for buildings specially adapted for the purpose ; and years before anyground was available, he began putting aside such amounts as he could spare, readyfor the time when they would be needed. Various legacies, left to him personally,amounting in the aggregate to some thousands of pounds, were devoted to thisobject ; so that, when the final effort was at last made, it was accomplished withcomparative ease. The total cost of the building and furnishing was ^15,000, all ofwhich was paid ; and when the property was put in trust, only a sufficient sum wasinvested to pay the rates and keep
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