In this sermon, Rev. C.H. Spurgeon explores the concept of victory in the Christian faith. He emphasizes that the victory of faith is not achieved through physical strength or worldly customs, but through the supernatural power of God. Spurgeon also highlights the importance of being born again and having a genuine faith that overcomes the world.

Discussion Questions

  1. What does it mean to overcome the world? How does this concept differ from worldly success or victory?
  2. How does the world try to influence our beliefs and actions? In what ways have you personally experienced the pressure to conform to worldly customs?
  3. Spurgeon mentions that the victory of faith is not achieved through reason, but through supernatural power. How does this challenge our reliance on human wisdom and understanding?
  4. How does faith help us overcome fear, hopelessness, and the temptations of the world? Share a personal experience where your faith helped you overcome a difficult situation.
  5. Spurgeon describes the new birth as a radical and enduring change. What does it mean to be born again? How does this transformation impact our relationship with God and our ability to overcome the world?
  6. How does faith counterbalance the world’s promises and temptations? How can we cultivate a faith that is stronger than the allure of worldly desires?
  7. Reflect on the quote from Spurgeon: “If I have simply been reformed, I may be a drunkard yet, or you may see me acting on the stage. But if I am really born again, with that real supernatural change, I shall never fall away.” What does this statement reveal about the nature of true faith and its impact on our lives?


Dear Heavenly Father, we come before you with humble hearts, seeking your guidance and strength. We thank you for the victory we have in Christ and the power of faith to overcome the world. Help us to truly understand what it means to be born again and to experience the supernatural transformation that comes from you. Grant us the grace to resist the pressures of the world and to live according to your will. May our faith be unwavering and our hearts steadfast in following you. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.

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