In this sermon, Rev. C.H. Spurgeon emphasizes the importance and authority of the Bible. He reminds us that the Bible is not just a book written by men, but it is the Word of God Himself. Spurgeon encourages us to read, study, and treasure the Bible, as it contains great truths that are essential for our salvation.

Discussion Questions

  1. Why is it significant that God stoops down to notice and rebuke His erring creatures?
  2. How does the fact that God wrote the Bible Himself give it authority and truthfulness?
  3. What are some reasons why people may neglect or despise the Bible?
  4. Why is it important to read and study the Bible regularly? How can we make it a priority in our lives?
  5. What are some of the great things that the Bible teaches us? How do these truths impact our lives and our understanding of God?
  6. How does the Bible reveal God’s mercy and love towards us? How does it warn us of the consequences of sin?
  7. How can we overcome the perception that the Bible is dry or uninteresting? What are some practical ways to make reading the Bible more engaging and meaningful?


Dear Heavenly Father, we thank You for the gift of Your Word, the Bible. We acknowledge that it is not just a book written by men, but it is Your own writing, inspired by Your Holy Spirit. We confess that we have often neglected or despised the Bible, and we ask for Your forgiveness. Help us to see the great value and importance of Your Word, and give us a hunger and thirst for it. Open our hearts and minds to understand and apply the truths found in the Bible. May we read it with reverence and joy, knowing that it is a means by which You speak to us and reveal Yourself to us. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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