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CHARLES SPURGEON'S LIFE-CHANGING PRAYERS

Charles Haddon Spurgeon was a prince among preachers. His dynamic prayer life multiplied his usefulness as a servant of God. Had Spurgeon been prayerless he would never have reached the heights he did; he would never have preached to thousands of people every Sunday: nor would he have seen the large number of conversions that resulted from his preaching.

In Russell H. Conwell's biography of Spurgeon, he recounts this instance of answered prayer. "One night Spurgeon was praying that the Lord would provide funds with which to supply the necessities of the orphanage. At the same time, a stranger was walking the foggy streets of London. He had never seen Spurgeon nor read any of his sermons. He had only heard his name. The impression on his mind that same night was so great that he determined to visit Spurgeon. He found it impossible to break away from this fascinating impression. He rang Spurgeon's doorbell, insisted upon seeing him, and gave him a large sum of money. He refused to leave his ...

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