Charles H. Spurgeon

The Prince of Preachers

Charles Haddon Spurgeon, often referred to as the “Prince of Preachers,” was prominant in the Reformed Baptist tradition and defended the London Baptist Confession of Faith of 1688, which was later adopted in America in 1742 and called the Philadelphia Confession of Faith. This London confession is essentially the Westminster Confession of Faith of 1647, with only slight changes with regard to church polity and the mode and subjects of baptism. Hence Spurgeon was a well-known Calvinist.

He is best know today for his sermons, of which hundreds have survived, and his monumental commentary on the Psalms, called The Treasury of David.