My first entry in, The Twelve Days of Christmas, is a sermon by Charles Spurgeon on the subject of Christmas that he preached on December 21, 1856. He based the sermon on the biblical text that reads, “Go home to thy friends, and tell them how great things the Lord hath done for thee, and hath had compassion on thee.”—Mark 5:19.
Then Spurgeon explains why he selected this text:
Now, I will just tell you the reason why I selected my text. I thought within myself, there are a large number of young men who always come to hear me preach; they always crowd the aisles of my chapel, and many of them have been converted to God. Now, here is Christmas (more…)