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4 Reasons Spurgeon Died Poor

Charles Spurgeon could have been one of the richest millionaires in London.

Instead, he died poor.

Unlike his contemporary pastors in London, Spurgeon did not leave millions of pounds to his family after his death. Susannah told a Baptist newspaper her husband only left £2,000 (Nottingham Evening Post, March 31, 1892).

This number is staggering compared to how much money Spurgeon actually earned. In fact, one of the most overlooked aspects of Spurgeon’s ministry is his personal finances.

Let’s see where Spurgeon’s wallet takes us.

The numbers below have been converted from Great Britain Pound (GBP) in Spurgeon’s day to U.S. Dollar (USD) today. Inflation has been accounted for using a standardized…




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  1. October 19, 2016 at 4:29 pm

    Wow very powerful article.

    • October 20, 2016 at 5:51 am

      Amen brother. As I read it my mind kept going to TBN prosperity preachers: Creflo Dollar, Benny Hinn, etc.; and how they are betraying the gospel by the garbage they spew out.

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