As quoted from his website: “Theodore Austin-Sparks was born in London, England in 1888 and was educated in both England and Scotland.

At the age of 25 he was ordained as a pastor, however, a few years later his “career” took a decidedly different direction when a spiritual crisis brought him to a place of brokenness and he left the denomination with which he was involved and dropped the title of “Reverend”.

“From his early years he had believed in the power and significance of the spoken Word of God, and that all developments of its exposition and application should be vitally related to the actual and growing needs of the spiritual life of representative bodies of God’s people. Read More…


T. Austin-Sparks appears to have waived his copyright and did not want commercial exploitation of his writings.

He wanted his messages to be freely and widely available.

In spite of this, Mr. Austin-Sparks was careful to ask that nobody change his writings but reproduce them word for word, thus maintaining and upholding his moral rights as an author. This means that even if his messages are not subject to copyright, they may not be edited or changed. Read More…


Because I appreciate the tremendous gift of Theodore Austin-Sparks, I am sharing some of his messages that have especially touched my life.

I hope you find something of interest, and that you will take the time to visit Mr. Austin-Sparks website to glean wisdom and insight from what he has written, and an appreciation for his gift in making his works available without copyright.

Read More by T. Austin-Sparks

Life and Death

Where Do You Stand?

The Necessity for the New Birth

Being Joined to the Lord

One Universal Answer

I Will Build My Church