Charles Spurgeon’s exposition of the psalms, “The treasury of David,” is his best work. Indeed, a wonder. It’s very long consisting of thousands of pages containing not only Spurgeon’s thoughts but those of hundreds of other good writers. In his introduction to Volume 5, he writes:
“In the production of this exposition I had far rather be long than lax ; for I know by experience the disappointment which comes to readers when, after a promising beginning, they see a serious declension [decline] towards the end.
The inclination of modern Christian readers is: “Keep it short and tweet. As long as it helps me live better, live longer, and get me – later than sooner – into heaven.