Charles Haddon Spurgeon was an English Particular Baptist preacher whose sermons were often spiced with humour. Spurgeon remains highly influential among Christians of various denominations, among whom he is known as the “Prince of Preachers”. Profoundly inspirational Charles Spurgeon quotes on the gospel, grace, friendship, prayer, god’s sovereignty and death will make you look at life differently.
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Famous Charles Spurgeon Quotes
Nothing teaches us about the preciousness of the Creator as much as when we learn the emptiness of everything else.
When your will is God’s will, you will have your will.
Have your heart right with Christ, and he will visit you often, and so turn weekdays into Sundays, meals into sacraments, homes into temples, and earth into heaven.
You say, ‘If I had a little more, I should be very satisfied.’ You make a mistake. If you are not content with what you have, you would not be satisfied if it were doubled.
God helps those who cannot help themselves.
The word of God is always most precious to the man who most lives upon it.
A Jesus who never wept could never wipe away my tears.
A Bible that’s falling apart usually belongs to someone who isn’t.
You will never glory in God till first of all God has killed your glorying in yourself.
To rejoice in temporal comforts is dangerous, to rejoice in self is foolish, to rejoice in sin is fatal, but to rejoice in God is heavenly.
True humility is a flower which will adorn any garden.
Our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strengths.
O child of God, be more careful to keep the way of the Lord, more concentrated in heart in seeking His glory, and you will see the loving-kindness and the tender mercy of the Lord in your life.
As for His failing you, never dream of it — hate the thought of it. The God who has been sufficient until now, should be trusted to the end.
The greatest joy of a Christian is to give joy to Christ.
If God be near a church, it must pray. And if he be not there, one of the first tokens of his absence will be a slothfulness in prayer.
Faith never makes herself her own plea, she rests all her argument upon the blood of Christ.
Humility is to make a right estimate of oneself.
I bear my testimony that there is no joy to be found in all this world like that of sweet communion with Christ. I would barter all else there is of heaven for that. Indeed, that is heaven. As for the harps of gold and the streets like clear glass and the songs of seraphs and the shouts of the redeemed, one could very well give all these up, counting them as a drop in a bucket, if we might forever live in fellowship and communion with Jesus.
It is not great talents God blesses so much as likeness to Jesus.
His mercy is so great that it forgives great sins to great sinners after great lengths of time and then gives great favors and great privileges and raises us up to great enjoyments in the great heaven of the great God!
If Christ is not all to you He is nothing to you. He will never go into partnership as a part Saviour of men. If He be something He must be everything, and if He be not everything He is nothing to you.
Learn to say no. It will be of more use to you than to be able to read Latin.
Humility makes us ready to be blessed by the God of all grace.
When you see a man with a great deal of religion displayed in his shop window, you may depend upon it he keeps a very small stock of it within.
Remember that the Lord Jesus came to take away sin in three ways; He came to remove the penalty of sin, the power of sin, and, at last, the presence of sin.
It was the mighty power of the Holy Spirit dwelling in Him by which Jesus overcame the world–and that same quiet power, if it dwells in us, will make us win the same victory by faith.
He bequeaths us His manger, from which to learn how God came down to man, and His cross to teach us how man may go up to God.
I must take care above all that I cultivate communion with Christ, for though that can never be the basis of my peace – mark that – yet it will be the channel of it.
Prayer bends the omnipotence of heaven to your desire. Prayer moves the hand that moves the world.
An ounce of heart knowledge is worth more than a ton of head learning.
He who will not use the thoughts of other men’s brains proves that he has no brains of his own.
Conversion is a turning onto the right road. The next thing to do is to walk on it.
God is so boundlessly pleased with Jesus that in him he is altogether well pleased with us.
Have you no wish for others to be saved? Then you’re not saved yourself, be sure of that!
If sinners be damned, at least let them leap to Hell over our dead bodies. And if they perish, let them perish with our arms wrapped about their knees, imploring them to stay. If Hell must be filled, let it be filled in the teeth of our exertions, and let not one go unwarned and unprayed for.
If He had not known with certainty that He would be Master over sin and that out of evil would evolve the noblest display of His own glory, He would not have permitted it to enter the world.
Stale godliness is ungodliness. Let our religion be as warm, and constant, and natural as the flow of the blood in our veins. A living God must be served in a living way.
Half our fears arise from neglect of the Bible.
Inspirational Charles Spurgeon Quotes
Six feet of dirt make all men equal.
Every Christian is either a missionary or an imposter.
Do not attempt to touch yourself up and make yourself something other than you really are; but come as you are to Him who justifies the ungodly.
The law is for the self-righteous, to humble their pride: the gospel is for the lost, to remove their despair.
The same sun which melts wax hardens clay. And the same Gospel which melts some persons to repentance hardens others in their sins.
The egg is white though the hen is black as coal…Out of evil comes good, through the great goodness of God.
Affliction hardens those whom it does not soften.
If you give your soul up to anything earthly, whether it be the wealth, or the honours, or the pleasures of this world, you might as well hunt after the mirage of the desert or try to collect the mists of the morning, or to store up for yourself the clouds of the sky, for all these things are passing away.
Hope itself is like a star- not to be seen in the sunshine of prosperity, and only to be discovered in the night of adversity. Let eloquence be flung to the dogs rather than souls be lost. What we want is to win souls. They are not won by flowery speeches.
I have a great need for Christ: I have a great Christ for my need.
I have learned to kiss the waves that throw me up against the Rock of Ages
Groanings which cannot be uttered are often prayers which cannot be refused.
We are not responsible to God for the soul that are saved, but we are responsible for the Gospel that is preached, and for the way in which we preach it
The Christian should work as if all depended upon him, and pray as if it all depended upon God.