457 Charles Spurgeon Quotes

Spurgeon became a Christian at the age of 15 and at the age of 19 became a pastor at the largest Baptist church in London. It did not take long for him to become one of the most famous preachers around. He was soon preaching to crowds of over 10,000 and his preaching was published and circulated to thousands every week. He later formed a pastor college and continued writing numerous famous books that are still read today.

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Consider what you owe to His immutability. Though you have changed a thousand times, He has not changed once.
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It's not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.
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Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.
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Trials teach us what we are; they dig up the soil, and let us see what we are made of.
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Without Christ there is no hope.
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Every Christian is either a missionary or an impostor.
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Train up a child in the way he should go - but be sure you go that way yourself.
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I have a great need for Christ; I have a great Christ for my need.
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In all of my years of service to my Lord, I have discovered a truth that has never failed and has never been compromised. That truth is that it is beyond the realm of possibilities that one has the ability to out give God. Even if I give the whole of my worth to Him, He will find a way to give back to me much more than I gave.
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Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.
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To be a soul winner is the happiest thing in this world. And with every soul you bring to Jesus Christ, you seem to get a new heaven here upon earth.
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If we never have headaches through rebuking our children, we shall have plenty of heartaches when they grow up.
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If there were no hell, the loss of heaven would be hell.
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Those who dive in the sea of affliction bring up rare pearls.
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Doubt discovers difficulties which it never solves; it creates hesitancy, despondency, despair. Its progress is the decay of comfort, the death of peace. "Believe!" is the word which speaks life into a man, but doubt nails down his coffin.
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Prayer can never be in excess.
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As long as a man is alive and out of hell, he cannot have any cause to complain.
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Satan always hates Christian fellowship; it is his policy to keep Christians apart. Anything which can divide saints from one another he delights in. He attaches far more importance to godly intercourse than we do. Since union is strength, he does his best to promote separation.
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Prayer is not a hard requirement - it is the natural duty of a creature to its creator, the simplest homage that human need can pay to divine liberality.
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Never fear dying, beloved. Dying is the last, but the least matter that a Christian has to be anxious about. Fear living - that is a hard battle to fight, a stern discipline to endure, a rough voyage to undergo.
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You will find all true theology summed up in these two short sentences: Salvation is all of the grace of God. Damnation is all of the will of man.
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There are no crown-wearers in heaven who were not cross-bearers here below.
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We venture to assert, that if there be any day in the year, of which we may be pretty sure that it was not the day on which the Savior was born, it is the 25th of December. Regarding not the day, let us, nevertheless, give thanks to God for the gift of His dear Son.
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Praise is the rehearsal of our eternal song. By grace we learn to sing, and in glory we continue to sing. What will some of you do when you get to heaven, if you go on grumbling all the way? Do not hope to get to heaven in that style. But now begin to bless the name of the Lord.
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It is not thy hold on Christ that saves thee; it is Christ. It is not thy joy in Christ that saves thee; it is Christ. It is not even thy faith in Christ, though that be the instrument; it is Christ's blood and merit.
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Doth not all nature around me praise God? If I were silent, I should be an exception to the universe. Doth not the thunder praise Him as it rolls like drums in the march of the God of armies? Do not the mountains praise Him when the woods upon their summits wave in adoration? Doth not the lightning write His name in letters of fire? Hath not the whole earth a voice? And shall I, can I, silent be?
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I believe the doctrine of election, because I am quite certain that, if God had not chosen me, I should never have chosen Him; and I am sure He chose me before I was born, or else He never would have chosen me afterwards; and He must have elected me for reasons unknown to me, for I never could find any reason in myself why He should have looked upon me with special love.
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Discernment is not a matter of simply telling the difference between right and wrong; rather it is telling the difference between right and almost right.
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Infinite, and an infant. Eternal, and yet born of a woman. Almighty, and yet hanging on a woman's breast. Supporting a universe, and yet needing to be carried in a mother's arms. King of angels, and yet the reputed son of Joseph. Heir of all things, and yet the carpenter's despised son.
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If you want the truth to go round the world you must hire an express train to pull it; but if you want a lie to go round the world it will fly; it is as light as a feather, and a breath will carry it.
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It is a very remarkable fact that no inspired preacher of whom we have any record ever uttered such terrible words concerning the destiny of the lost as our Lord Jesus Christ.
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Do not say, "I cannot help having a bad temper." Friend, you must help it. Pray to God to help you overcome it at once, for either you must kill it, or it will kill you. You cannot carry a bad temper into heaven.
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I would go to the deeps a hundred times to cheer a downcast spirit. It is good for me to have been afflicted, that I might know how to speak a word in season to one that is weary.
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Rest time is not waste time. It is economy to gather fresh strength... It is wisdom to take occasional furlough. In the long run, we shall do more by sometimes doing less.
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God has a way of giving by the cartloads to those who give away by shovelfuls.
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Faith and works are bound up in the same bundle. He that obeys God trusts God; and he that trusts God obeys God. He that is without faith is without works; and he that is without works is without faith.
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I always give all the glory to God, but I do not forget that He gave me the privilege of ministering from the first to a praying people. We had prayer meetings that moved our very souls, each one appeared determined to storm the Celestial City by the might of intercession.
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You may readily judge whether you are a child of God or a hypocrite by seeing in what direction your soul turns in seasons of severe trial. The hypocrite flies to the world and finds a sort of comfort there. But the child of God runs to his Father and expects consolation only from the Lord's hand.
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No man can do me a truer kindness in this world than to pray for me.
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Many men owe the grandeur of their lives to their tremendous difficulties.
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Your damnation is your own election, not God's.
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Great thoughts of your sin alone will drive you to despair; but great thoughts of Christ will pilot you into the haven of peace.
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I believe that one reason why the church of God at this present moment has so little influence over the world is because the world has so much influence over the church.
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We see his smile of love even when others see nothing but the black hand of Death smiting our best beloved.
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You must keep all earthy treasures out of your heart, and let Christ be your treasure, and let Him have your heart.
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As long as a man is alive and out of hell, he cannot have any cause to complain.
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A sinner can no more repent and believe without the Holy Spirit's aid than he can create a world.
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The most likely man to go to hell is the man who has nothing to do on earth. Idle people tempt the devil to tempt them.
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I will not believe that thou hast tasted of the honey of the gospel if thou can eat it all to thyself.
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As sure as God puts His children in the furnace of affliction, He will be with them in it.
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