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.

  • "God's mercy is so great that you may sooner drain the sea of its water, or deprive the sun of its light, or make space too narrow, than diminish the great mercy of God."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Mercy

  • "Free will I have often heard of, but I have never seen it. I have met with will, and plenty of it, but it has either been led captive by sin or held in blessed bonds of grace."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Grace

  • "That only is worth my having which I can have forever. That only is worth my grasping which death cannot tear out of my hand."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Prosperity

  • "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."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Salvation

  • "Our sorrows are all, like ourselves, mortal. There are no immortal sorrows for immortal souls. They come, but blessed be God, they also go. Like birds of the air, they fly over our heads. But they cannot make their abode in our souls. We suffer today, but we shall rejoice tomorrow."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Suffering

  • "I believe that the happiest of all Christians and the truest of Christians are those who never dare to doubt God, but take His Word simply as it stands, and believe it, and ask no questions, just feeling assured that if God has said it, it will be so."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Christians, Happiness

  • "The worst evils of life are those which do not exist except in our imagination. If we had no troubles but real troubles, we should not have a tenth part of our present sorrows. We feel a thousand deaths in fearing one, but the (the Christian) cured of the disease of fearing."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Fear

  • "The best way to deal with slander is to pray about it: God will either remove it, or remove the sting from it. Our own attempts at clearing ourselves are usually failures; we are like the boy who wished to remove the blot from his copy, and by his bungling made it ten times worse."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Gossip

  • "He that can toy with his ministry and count it to be like a trade, or like any other profession, was never called of God. But he that has a charge pressing on his heart, and a woe ringing in his ear, and preaches as though he heard the cried of hell behind him, and saw his God looking down on him--oh, how that man entreats the Lord that his hearers may not hear in vain!"

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Preaching

  • "Nothing binds me to my Lord like a strong belief in His changeless love."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Believing

  • "A man who knows that he is saved by believing in Christ does not, when he is baptized, lift his baptism into a saving ordinance. In fact, he is the very best protester against that mistake, because he holds that he has no right to be baptized until he is saved."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Baptism

  • "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."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Rest

  • "As long as a man is alive and out of hell, he cannot have any cause to complain."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Contentment

  • "I have now concentrated all my prayers into one, and that one prayer is this, that I may die to self, and live wholly to Him."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Self-denial, Holiness

  • "You are not mature if you have a high esteem of yourself. He who boasts in himself is but a babe in Christ, if indeed he be in Christ at all. Young Christians may think much of themselves. Growing Christians think themselves nothing. Mature Christians know that they are less than nothing. The more holy we are, the more we mourn our infirmities, and the humbler is our estimate of ourselves."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Self-esteem, Boasting

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