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.

  • "I know of nothing which I would choose to have as the subject of my ambition for life than to be kept faithful to my God till death, still to be a soul winner, still to be a true herald of the cross, and testify the name of Jesus to the last hour. It is only such who in the ministry shall be saved."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Faithful


  • "Anything is a blessing which makes us pray."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Blessings, Prayer


  • "God in his infinite mercy has devised a way by which justice can be satisfied, and yet mercy can be triumphant. Jesus Christ, the only begotten of the Father, took upon himself the form of man, and offered unto Divine Justice that which was accepted as an equivalent for the punishment due to all his people."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Justice, Mercy


  • "There are no crown-wearers in heaven who were not cross-bearers here below."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Heaven


  • "Arminianism is thus guilty of confusing doctrines and of acting as an obstruction to a clear and lucid grasp of the Scripture; because it mis-states or ignores the eternal purpose of God, it dislocates the meaning of the whole plan of redemption. Indeed confusion is inevitable apart from this foundational truth."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Doctrine


  • "If I did not believe the doctrine of the final perseverance of the saints, I think I should be of all men the most miserable, because I should lack any ground for comfort."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Doctrine, Perseverance


  • "Our prayers have stains in them, our faith is mixed with unbelief, our repentance is not so tender as it should be, our communion is distant and interrupted. We cannot pray without sinning, and there is filth even in our tears."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Sin


  • "Remember that if you are a child of God, you will never be happy in sin. You are spoiled for the world, the flesh, and the devil. When you were regenerated there was put into you a vital principle, which can never be content to dwell in the dead world. You will have to come back, if indeed you belong to the family."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Backsliding


  • "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."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Faith, Service


  • "We cannot bear sin - when it is near us, we feel like a wretch chained to a rotting carcass; we groan to be free from the hateful thing."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Sin


  • "There are certain doctrines called Calvinistic, which I think commend themselves to the minds of all thoughtful persons for this reason mainly - they ascribe to God everything."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Doctrine


  • "Defend the Bible? I would as soon defend a lion!"

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: The Bible


  • "I remember one who spoke on the missionary question one day saying, "The great question is not, 'Will not the heathen be saved if we do not send them the gospel?' but 'Are we saved ourselves if we do not send them the gospel?'"

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Missions, Salvation, The Gospel


  • "The first link between my soul and Christ is not my goodness but my badness, not my merit but my misery, not my riches but my need."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Sin


  • "Grace puts its hand on the boasting mouth, and shuts it once for all."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Grace, Boasting



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