Charles Spurgeon

235Charles Spurgeon Quotes

British Clergyman born on June 19, 1834, died on January 31, 1892

Charles Haddon Spurgeon was a British Particular Baptist preacher. Spurgeon remains highly influential among Christians of various denominations, among whom he is known as the "Prince of Preachers". He was a strong figure in the Reformed Baptist tradition, defending the Church in agreement with the 1689 London Baptist Confession of Faith understanding, and opposing the liberal and pragmatic theological tendencies in the Church of his day... (source)

A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes. view quote

Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength. view quote

By perseverance the snail reached the ark. view quote

The Lord gets his best soldiers out of the highlands of affliction. view quote

After many years of great mercy, after tasting of the powers of the world to come, we still are so weak, so foolish; but, oh! when we get away from self to God, there all is truth and purity and holiness, and our heart finds peace, wisdom, completeness, delight, joy, victory. view quote

A dark cloud is no sign that the sun has lost his light; and dark black convictions are no arguments that God has laid aside His mercy. view quote

A man will speedily sit down and sympathize with a friend's griefs, but if he sees him honored and esteemed, he is apt to regard him as a rival and does not so readily rejoice with him. This ought not to be; without effort, we ought to be happy in our brother's happiness. view quote

It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness. view quote

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. view quote

Sincerity makes the very least person to be of more value than the most talented hypocrite. view quote

The greatest enemy to human souls is the self-righteous spirit which makes men look to themselves for salvation. view quote

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