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Charles Spurgeon Quotes 

Charles Haddon Spurgeon was a well known Baptist preacher born in the United Kingdom in 1834. He remains highly influential among christians today. Here are several of Charles Spurgeon quotes that have impacted the lives of many.



Our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strengths.

Charles Spurgeon


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.

Charles Spurgeon


Faith goes up the stairs that love has built and looks out the windows which hope has opened.

Charles Spurgeon


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.

Charles Spurgeon


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.

Charles Spurgeon


Nobody ever outgrows Scripture; the book widens and deepens with our years.

Charles Spurgeon


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.

Charles Spurgeon


The Lord's mercy often rides to the door of our heart upon the black horse of affliction.

Charles Spurgeon


You will never glory in God till first of all God has killed your glorying in yourself.

Charles Spurgeon


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.

Charles Spurgeon


That very church which the world likes best is sure to be that which God abhors.

Charles Spurgeon


A little faith will bring your soul to heaven; a great faith will bring heaven to your soul.

Charles Spurgeon


If you are renewed by grace, and were to meet your old self, I am sure you would be very anxious to get out of his company.

Charles Spurgeon


Care more for a grain of faith than a ton of excitement.

Charles Spurgeon


Your emptiness is but the preparation for your being filled, and your casting down is but the making ready for your lifting up.

Charles Spurgeon


Every Christian is either a missionary or an imposter.

Charles Spurgeon


If we never have headaches through rebuking our children, we shall have plenty of heartaches when they grow up.

Charles Spurgeon


There is hardship in everything except eating pancakes.

Charles Spurgeon


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.

Charles Spurgeon


The mind of God is greater than all the minds of men, so let all men leave the gospel just as God has delivered it unto us.

Charles Spurgeon


If I am not today all that I hope to be, yet I see Jesus, and that assures me that I shall one day be like Him.

Charles Spurgeon


When you see no present advantage, walk by faith and not by sight. Do God the honor to trust Him when it comes to matters of loss for the sake of principle.

Charles Spurgeon


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.

Charles Spurgeon