Charles Spurgeon Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old charles spurgeon quotes, charles spurgeon sayings, and charles spurgeon proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


By perseverance the snail reached the ark.     

Charles Spurgeon

Faith obliterates time, annihilates distance, and brings future things at once into its possession.     

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

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Anything is a blessing which makes us pray.     

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

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The higher a man is in grace. The lower he will be in his own esteem.     

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Luck generally comes to those who look for it, and my notion is that it taps, once in a lifetime, at everybody's door, but if industry does not open it luck goes away.     

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Humility is to make a right estimate of one's self.     

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When you see a man with a great deal of religion displayed in his shop window, you may depend upon it he keeps a very small stock of it within.     

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None are more unjust in their judgments of others than those who have a high opinion of themselves.     

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No one is so miserable as the poor person who maintains the appearance of wealth.     

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Trust in God alone, and lean not on the needs of human help. Be not surprised when friends fail you; it is a failing world. Never reckon upon immutability in man: inconstancy you may reckon upon without fear of disappointment.     

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Fiery trials make golden Christians.     

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A Bible that's falling apart usually belongs to someone who isn't.     

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Before any great achievement, some measure of depression is very usual.     

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

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Purposes, plans, and achievements of men may all disappear like yon cloud upon the mountain's summit; but, like the mountain itself, the things which are of God shall stand fast for ever and ever.     

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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.     

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Train your child in the way in which you know you should have gone yourself.     

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

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The power of prayer can never be overrated. They who cannot serve God by preaching need not regret. If a man can but pray he can do anything. He who knows how to overcome with God in prayer has Heaven and earth at his disposal.     

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Prayer is the forerunner of mercy. Turn to sacred history, and you will find that scarecely ever did a great mercy come to this world unheralded by supplication.     

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The resurrection is a fact better attested than any event recorded in any history, whether ancient or modern.     

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Morality may keep you out of jail, but it takes the blood of Jesus Christ to keep you out of hell.     

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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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The glory of God's faithfulness is that no sin of ours has ever made Him unfaithful.     

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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.     

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Wash your face every morning in a bath of praise.     

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If we want revivals, we must revive our reverence for the Word of God.     

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Every generation needs regeneration.     

Charles Spurgeon