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45 of the Best Charles Spurgeon Quotes (FAITH)

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“The Bible is not the light of the world, it is the light of the Church. But the world does not read the Bible, the world reads Christians! ‘You are the light of the world.’”

Charles Spurgeon
Nothing teaches us about the preciousness of the Creator as much as when we learn the emptiness of everything else.
Nothing teaches us about the preciousness of the Creator as much as when we learn the emptiness of everything else.
Our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strengths.
Our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strengths.
You will never know the fullness of Christ until you know the emptiness of everything but Christ.
You will never know the fullness of Christ until you know the emptiness of everything but Christ.
Sincerity makes the very least person to be of more value than the most talented hypocrite.
Sincerity makes the very least person to be of more value than the most talented hypocrite.

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
The Word of God is like a lion. You don't have to defend a lion. All you have to do is let the lion loose, and the lion will defend itself.
The Word of God is like a lion. You don’t have to defend a lion. All you have to do is let the lion loose, and the lion will defend itself.
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.
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.
Remember that the Lord Jesus came to take away sin in three ways; He came to remove the penalty of sin, the power of sin, and, at last, the presence of sin.
Remember that the Lord Jesus came to take away sin in three ways; He came to remove the penalty of sin, the power of sin, and, at last, the presence of sin.
Time is short. Eternity is long. It is only reasonable that this short life be lived in the light of eternity.
Time is short. Eternity is long. It is only reasonable that this short life be lived in the light of eternity.

13 Wise Charles Spurgeon Quotes for Christians (WISDOM)

“There are times when solitude is better than society, and silence is wiser than speech. We should be better Christians if we were more alone, waiting upon God, and gathering through meditation on His Word spiritual strength for labour in his service.”

Charles Spurgeon
When your will is God's will, you will have your will.
When your will is God’s will, you will have your will.
My faith rests not in what I am, or shall be, or feel, or know, but in what Christ is, in what he has done, and in what he is doing for me.
My faith rests not in what I am, or shall be, or feel, or know, but in what Christ is, in what he has done, and in what he is doing for me.

“Grow in the root of all grace, which is faith. Believe God’s promises more firmly than ever. Allow your faith to increase in its fullness, firmness, and simplicity.”

Charles Spurgeon
The greatest enemy to human souls is the self-righteous spirit which makes men look to themselves for salvation.
The greatest enemy to human souls is the self-righteous spirit which makes men look to themselves for salvation.
Trials teach us what we are; they dig up the soil, and let us see what we are made of.
Trials teach us what we are; they dig up the soil, and let us see what we are made of.
There must be a divorce between you and sin, or there can be no marriage between you and Christ.
There must be a divorce between you and sin, or there can be no marriage between you and Christ.

“My hope lives not because I am not a sinner, but because I am a sinner for whom Christ died; my trust is not that I am holy, but that being unholy, HE is my righteousness. My faith rests not upon what I am or shall be or feel or know, but in what Christ is, in what He has done, and in what He is now doing for me. Hallelujah!”

Charles Spurgeon
As for His failing you, never dream of it — hate the thought of it. The God who has been sufficient until now, should be trusted to the end.
As for His failing you, never dream of it — hate the thought of it. The God who has been sufficient until now, should be trusted to the end.
The greatest joy of a Christian is to give joy to Christ.
The greatest joy of a Christian is to give joy to Christ.
When you go through a trial, the sovereignty of God is the pillow upon which you lay your head.
When you go through a trial, the sovereignty of God is the pillow upon which you lay your head.
A Bible that’s falling apart usually belongs to someone who isn’t.
A Bible that’s falling apart usually belongs to someone who isn’t.
Visit many good books, but live in the Bible.
Visit many good books, but live in the Bible.

5 Charles Spurgeon Quotes About Praying

“True prayer is neither a mere mental exercise nor a vocal performance. It is far deeper than that – it is spiritual transaction with the Creator of Heaven and Earth.”

Charles Spurgeon
It is not a matter of time so much as a matter of heart; if you have the heart to pray, you will find the time.
It is not a matter of time so much as a matter of heart; if you have the heart to pray, you will find the time.

“God is too good to be unkind and He is too wise to be mistaken. And when we cannot trace His hand, we must trust His heart. When you are so weak that you cannot do much more than cry, you coin diamonds with both your eyes. The sweetest prayers God ever hears are the groans and sighs of those who have no hope in anything but his love.”

Charles Spurgeon
Anything is a blessing which makes us pray.
Anything is a blessing which makes us pray.
All our actions, as well as our thoughts and words, should praise Him who always blesses us.
All our actions, as well as our thoughts and words, should praise Him who always blesses us.

7 InspirationalCharles Spurgeon Quotes About Life (HOPE)

“You may fear that the Lord has passed you by, but it is not so: he who counts the stars, and calls them by their names, is in no danger of forgetting his own children. He knows your case as thoroughly as if you were the only creature he ever made, or the only saint he ever loved. Approach him and be at peace.”

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

“A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you when forget-me-nots have withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.”

Charles Spurgeon
You might not always get what you want, but you always get what you expect.
You might not always get what you want, but you always get what you expect.
It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.
It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.
If any man thinks ill of you, do not be angry with him, for you are worse than he thinks you to be.
If any man thinks ill of you, do not be angry with him, for you are worse than he thinks you to be.

10 Charles Spurgeon Quotes that Will make You Think

“If sinners be damned, at least let them leap to Hell over our dead bodies. And if they perish, let them perish with our arms wrapped about their knees, imploring them to stay. If Hell must be filled, let it be filled in the teeth of our exertions, and let not one go unwarned and unprayed for.”

Charles Spurgeon
Atonement is the brain and spinal cord of Christianity. Take away the cleansing blood, and what is left to the guilty?
Atonement is the brain and spinal cord of Christianity. Take away the cleansing blood, and what is left to the guilty?
You will never glory in God till first of all God has killed your glorying in yourself.
You will never glory in God till first of all God has killed your glorying in yourself.
Whatever a man depends upon, whatever rules his mind, whatever governs his affections, whatever is the chief object of his delight, is his god.
Whatever a man depends upon, whatever rules his mind, whatever governs his affections, whatever is the chief object of his delight, is his god.
No one is so miserable as the poor person who maintains the appearance of wealth.
No one is so miserable as the poor person who maintains the appearance of wealth.

“If our Lord’s bearing our sin for us is not the gospel, I have no gospel to preach. Brethren, I have befooled you these thirty-five years if this is not the gospel. I am a lost man, if this is not the gospel, for I have no hope beneath the canopy of heaven, neither in time nor in eternity, save only in this belief—that Jesus Christ, in my place, bore both my punishment and sin.”

Charles Spurgeon
I believe that if I should preach to you the atonement of our Lord Jesus, and nothing else, twice every Sabbath day, my ministry would not be unprofitable.
I believe that if I should preach to you the atonement of our Lord Jesus, and nothing else, twice every Sabbath day, my ministry would not be unprofitable.
A Jesus who never wept could never wipe away my tears.
A Jesus who never wept could never wipe away my tears.
A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
A time will come when instead of shepherds feeding the sheep, the church will have clowns entertaining the goats.
A time will come when instead of shepherds feeding the sheep, the church will have clowns entertaining the goats.

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