29 Charles Spurgeon Quotes

June 19, 1834 - January 31, 1892
Charles Spurgeon
Charles Spurgeon was born in Kelvedon, United Kingdom. He was a Baptist Preacher who was widely recognized as one of the great Preachers of his time. He authored many books and his sermons are often referred to. His way with words helped people understand and come to the Lord. May his words of wisdom encourage you.


It is a good thing to put up in your house the question, "What would Jesus do?" It answers nine out of ten of the difficulties of moral casuistry.
Charles Spurgeon
Words of Encouragement  |



It is well to preach as I do, with my lips. But you can all preach with your feet and by your lives, and that is the most effective preaching.
Charles Spurgeon
Inspirational  |



It is a fine thing, when you are slandered, not to hear it. And it is a better thing to never reply to it.
Charles Spurgeon
Quotes to Live By  |



When the Creator gives His creature the power of thirst, it is because water exists to meet its thirst. When He creates hunger, there is food to correspond to the appetite. Even so, when He inclines men to pray, it is because prayer has a corresponding blessing connected with it.
Charles Spurgeon, Spurgeon on Prayer & Spiritual Warfare
Prayer  |



None have been more ready to pray in time of trouble than those who have ridiculed prayer in their prosperity.
Charles Spurgeon, Spurgeon on Prayer & Spiritual Warfare
Trouble  |



God can work miracles, and He may work them yet again as He has done in times long past.
Charles Spurgeon, Spurgeon on Prayer & Spiritual Warfare
Miracle  |



If faith asks, it will receive; if hope seeks, it will find; and if love knocks, the door will be opened to it.
Charles Spurgeon, Spurgeon on Prayer & Spiritual Warfare
Faith  |



Let your conversation be in heaven. Set not your affection on things on the earth, but set it upon things above, where Christ sitteth at the right hand of God.
Charles Spurgeon, Twelve Sermons on the Resurrection
Encouraging  |



We will give way no more to doubts and fears, but we will say to one another, "He is risen indeed: therefore let our hearts be glad."
Charles Spurgeon, Twelve Sermons on the Resurrection
Easter  |



Why is heaven called a city? Because it is a place of fellowship where men meet one another!
Charles Spurgeon
Experience  |



Blessed is that man who has done with chance, who never speaks of luck, but believes that from the least even to the greatest, all things are ordained of the Lord.
Charles Spurgeon
Blessed  |



When one knows that his times are in God's hands, he would not change places with a king! No, nor even with an angel!
Charles Spurgeon
Angel  |



If you ask for wealth, you may not get it; for it is a small and paltry thing which the Lord may not care to give you. But if you ask for eternal life, you shall have it; for this is a great thing and God delights to give the greatest blessings to those who come to Him by Christ Jesus, so that what might seem to hinder should now encourage!
Charles Spurgeon
Wealth  |



Think not of the sinner or of the greatness of his sin, but think of the greatness of the Savior!
Charles Spurgeon
Greatness  |



In the greatness of our troubles there may often be space for the greater display of the goodness of God!
Charles Spurgeon
God  |



All the works that we can ever do, be they what they may, can never bring such glory to God as a single act of trust in Him!
Charles Spurgeon
Trust  |



One grain of this faith is worth more than a diamond the size of the world - yes, though you should thread such jewels together, as many as the stars of heaven for number, they would be worth nothing compared with the smallest atom of faith in Jesus Christ, the eternal Son of God!
Charles Spurgeon
Poems about Faith  |



Faith is weakness clinging to strength and becoming strong through so doing.
Charles Spurgeon
Overcoming  |



It is a dangerous thing for some people to be made much of in this world - their heads soon get turned, and they begin to think too much of themselves.
Charles Spurgeon
Famous  |



Another beauty which God puts on the meek is contentment. They that are of a quiet and gentle spirit through the grace of God are satisfied with their lot. They thank God for little.
Charles Spurgeon
Thanksgiving  |



The man who talks about his experience as a Christian, who never does anything for Christ, is, I am afraid, only an idle dreamer.
Charles Spurgeon
Action  |



Try to cheer another heart, and you will go the nearest way to cheer your own.
Charles Spurgeon
Happy  |



If salvation had been by works, our Lord could not have said to the thief, dying at His side, ‘To day shalt thou be with me in paradise’ (Luk 23:43). That man could do no works!
Charles Spurgeon
Encouraging Bible Verses  |



Prayer is the longing of the soul to hold communion with the Most High, the desire of the heart to obtain blessings at His hands.
Charles Spurgeon
Prayer Poems  |



You will find all true theology summed up in these two short sentences: salvation is all of the grace of God; damnation is all of the will of man.
Charles Spurgeon
Inspirational Poems  |



The best help you can give men socially is to help them religiously; and the best religious help is to preach the Gospel to them.
Charles Spurgeon
Helping Others  |



Leave your character with God; it is safe there. Men may throw mud at it, but it will never stick long on a true believer; it shall soon come off and you shall be the more glorious for men's slander.
Charles Spurgeon
Character  |



The practical effect of Christianity is happiness; therefore let it be spread abroad everywhere!
Charles Spurgeon
Happiness  |



It is a mark of wonderful transformation in the character of some men, when their heart begins to go a little outside their own ribs, and they can feel for the sorrow of other men!
Charles Spurgeon
Sympathy  |


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