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Every moment thou waitest does but increase thy misery; thine attempts to plume thyself and make thyself fit for Jesus are all vanity.


Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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Beware of no man more than yourself; we carry our worst enemies within us.
C. H. (CHARLES HADDON) SPURGEON
Friendship is one of the sweetest joys of life. Many might have failed beneath the bitterness of the...
C. H. (CHARLES HADDON) SPURGEON
None are more unjust in their judgments of others than those who have a high opinion of themselves.
C. H. (CHARLES HADDON) SPURGEON
There is no fatigue so wearisome as that which comes from lack of work.
C. H. (CHARLES HADDON) SPURGEON
Of two evils, choose neither.
C. H. (CHARLES HADDON) SPURGEON
Sincerity makes the very least person to be of more value than the most talented hypocrite.
C. H. (CHARLES HADDON) SPURGEON
Trust in the person's promise, who dares to refuse what they fear they cannot perform.
C. H. (CHARLES HADDON) SPURGEON
By perseverance the snail reached the ark.
C. H. (CHARLES HADDON) SPURGEON
Must is a hard nut to crack, but it has a sweet kernel.
C. H. (CHARLES HADDON) SPURGEON
The goose that lays the golden eggs likes to lay where there are eggs already.
C. H. (CHARLES HADDON) SPURGEON
A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you, and were helped by you, will remember y...
C. H. (CHARLES HADDON) SPURGEON
It is said that if Noah's ark had to be built by a company; they would not have laid the keel yet; a...
C. H. (CHARLES HADDON) SPURGEON
You must be in fashion is the utterance of weak headed mortals.
C. H. (CHARLES HADDON) SPURGEON
A vigorous temper is not altogether an evil. Men who are easy as an old shoe are generally of little...
C. H. (CHARLES HADDON) SPURGEON
The wishing gate opens into nothing.
C. H. (CHARLES HADDON) SPURGEON
It is a great pity when the one who should be the head figure is a mere figure head.
C. H. (CHARLES HADDON) SPURGEON
Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are...
C. H. (CHARLES HADDON) SPURGEON
Alas! You complain that your soul is out of tune. Then ask the Master to tune the heart-strings.
CHARLES SPURGEON
I glory in the distinguishing grace of God and will not, by the grace of God, step one inch from my ...
CHARLES SPURGEON
Revenge, lust, ambition, pride, and self-will are too often exalted as the gods of man's idolatr...
CHARLES SPURGEON
There are some people who need to wear a label round their necks to show that they are Christians at...
CHARLES SPURGEON
In the same way the sun never grows weary of shining, nor a stream of flowing, it is God's natur...
CHARLES SPURGEON
After many years of great mercy, after tasting of the powers of the world to come, we still are so w...
CHARLES SPURGEON
Nothing reflects so much honor on a workman as a trial of his work and its endurance of it. So it is...
CHARLES SPURGEON
Beware of no man more than of yourself; we carry our worst enemies within us.
CHARLES SPURGEON
In prayer, we stand where angels bow with veiled faces. There, even there, the cherubim and seraphim...
CHARLES SPURGEON
A man will speedily sit down and sympathize with a friend's griefs, but if he sees him honored a...
CHARLES SPURGEON
How sweet it is to learn the Savior's love when nobody else loves us! When friends flee, what a ...
CHARLES SPURGEON
'You are no saint,' says the devil. Well, if I am not, I am a sinner, and Jesus Christ came ...
CHARLES SPURGEON
Must is a hard nut to crack, but it has a sweet kernel.
CHARLES SPURGEON
We have lived long enough to experience the hollowness of earth and the rottenness of all carnal pro...
CHARLES SPURGEON
The roaring thunder of the law and the fear of the terror of judgment are both used to bring us to C...
CHARLES SPURGEON
Few men would dare to read their own autobiography if all their deeds were recorded in it; few can l...
CHARLES SPURGEON
Grow in the root of all grace, which is faith. Believe God's promises more firmly than ever. All...
CHARLES SPURGEON
If I were a Roman Catholic, I should turn a heretic, in sheer desperation, because I would rather go...
CHARLES SPURGEON
Living animals are too eccentric in their movements, and the law of gravitation usually draws me fro...
CHARLES SPURGEON
To feel not only submitted but willing to be anything or nothing as the Lord wills it - this is, in ...
CHARLES SPURGEON
Fill the earth with your songs of gratitude.
CHARLES SPURGEON
Men know not the gold which lies in the mine of Christ Jesus, or surely they would dig in it night a...
CHARLES SPURGEON
I do think that a minister who can preach a sermon without addressing sinners does not know how to p...
CHARLES SPURGEON
We have come to a turning point in the road. If we turn to the right mayhap our children and our chi...
CHARLES SPURGEON
If any of you should ask me for an epitome of the Christian religion, I should say that it is in one...
CHARLES SPURGEON
A sinner can no more repent and believe without the Holy Spirit's aid than he can create a world...
CHARLES SPURGEON
The first fresh hour of every morning should be dedicated to the Lord, whose mercy gladdens it with ...
CHARLES SPURGEON
What an encouraging thought that Jesus - our beloved Husband - can find comfort in our lowly feeble ...
CHARLES SPURGEON
Dear friends, we may well sing to our Beloved when it is near the time of our departure. It draws ne...
CHARLES SPURGEON
A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you...
CHARLES SPURGEON
Free will carried many a soul to hell, but never a soul to heaven.
CHARLES SPURGEON
Do I live as carelessly and worldly as unbelievers while professing to be a follower of Jesus? If so...
CHARLES SPURGEON
Lord Jesus, we come just as we are; this is how we came at first, and this is how we come still, wit...
CHARLES SPURGEON
Conversion is a change of masters. Will we not do as much for our new master, the Lord Jesus, as we ...
CHARLES SPURGEON
Young men, trust God, and make the future bright with blessing. Old men, trust God, and magnify him ...
CHARLES SPURGEON
As for our great King, when we venture into His presence, let us have a purpose there. Let us beware...
CHARLES SPURGEON
Many men owe the grandeur of their lives to their tremendous difficulties.
CHARLES SPURGEON
If in prayer I come before a throne of grace, the faults of my prayer will be overlooked.
CHARLES SPURGEON
The three most powerful and most apparent means used by Rome to retain her power over the minds of h...
CHARLES SPURGEON
Behold, at this hour our moral history is being preserved for eternity. Processes are at work which ...
CHARLES SPURGEON
May we have communion with God in the secret of our hearts, and find Him to be to us as a little san...
CHARLES SPURGEON
A vigorous temper is not altogether an evil. Men who are easy as an old shoe are generally of little...
CHARLES SPURGEON
Do you not realize that the love the Father bestowed on the perfect Christ He now bestows on you?
CHARLES SPURGEON
The exercise of benevolence is joy to loving hearts: the more pain it costs, the more joy it is. Kin...
CHARLES SPURGEON
The revealed Word awakened me, but it was the preached Word that saved me, and I must ever attach pe...
CHARLES SPURGEON
The Lord gets his best soldiers out of the highlands of affliction.
CHARLES SPURGEON
Saving faith is an immediate relation to Christ, accepting, receiving, resting upon Him alone, for j...
CHARLES SPURGEON
True prayer is neither a mere mental exercise nor a vocal performance. It is far deeper than that - ...
CHARLES SPURGEON
Purposes, plans, and achievements of men may all disappear like yon cloud upon the mountain's su...
CHARLES SPURGEON
What if others suffer shipwreck, yet none that sail with Jesus have ever been stranded yet.
CHARLES SPURGEON
None are more unjust in their judgments of others than those who have a high opinion of themselves.
CHARLES SPURGEON
You will never exaggerate when you speak good things of God. It is not possible to do so. Try, dear ...
CHARLES SPURGEON