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The Bible does not provide a map for life - only a compass


Haddon Robinson

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CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
It's not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.
CHARLES HADDON-SPURGEON
The way to do a great deal is to keep on doing a little. The way to do nothing at all is to be conti...
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
If sinners be damned, at least let them leap to Hell over our dead bodies. And if they perish, let t...
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
Nothing teaches us about the preciousness of the Creator as much as when we learn the emptiness of e...
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
If God be near a church, it must pray. And if he be not there, one of the first tokens of his absenc...
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
If you cut him, (John Bunyan) he'd bleed Scripture!
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
The Man of Sorrows is now anointed with the oil of gladness above his fellows. Returned in triumph f...
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
The more loftily we see Christ enthroned, and the more lowly we are when bowing before the foot of t...
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
The law is for the self-righteous, to humble their pride: the gospel is for the lost, to remove thei...
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
It is well for us when prayers about our sorrows are linked with pleas concerning our sins—when, b...
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
The most likely man to go to hell is the man who has nothing to do on earth. Idle people tempt the d...
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
A Bible that’s falling apart usually belongs to someone who isn’t.
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
There are times when solitude is better than society, and silence is wiser than speech. We should be...
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
When you see a man with a great deal of religion displayed in his shop window, you may depend upon i...
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
Is there nothing to sing about to-day? Then borrow a song from tomorrow; sing of
what is yet to...
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
No innocence can shield a man from the calumnies of the wicked. [...] As a shadow follows its substa...
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
Give yourself to reading.’... You need to read. Renounce as much as you will all light literature,...
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
To rejoice in temporal comforts is dangerous, to rejoice in self is foolish, to rejoice in sin is fa...
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
The commonplace books of the old Puritans were invaluable to them. They would never have been able t...
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
if God spared not His own Son, how much less will He spare you!
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
Let eloquence be flung to the dogs rather than souls be lost. What we want is to win souls. They are...
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
Sincerity makes the very least person to be of more value than the most talented hypocrite.
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
It is said that if Noah's ark had had to be built by a company; they would not have laid the keel ye...
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
There is no exception to this rule: "All the paths of the LORD are mercy and truth unto such as keep...
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
The Lord's mercy often rides to the door of our heart upon the black horse of affliction.
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
Oh, Brethren, it is sickening work to think of your cushioned seats, your chants, your anthems, your...
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
Curses are like chickens, they always come home to roost.
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
Said will be a little ahead, but done should follow at his heel.
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
Stale godliness is ungodliness. Let our religion be as warm, and constant, and natural as the flow o...
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
It is not great faith, but true faith, that saves; and the salvation lies not in the faith, but in t...
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
When you see no present advantage, walk by faith and not by sight. Do God the honor to trust Him whe...
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
Free will I have often heard of, but I have never seen it. I have always met with will, and plenty o...
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
The wings of the dove are as soft as they are swift. Gentleness is a sure result of the Sacred Dove'...
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
It would be better to be deceived a hundred times than to live a life of suspicion.
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
It is the tendency of deep feeling to subdue the manner rather than to render it too energetic.
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
Purify our minds that we may be "first pure, then peaceable," and fortify our souls, that our peacea...
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
I have a great need for Christ: I have a great Christ for my need.
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
Faith goes up the stairs that love has built and looks out the windows which hope has opened.
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
Love and self-denial for the object loved go hand-in-hand. If I profess to love a certain person, an...
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
If you will tell me when God permits a Christian to lay aside his armour, I will tell you when Satan...
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
Come boldly, O believer, for despite the whisperings of Satan and the doubtings of thine own heart, ...
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON