Charles Spurgeon Quotes (130 quotes)
"Spurgeon's Sermons, Fifth Series: Sermons Preached and Revised by the Rev. C. H. Spurgeon" (1859), p. 245 - "Samson Conquered"
“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.”
Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 3: 1857, "Christ - The Power and Wisdom of God" - ISBN: 9781610252027
“The first thing in faith is knowledge. What we know we must also agree unto. What we agree unto we must rest upon alone for salvation. It will not save me to know that Christ is a Saviour; but it will save me to trust Him to be my Saviour.”
Sermons of the Rev. C. H. Spurgeon, of London (1857), Third Series, p. 258, "Faith"
“The greatest enemy to human souls is the self-righteous spirit which makes men look to themselves for salvation.”
Spurgeon at His Best: Over 2200 Striking Quotations from the World's Most Exhaustive and Widely-read Sermon Series (Baker Publishing Group, 1988), p. 188
“Oh, brethren, be great believers! Little faith will bring your souls to heaven, but great faith will bring heaven to you.”
As reported in: "Personal Remembrances of Charles Haddon Spurgeon" (1895) by William Williams, p. 25
“Sincerity makes the very least person to be of more value than the most talented hypocrite.”
The Salt-cellars: Being a Collection of Proverbs, Together with Homely Notes Theron (1889), Volume 1, p. 73
“Prayer pulls the rope below, and the great bell rings above in the ears of God. Some scarcely stir the bell, for they pray so languidly; others give but an occasional pluck at the rope; but he who wins with heaven is the man who grasps the rope boldly and pulls continuously, with all his might.”
Feathers for Arrows; Or, Illustrations from my Note Book (1870), p. 171
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsCharles Spurgeon
Born: June 19, 1834
Died: January 31, 1892 (aged 57)
Occupation: Clergyman, pastor, author
Bio: Charles Haddon Spurgeon was a British Particular Baptist preacher. Spurgeon remains highly influential among Christians of different denominations, among whom he is known as the Prince of Preachers.
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