Charles Spurgeon Quotes

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Charles Haddon Spurgeon
“Have you no wish for others to be saved? Then you're not saved yourself, be sure of that!”
Charles Spurgeon

Charles Haddon Spurgeon
“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.”
Charles Spurgeon

Charles Haddon Spurgeon
“Give yourself to reading.’... You need to read. Renounce as much as you will all light literature, but study as much as possible sound theological works,
especially the Puritanic writers, and expositions of the Bible.”
Charles Spurgeon

Elisabeth Elliot
“A young woman asked the great preacher Charles Spurgeon if it was possible to reconcile God’s sovereignty and man’s responsibility. “Young woman,” said he. “You don’t reconcile friends”
Elisabeth Elliot, Discipline: The Glad Surrender

Charles Haddon Spurgeon
“A sense of the divine presence and indwelling bears the soul towards heaven as upon the wings of eagles.”
Charles Spurgeon

Charles Haddon Spurgeon
“When we cannot pray as we would, it is good to pray as we can.”
Charles Spurgeon, Encouraged to Pray: Classic Sermons on Prayer

Charles Haddon Spurgeon
“WI have all things and abound; not because I have a good store of money in the bank, not because I have skill and wit with which to win my bread, but because the Lord is my shepherd.”
Charles Spurgeon

Charles Haddon Spurgeon
“The best praying man is the man who is most believingly familiar with the promises of God. After all, prayer is nothing but taking God’s promises to him, and saying to him, “Do as thou hast said.” Prayer is the promise utilized. A prayer which is not based on a promise has no true foundation.”
Charles Spurgeon, Encouraged to Pray: Classic Sermons on Prayer

Zack Eswine
“Like other issues of mental health, we don't talk about depression. If we do, we either whisper as if the subject is scandalous or rebuke it as if it's a sin. No wonder many of us don't seek help; for when we do, those who try to help only add to the shame of it all”
Zack Eswine, Spurgeon's Sorrows: Realistic Hope for those who Suffer from Depression

Charles Haddon Spurgeon
“We do not forget to eat: we do not forget to take the shop shutters down: we do not forget to be diligent in business: we do not forget to go to our beds to rest: but we often do forget to wrestle with God in prayer, and to spend, as we ought to spend, long periods in consecrated fellowship with our Father and our God.”
Charles Spurgeon

Zack Eswine
“These kinds of circumstances and bodily chemistry can steal the gifts of divine love too, as if all of God's love letters and picture albums are burning up in a fire just outside the door, a fire which we are helpless to stop. We sit there, helpless in the dark of divine absence, tied to this chair, present only to ash and wheeze, while all we hold dear seems lost forever. We even wonder if we're brought this all on ourselves. It's our fault. God is against us. We've forfeited God's help.”
Zack Eswine, Spurgeon's Sorrows: Realistic Hope for those who Suffer from Depression

Dave Furman
“While an incredible preacher in London, Charles Spurgeon often battled depression and massive despair. On one occasion he was out of ministry for six months and had to leave the country. He was so depressed he ha difficulty getting out of bed. He said that when depression would come upon him, he felt like a man who was fighting the mist; it was everywhere, and he couldn't hit it.”
Dave Furman, Being There: How to Love Those Who Are Hurting