Charles Spurgeon

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Charles Haddon (CH) Spurgeon (/ˈhædən ˈspɜːrdʒən/; 19 June 1834 – 31 January 1892) was a British Particular Baptist preacher. Spurgeon remains highly influential among Christians of various denominations, among whom he is known as the "Prince of Preachers". He was a strong figure in the Reformed Baptist tradition, defending the Church in agreement with the 1689 London Baptist Confession of Faith understanding, and opposing the liberal and pragmatic theological tendencies in the Church of his day. Spurgeon was the pastor of the congregation of the New Park Street Chapel (later the Metropolitan Tabernacle) in London for 38 years. He was part of several controversies with the Baptist Union of Great Britain and later he left the denomination over doctrinal convictions. In 1867, he started a charity organisation which is now called Spurgeon's and works globally. He also founded Spurgeon's ... More

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Charles Spurgeon #Age

Photo of Charles Spurgeon It is not well to make great changes in old age.
Charles Spurgeon #Best #Good

Photo of Charles Spurgeon A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you when forget-me-nots have withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.
Charles Spurgeon #Best

Photo of Charles Spurgeon The Lord gets his best soldiers out of the highlands of affliction.
Charles Spurgeon #Good

Photo of Charles Spurgeon I would go to the deeps a hundred times to cheer a downcast spirit. It is good for me to have been afflicted, that I might know how to speak a word in season to one that is weary.
Charles Spurgeon #Finance

Photo of Charles Spurgeon It's not the having, it's the getting.
Charles Spurgeon #God

Photo of Charles Spurgeon We have come to a turning point in the road. If we turn to the right mayhap our children and our children's children will go that way but if we turn to the left, generations yet unborn will curse our names for having been unfaithful to God and to His Word.
Charles Spurgeon #Happiness

Photo of Charles Spurgeon It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.
Charles Spurgeon #Men

Photo of Charles Spurgeon Many men owe the grandeur of their lives to their tremendous difficulties.
Charles Spurgeon #Men

Photo of Charles Spurgeon The greatest enemy to human souls is the self-righteous spirit which makes men look to themselves for salvation.
Charles Spurgeon #Men

Photo of Charles Spurgeon A vigorous temper is not altogether an evil. Men who are easy as an old shoe are generally of little worth.
Charles Spurgeon #Strength

Photo of Charles Spurgeon Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.
Charles Spurgeon #Travel #Trust #Truth

Photo of Charles Spurgeon A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
Charles Spurgeon #Alone #Faith #God #Life

Photo of Charles Spurgeon Saving faith is an immediate relation to Christ, accepting, receiving, resting upon Him alone, for justification, sanctification, and eternal life by virtue of God's grace.
Charles Spurgeon #Great #Knowledge #Men #Wisdom

Photo of Charles Spurgeon 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.
Charles Spurgeon #Religion

Photo of Charles Spurgeon If any of you should ask me for an epitome of the Christian religion, I should say that it is in one word - prayer. Live and die without prayer, and you will pray long enough when you get to hell.
Charles Spurgeon #God

Photo of Charles Spurgeon I believe that nothing happens apart from divine determination and decree. We shall never be able to escape from the doctrine of divine predestination - the doctrine that God has foreordained certain people unto eternal life.