Charles Spurgeon Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Charles Spurgeon quotes, Charles Spurgeon sayings, and Charles Spurgeon proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.'

Thankfulness makes much of little. Charles Spurgeon
Growing a beard is a habit most natural, Scriptural, manly and beneficial. Charles Spurgeon
Idleness is the key of beggary. 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
A village is a hive of glass, where nothing unobserved can pass. Charles Spurgeon
Think not that humility is weakness; it shall supply the marrow of strength to thy bones. Stoop and conquer; bow thyself and become invincible. Charles Spurgeon
The practical effect of Christianity is happiness, therefore let it be spread abroad everywhere! Charles Spurgeon
A prayerless church member is a hindrance. He is in the body like a rotting bone or a decayed tooth. Before long, since he does not contribute to the benefit of his brethren, he will become a danger and a sorrow to them. Neglect of private prayer is the locust which devours the strength of the church. Charles Spurgeon
A father's holy life is a rich legacy for his sons. Charles Spurgeon
Jesus Christ does not save the worthy, but the unworthy. Your plea must not be righteousness but guilt. Charles Spurgeon
The cry of a young raven is nothing but the natural cry of a creature, but your cry, if it be sincere, is the result of a work of grace in your heart. Charles Spurgeon
The Holy Spirit can cast out the evil spirit of the fear of man. He can make the coward brave. Charles Spurgeon
If you would be holy, you must live close to Jesus. Charles Spurgeon
Holy service in constant fellowship with God is heaven below. Charles Spurgeon
The more holy a man becomes, the more conscious he is of unholiness. Charles Spurgeon
To reclaim the prodigal is well, but to save him from ever being a prodigal is better. Charles Spurgeon
Without Christ there is no hope. Charles Spurgeon
To pretend to trust Christ to save you from sin while you are still determined to continue in it is making a mockery of Christ. Charles Spurgeon
May we have communion with God in the secret of our hearts, and find Him to be to us as a little sanctuary. Charles Spurgeon
We cannot have communion with Christ till we are in union with Him; and we cannot have communion with the Church till we are in vital union with it. Charles Spurgeon
We have communion with Christ in His thoughts, views, and purposes; for His thoughts are our thoughts according to our capacity and sanctity. Believers take the same view of matters as Jesus does; that which pleases Him pleases them, and that which grieves His grieves them also. Charles Spurgeon
The astronomer will believe that the most erratic comet will yet accomplish its journey and revisit our sphere; but we give up those for lost who have not wandered one-half the distance from the centre of light and life. Charles Spurgeon
The goose that lays the golden eggs likes to lay where there are eggs already. Charles Spurgeon
There is no fatigue so wearisome as that which comes from lack of work. Charles Spurgeon
Whatever call a man may pretend to have, if he has not been called to holiness, he certainly has not been called to the ministry Charles Spurgeon
Prayer is the slender nerve that moves the muscle of omnipotence. Charles Spurgeon
May we have communion with God in the secret of our hearts, and find Him to be to us as a little sanctuary. Charles Spurgeon
When you go through a trial, the sovereignty of God is the pillow upon which you lay your head. Charles Spurgeon
Faith goes up the stairs that love has built and looks out the windows which hope has opened. Charles Spurgeon
The condition of the church may be very accurately gauged by its prayer meetings. So is the prayer meeting a grace-ometer, and from it we may judge of the amount of divine working among a people. If God be near a church, it must pray. And if He be not there, one of the first tokens of His absence will be slothfulness in prayer. Charles Spurgeon