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It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness. - Charles Spurgeon A good character is the best tombstone. Those who

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It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness. – 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


Sincerity makes the very least person to be of more value than the most talented hypocrite. – Charles Spurgeon


Revenge, lust, ambition, pride, and self-will are too often exalted as the gods of man’s idolatry; while holiness, peace, contentment, and humility are viewed as unworthy of a serious thought.
Charles Spurgeon


My evidence that I am saved does not lie in the fact that I preach, or that I do this or that. All my hope lies in this: that Jesus Christ came to save sinners. I am a sinner, I trust Him, then He came to save me, and I am saved.
Charles Spurgeon


Free will carried many a soul to hell, but never a soul to heaven.
Charles Spurgeon


However weak we are, however poor, however little our faith, or however small our grace may be, our names are still written on His heart; nor shall we lose our share in Jesus’ love.
Charles Spurgeon


Purposes, plans, and achievements of men may all disappear like yon cloud upon the mountain’s summit; but, like the mountain itself, the things which are of God shall stand fast for ever and ever.
Charles Spurgeon


The first fresh hour of every morning should be dedicated to the Lord, whose mercy gladdens it with golden light.
Charles Spurgeon


We are in a wrong state of mind if we are not in a thankful state of mind.
Charles Spurgeon


Nothing reflects so much honor on a workman as a trial of his work and its endurance of it. So it is with God. It honors Him when His saints preserve their integrity.
Charles Spurgeon


If you believe in prayer at all, expect God to hear you. If you do not expect, you will not have. God will not hear you unless you believe He will hear you; but if you believe He will, He will be as good as your faith.
Charles Spurgeon


It is not well to make great changes in old age.
Charles Spurgeon


None are more unjust in their judgments of others than those who have a high opinion of themselves.
Charles Spurgeon


The goose that lays the golden eggs likes to lay where there are eggs already.
Charles Spurgeon


We do not wish to enter Heaven until our work is done, for it would make us uneasy if there were one single soul left to be saved by our means.
Charles Spurgeon


Young men, trust God, and make the future bright with blessing. Old men, trust God, and magnify him for all the mercies of the past.
Charles Spurgeon


All our actions, as well as our thoughts and words, should praise Him who always blesses us.
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.
Charles Spurgeon


Alas! You complain that your soul is out of tune. Then ask the Master to tune the heart-strings.
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


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


A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
Charles Spurgeon


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


Trials teach us what we are; they dig up the soil, and let us see what we are made of.
Charles Spurgeon


In the same way the sun never grows weary of shining, nor a stream of flowing, it is God’s nature to keep His promises. Therefore, go immediately to His throne and say, ‘Do as You promised.’
Charles Spurgeon


You might not always get what you want, but you always get what you expect. – Charles Spurgeon


How sweet it is to learn the Savior’s love when nobody else loves us! When friends flee, what a blessed thing it is to see that the Savior does not forsake us but still keeps us and holds us fast and clings to us and will not let us go!
Charles Spurgeon


Grow in the root of all grace, which is faith. Believe God’s promises more firmly than ever. Allow your faith to increase in its fullness, firmness, and simplicity.
Charles Spurgeon


There is a power in God’s gospel beyond all description.
Charles Spurgeon


Humility is to make a right estimate of one’s self. – Charles Spurgeon


A dark cloud is no sign that the sun has lost his light; and dark black convictions are no arguments that God has laid aside His mercy.
Charles Spurgeon


Giving is true having.
Charles Spurgeon


The exercise of benevolence is joy to loving hearts: the more pain it costs, the more joy it is. Kind actions make us happy, and in such joy we find communion with the great heart of Jesus.
Charles Spurgeon


If I were a Roman Catholic, I should turn a heretic, in sheer desperation, because I would rather go to heaven than go to purgatory. – Charles Spurgeon


Lord Jesus, we come just as we are; this is how we came at first, and this is how we come still, with all our failures, with all our transgressions, with all and everything that is what it ought not to be, we come to Thee.
Charles Spurgeon


After many years of great mercy, after tasting of the powers of the world to come, we still are so weak, so foolish; but, oh! when we get away from self to God, there all is truth and purity and holiness, and our heart finds peace, wisdom, completeness, delight, joy, victory.
Charles Spurgeon


However great may be the work for which we are responsible, we will always do well if we pause to spend time in sacred praise.
Charles Spurgeon


Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.
Charles Spurgeon


By perseverance the snail reached the ark.
Charles Spurgeon


True prayer is neither a mere mental exercise nor a vocal performance. It is far deeper than that – it is spiritual transaction with the Creator of Heaven and Earth.
Charles Spurgeon


Beware of no man more than of yourself; we carry our worst enemies within us.
Charles Spurgeon


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


Of two evils, choose neither.
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


‘You are no saint,’ says the devil. Well, if I am not, I am a sinner, and Jesus Christ came into the world to save sinners. Sink or swim, I go to Him; other hope, I have none.
Charles Spurgeon


I think that is a better thing than thanksgiving: thanks-living. How is this to be done? By a general cheerfulness of manner, by an obedience to the command of Him by whose mercy we live, by a perpetual, constant delighting of ourselves in the Lord, and by a submission of our desires to His will.
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


Must is a hard nut to crack, but it has a sweet kernel.
Charles Spurgeon


I desire to press forward for direction to my Master in all things; but as to trusting to my own obedience and righteousness, I should be worse than a fool and ten times worse than a madman.
Charles Spurgeon


If Christ has died for me, ungodly as I am, without strength as I am, then I cannot live in sin any longer, but must arouse myself to love and serve Him who has redeemed me.
Charles Spurgeon


All the goodness I have within me is totally from the Lord alone. When I sin, it is from me and is done on my own, but when I act righteously, it is wholly and completely of God.
Charles Spurgeon


No one is so miserable as the poor person who maintains the appearance of wealth.
Charles Spurgeon


Fill the earth with your songs of gratitude.
Charles Spurgeon


Do you not realize that the love the Father bestowed on the perfect Christ He now bestows on you?
Charles Spurgeon


I believe that some of us who were kept by God a long while before we found Him love Him better perhaps than we should have done if we had received Him directly, and we can preach better to others – we can speak more of His loving-kindness and tender mercy.
Charles Spurgeon


Have we been going up and down in business, and are those round about us as yet unaware of our Christian character? Have we never spoken to them the Word of Life? Lord, arouse us to a deep concern for all with whom we come in contact from day to day.
Charles Spurgeon


We have lived long enough to experience the hollowness of earth and the rottenness of all carnal promises.
Charles Spurgeon


There is no injustice in the grace of God. God is as just when He forgives a believer as when He casts a sinner into hell.
Charles Spurgeon


The revealed Word awakened me, but it was the preached Word that saved me, and I must ever attach peculiar value to the hearing of the truth, for by it I received the joy and peace in which my soul delights.
Charles Spurgeon


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