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Charles Spurgeon Morning and Evening Daily Devotional
Charles Spurgeon Quotes
Charles Haddon Spurgeon an English Baptist pastor and writer. He was very influential among Christians and also known as the actual "Prince of Preachers.
He was converted to Christ at age 16 and quickly began preaching. He preached inside streets and inside fields before he was 21. With his first community center, he began with 100 members. This grew until he was preaching for more than 10, 000 people inside Surrey Music Hallway. His church, the actual Metropolitan Tabernacle, resting 6, 000 individuals. He withdrew coming from every movement involving English Baptists which tended to criticize the actual Authorized Version 1611 in the slightest.
Before his death, he published a lot more than 2, 000 sermons and 49 volumes involving commentaries, sayings, anecdotes, drawings, and devotions.
Inspirational Quotes from Charles Haddon Spurgeon
It's not the having, it's the getting.
You might not always get what you want, but you always get what you expect.
Before any great achievement, some measure of depression is very usual.
Trials teach us what we are; they dig up the soil, and let us see what we are made of.
The Lord gets his best soldiers out of the highlands of affliction.
As sure as God puts His children in the furnace of affliction, He will be with them in it.
Most of the grand truths of God have to be learned by trouble; they must be burned into us with the hot iron of affliction, otherwise we shall not truly receive them.
The furnace of affliction is a good place for you, Christian; it benefits you; it helps you to become more like Christ, and it is fitting you for heaven.
Those who dive in the sea of affliction bring up rare pearls.
The highest honor that God can confer upon his children is the blood-red crown of martyrdom. The jewels of a Christian are his afflictions. The regalia of the kings that God has made, are their troubles, their sorrows, and their griefs. Griefs exalt us, and troubles lift us.
A vigorous temper is not altogether an evil. Men who are easy as an old shoe are generally of little worth.
Do not say, "I cannot help having a bad temper." Friend, you must help it. Pray to God to help you overcome it at once, for either you must kill it, or it will kill you. You cannot carry a bad temper into heaven.
Never fear dying, beloved. Dying is the last, but the least matter that a Christian has to be anxious about. Fear living - that is a hard battle to fight, a stern discipline to endure, a rough voyage to undergo.
We see his smile of love even when others see nothing but the black hand of Death smiting our
There is an essential difference between the decease of the godly and the death of the ungodly. Death comes to the ungodly man as a penal infliction, but to the righteous as a summons to his Father's palace. To the sinner it is an execution, to the saint an undressing from his sins and infirmities. Death to the wicked is the King of terrors. Death to the saint is the end of terrors, the commencement of glory.
Fits of depression come over the most of us. Usually cheerful as we may be, we must at intervals be cast down. The strong are not always vigorous, the wise not always ready, the brave not always courageous, and the joyous not always happy.
I find myself frequently depressed - perhaps more so than any other person here. And I find no better cure for that depression than to trust in the Lord with all my heart, and seek to realize afresh the power of the peace-speaking blood of Jesus, and His infinite love in dying upon the cross to put away all my transgressions.
Poor human nature cannot bear such strains as heavenly triumphs bring to it; there must come a reaction. Excess of joy or excitement must be paid for by subsequent depressions. While the trial lasts, the strength is equal to the emergency; but when it is over, natural weakness claims the right to show itself.
Discernment is not a matter of simply telling the difference between right and wrong; rather it is telling the difference between right and almost right.
Arminianism is thus guilty of confusing doctrines and of acting as an obstruction to a clear and lucid grasp of the Scripture; because it mis-states or ignores the eternal purpose of God, it dislocates the meaning of the whole plan of redemption. Indeed confusion is inevitable apart from this foundational truth.
Believing right doctrine will no more save you, than doing good works will save you.
Few preachers of religion do believe thoroughly the doctrine of the Fall, or else they think that when Adam fell down he broke his little finger, and did not break his neck and ruin his race.
I am persuaded that the doctrine of predestination is one of the "softest pillows" upon which the Christian can lay his head, and one of the "strongest staffs" upon which he may lean, in his pilgrimage along this rough road.
I believe the doctrine of election, because I am quite certain that, if God had not chosen me, I should never have chosen Him; and I am sure He chose me before I was born, or else He never would have chosen me afterwards; and He must have elected me for reasons unknown to me, for I never could find any reason in myself why He should have looked upon me with special love.
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