Charles Haddon Spurgeon Quotes

When Jesus was born, midnight turned to midday; and when he died, midday turned to midnight. When he was born, heaven was lit up with splendor, and from angelic choirs the Bethlehem song was heard. But when he died, heaven put out her brightest light.

We do not believe in the present ecclesiastical arrangement called Christmas. First, because we do not believe in the mass at all, but abhor it. And second, because we find no scriptural warrant for observing any day as the birthday of the Savior. Consequently, its observance is a superstition.

“Calvinism” did not spring from Calvin. We believe that it sprang from the great Founder of all truth.

Fiery trials make golden Christians.

I have my own private opinion that there is no such thing as preaching Christ and Him crucified unless we preach what is nowadays called Calvinism. It is a nickname to call it Calvinism; Calvinism is the Gospel and nothing else. I do not believe we can preach the Gospel… unless we preach the sovereignty […]

I believe in the doctrine of election, because I am quite sure that if God had not chosen me I would never would have chosen him; and I am sure he chose me before I was born, or else he never would have chose me afterward.

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

It is said that if Noah’s ark had had to be built by a company, they would not have laid the keel yet; and it may be so. What is many men’s business is nobody’s business. The greatest things are accomplished by individual men.

He was inspired, and yet he wants books! He had been preaching for thirty years, and yet he wants books! He had seen the Lord, and yet he wants books! He had a wider experience than most men do, and yet he wants books! He had been caught up into the third heaven, and had […]

Nobody ever outgrows scripture; the Book widens and deepens with our years.