Quotes/Picture Collection: CH Spurgeon

Spurgeon at age 23.

Spurgeon at age 23. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: This is the tomb of Charles Spurgeon ...

English: This is the tomb of Charles Spurgeon (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Surrey music hall, Charles Spurgeon preaching.

Surrey music hall, Charles Spurgeon preaching. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Spurgeon near the end of his life.

Spurgeon near the end of his life. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

C. H. Spurgeon,

C. H. Spurgeon, “The Prince of Preachers” (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Great quote from CH Spurgeon.

Charles Spurgeon (C.H. Spurgeon)

Charles Spurgeon (C.H. Spurgeon) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

God doesn’t love us because we are valuable. We are valuable because God loves us.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CH Spurgeon, The Sword and the Trowel, 1876:

Consciousness of self-importance is a hateful delusion, but one into which we fall as naturally as weeds grow on a dunghill. We cannot be used of the Lord without it leading to dreaming of personal greatness, thinking ourselves almost indispensable to the church, pillars of the cause, and foundations of the temple of God.

We are nothing and nobodies, but that we do not think so is very evident, for as soon as we are put on the shelf we begin anxiously to enquire, ‘How will the work go on without me?’ As well might the fly on the coach wheel enquire, ‘How will the mails be carried without me?’

–Charles Spurgeon, as quoted in Iain Murray, Spurgeon vs. Hyper-Calvinism: The Battle for Gospel Preaching (Banner of Truth, 1995), 20

The title to the editorial in which Spurgeon wrote this was:…

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