Hailed as the “Prince of Preachers,” Charles Spurgeon regularly preached to crowds of over 10,000 people—all without the aid of a microphone. His profound insights and passionate preaching provided the Christian world with beautiful expressions of faith and the hope it brings.
We’ve gathered five inspiring quotes from one of the nineteenth century’s most prominent preachers. Share your favorites with your friends, or tell us some of your other favorite Spurgeon quotes in the comments.
“Hope itself is like a star—not to be seen in the sunshine of prosperity, and only to be discovered in the night of adversity.” —Charles H. Spurgeon
“Our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strengths.” —Charles H. Spurgeon
“Faith goes up the stairs that love has built and looks out the windows which hope has opened.” —Charles H. Spurgeon
“I have a great need for Christ; I have a great Christ for my need.” —Charles H. Spurgeon
“God’s thoughts of you are many, let not yours be few in return.” —Charles Spurgeon
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Learn from the “Prince of Preachers”
Spurgeon didn’t earn the nickname “Prince of Preachers” with just a few wise words. He preached over 500 sermons by age 20. Over the course of his life, he preached thousands of sermons to millions of people. Scattered throughout Spurgeon’s sermons and writings are some of the most profound insights into Scripture ever written—words that continue to resonate with us today, and teachings that are echoed in some of today’s most powerful voices. Navigating an ocean of sermons and writings can be rough, but when you get the Spurgeon Commentary Collection: New Testament Letters in Logos, profound insights become convenient, accessible, and practical. His writings are carefully arranged into commentaries on each letter of the New Testament, so you can let Spurgeon take you through each book. Start reading your Bible alongside Spurgeon today.