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16 Charles Spurgeon Quotes That Will Stir Your Zeal for Prayer

Charles Spurgeon Quotes

In 57 years, Charles Spurgeon pastored one of the largest Protestant megachurches in the world (he knew all 6,000 members by name), directed a theological college, ran an orphanage and oversaw 66 Christian charities. His life was full of wisdom and intentionality. Hopefully, these Charles Spurgeon quotes can inspire you and give you wisdom.

8 Charles Spurgeon Quotes About Prayer

Charles Spurgeon quotes

Frequently the richest answers are not the speediest . . . A prayer may be all the longer on its voyage because it is bringing us a heavier freight of blessing. Delayed answers are not only trials of faith, but they give us an opportunity of honoring God by our steadfast confidence in Him under apparent repulses.”

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“If you want that splendid power in prayer, you must remain in loving, living, lasting, conscious, practical, abiding union with the Lord Jesus Christ.”

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“Until the gate of hell is shut upon a man we must not cease to pray for him. And if we see him hugging the very doorposts of damnation, we must go to the mercy seat and beseech the arm of grace to pluck him from his dangerous position. While there is life there is hope, and although the soul is almost smothered with despair, we must not despair for it, but rather arouse ourselves to awaken the Almighty arm.”

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Charles Spurgeon quotes

“No man can do me a truer kindness in this world than to pray for me.”

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“The fact is, the secret of all ministerial success lies in prevalence at the mercy-seat.”

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Chalres Spurgeon quotes“A prayerful church is a powerful church…”

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“I know of no better thermometer to your spiritual temperature than this, the measure of the intensity of your prayer.”

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“Earnest intercession will be sure to bring love with it. I do not believe you can hate a man for whom you habitually pray. If you dislike any brother, Christian, pray for him doubly, not only for his sake, but for your own, that you may be cured of prejudice and saved from all unkind feeling.”

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