Zitat des Tages von Charles Spurgeon:
Sincerity makes the very least person to be of more value than the most talented hypocrite.
If I were a Roman Catholic, I should turn a heretic, in sheer desperation, because I would rather go to heaven than go to purgatory.
I do not doubt that we would become more useful if we praised God more, and others would join us, for they would see that God has blessed us.
Beware of no man more than of yourself; we carry our worst enemies within us.
I would go to the deeps a hundred times to cheer a downcast spirit. It is good for me to have been afflicted, that I might know how to speak a word in season to one that is weary.
The three most powerful and most apparent means used by Rome to retain her power over the minds of her votaries are Ignorance, Superstition, and Persecution.
A sinner can no more repent and believe without the Holy Spirit's aid than he can create a world.
One word from the Lord is like a piece of gold to a believer, who is like a jeweler, shaping and hammering out the promise for a number of weeks.
No one knows who is listening, say nothing you would not wish put in the newspapers.
We have come to a turning point in the road. If we turn to the right mayhap our children and our children's children will go that way; but if we turn to the left, generations yet unborn will curse our names for having been unfaithful to God and to His Word.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.
Must is a hard nut to crack, but it has a sweet kernel.
By perseverance the snail reached the ark.
I believe that nothing happens apart from divine determination and decree. We shall never be able to escape from the doctrine of divine predestination - the doctrine that God has foreordained certain people unto eternal life.
Now I will say this to every sinner, though he should think himself to be the worst sinner who ever lived: cry to the Lord and seek Him while He may be found. A throne of grace is a place fitted for you. By simple faith, go to your Savior, for He is the throne of grace.
If any of you should ask me for an epitome of the Christian religion, I should say that it is in one word - prayer. Live and die without prayer, and you will pray long enough when you get to hell.
You cannot make a sinner into a saint by killing him. He who does not live as a saint here will never live as a saint hereafter.
Giving is true having.
A vigorous temper is not altogether an evil. Men who are easy as an old shoe are generally of little worth.
Many men owe the grandeur of their lives to their tremendous difficulties.
I do think that a minister who can preach a sermon without addressing sinners does not know how to preach.
Occasionally, some brother sings very earnestly through his nose, often disturbing those around him, but it does not matter how the voice sounds to the ears of man. What is important is how the heart sounds to the ears of God.
May we have communion with God in the secret of our hearts, and find Him to be to us as a little sanctuary.
Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.
Lord Jesus, we come just as we are; this is how we came at first, and this is how we come still, with all our failures, with all our transgressions, with all and everything that is what it ought not to be, we come to Thee.
It is a most delightful reflection that if I come to the throne of God in prayer, I may feel a thousand defects, but yet there is hope. I usually feel more dissatisfied with my prayers than with anything else I do.
Alas! You complain that your soul is out of tune. Then ask the Master to tune the heart-strings.
Free will carried many a soul to hell, but never a soul to heaven.
Saving faith is an immediate relation to Christ, accepting, receiving, resting upon Him alone, for justification, sanctification, and eternal life by virtue of God's grace.
To despise no opportunity of usefulness is a leading rule with those who are wise to win souls.
May we do good everywhere as we have opportunity, and results will not be wanting!
There is a power in God's gospel beyond all description.
The goose that lays the golden eggs likes to lay where there are eggs already.
Young men, trust God, and make the future bright with blessing. Old men, trust God, and magnify him for all the mercies of the past.
I tell you the groans of the damned in hell are the deep bass of the universal anthem of praise that shall ascend to the throne of my God for ever and ever.