Encouraging Words from the Prince of Preachers

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CHARLES H. SPURGEON

“Let us be on the watch for opportunities of usefulness.  Let us go about the world with our ears and our eyes open, ready to avail ourselves of every occasion for doing good.  Let us not be content till be are useful, but make this the main desire and ambition of our lives.”  CHS

“I believe the doctrine of election because I am quite sure that if God had not chosen me, I would have never chosen Him; and I am sure He chose me before I was born, or else He never would have chosen me afterwards.”  CHS

“I looked at God and He looked at me, and we were one forever.”  CHS

“As well might a gnat seek to drink in the ocean, as a finite creature to comprehend the Eternal God.”  CHS

“The Lord gets His best soldiers out of the highlands of affliction.”  CHS

Taken from His Victorious Indwelling

RDW

2 thoughts on “Encouraging Words from the Prince of Preachers

  1. Love reading quotes from “the greats.” I have several quotes from someone named Roger Willmore in my Bible! The reason behind your last CHS quote about affliction is perhaps explained by this J.I.Packer quote: “God uses chronic pain and weakness, along with other afflictions, as his chisel for sculpting our lives. Felt weakness deepens dependence on Christ for strength each day. The weaker we feel, the harder we lean. And the harder we lean, the stronger we grow spiritually, even while our bodies waste away. To live with your ‘thorn’ uncomplainingly — that is, sweet, patient, and free in heart to love and help others, even though every day you feel weak — is true sanctification. It is true healing for the spirit. It is a supreme victory of grace.” And it produces great Christian soldiers!

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