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       Charles Spurgeon
       1834-1892
      
       Charles Haddon Spurgeon was an English Baptist pastor and writer. He still remains influential among Christians and still known as the "Prince of Preachers."
      
       He was converted to Christ at the age of 16 and immediately began preaching. He preached in the streets and in the fields before he was 21. In his first church, he began with 100 members. It grew until he was preaching to 10,000 people in the Surrey Music Hall. His church, the Metropolitan Tabernacle, seated 6,000 people. He withdrew from every movement among English Baptists which tended to criticize the Authorized Version 1611 in any way.
      
       Before his death, he published more than 2,000 sermons and 49 volumes of commentaries, sayings, anecdotes, illustrations, and devotions.


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It's not the having, it's the getting.

    Topics: Achievement

You might not always get what you want, but you always get what you expect.

    Topics: Achievement

Before any great achievement, some measure of depression is very usual.

    Topics: Achievement, Depression

Trials teach us what we are; they dig up the soil, and let us see what we are made of.

    Topics: Adversity, Trials

The Lord gets his best soldiers out of the highlands of affliction.

    Topics: Affliction

As sure as God puts His children in the furnace of affliction, He will be with them in it.

    Topics: Affliction

Most of the grand truths of God have to be learned by trouble; they must be burned into us with the hot iron of affliction, otherwise we shall not truly receive them.

    Topics: Affliction

The furnace of affliction is a good place for you, Christian; it benefits you; it helps you to become more like Christ, and it is fitting you for heaven.

    Topics: Affliction

Those who dive in the sea of affliction bring up rare pearls.

    Topics: Affliction

The highest honor that God can confer upon his children is the blood-red crown of martyrdom. The jewels of a Christian are his afflictions. The regalia of the kings that God has made, are their troubles, their sorrows, and their griefs. Griefs exalt us, and troubles lift us.

    Topics: Affliction

A vigorous temper is not altogether an evil. Men who are easy as an old shoe are generally of little worth.

    Topics: Anger, Men

Do not say, "I cannot help having a bad temper." Friend, you must help it. Pray to God to help you overcome it at once, for either you must kill it, or it will kill you. You cannot carry a bad temper into heaven.

    Topics: Anger

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