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Prayer can never be in excess.

From Psalm 32:6-7:  “Therefore let all who are faithful offer prayer to you; at a time of distress, the rush of mighty waters shall not reach them.  You are a hiding place for me; you preserve me from trouble; you surround me with glad cries of deliverance.”

Charles Spurgeon (1834-1892) was an influential English preacher.  Even in modern times, his writings and many sermons have remained a constant source of encouragement to Christians around the world.  He has often be referred to as the “Prince of Preachers.”

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Martin Luther (German priest and reformer)

None can believe how powerful prayer is, and what it is able to effect, but those who have learned it by experience.

Charles Spurgeon (British preacher)

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

From 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18:  “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.”

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God alone can give us songs in the night.

From Mark 5:35-36:  “While He was still speaking, some people came from the synagogue leader’s house to say, ‘Your daughter is dead.  Why trouble the teacher any further?’  But overhearing what they said, Jesus said to the synagogue leader, “Do not be afraid; only believe.'”

Charles Spurgeon Quote

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By perseverance the snail reached the ark.

From 1 Corinthians 15:57-58:  “But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.  Therefore, my beloved, be steadfast, immovable, always excelling in the work of the Lord, because you know that in the Lord your labor is not in vain.”

Charles Spurgeon Quote

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The closer we are to the Shepherd, the safer we are from the wolves.

From Isaiah 43:2-3:  “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you.  For I am the Lord your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior.”

Charles Spurgeon Quote

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To trust God in the light is nothing, but trust Him in the dark–that is faith.

From Romans 13:12:  “The night is far gone, the day is near.  Let us then lay aside the works of darkness and put on the armor of light.”

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In some sense the path to heaven is very safe, but in other respects there is no road so dangerous.

From Jude 1:24:  “Now to Him who is able to keep you from falling, and to make you stand without blemish in the presence of His glory.”

Charles Spurgeon Quote

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Nobody ever outgrows Scripture; the book widens and deepens with our years.

From 2 Timothy 3:16-17:  “All scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, so that everyone who belongs to God may be proficient, equipped for every good work.”