We must also have our tempers well under restraint. . . . Temper is an edged tool, and often cuts the man who handles it.
The “Prince of Preachers” had a lot of great quotes in his career. Preaching extensively from both Psalms and Proverbs led him to deliver punchy advice through vivid metaphors.
If you’d like to hear more of what Spurgeon had to say, Logos carries a huge number of his works, including his commentary on the Psalms—The Treasury of David. You’ll find this quote and many others in 1,500 Quotations for Preachers, with Slides.
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