36 Adoniram Judson Quotes

  • "In spite of sorrow, loss, and pain, our course be onward still; we sow on Burmah's barren plain, we reap on Zion's hill."

    - Adoniram Judson
    Topics: Suffering


  • "The motto of every missionary, whether preacher, printer, or schoolmaster, ought to be "Devoted for life.""

    - Adoniram Judson
    Topics: Missions


  • "Our prayers run along one road and God's answers by another, and by and by they meet."

    - Adoniram Judson
    Topics: Prayer


  • "It is true that we may desire much more. But let us use what we have, and God will give us more."

    - Adoniram Judson
    Topics: Providence


  • "The motto of every missionary, whether preacher, printer, or schoolmaster, ought to be "Devoted for life.""

    - Adoniram Judson
    Topics: Missions


  • "Nothing is impossible,' said one of the seven sages of Greece, 'to industry.' Let us change the word, 'industry,' to 'persevering prayer,' and the motto will be more Christian and more worthy of universal adoption."

    - Adoniram Judson
    Topics: Prayer


  • "God loves importunate prayer so much that He will not give us much blessing without it."

    - Adoniram Judson
    Topics: Prayer, Perseverance


  • "I have now to ask whether you can consent to part with your daughter early next spring, to see her no more in this world. Whether you can consent to see her departure to a heathen land, and her subjection to the hardships and sufferings of a missionary life? Whether you can consent to her exposure to the dangers of the ocean; to the fatal influence of the southern climate of India; to every kind of want and distress; to degradation, insult, persecution, and perhaps a violent death? Can you consent to all this, for the sake of perishing immortal souls; for the sake of Zion and the glory of God? Can you consent to all this, in hope of soon meeting your daughter in the world of glory, with a crown of righteousness brightened by the acclamations of praise which shall redound to her Savior from heathens saved, through her means, from eternal woe and despair?"

    - Adoniram Judson
    Topics: Romance, Missions


  • "Let me beg you, not to rest contented with the commonplace religion that is now so prevalent."

    - Adoniram Judson
    Topics: Apathy, Religion


  • "I am not tired of my work, neither am I tired of the world; yet, when Christ calls me home, I shall go with gladness."

    - Adoniram Judson
    Topics: Service, Death


  • "God answers all true prayer, either in kind or in kindness."

    - Adoniram Judson
    Topics: Prayer


  • "After many painful trials, which none can know, but those who are taught to relinquish a system in which they had been educated, I settled down in the full persuasion, that the immersion of a professing believer in Christ is the only Christian baptism."

    - Adoniram Judson
    Topics: Baptism


  • "Thanks be to God, not--only for 'rivers of endless joys above, but for 'rills of comfort here below.'"

    - Adoniram Judson
    Topics: Comfort


  • "Nothing is impossible,' said one of the seven sages of Greece, 'to industry.' Let us change the word, 'industry,' to 'persevering prayer,' and the motto will be more Christian and more worthy of universal adoption."

    - Adoniram Judson
    Topics: Prayer


  • "I have now to ask whether you can consent to part with your daughter early next spring, to see her no more in this world? Whether you can consent to see her departure to a heathen land, and her subjection to the hardships and sufferings of a missionary life? Whether you can consent to her exposure to the dangers of the ocean; to the fatal influence of the southern climate of India; to every kind of want and distress; to degradation, insult, persecution, and perhaps a violent death? Can you consent to all this, for the sake of perishing immortal souls; for the sake of Zion and the glory of God? Can you consent to all this, in hope of soon meeting your daughter in the world of glory, with a crown of righteousness brightened by the acclamations of praise which shall redound to her Savior from heathens saved, through her means, from eternal woe and despair?"

    - Adoniram Judson
    Topics: Romance, Missions



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