46 F.B. Meyer Quotes

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The greatest tragedy of life is not unanswered prayer, but unoffered prayer.
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As we pour out our bitterness, God pours in his peace.
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Temptation may even be a blessing to a man when it reveals to him his weakness and drives him to the almighty Savior. Do not be surprised, then, dear child of God, if you are tempted at every step of your earthly journey, and almost beyond endurance; but you will not be tempted beyond what you are able to bear, and with every temptation there will be a way of escape.
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If there be, therefore, perpetual failure in your life, it cannot arise from any weakness or impotence in the Mighty God; but from some failure on your part. That failure may probably be discovered in one of three hiding places--imperfect surrender, deficient faith; or neglected communion. But when the intention of the soul is right with God, without doubt He will save.
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We never test the resources of God until we attempt the impossible.
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Tears are the material out of which heaven weaves its brightest rainbow.
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In the sequel of our life's story we shall see that there was a meaning and necessity in all the previous incidents, save those which were the result of our own folly and sin, and that even these have been made to contribute to the final result.
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"Amplius" means broader, fuller, wider. That is God's perpetual word to us in relation to filling of the Holy Spirit. We can never have enough to satisfy His yearning desire. When we have apprehended most, there are always unexpected supplies in store ready to be drawn upon.
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Jesus Christ has bought us with His blood, but, alas, He has not had His money's worth! He paid for ALL, and He has had but a fragment of our energy, time and earnings. By an act of consecration, let us ask Him to forgive the robbery of the past, and let us profess our desire to be henceforth utterly and only for Him - His slaves, owning no master other than Himself.
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Sin is the act of the will, and is only possible when the will assents to some unholy influence.
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You will tell the others that I am going home a little sooner than I thought. Then tell them not to talk about the servant but to talk about the Savior.
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It is impossible to be our best at the supreme moment if character is corroded and eaten into by daily inconsistency, unfaithfulness, and besetting sin.
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The church which is not a missionary church will be a missing church when Jesus comes.
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Jesus Christ came into the world to glorify the Father, and the Holy Ghost came into the world to glorify the Son.
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The man who prays grows, and the muscles of the soul swell from this whipcord to iron bands.
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Let each of us learn to abide in Christ with the heart open to Him on the one hand, and open to men, women and children on the other.
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Hand over to Christ every temptation and care.
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But temptation is not sin. A man may ask me to share with him the spoils of a burglary, but no one can accuse me of receiving stolen property if I indignantly refuse and keep my doors tightly shut against him.
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Faith is more than Creed.
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When we want to know God's will, there are three things which always concur: the inward impulse, the Word of God and the trend of circumstances. Never act until these three things agree.
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Be indifferent to emotion. If it is there, be thankful; if it is absent, go on doing the will of God, reckoning on Him, speaking well of Him behind His back, and, above all, giving no signs of what you are suffering, lest you be a stumbling block to others.
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God incarnate is the end of fear; and the heart that realizes that He is in the midst... will be quiet in the middle of alarm.
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Consecration is only possible when we give up our will about everything.
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God has set Eternity in our heart, and man's infinite capacity cannot be filled or satisfied with the things of time and sense.
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A providence is shaping our ends; a plan is developing in our lives; a supreme and loving Being is making all things work together for good.
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Yours will be the wings of an eagle's flight, the soaring of a lark, sunward, heavenward, Godward! But you must take time to be holy - in meditation, in prayer, and especially in the use of the Bible.
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As the weights of the clock, or the ballast in the vessel, are necessary for their right ordering, so is trouble in the soul-life.
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Consecration is not the act of our feelings but of our will.
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Watch the morning watch. Do not see the face of man until you have seen the face of God. Before you enter on the day with its temptations, look up into His face and hide His Word in your heart.
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What is sin? It is the "Yes of the will" to temptation.
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Faith bears Fruit. It cannot help it, because it links the soul with Christ, so that the energy of His life pours into it through the artery of faith, and, as it comes in, so it must make a way for itself out.
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Your foes may be numerous as the devils in hell, strong and wily; but He will save.
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Our God is Jehovah of hosts, who can summon unexpected reinforcements at any moment to aid His people. Believe that He is there between you and your difficulty, and what baffles you will flee before Him, as clouds before the gale.
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I used to think that God's gifts were on shelves one above the other and that the taller we grow in Christian character the more easily we could reach them. I now find that God's gifts are on shelves one beneath the other and that it is not a question of growing taller but of stooping lower.
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The sweetest scents are only obtained by tremendous pressure; the fairest flowers grow amid Alpine show-solitudes; the fairest gems have suffered longest from the lapidary's wheel; the noblest statues have borne most blows of the chisel. All, however, are under law. Nothing happens that has not been appointed with consummate care and foresight.
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When we are born again, a new life - the life of God - is put into us by the Holy Spirit. But the old self-life, which is called in Scripture the flesh, is not taken away. The two may coexist in the same heart. "The flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh.
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The certainty of our salvation rests on the character of God.
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The supreme test of goodness is not in the greater but in the smaller incidents of our character and practice.
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God has a purpose in every life, and when the soul is completely yielded and acquiescent, He will certainly realize it. Blessed is he who has never thwarted the working of the divine ideal.
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How often God takes away our consolations, that we may only love Him for Himself; and reveals our sinfulness, that we may better appreciate the completeness of his salvation!
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May we not only be delivered from the outward act or word that grieves Thee, but may the very springs of our nature be purified!
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We must be still before God.
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When a man is right with God, God will freely use him.
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God is down in front. He is in the tomorrows. It is tomorrow that fills men with dread. God is there already. All the tomorrows of our life have to pass Him before they can get to us.
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Confess sin instantly.
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Fall on your knees and grow there. There is no burden of the spirit but is lighter by kneeling under it. Prayer means not always talking to Him, but waiting before Him till the dust settles and the stream runs clear.
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