20 G. Campbell Morgan Quotes

  • "No one statement wrested from its context is a sufficient warrant for actions that plainly controvert other commands. How excellent a thing it would be if the whole Church of Christ had learned that no law of life may be based upon an isolated text. Every false teacher who has divided the Church, has had, "it is written" on which to hang his doctrine."

    - G. Campbell Morgan
    Topics: Scripture


  • "To the individual believer indwelt by the Holy Spirit there is granted the direct impression of the Spirit of God on the spirit of man, imparting the knowledge of His will in matters of the smallest and greatest importance. This has to be sought and waited for."

    - G. Campbell Morgan
    Topics: Holy Spirit


  • "The Scripture can only be read intelligently by inspired men and women. The value we get from our reading is in direct proportion to the measure in which we are filled with God's Spirit."

    - G. Campbell Morgan
    Topics: Scripture, Holy Spirit


  • "To call a man evangelical who is not evangelistic is an utter contradiction."

    - G. Campbell Morgan
    Topics: Evangelism


  • "We also need a regular systematic study of the Scriptures. We cannot maintain our spiritual life without it any more than we can maintain our physical bodies without proper nourishment."

    - G. Campbell Morgan
    Topics: Scripture


  • "Prayer is life passionately wanting, wishing, desiring God's triumph. Prayer is life striving and toiling everywhere and always for that ultimate victory."

    - G. Campbell Morgan
    Topics: Prayer, Victory


  • "Waiting for God means power to do nothing save under command. This is not lack of power to do anything. Waiting for God needs strength rather than weakness. It is power to do nothing. It is the strength that holds strength in check. It is the strength that prevents the blundering activity which is entirely false and will make true activity impossible when the definite command comes."

    - G. Campbell Morgan
    Topics: Waiting, Power


  • "If you have no opposition in the place you serve, you're serving in the wrong place."

    - G. Campbell Morgan
    Topics: Adversity, Service


  • ""Out, damned spot!" That is the true cry of human nature. That stain cannot be removed without blood and that which is infinitely more, and deeper, and profounder, and more terrible than blood, of which blood is but the symbol - the suffering of Deity."

    - G. Campbell Morgan
    Topics: The Cross


  • "Waiting for God is not laziness. Waiting for God is not going to sleep. Waiting for God is not the abandonment of effort. Waiting for God means, first, activity under command; second, readiness for any new command that may come; third, the ability to do nothing until the command is given."

    - G. Campbell Morgan
    Topics: Waiting


  • "Nothing is more needed among preachers today than that we should have the courage to shake ourselves free from the thousand and one trivialities in which we are asked to waste our time and strength, and resolutely return to the apostolic ideal which made necessary the office of the pastorate. (We must resolve that) we will continue steadfastly in prayer, and in the ministry of the Word."

    - G. Campbell Morgan
    Topics: Preaching


  • "How would you like to live with somebody who was everlastingly grieving your heart by his conduct?"

    - G. Campbell Morgan
    Topics: Jesus


  • "Oh, how strenuous is life! I know a little of it. Men "ought always to pray, and not to faint." How fierce the battle! I know something of the conflict, but I ought not to faint, because I can pray."

    - G. Campbell Morgan
    Topics: Prayer


  • "The three essentials for great preaching are: truth, clarity, and passion."

    - G. Campbell Morgan
    Topics: Preaching


  • "Those who wait for God are pilgrim souls that have no tie that will hold them when the definite command is issued; no prejudices that will paralyze their effort when in some strange coming of the light they are commanded to take a pathway entirely different to that which was theirs before; having no interests either temporal or eternal, either material or mental or spiritual, that will conflict with the will of God when that will is made known."

    - G. Campbell Morgan
    Topics: Patience, Waiting



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