F.B. Meyer Quotes


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!

How many of us who are engaged in the Lord's holy service are secretly cherishing some proud purpose of excelling other men of making a name of securing money and applause.

The greatest tragedy of life is not unanswered prayer buy unoffered prayer.

The passing of the years awakens in our hearts the cry for permanence.

Joy is peace dancing and peace is joy at rest.

Purity of heart means the control of the imagination and the rigorous care of the affections.

There is no sin so profound no despondency so low no misery so abject but the love of Christ is deeper.

What a comfort it is to feel that amid the chaos and anarchy which sweep the surface God is holding fast the foundations on which we build.

The love of God toward you is like the Amazon River flowing down to water a single daisy.

The spirit of the gospel is in absolute disagreement with the spirit of the world.

God is love; to do his will is to scatter love in handfuls of blessing on a weary world.

As we pour out our bitterness God pours in his peace.

Though justification costs us nothing but the sacrifice of our pride it has cost Christ His blood.

There is no burden of the spirit but is lighter by kneeling under it.

Do not look down brooding over your weakness! Do not look back upon your past strewn with failure! Look up to the living Christ!

Prayer is an exchange. We leave our burdens worries and sin in the hands of God. We come away with oil of joy and the garment of praise.

The man who prays grows and the muscles of the soul swell from this whipcord to iron bands.

When a man is right with God God will freely use him.

Habits of prayer need careful cultivation.

We must be still before God.

The certainty of our salvation rests on the character of God.

Christ's work needs no repetition. It is final because it is perfect.

If you're not willing to give up everything for Christ are you willing to be made willing?

Unbelief puts our circumstance between us and God but faith puts God between us and our circumstances.

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.

Consecration is not the act of our feelings but of our WILL.

Consecration is only possible when we give up our will about EVERYTHING.

If I had my ministry over again I would devote far more time to the ministry of comfort and encouragement.

He is the richest man in the esteem of the world who has gotten the most. He is the richest man in the esteem of Heaven who has given the most.

God does not fill with His Holy Spirit those who believe in the fullness of the Spirit or those who desire Him but those who obey Him.

Go on day by day fulfilling the task of the day and leaving the results with God.

The flesh lusts against the Spirit and the Spirit against the flesh.

The quiet life is by no means the greatest life. Some characters can only reach the highest standard of spirituality by the disturbings or displacings in the order of God's providence.

The one thing that hinders God is our unbelief.

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.

I believe that if there is one thing which pierces the Master's heart with unutterable grief it is not the world's iniquity but the Church's indifferences.

The church which is not a missionary church will be a missing church when Jesus comes.

There is nothing indeed which God will not do for a man who dares to step out upon what seems to be the mist; though as he puts his foot down he finds a rock beneath him.

We never get so near God as when we plead for others.

There is nothing the Church of today needs so much as Spiritual Power; and there is nothing which we can have so easily if only we are prepared to pay the price.

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.

I can't say I'm willing Lord but I'm willing to be made willing.

If you are not willing to be used by God ask God to make you willing to be willing.