Frances Ridley Havergal Famous Quotes & Sayings

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24 Frances Ridley Havergal Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Frances Ridley Havergal Sayings: Earthly joy can take but a bat-like flight, always checked, always limited, in dusk and Earthly joy can take but a bat-like flight, always checked, always limited, in dusk and darkness. But the love of Christ breaks through the vaulting, and leads us up into the free sky above, expanding to the very throne of Jehovah, and drawing us still upward to the infinite heights of glory.
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Frances Ridley Havergal Sayings: Faithfulness to principle is only proved by faithfulness in detail. Faithfulness to principle is only proved by faithfulness in detail.
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Frances Ridley Havergal Sayings: We write our lives indeed, But in a cipher none can read, Except the author We write our lives indeed, But in a cipher none can read, Except the author
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Frances Ridley Havergal Sayings: They would make the 'Church ' their great meeting-point, rather than the Atonement of Christ. They would make the 'Church ' their great meeting-point, rather than the Atonement of Christ. As far as my experience goes, they have more devoutness and less devotion, more fear and less love, more feeling of duty than of desire, laying more stress on Phil. ii. 12 than ver. 13, and in practice working upon the intellect and imagination rather than aiming at the heart, skirmishing among the outworks rather than assaulting the citadel.
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Frances Ridley Havergal Sayings: Oh to be my verse an answering gleam from higher radiance caught Oh to be my verse an answering gleam from higher radiance caught
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Frances Ridley Havergal Sayings: CHRISTMAS DAY Jesus came! - and came for me. Simple words! and yet expressing Depths CHRISTMAS DAY Jesus came! - and came for me. Simple words! and yet expressing Depths of holy mystery, Depths of wondrous love and blessing. Holy Spirit, make me see All His coming means for me; Take the things of Christ, I pray, Show them to my heart today.
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Frances Ridley Havergal Sayings: We give thanks often with a tearful, doubtful voice, for our spiritual mercies positive, but We give thanks often with a tearful, doubtful voice, for our spiritual mercies positive, but what an almost infinite field there is for mercies negative! We cannot even imagine all that God has allowed us not to do, not to be.
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Frances Ridley Havergal Sayings: In perplexities-when we cannot tell what to do, when we cannot understand what is going In perplexities-when we cannot tell what to do, when we cannot understand what is going on around us, let us be calmed and steadied and made patient by the thought that what is hidden from us is not hidden from Him
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Frances Ridley Havergal Sayings: A great deal of living must go to a very little writing. A great deal of living must go to a very little writing.
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Frances Ridley Havergal Sayings: I do - oh, indeed I do - desire to live up to my profession, I do - oh, indeed I do - desire to live up to my profession, to be His, for time and eternity. But I am learning to sec how very weak I am, and how easily Satan can conquer me even when I do strive against him. I do believe with my head that Jesus can, and will give me His grace, and I do not need to fear, yet somehow my heart seems to be hard and cold and not to take it in. Oh, if we were but there - where there is no more sin ! Oh do not forget to pray for me, and don't ever doubt the love of your unworthy friend.
Frances Ridley Havergal Sayings: I take this pain, Lord Jesus,From Thine own hand;The strength to bear it bravelyThou wilt I take this pain, Lord Jesus,
From Thine own hand;
The strength to bear it bravely
Thou wilt command.
I am too weak for effort.
So let me rest,
In hush of sweet submission
On Thine own breast.
Frances Ridley Havergal Sayings: Teach us, Master, how to give All we have and are to Thee; Grant us, Teach us, Master, how to give
All we have and are to Thee;
Grant us, Saviour, while we live,
Wholly, only Thine to be.
Frances Ridley Havergal Sayings: Hidden in the hollow Of His blessed hand, Never foe can follow, Never traitor stand; Hidden in the hollow Of His blessed hand, Never foe can follow, Never traitor stand; Not a surge of worry, Not a shade of care, Not a blast of hurry Touch the Spirit there.
Frances Ridley Havergal Sayings: Poetry is a second translation of the soul's feeling; it must be rendered into thought, Poetry is a second translation of the soul's feeling; it must be rendered into thought, and thought must change its nebulous robe of semi-wording into definite language, before it reaches another heart. Music is a first translation of feeling, needing no second, but entering the heart direct.
Frances Ridley Havergal Sayings: Silence is no certain token that no secret grief is there; Sorrow which is never Silence is no certain token that no secret grief is there; Sorrow which is never spoken is the heaviest load to bear.
Frances Ridley Havergal Sayings: Might we never be the helpers of the great hinderer, Satan! Let us ask that Might we never be the helpers of the great hinderer, Satan! Let us ask that the Lord Jesus would so perfectly tune our spirits to the keynote of His exceeding great love, that all our unconscious influence may breathe only of that love, and help all with whom we come in contact to obey the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Frances Ridley Havergal Sayings: Every year, I might almost say every day, that I live, I seem to see Every year, I might almost say every day, that I live, I seem to see more clearly how all the rest and gladness and power of our Christian life hinges on one thing; and that is, taking God at His word, believing that He really means exactly what He says, and accepting the very words in which He reveals His goodness and grace, without substituting others or altering the precise modes and tenses which He has seen fit to use.
Frances Ridley Havergal Sayings: Love understands love; it needs no talk. Love understands love; it needs no talk.
Frances Ridley Havergal Sayings: Do what Thou wilt! Yes, only do What seemeth good to Thee;Thou art so loving, Do what Thou wilt! Yes, only do
What seemeth good to Thee;
Thou art so loving, wise, and true,
It must be best for me.
Frances Ridley Havergal Sayings: Take my will, and make it Thine, It shall be no longer mine; Take my Take my will, and make it Thine, It shall be no longer mine; Take my heart, it is Thine own; It shall be Thy royal throne.
Frances Ridley Havergal Sayings: Doubt indulged soon becomes doubt realized. Doubt indulged soon becomes doubt realized.
Frances Ridley Havergal Sayings: Writing is praying with me. You know a child would look up at every sentence Writing is praying with me. You know a child would look up at every sentence and say, 'And what shall I say next?' That is just what I do; I ask Him that at every line He would give me not merely thoughts and power, but also every word, even the very rhymes.
Frances Ridley Havergal Sayings: No life can be dreary when work is delight. No life can be dreary when work is delight.
Frances Ridley Havergal Sayings: Seldom can the heart be lonely,If it seek a lonelier still;Self-forgetting, seeking onlyEmptier cups of Seldom can the heart be lonely,
If it seek a lonelier still;
Self-forgetting, seeking only
Emptier cups of love to fill.