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Quotes by Hudson Taylor

1

I am so weak. I can’t read my Bible. I can’t even pray. I can only lie still in God’s arms like a little child and trust.

2

All our difficulties are only platforms for the manifestations of His grace, power and love.

3

A little thing is a little thing, but faithfulness in the little things is a great thing.

4

I am taking my children with me, and I notice that it is not difficult for me to remember that the little ones need breakfast in the morning, dinner at midday, and something before they go to bed at night. Indeed I could not forget it. And I find it impossible to suppose that our heavenly Father is less tender or mindful than I… I do not believe that our heavenly Father will ever forget His children. I am as very poor father, but it is not my habit to forget my children. God is a very, very good Father. It is not His habit to forget His children.

5

Christ is either Lord of all, or He is not Lord at all.

6

I am no longer anxious about anything, as I realize the Lord is able to carry out His will, and His will is mine. It makes no matter where He places me, or how. That is rather for Him to consider than for me; for in the easiest positions He must give me His grace, and in the most difficult, His grace is sufficient.

7

Do not have your concert first, and then tune your instrument afterwards. Begin the day with the Word of God and prayer, and get first of all into harmony with Him.

8

I used to ask God to help me. Then I asked if I might help Him. I ended up by asking Him to do His work through me.

9

The Great Commission is not an option to be considered; it is a command to be obeyed.

10

There are three stages in the work of God: Impossible; Difficult; Done.

11

It is possible to move men, through God, by prayer alone.

12

Whatever is you best time in the day, give that to communion with God.

13

Many Christians estimate difficulties in the light of their own resources, and thus attempt little and often fail in the little they attempt. All God’s giants have been weak men who did great things for God because they reckoned on His power and presence with them.

14

Do not have your concert first and tune your instruments afterward.  Begin the day with God.

15

The use of means ought not to lessen our faith in God, and our faith in God ought not to hinder our using whatever means He has given us for the accomplishment of His own purposes.

16

Depend on it! God’s work done in God’s way will never lack God’s supply.

17

I have seen many men work without praying, though I have never seen any good come out of it; but I have never seen a man pray without working