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I believe the world has yet to see what God will do with the man who is perfectly surrendered.
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I firmly believe that the moment our hearts are emptied of selfishness and ambition and self-seeking and everything that is contrary to God's law, the Holy Spirit will come and fill every corner of our hearts; but if we are full of pride and conceit, ambition and self-seeking, pleasure and the world, there is no room for the Spirit of God. I also believe that many a man is praying to God to fill him, when he is full already with something else. Before we pray that God would fill us, I believe we ought to pray that He would empty us. There must be a n emptying before there can be a filling; and when the heart is turned upside down, and everything that is contrary to God is turned out, then the Spirit will come ...

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Character is what you are in the dark.

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Every great movement of God can be traced to a kneeling figure.

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-I look upon this world as a wrecked vessel. God has given me a lifeboat and said, 'Moody, save all you can.

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There has never been a time in my life when I felt that I could take a gun and shoot down a fellow-being. In this respect I am a Quaker.

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Small numbers make no difference to God. There is nothing small if God is in it.

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So few grow, because so few study.

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A great many men are kept out of the kingdom of God because they are looking for somebody else's experience-the experience their grandmother had, their aunt, or some one in the family.

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I was all the time tugging and carrying water. But now I have a river that carries me.

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There is no use trying to do Church work without love. A doctor, a lawyer, may do good work without love, but God's work cannot be done without love.

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It is a comforting thing to know that the Lord will not begin the good work without also finishing it.

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A QUICKENING that will last must come through the Word of God. A man stood up in one of our meetings and said he hoped for enough out of the series of meetings to last him all his life. I told him he might as well try to eat enough breakfast at one time to last him his lifetime. That is a mistake that people are making; they are running to religious meetings and they think the meetings are going to do the work. But if these don't bring you into closer contact with the Word of God, the whole impression will be gone in three months.

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The wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.-Romans 6:23.

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There are a great many people now that are willing to observe what they like about Christ, but the things that they don't like they just dismiss and turn away from.

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God makes a promise; Faith believes it; Hope anticipates it; and Patience quietly awaits it.

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I have made this discovery: that it takes more love and self-sacrifice for the father to give up the son than it does for the son to

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It is a good thing to lose confidence in ourselves so as to gain confidence in God.

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If your minister comes to you frankly, tells you of your sin, and warns you faithfully, thank God for him. He is your best friend; he is a heaven-sent man. But if a minister speaks smooth, oily words to

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Lighthouses don't fire cannons to call attention to their shining - they just shine.

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