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Frances Ridley Havergal Quotes

Love understands love; it needs no talk.
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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

— Frances Ridley Havergal

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

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

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

We write our lives indeed, But in a cipher none can read, Except the author

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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

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.

— Frances Ridley Havergal

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.

— Frances Ridley Havergal

A great deal of living must go to a very little writing.

— Frances Ridley Havergal

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

Oh to be my verse an answering gleam from higher radiance caught

— Frances Ridley Havergal

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