Aimee Semple Mcpherson Quotes

Aimee Semple McPherson (Aimée, in the original French; October 9, 1890 – September 27, 1944), also known as Sister Aimee or simply Sister, was a Canadian-American Pentecostal evangelist and media celebrity in the 1920s and 1930s, famous for founding the Foursquare Church. McPherson has been noted as a pioneer in the use of modern media, because she used radio to draw on the growing appeal of popular entertainment in North America and incorporated other forms into her weekly sermons at Angelus Temple, one of the first megachurches

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Aimee Semple Mcpherson


Lift up your heads, ye people,lift up your faces, too,open your mouths to sing His praise,and the rain will fall on you.

Aimee Semple Mcpherson


Awake! thou that sleepest, arise from the dead! The Lord still lives today. His power has never abated. His Word has never changed. The things He did in Bible days, He still lives to do today. Not a burden is there He cannot bear nor a fetter He cannot break.

Aimee Semple Mcpherson


What is my task? To get the gospel around the world in the shortest possible time to every man and woman and boy and girl!

Aimee Semple Mcpherson


What is my task? First of all, my task is to be pleasing to Christ. To be empty of self and be filled with Himself. To be filled with the Holy Spirit; to be led by the Holy Spirit.

Aimee Semple Mcpherson


O Hope! Dazzling, radiant Hope! What a change thou bringest to the hopeless; brightening the darkened paths, and cheering the lonely way.

Aimee Semple Mcpherson


Let's keep that our little secret, shall we.

Aimee Semple Mcpherson


“You have no business being sick-every one of you should get well and get up and go to work, huh? Get up and go to work and earn some money and help send the gospel out! Amen!”

Aimee Semple Mcpherson


“I have never been brought up a Catholic - I mean, a Roman Catholic - we're all Catholics, aren't we? We're Protestant Catholics, whether we're from Methodist or Baptist or what.”

Aimee Semple Mcpherson


“Lift up your heads, ye people, lift up your faces, too, open your mouths to sing His praise, and the rain will fall on you.”

Aimee Semple Mcpherson


“We are all making a crown for Jesus out of these daily lives of ours, either a crown of golden, divine love, studded with gems of sacrifice and adoration, or a thorny crown, filled with the cruel briars of unbelief, or selfishness, and sin . . .”

Aimee Semple Mcpherson


With God, I can do all things! But with God and you, and the people who you can interest, by the grace of God, we're gonna cover the world!

Aimee Semple Mcpherson