Alexander Murdoch Mackay Quotes

Alexander Murdoch Mackay (13 October 1849 – 4 February 1890) was a Presbyterian missionary to Uganda

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Alexander Murdoch Mackay


This day last year Livingstone died-a Scotsman and a Christian, loving God and his neighbour in the heart of Africa. Go thou and do likewise!

Alexander Murdoch Mackay


Twenty-five years old this day. 'Bless the Lord, O my soul,' for all His goodness. Man is immortal till his work is done. Use me in Thy service alone, blessed Saviour.

Alexander Murdoch Mackay


My heart burns for the deliverance of Africa...

Alexander Murdoch Mackay


I entreat you to leave your work at home to the many who are ready to undertake it, and to come forth yourselves to reap this field now white to the harvest.

Alexander Murdoch Mackay


Lord, enable us to search our hearts and humble ourselves before Thee. Oh, for a closer walk with God, more faith, more sincerity, more earnestness, and more love. I must study more the Word of God. 'If ye abide in Me, and My words abide in you, ask whatsoever ye will, and it shall be done unto you.' The Master said so, and His words are true.

Alexander Murdoch Mackay


What is this you write- 'Come home? Surely now, in our terrible dearth of workers, it is not the time for any one to desert his post. Send us only our first twenty men and I may be tempted to come to help you to find the second twenty.

Alexander Murdoch Mackay


Our hearts are breaking... We are lonely and deserted, sad and sick.

Alexander Murdoch Mackay