F.b. Meyer Quotes

Frederick Brotherton Meyer (8 April 1847 – 28 March 1929), a contemporary and friend of D. L. Moody and A. C. Dixon, was a Baptist pastor and evangelist in England involved in ministry and inner city mission work on both sides of the Atlantic. Author of numerous religious books and articles, many of which remain in print today, he was described in an obituary as The Archbishop of the Free Churches.

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F.b. Meyer


Consecration is only possible when we give up our will about EVERYTHING.

F.b. Meyer


The love of God toward you is like the Amazon River flowing down to water a single daisy.

F.b. Meyer


Fall on your knees and grow there. There is no burden of the spirit but is lighter by kneeling under it. Prayer means not always talking to Him, but waiting before Him till the dust settles and the stream runs clear.

F.b. Meyer


We must be still before God.

F.b. Meyer


Joy is peace dancing and peace is joy at rest.

F.b. Meyer


There is nothing the Church of today needs so much as Spiritual Power; and there is nothing which we can have so easily, if only we are prepared to pay the price.

F.b. Meyer


Habits of prayer need careful cultivation.

F.b. Meyer


God does not fill with His Holy Spirit those who believe in the fullness of the Spirit, or those who desire Him, but those who obey Him.

F.b. Meyer


Ah, afflicted one, your disabilities were meant to unite with God's enablings, your weakness to mate His power. God's grace is at hand -sufficent-- and at its best when human weakness is most profound. Appropriate it and learn that those who wait on God are stronger in their weakness than the sons of men in their stoutest health and vigor."

F.b. Meyer


Christ's work needs no repetition. It is final because it is perfect.

F.b. Meyer


Unbelief puts our circumstance between us and God, but faith puts God between us and our circumstances.

F.b. Meyer


Do not look down, brooding over your weakness! Do not look back upon your past, strewn with failure! Look up to the living Christ!

F.b. Meyer


The greatest tragedy of life is not unanswered prayer, buy unoffered prayer.

F.b. Meyer


There is nothing, indeed, which God will not do for a man who dares to step out upon what seems to be the mist; though as he puts his foot down he finds a rock beneath him.

F.b. Meyer


Consecration is not the act of our feelings but of our WILL.

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