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31 Amy Carmichael Quotes on Love and Joy (PRAYER)

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“Let us not be surprised when we have to face difficulties. When the wind blows hard on a tree, the roots stretch and grow the stronger, Let it be so with us. Let us not be weaklings, yielding to every wind that blows, but strong in spirit to resist.”

Amy Carmichael
You can give without loving, but you cannot love without giving.
You can give without loving, but you cannot love without giving.

“If I am afraid to speak the truth lest I lose affection, or lest the one concerned should say, “You do not understand”, or because I fear to lose my reputation for kindness; if I put my own good name before the other’s highest good, then I know nothing of Calvary love.”

Amy Carmichael
Let nothing be said about anyone unless it passes through the three sieves Is it true Is it kind Is it necessary
Let nothing be said about anyone unless it passes through the three sieves: Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary?

“Sometimes when we read the words of those who have been more than conquerors, we feel almost despondent. I feel that I shall never be like that. But they won through step by step, by little bits of wills, little denials of self, little inward victories, by faithfulness in very little things. They became what they are. No one sees these little hidden steps. They only see the accomplishment, but even so, those small steps were taken. There is no sudden triumph, no spiritual maturity. That is the work of the moment.”

Amy Carmichael

“It is not the place where we are, or the work that we do or cannot do that matters, it is something else. It is the fire within that burns and shines, whatever be our circumstances.”

Amy Carmichael
We have all eternity to celebrate the victories but only a few hours before sunset to win them.
We have all eternity to celebrate the victories but only a few hours before sunset to win them.
Prayer is the core of the day. Take prayer out, and the day would collapse.
Prayer is the core of the day. Take prayer out, and the day would collapse.
Those who think too much of themselves don't think enough.
Those who think too much of themselves don’t think enough.
Joy is not gush. Joy is not mere jolliness. Joy is perfect acquiescence - acceptance, rest in God’s will, whatever comes.
Joy is not gush. Joy is not mere jolliness. Joy is perfect acquiescence – acceptance, rest in God’s will, whatever comes.
I would rather burn out than rust out.
I would rather burn out than rust out.

11 Amy Carmichael Quotes on God

“Give me the Love that leads the way. The Faith that nothing can dismay. The Hope no disappointments tire. The Passion that’ll burn like fire. Let me not sink to be a clod. Make me Thy fuel, Flame of God.”

Amy Carmichael
If you have never been hurt by a word from God, it is probably that you have never heard God speak.
If you have never been hurt by a word from God, it is probably that you have never heard God speak.

“Blessed are the single-hearted, for they shall enjoy much peace. If you refuse to be hurried and pressed, if you stay your soul on God, nothing can keep you from that clearness of spirit which is life and peace. In that stillness you will know what His will is.”

Amy Carmichael
It is a safe thing to trust Him to fulfill the desires which He creates.
It is a safe thing to trust Him to fulfill the desires which He creates.

“The best training is to learn to accept everything as it comes, as from Him whom our soul loves. The tests are always unexpected things, not great things that can be written up, but the common little rubs of life, silly little nothings, things you are ashamed of minding one scrap.”

Amy Carmichael
God Hold us to that which drew us first, when the Cross was the attraction, and we wanted nothing else.
God hold us to that which drew us first, when the Cross was the attraction, and we wanted nothing else.

“It is great to be faced with the impossible, for nothing is impossible if one is meant to do it. Wisdom will be given, and strength. When the Lord leads, He always strengthens.”

Amy Carmichael

“The word comfort is from two Latin words meaning ‘with’ and ‘strong’ – He is with us to make us strong. Comfort is not soft, weakening commiseration; it is true, strengthening love.”

Amy Carmichael

“Thank God for the battle verses in the Bible. We go into the unknown every day of our lives, and especially every Monday morning, for the week is sure to be a battlefield, outwardly and inwardly in the unseen life of the spirit, which is often by far the sternest battlefield for souls. Either way, the Lord your God goes before you, He shall fight for you!”

Amy Carmichael
Our loving Lord is not just present, but nearer than the thought can imagine - so near that a whisper can reach Him.
Our loving Lord is not just present, but nearer than the thought can imagine – so near that a whisper can reach Him.
There is only one way of victory over the bitterness and rage that comes naturally to us -To will what God wills brings peace.
There is only one way of victory over the bitterness and rage that comes naturally to us -To will what God wills brings peace.

9 Amy Carmichael Quotes to Ponder

“Now you are deep in what seems to me a peculiarly selfless service. The spiritual training of children must be that. You work for the years you will not see. You work for the Invisible all the time, but you work for the Eternal. So it is all worthwhile.”

Amy Carmichael
A cup brimful of sweetness cannot spill even one drop of bitter water, no matter how suddenly jarred.
A cup brimful of sweetness cannot spill even one drop of bitter water, no matter how suddenly jarred.

“There have been times of late when I have had to hold on to one text with all my might: “It is required in stewards that a man may be found faithful.” Praise God, it does not say “successful”.”

Amy Carmichael
There is always something to be happy about if we look for it ‘Two men looked through prison bars, The one saw mud, the other stars.'
There is always something to be happy about if we look for it: ‘Two men looked through prison bars, The one saw mud, the other stars.’
Our enemy is more aware than we are of the spiritual possibilities that depend upon obedience.
Our enemy is more aware than we are of the spiritual possibilities that depend upon obedience.
Thank God, He doesn't measure out grace in teaspoons.
Thank God, He doesn’t measure out grace in teaspoons.
If you are ever inclined to pray for a missionary, do it at once, where ever you are. Perhaps he may be in great peril at that moment.
If you are ever inclined to pray for a missionary, do it at once, where ever you are. Perhaps he may be in great peril at that moment.
If you would live in victory, you must refuse to be dominated by the seen and the felt.
If you would live in victory, you must refuse to be dominated by the seen and the felt.
All along, let us remember we are not asked to understand, but simply to obey.
All along, let us remember we are not asked to understand, but simply to obey.

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