Best Henry Drummond Quotes and His Christian Sayings (1851-1897)

Best Henry Drummond Quotes and Sayings (1851-1897)

Best Henry Drummond Quotes and Sayings (1851-1897)

Many of his writings were too nicely adapted to the needs of his own day to justify the expectation that they would long survive it, but few men exercised more religious influence in their own generation, especially on young men. His sermon “The Greatest Thing in the World” remains popular in Christian circles.
Henry Drummond

it is impossible to believe that the amazing successions of revelations in the domain of Nature, during the last few centuries, at which the world has all but grown tired wondering, are to yield nothing for the higher life.
Henry Drummond

Is life not full of opportunities for learning love? Every man and woman every day has a thousand of them.
Henry Drummond

Life depends upon contact with Life. It cannot spring up out of itself. It can- not develop out of anything that is not Life. There is no Spontaneous Generation in religion any more than in Nature. Christ is the source of Life in the
Henry Drummond

It is a wonderful thing that here and there in this hard, uncharitable world, there should still be left a few rare souls who think no evil.

The physical laws may explain the inorganic world; the biological Laws may account for the development of the organic. But of the point where they meet, of that strange borderland between the dead and the living, Science is silent. It is as if God had placed everything inS earth and heaven in the hands of Nature, but reserved a point at the genesis of Life for His direct appearing.
Henry Drummond

The world is not a playground; it is a school-room. Life is not a holiday, but an education. And the one eternal lesson for us all is how better we can love.
Henry Drummond

Escape means nothing more than the gradual emergence of the higher being from the lower, and nothing less. It means the gradual putting off of all that cannot enter the higher state of heaven, and simultaneously the putting on of Christ. It involves the slow completing of the soul and the development of the capacity for God.
Henry Drummond

We hear much, of love to God; Christ spoke much of love to man. We make a great deal of peace with heaven; Christ spoke much of peace on earth
Henry Drummond

Love is Patience. This is the normal attitude of Love; Love passive, Love waiting to begin; not in a hurry; calm; ready to do its work when the summons comes, but meantime wearing the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit.

Henry Drummond

Whenever you attempt a good work you will find other men doing the same kind of work, and probably doing it better. Envy them not.
Henry Drummond

I say that man believes in a God, who feels himself in the presence of a Power which is not himself and is immeasurably above himself, a Power in the contemplation of which he is absorbed, in the knowledge of which he finds safety and happiness.
Henry Drummond

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