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“O Lord, how happy should we be If we would cast our care on Thee, If we from self would rest; And feel at heart that One above, In perfect wisdom, perfect love, Is working for the best!”
James Hudson Taylor, The Autobiography of Hudson Taylor: Missionary to China
“I am more than ever convinced that if we were to take the directions of our Master and the assurances He gave to His first disciples more fully as our guide, we should find them to be just as suited to our times as to those in which they were originally given.”
James Hudson Taylor, The Autobiography of Hudson Taylor: Missionary to China
“I believe we are all in danger of accumulating—it may be from thoughtlessness, or from pressure of occupation—things which would be useful to others, while not needed by ourselves, and the retention of which entails loss of blessing.”
James Hudson Taylor, The Autobiography of Hudson Taylor: Missionary to China
“my experience was that the less I spent on myself and the more I gave away, the fuller of happiness and blessing did my soul become. Unspeakable joy all the day long, and every day, was my happy experience.”
James Hudson Taylor, The Autobiography of Hudson Taylor: Missionary to China
“And I will go! I may no longer doubt to give up friends, and idol hopes, And every tie that binds my heart. . . . Henceforth, then, it matters not, if storm or sunshine be my earthly lot, bitter or sweet my cup; I only pray, God, make me holy, And my spirit nerve for the stern hour of strife.”
James Hudson Taylor, The Autobiography of Hudson Taylor: Missionary to China
“we should never lose sight of the higher aspect of our work—that of obedience to God, of bringing glory to His Name, of gladdening the heart of our God and Father by living and serving as His beloved children.”
James Hudson Taylor, The Autobiography of Hudson Taylor: Missionary to China
“I have grown older since then, but not wiser. I am more than ever convinced that if we were to take the directions of our Master and the assurances He gave to His first disciples more fully as our guide, we should find them to be just as suited to our times as to those in which they were originally given.”
James Hudson Taylor, The Autobiography of Hudson Taylor: Missionary to China
“Hearken, O daughter, and consider, and incline thine ear; Forget also thine own people, and thy father's house; So shall the King desire thy beauty: For He is thy Lord; and worship thou Him.”
James Hudson Taylor, The Autobiography of Hudson Taylor: Missionary to China
“There was no doubt that if faith did not fail, God would not fail; but, then, what if one's faith should prove insufficient? I had not at that time learned that even "if we believe not, He abideth faithful, He cannot deny Himself"; and it was consequently a very serious question to my mind, not whether He was faithful, but whether I had strong enough faith to warrant my embarking in the enterprise set before me.”
James Hudson Taylor, The Autobiography of Hudson Taylor: Missionary to China
“Ill that God blesses is our good, And unblest good is ill; And all is right that seems most wrong, If it be His sweet will.”
James Hudson Taylor, The Autobiography of Hudson Taylor: Missionary to China
“If the whole work was finished and the whole debt paid, what is there left for me to do?”
James Hudson Taylor, The Autobiography of Hudson Taylor: Missionary to China
“God, even my God, was a living, bright Reality; and all I had to do was joyful service.”
James Hudson Taylor, The Autobiography of Hudson Taylor: Missionary to China
“It was to me a very grave matter, however, to contemplate going out to China, far away from all human aid, there to depend upon the living God alone for protection, supplies, and help of every kind.”
James Hudson Taylor, The Autobiography of Hudson Taylor: Missionary to China
“I thought to myself, "When I get out to China, I shall have no claim on any one for anything; my only claim will be on God.”
James Hudson Taylor, The Autobiography of Hudson Taylor: Missionary to China
“I found myself possessed of only a single coin—one half-crown piece. Still I had hitherto had no lack, and I continued in prayer.”
James Hudson Taylor, The Autobiography of Hudson Taylor: Missionary to China