Smith Wigglesworth Quotes
“Great faith is the product of great fights. Great testimonies are the outcome of great tests. Great triumphs can only come out of great trials.”
“In me is working a power stronger than every other power. The life that is in me is a thousand times bigger than I am outside.”
“The secret of spiritual success is a hunger that persists…It is an awful condition to be satisfied with one’s spiritual attainments…God was and is looking for hungry, thirsty people.”
“It is better to live ready than to get ready!”
“There is nothing impossible with God. All the impossibility is with us when we measure God by the limitations of our unbelief.”
“God wants to purify our minds until we can bear all things, believe all things, hope all things, and endure all things. God dwells in you, but you cannot have this divine power until you live and walk in the Holy Ghost, until the power of the new life is greater than the old life.”
….The secret was just thus, those six people had gotten their eyes off the sick man, and they were just taken up with the Lord Jesus Himself….
God is absolutely the exchanger of thought, the exchanger of actions, and the exchanger of your inward purity. He will be purifying you all the time and lifting you higher.
“Wherever the Holy Ghost has right of way, the gifts of the Spirit will be in manifestation; and where these gifts are never in manifestation, I question whether He is present.”
“I am not moved by what I see. I am moved only by what I believe. I know this-no man looks at appearances if he believes. No man considers how he feels if he believes.
“I believe that there is only one way to all the treasures of God, and that is the way of faith. By faith and faith alone do we enter into a knowledge of the attributes and become partakers of the beatitudes, and participate in the glories of our ascended Lord. All His promises are Yea and Amen to them that believe.”
When our temples are purified and our minds are put in order so that carnalities and fleshly desires and everything contrary to the Spirit have gone, then the Holy Spirit can take full charge…….If you deal in the flesh after you are baptized in the Holy Spirit, you cease to go on.
“Divine life is full of divine appointment and equipping…… It is my prayer that we would understand that to be filled with the Holy Spirit is to be filled with manifestation.
“Real faith has perfect peace and joy and a shout at any time. It always sees the victory.”
“There are four principles we need to maintain: First, read the Word of God. Second, consume the Word of God until it consumes you. Third believe the Word of God. Fourth, act on the Word.”
“I don’t often spend more than half an hour in prayer at one time, but I never go more than half an hour without praying.”
“To hunger and thirst after righteousness is when nothing in the world can fascinate us so much as being near God.”
“Some people read their Bibles in Hebrew, some in Greek; I like to read mine in the Holy Ghost.”
“God can so fill a man with His Spirit that he can laugh and believe in the face of a thousand difficulties.”
“Before God could bring me to this place He has broken me a thousand times.”
“You must come to see how wonderful you are in God and how helpless you are in yourself.”
“You have to bring your mind to the Word of God and not try to bring the Word of God to your mind.”
“The plan of God for your life is that you should be held captive by His power.
“If you are in the same place today as you were yesterday, you are a backslider.”
“When the saint ceases to seek after holiness, purity, righteousness, truth; when he ceases to pray, stops reading the Word and gives way to carnal appetites, then it is that Satan comes.”
“Perfect love will never want the preeminence in everything, it will never want to take the place of another, it will always be willing to take the back seat.”
“We see ourselves as nothing when we get lost in this divine love.”
“To live two days in succession on the same spiritual plane is a tragedy.”
“Two things will get you to leap out of yourselves into the promises of God today. One is purity, and the other is FAITH, which is kindled more and more BY PURITY.”
“I am satisfied with the dissatisfaction that never rests until it is satisfied and satisfied again.”
“Thought for today: When the Holy Spirit comes into your body, He comes to unveil the King, to assure you of His presence.”