Many of us are missing something in life because we are after the second best, I put before you what I have found to be the best - one who is worthy of all our devotion - Jesus Christ. He is the Saviour for the young and the old. Lord, here I am

— Eric Liddell

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The secret of my success over the 400m is that I run the first 200m as fast as I can. Then, for the second 200m, with God's help I run faster.

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God made me fast. And when I run, I feel His pleasure.

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Obedience to God's will is the secret of spiritual knowledge and insight.

It is not willingness to know, but willingness to DO (obey) God's will that brings certainty.

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As Christians, I challenge you. Have a great aim - have a high standard - make Jesus your ideal...make Him an ideal not merely to be admired but also to be followed.

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I believe God made me for a purpose, but he also made me fast.

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You will know as much of God, and only as much of God, as you are willing to put into practice.

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And where does the power come from, to see the race to its end? From within.

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Many of us are missing something in life because we are after the second best.

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If you commit yourself to the love of Christ, then that is how you run a straight race.

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The kingdom is where the King reigns.

If He is reigning in my heart, then the Kingdom of Heaven has come to me.

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Obedience to God's will is the secret of spiritual knowledge and insight.

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If you are not guided by God, you will be guided by something or someone else.

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About Eric Liddell

Quotes 21 sayings
Profession Olympic athlete
Birthday January 16, 1902

Circumstances may appear to wreck our lives and God's plans, but God is not helpless among the ruins. God's love is still working. He comes in and takes the calamity and uses it victoriously, working out His wonderful plan of love.

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Circumstances may appear to wreck our lives and God’s plans, but God is not helpless among the ruins.

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Christ for the world, for the world needs Christ!

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We are all missionaries. Wherever we go we either bring people nearer to Christ or we repel them from Christ.

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I have no formula for winning the race.

Everyone runs in her own way, or his own way. And where does the power come from, to see the race to its end? From within. Jesus said, 'Behold, the Kingdom of God is within you. If with all your hearts, you truly seek me, you shall ever surely find me.' If you commit yourself to the love of Christ, then that is how you run a straight race.

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In the dust of defeat as well as the laurels of victory there is a glory to be found if one has done his best.

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Victory over all the circumstances of life comes not by might, nor by power, but by a practical confidence in God and by allowing His Spirit to dwell in our hearts and control our actions and emotions. Learn in the days of ease and comfort, to think in terms of the prayer that follows, so that when the days of hardship come you will be fully prepared and equipped to meet them.

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Purity does not mean crushing the instincts but having the instincts as servants and not the master of the spirit.

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