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Andrew Murray

Andrew Murray (1828 - 1917)

Read freely text sermons and articles by the speaker Andrew Murray in text and pdf format. Brother Andrew Murray was a well-known writer/preacher in South Africa who ministered amongst the Dutch Reformed churches. His writings now are widely accepted by modern evangelicals and he is published more than ever in his life-time.

Some of his better known books titles are: "Abide In Christ", "Absolute Surrender," and "Humility." His burden for the body of Christ were teachings on the abiding Spirit of Christ in the believer, the life of faith with God daily, and the life of intercession and prayer in the Church.

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Be Strong and of Good Courage
      ‘‘Wait on the LORD; be of good courage, and He shall strengthen your heart; wait, I say, on the LORD!’’ —Psalm 27:14 (NKJV) The Pslamist said in the previous verse, ‘‘I would have lost heart, unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the L ... read more

Bear fruit, that the Father may give what ye ask
      ‘Ye did not choose me, but I chose you, and appointed you, that ye should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit should abide: that whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, He may give it you.’—John xv. 16. ‘The fervent effectual prayer of a ri ... read more

Because of his importunity
      ‘And He said unto them, Which of you shall have a friend, and shall go to him at midnight, and say to him, Friend, lend me three loaves; for a friend of mine is come to me from a journey, and I have nothing to set before him’ and he from within shall answ ... read more

Believe that ye have received
      ‘Therefore I say unto you, All things whatsoever ye pray and ask for, believe that ye have received them, and ye shall have them.’—Mark xi. 24 WHAT a promise! so large, so Divine, that our little hearts cannot take it in, and in every possible ... read more

Blessings From Surrender
      Oh, God wants to bless you in a way beyond what you expect. From the beginning, ear hath not heard, neither hath the eye seen, what God hath prepared for them that wait for Him. God has prepared unheard-of-things, blessings much more wonderful than you ca ... read more

By Faith We Understand
      “By faith we understand”. The seat of faith is not the understanding or the reason, but the heart. Once faith possesses and quickens the heart, it then acts through the understanding. Faith understands divine things; through faith we can have spiritual un ... read more

Carnal or Spiritual?
      “And Peter went out and wept bitterly.” — Luke 22:62 . These words indicate the turning point in the life of Peter, —a crisis. There is often a question about the life of holiness. Do you grow into it? Or do you come into it by a crisis suddenly? Pete ... read more

CARNAL OR SPIRITUAL?
      And Peter went out and wept bitterly." -Luke 22:62. These words indicate the turning point in the life of Peter,-a crisis. There is often a question about the life of holiness. Do you grow into it? or do you come into it be a crisis suddenly? Peter h ... read more

Chastisement
      "Blessed is the man whom Thou chastenest, O Lord, and teachest out of Thy law; that Thou mayest give him rest from the days of adversity" Psalm 94:12,13. "Before I was afflicted, I went astray; but now have I kept Thy word .... It is good for me that I ... read more

Children Of God
      "As many as received Him, to them gave He the power to become children of God, even to them that believe on His name" John 1:12. What is given must be received, otherwise it does not profit. If the first great deed of God's love is the gift of His Son, ... read more

Christ came into the world for the purpose of revealing his love.
      And the wonderful, the blessed ‘whosoever’ of our text says that that love is for every creature. The lowest, the most degraded and rejected and utterly hopeless — the love is for him, the love longs for him and is able to triumph over him. Jesus Christ c ... read more

Christ in Me
      “Examine yourselves to see if your faith is really genuine.” 2 Corinthians 13:5 Christ is in me. What a difference it would make if we could take time every morning to focus on the thought. Christ is in me. Christ made it clear to His disciple ... read more

Christ's Friendship: Its Evidence
      Ye Are My Friends, if Ye Do the Things Which I Command You—John 15.14 Our Lord has said what He gave as proof of His friendship: He gave His life for us. He now tells us what our part is to be—to do the things which He commands. He gave His life ... read more

Christ's Friendship: Its Intimacy
      No Longer Do I Call You Servants; for the Servant Knoweth Not What His Lord Doeth: But I Have Called You Friends; for All Things That I Heard From My Father, I Have Made Known Unto You—John 15.15 The highest proof of true friendship, and one grea ... read more

Christ's Friendship: Its Origin
      Greater Love Hath No Man Than This, That a Man Lay Down His Life for His Friends—John 15.13 In the three following verses our Lord speaks of His relation to His disciples under a new aspect—that of friendship. He point us to the love in which it ... read more

Christ's Love To Us
      "As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love." - John 15:9. In relationships between friends and family members, everything depends on their love to each other. Of what value is abundance of riches, if love is lacking betwe ... read more

Cleansed by the Blood to Serve the Living God or Intercourse Through the Blood
      " Now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by THE BLOOD OF CHRIST "-Eph.ii. 13. "How much more shall THE BLOOD OF CHRIST . . . purge your conscience . . . to serve the living God? Heb.ix. 14. AFTER our study of SANCTIFICATION ... read more

Cleansing Through the Blood
      "If ye walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin"-I John i. 7 WE have already seen that the most important effect of the Blood is RECONCILIATION for si ... read more

Confession Of Sin
      "If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness." - 1 John 1:9. Too often the confession of sin is superficial, and often it is quite neglected. Few Christians realize how necessary it ... read more

Confidence in Blood Jesus
      God has no other way of dealing with sin, or the sinner, save through the blood. For victory over sin and the deliverance of the sinner God has no other means or thought than "THE BLOOD OF JESUS." Yes, it is indeed something that surpasses all understan ... read more

Conformity to Jesus
      "Predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son" Romans 8:29. "I have given you an example, that ye should do as I have done to you" John 13:15. The Bible speaks of two types of conformity, a twofold likeness which we bear. We may be conformed ... read more

Conformity To The World
      "I beseech you, brethren, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God. And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is the good and acceptable, and perfect, will ... read more

Consecration
      But who am I, and what is my people, that we should be able to offer so willingly after this sort? For all things come of Thee, and of Thine own have we given Thee.” To be able to offer anything to God is a perfect mystery. Consecration is a miracle of ... read more

Consider Jesus
      Consider Jesus: these words may be taken as the motto of the Epistle to the Hebrews. The weakness of the Christian living which the writer saw among the Hebrews and their danger of missing God’s promises through unbelief and disobedience was due to their ... read more

Convicted of Unbelief
       We must be convicted of our unbelief. Jesus said to the disciples, “O foolish men, slow in heart to believe in all that the prophets have spoken!” If we could only get a true picture of the amount of unbelief in the hearts of God’s children, we would be ... read more

Daily Fellowship with God
      1. The first and chief need of our Christian life is, Fellowship with God. The Divine life within us comes from God, and is entirely dependent upon Him. As I need every moment afresh the air to breathe, as the s sun every moment afresh sends down its l ... read more

DAILY FELLOWSHIP WITH GOD
      The first and chief need of our Christian life is, Fellowship with God. The Divine life within us comes from God, and is entirely dependent upon Him. As I need every moment afresh the air to breathe, as the s sun every moment afresh sends down its lig ... read more

Day by Day
      "And the people shall go out and gather the portion of a day in his day."-Ex.16:4(marg.). THE day's portion in its day: Such was the rule for God's giving and man's working in the ingathering of the manna. It is still the law in all the dealings of God ... read more

Discretion
      "For wisdom entereth into thine heart, and knowledge is pleasant unto thy soul, discretion shall reserve thee, understanding shall keep thee" Proverbs 2:10,11. "My son, keep sound wisdom and discretion: so shall they be life unto thy soul" Proverbs 3:2 ... read more

Divine wisdom as absolute as divine righteousness
      The gospel was a revelation of the righteousness of God, and revealed the way in which he himself was righteous, and could righteously accept the ungodly as righteous too. The Corinthians were a people with whom wisdom was everything. In the epistle to ... read more

Do we not know that throughout Scripture
      Do we not know that throughout Scripture a chief element of faith in God is a sense of powerlessness and utter helplessness? I want to speak here on the place faith must have if we are to obtain that deep, intense, living vitality which we are longing for ... read more

Draw Near with Boldness
      "Let us draw near, that we may receive mercy." This is the compassion we need when the sense of sin and guilt and unworthiness depress us. In drawing near to the throne of grace, to the mercy-seat, in prayer, we first receive mercy, we experience that G ... read more

Drawing Near to God
      Christ is not the End but the Way. He came to reveal the Father, to bring us ‘unto God,’ to open a way in which we could draw near to God. Many Christians regard Christ as the End: if they have found him they are content. They do not understand that to ha ... read more

Dwelling in "The Holiest" Through the Blood
      "Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the Holiest by the blood of Jesus, by a new and living way which be bath consecrated for us through the veil, that is to say, his flesh, and having a great priest over the house of God, let us draw near ... read more

Eighteenth Lesson. ‘Whose is this image?’ Or, Prayer in Harmony with the Destiny of Man
      ‘He saith unto them, Whose is this image and superscription?—Matt. xxi. 20. ‘And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness.’—Gen. i. 26. ‘WHOSE is this image?’ It was by this question that Jesus foiled His enemies, when they ... read more

Eighth Lesson. ‘Because of his importunity;’ Or, The Boldness of God’s Friends
      ‘And He said unto them, Which of you shall have a friend, and shall go to him at midnight, and say to him, Friend, lend me three loaves; for a friend of mine is come to me from a journey, and I have nothing to set before him’ and he from within shall answ ... read more

Election
      Ye Did Not Choose Me, But I Chose You, and Appointed You That Ye Should Go and Bear Fruit—John 15.16 The branch does not choose the vine, or decide on which vine it will grow. The vine brings forth the branch, as and where it will. Even so Christ ... read more

Eleventh Lesson. ‘Believe that ye have received;’ Or, The Faith that Takes
      Therefore I say unto you, All things whatsoever ye pray and ask for, believe that ye have received them, and ye shall have them.’—Mark xi. 24 WHAT a promise! so large, so Divine, that our little hearts cannot take it in, and in every possible w ... read more

ENTIRE CONSECRATION
      "But who am I, and what is my people, that we should be able to offer so willingly after this sort? for all things come of Thee, and of Thine own have we given Thee." To be able to offer anything to God is a perfect mystery. Consecration is a miracle o ... read more

Even As I Have Loved You
      This is My Commandment, That Ye Love One Another, Even as I Have Loved You—John 15.12 This is the second time our Lord uses the expression—Even as I. The first time it was of His relation to the Father, keeping His commandments, and abiding in Hi ... read more

Every Moment.-Isa.27:2-3
      "In that day sing ye unto her, A vineyard of red wine. I the Lord do keep it; I will water it every moment: lest any hurt it, I will keep it night and day. "-ISA.27:2,3. THE vineyard was the symbol of the people of Israel, in whose midst the True Vine ... read more

Except Ye Abide
      As the Branch Cannot Bear Fruit of Itself, Except It Abide In the Vine; No More Can Ye, Except Ye Abide in Me—John 15.4 We know the meaning of the word except. It expresses some indispensable condition, some inevitable law. “The branch cannot bea ... read more

Faith
      "Blessed is she that believed; for there shall be a performance of the things which were told her from the Lord" Luke 1:45. "I believe God, that it shall be even as it was told me" Acts 27:25. "Abraham was strong in faith, being fully persuaded that ... read more

Faith - Only believe
      "Only believe." - Mark 5:36. We have here a lesson of the greatest importance. When we are alone in the inner chamber, we must send up our petitions trusting implicitly in the love of God and in the power of the Lord Jesus Christ. Take time to ask your ... read more

Father! Not what I will
      ‘And He said, Abba, Father, all things are possible unto Thee; remove this cup from me: howbeit not what I will, but what Thou wilt.’—Mark xiv. 36. WHAT a contrast within the space of a few hours! What a transition from the quiet elevation of t ... read more

Father, I will
      ‘Father, I will that they also whom Thou hast given me may be with me where I am.’—John xvii. 24. IN His parting address, Jesus gives His disciples the full revelation of what the New Life was to be, when once the kingdom of God had come in power ... read more

Fear Not Only Believe!
      Think of Abraham, "who waxed strong through faith, giving glory to God, being fully assured that what He had promised, He was able also to perform." It is as we persevere in prayer and take hold of definite promises, and beseech Him greatly to fulfill t ... read more

Fellowship With God
      "He that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him." - John 14:21. The Three Persons in the Godhead are the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. God desires to reveal Himself as a Person. Each one o ... read more

Fifteenth Lesson. ‘If two agree;’ Or, The Power of United Prayer
      Again I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching anything that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven. For where two or three are gathered together in my Name, there am I in the midst of them.—M ... read more

Fifth Lesson. ‘Ask, and it shall be given you;’ Or, The Certainty of the Answer to Prayer
      ‘Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: for every one that asketh receiveth, and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened,’—Matt. vii. 7, 8. ‘Ye ask, and receive not ... read more

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