Category Archives: Frances Ridley Havergal

Be Not Weary by Frances Ridley Havergal

Yes! He knows the way is dreary, Knows the weakness of our frame, Knows that hand and heart are weary; He, ‘in all points,’ felt the same. He is near to help and bless; Be not weary, onward press.Look to … Continue reading

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Another Year For Thee by Frances Ridley Havergal

Another Year Is Dawning Another Year is dawning! Dear Master let me be, In working or in waiting, Another year with thee. Another year in leaning, Upon Thy loving breast, Of ever-deepening trustfulness Of quiet, happy rest. Another year of … Continue reading

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A poem written about Francis Havergal by Oswald Chambers

Poet divine! My heart is full of love, My thoughts well in my throat and melt in tears When seeking to express the power thy words convey. Thou hast a soul that wraps round mine sweet peace, That tells me … Continue reading

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‘The Things Which are Behind’ by Francis R. Havergal

Leave behind earth’s empty pleasure, Fleeting hope and changeful love; Leave its soon-corroding treasure; There are better things above. Leave, oh, leave thy fond aspirings, Bid thy restless heart be still; Cease, oh cease, thy vain desirings, Only seek thy … Continue reading

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Reality by Francis R. Havergal

“Father, we know the REALITY of Jesus Christ.”— Words used by a workman in prayer Reality, reality, Lord Jesus Christ, Thou art to me! From the spectral mists and driving clouds, From the shifting shadows and phantom crowds; From unreal … Continue reading

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The Unfailing One by Francis R. Havergal

“He faileth not.”—Zephaniah 3:5. I. He who hath led will lead All through the wilderness; He who hath fed will feed; He who hath blessed will bless; He who hath heard thy cry, Will never close His ear; He who … Continue reading

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God the Provider by Francis R. Havergal

“My God shall supply all your need, according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.” Who shall tell our untold need, Deeply felt, though scarcely known! Who the hungering soul can feed, Guard, and guide, but God alone? Blessèd … Continue reading

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To Thee by Francis R. Havergal

“Lord, to whom shall we go?”—John 6:68. I bring my sins to Thee, The sins I cannot count, That all may cleansèd be In Thy once opened Fount. I bring them, Saviour, all to Thee, The burden is too great … Continue reading

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Love for Love by Francis R. Havergal

I John 4:16. Knowing that the God on high, With a tender Father’s grace, Waits to hear your faintest cry, Waits to show a Father’s face,— Stay and think! — oh, should not you Love this gracious Father too? Knowing … Continue reading

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FRANCES RIDLEY HAVERGAL, THE CONSECRATION POET (Biography)

The beauty of a consecrated Christian life has probably never been more perfectly revealed than in the life of Frances Ridley Havergal. To read the story of her life is not only an inspiration, but it discloses at once the … Continue reading

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