Jim Elliot Quotes.
No one warns young people to follow Adam’s example. He waited till God saw his need. Then God made Adam sleep, prepared for his mate, and brought her to him. We need more of this ‘being asleep’ in the will of God.
Lord, give me firmness without hardness, steadfastness without dogmatism, love without weakness.
Children are arrows in a quiver, and they are to be trained as missionaries and shot at the Devil.
Forgive me for being so ordinary while claiming to know so extraordinary a God.
Lord, make my way prosperous not that I achieve high station, but that my life be an exhibit to the value of knowing God.
The sound of ‘gentle stillness’ after all the thunder and wind have passed will the ultimate Word from God.
I many no longer depend on pleasant impulses to bring me before the Lord. I must rather response to principles I know to be right, whether I feel them to be enjoyable or not.
Wherever you are – be all there.
Why do you need a voice when you have a verse?
Live every day as if the Son of Man were at the door, and gear your thinking to the fleeting moment. Just how can it be redeemed? Walk as if the next step would carry you across the threshold of Heaven. Pray. That saint who advances on his knees never retreats.
If we are the sheep of His pasture, remember that sheep are headed for the altar.
How wonderful to know that Christianity is more than a padded pew or a dim cathedral, but that it is a real, living, daily experience which goes on from grace to grace.
Grieve not, then, if your sons seem to desert you, but rejoice, rather, seeing the will of God done gladly.
He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.