Jim Elliot Quotes.
He is no fool who parts with that which he cannot keep, when he is sure to be recompensed with that which he cannot lose.
Lord, make my way prosperous, not that I achieve high station, but that my life may be an exhibit to the value of knowing God.
That saint who advances on his knees never retreats.
Systematic theology – be careful how you tie down the Word to fit your set and final creeds, systems, dogmas, and organized theistic philosophies! The Word of God is not bound! It’s free to say what it will to the individual, and no one can outline it into dispensations which cannot be broken.
The sound of ‘gentle stillness’ after all the thunder and wind have passed will the ultimate Word from God.
Ninety-five percent of our wool is going to China.
Wherever you are – be all there.
The Lord has done what I wanted Him to do this week. I wanted, primarily, peace about going into pioneer Indian work. And as I analyze my feelings now, I feel quite at ease about saying that tribal work in South American jungles is the general direction of my missionary purpose.
Always seek peace between your heart and God, but in this world, always be careful to remain ever-restless, never satisfied, and always abounding in the work of the Lord.
The will of God is always a bigger thing than we bargain for, but we must believe that whatever it involves, it is good, acceptable and perfect.
Why do you need a voice when you have a verse?
Ps 119:89-91: The settled Word in Heaven makes for a solid foundation on earth and a safe path for today.
Missionaries are very human folks, just doing what they are asked. Simply a bunch of nobodies trying to exalt Somebody.
Grieve not, then, if your sons seem to desert you, but rejoice, rather, seeing the will of God done gladly.
I dare not stay home while Quichuas perish. What if the well-filled church in the homeland needs stirring? They have the Scriptures, Moses, and the prophets, and a whole lot more. Their condemnation is written on their bank books and in the dust on their Bible covers.
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.
We wouldn’t think of rising in the morning without a face-wash, but we often neglect that purgative cleansing of the Word of the Lord. It wakes us up to our responsibility.