Jim Elliot Quotes.
Begin each day with private reading of the Word and prayer.
Forgive me for being so ordinary while claiming to know so extraordinary a God.
Domesticated males aren’t much use for adventure.
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.
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.
God, I pray Thee, light these idle sticks of my life and may I burn for Thee. Consume my life, my God, for it is Thine. I seek not a long life, but a full one, like you, Lord Jesus.
What a brutish master sin is, taking the joy from one’s life, stealing money and health, giving promise of tomorrow’s pleasures, and finally leading one onto the rotten planking that overlies the mouth of the pit.
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.
I only hope that He will let me preach to those who have never heard that name Jesus. What else is worthwhile in this life? I have heard of nothing better. ‘Lord, send me!’
When it comes time to die, make sure that all you have to do is die.
Ninety-five percent of our wool is going to China.
Ps 119:89-91: The settled Word in Heaven makes for a solid foundation on earth and a safe path for today.
Wherever you are – be all there.
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.
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.
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.
He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.