Elisabeth Elliot Quotes


I have one desire now - to live a life of reckless abandon for the Lord, putting all my energy and strength into it.

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God never witholds from His child that which His love and wisdom call good.

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We are women, and my plea is Let me be a woman, holy through and through, asking for nothing but what God wants to give me, receiving with both hands and with all my heart whatever that is.

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Waiting on God requires the willingness to bear uncertainty, to carry within oneself the unanswered question, lifting the heart to God about it whenever it intrudes upon one's thoughts.

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God is God. Because he is God, He is worthy of my trust and obedience. I will find rest nowhere but in His holy will that is unspeakably beyond my largest notions of what he is up to.

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Elisabeth Elliot Quotes

Restlessness and impatience change nothing except our peace and joy. Peace does not dwell in outward things, but in the heart prepared to wait trustfully and quietly on Him who has all things safely in His hands.

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There is nothing worth living for, unless it is worth dying for.

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The will of God is not something you add to your life. It’s a course you choose. You either line yourself up with the Son of God…or you capitulate to the principle which governs the rest of the world.

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Leave it all in the Hands that were wounded for you.

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Stand true to your calling to be a man. Real women will always be relieved and grateful when men are willing to be men.

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One does not surrender a life in an instant. That which is lifelong can only be surrendered in a lifetime.

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Work is a blessing. God has so arranged the world that work is necessary, and He gives us hands and strength to do it.

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The enjoyment of leisure would be nothing if we had only leisure. It is the joy of work well done that enables us to enjoy rest, just as it is the experiences of hunger and thirst that make food and drink such pleasures.

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Elisabeth Elliot Quotes

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