Jim Elliot Quotes.
He makes His ministers a flame of fire. Am I ignitible? God deliver me from the dread asbestos of ‘other things.’ Saturate me with the oil of the Spirit that I may be aflame. But flame is transient, often short lived. Canst thou bear this, my soul – short life? … Make me thy fuel, Flame of God.
Domesticated males aren’t much use for adventure.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If we are the sheep of His pasture, remember that sheep are headed for the altar.
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.
Why do you need a voice when you have a verse?
Feast of Stephen, Deacon, First Martyr, the man who will not act until he knows all will never act at all.
Lord, make my way prosperous not that I achieve high station, but that my life be an exhibit to the value of knowing God.
That saint who advances on his knees never retreats.
Missionaries are very human folks, just doing what they are asked. Simply a bunch of nobodies trying to exalt Somebody.
Lord, give me firmness without hardness, steadfastness without dogmatism, love without weakness.
Rest in this – it is His business to lead, command, impel, send, call… It is your business to obey, follow, move, respond.
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.