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Elisabeth Elliot Quotes

22 of the best book quotes from Elisabeth Elliot
  1. #1
    “It is always possible to be thankful for what is given rather than to complain about what is not given. One or the other becomes a habit of life.”
  2. #2
    “Choices will continually be necessary and -- let us not forget -- possible. Obedience to God is always possible. It is a deadly error to fall into the notion that when feelings are extremely strong we can do nothing but act on them.”
  3. #3
    “We cannot give our hearts to God and keep our bodies for ourselves”
  4. #4
    “We have ample evidence that the Lord is able to guide. The promises cover every imaginable situation. All we need to do is to take the hand he stretches out.”
  5. #5
    “The way we live ought to manifest the truth of what we believe. A messy life speaks of a messy and incoherent faith.”
  6. #6
    “I’m convinced that there is nothing that can happen to me in this life that is not precisely designed by a sovereign Lord to give me the opportunity to learn to know Him.”
  7. #7
    “The process of shaping the child, shapes also the mother herself. Reverence for her sacred burden calls her to all that is pure and good, that she may teach primarily by her own humble, daily example.”
  1. #8
    “What God gives in answer to our prayers will always be the thing we most urgently need, and it will always be sufficient.”
  2. #9
    “Sometimes we want things we were not meant to have. Because he loves us, the Father says no. Faith trusts that no. Faith is willing not to have what God is not willing to give. Furthermore, faith does not insist upon an explanation. It is enough to know His promises to give what is good-he knows so much more about us than we do.”
  3. #10
    “For one who has made thanksgiving the habit of his life, the morning prayer will be, ‘Lord, what will you give me today to offer back to you?‘”
  4. #11
    “Work is a blessing. God has so arranged the world that work is necessary, and He gives us hands and strength to do it. 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.”
  5. #12
    “Unless a man is prepared to ask a woman to be his wife, what right has he to claim her exclusive attention? Unless she has been asked to marry him, why would a sensible woman promise any man her exclusive attention? If, when the time has come for a commitment, he is not man enough to ask her to marry him, she should give him no reason to presume that she belongs to him.”
  6. #13
    “In whatever God does in the course of our lives, he gives us, through the experience, some power to help others.”
  7. #14
    “Choices will continually be necessary and -- let us not forget -- possible. Obedience to God is always possible. It is a deadly error to fall into the notion that when feelings are extremely strong we can do nothing but act on them.”

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  1. #15
    “But the question to precede all others, which finally determines the course of our lives is What do I really want? Was it to love what God commands, in the words of the collect, and to desire what He promises? Did I want what I wanted, or did I want what He wanted, no matter what it might cost?”
  2. #16
    “The process of shaping the child, shapes also the mother herself. Reverence for her sacred burden calls her to all that is pure and good, that she may teach primarily by her own humble, daily example.”
  3. #17
    “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.”
  4. #18
    “God will not protect you from anything that will make you more like Jesus.”
  5. #19
    “Freedom begins way back. It begins not with doing what you want but with doing what you ought - that is, with discipline.”
  6. #20
    “When obedience to God contradicts what I think will give me pleasure, let me ask myself if I love Him.”
  7. #21
    “Faith does not eliminate questions. But faith knows where to take them.”
  8. #22
    “Faith does not eliminate questions. But faith knows where to take them.”
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