52 Jim Elliot Quotes On God, Love And Sacrifice

Jim Elliot Quotes on God and Faith
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Jim Elliot was a Christian apostolic missionary who sacrificed his life for the love of God.

Jim Elliot and his friends got killed in Ecuador while working to spread the words of God. Even though he had a weapon for self-protection, he chose not to use it as he believed he was in the service of God.

It's a dark history for Ecuador. Though Jim Elliot sought to bring the people of Ecuador closer to God, his service betrayed him. His wife continued his work in Ecuador. Jim Elliot quotes are a way of life on their own. These Jim Elliot quotes are time permeating and make sense even to the current generation. Of all Jim Elliot quotes, "he is no fool..." is one of the most popular quotes.

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Jim Elliot Quotes On God

These Jim Elliot quotes could even turn an atheist into a believer. They say that the purpose of life is to surrender to God's plan.

1."God always gives His best to those who leave the choice with him."

- Jim Elliot.

2."The sound of 'gentle stillness' after all the thunder and wind have passed will the ultimate Word from God."

- Jim Elliot.

3."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."

- Jim Elliot.

4."Live to the hilt every situation you believe to be the will of God."

- Jim Elliot.

5."Grieve not, then, if your sons seem to desert you, but rejoice, rather, seeing the will of God done gladly."

- Jim Elliot.

6."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!'"

- Jim Elliot.

7."I have prayed for new men, fiery, reckless men, possessed of uncontrollably youthful passion - these lit by the Spirit of God."

- Jim Elliot.

8."Forgive me for being so ordinary while claiming to know so extraordinary a God."

- Jim Elliot.

9."The will of God is always a bigger thing than we bargain for."

- Jim Elliot.

10."The world cannot hate us; we are too much like its own. Oh that God would make us dangerous!"

- Jim Elliot.

11."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."

- Jim Elliot.

12."I seek not a long life, but a full one, like you Lord Jesus."

- Jim Elliot.

13."The devil has made it his business to monopolize on three elements: noise, hurry, crowds… Satan is quite aware of the power of silence."

- Jim Elliot.

14."God is still on His throne, we're still on His' footstool,' and there's only a knee's distance between!"

- Jim Elliot.

15."What good are Greek, commentaries, insight, gift, and all the rest, if there is no heart for Christ?"

- Jim Elliot.

16."God deliver me from the dread asbestos of 'other things'. Saturate me with the oil of the Spirit that I may be aflame."

- Jim Elliot.

17."Oh, the fullness, pleasure, sheer excitement of knowing God on earth!"

- Jim Elliot.

Jim Elliot Quotes On Inspiring Life

These Jim Elliot quotes will inspire a healthy and religious way of life. These quotes propose the way of life through worship.

18."Wherever you are - be all there."

- Jim Elliot.

19."I may no longer depend on pleasant impulses to bring me before the Lord. I must rather respond to principles I know to be right, whether I feel them to be enjoyable or not."

- Jim Elliot.

20."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."

- Jim Elliot.

21."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."

- Jim Elliot.

22."Domesticated males aren't much use for adventure."

- Jim Elliot.

23."Begin each day with private reading of the Word and prayer."

- Jim Elliot.

24."It is true that a fellow cannot ignore women - but he can think of them as he ought - as sisters, not as sparring partners."

- Jim Elliot.

25."When the time comes to die, make sure that all you have to do is die!"

- Jim Elliot.

26."Let not our longing slay the appetite of our living."

- Jim Elliot.

27."He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose."

- Jim Elliot.

28."If we are the sheep of His pasture, remember that sheep are headed for the altar."

- Jim Elliot.

29."Be on guard, my soul, of complicating your environment so that you have neither time nor room for growth!"

- Jim Elliot.

Jim Elliot Missionary Quotes

Jim Elliot quotes on praying to God helps you to get what you want in life.

These Jim Elliot quotes enlighten us with the real message in the service of missionaries. These missionaries dedicate their lives to the service of God.

30."Father, make of me a crisis man. Bring those I contact to decision. Let me not be a milepost on a single road; make me a fork, that men must turn one way or another on facing Christ in me."

- Jim Elliot.

31."Children are arrows in a quiver, and they are to be trained as missionaries and shot at the Devil."

- Jim Elliot.

32."Missionaries are very human folks, just doing what they are asked. Simply a bunch of nobodies trying to exalt Somebody."

- Jim Elliot.

33."So many missionaries, intent on doing something, forget that His main work is to make something of them..."

- Jim Elliot.

34."Feast of Stephen, Deacon, First Martyr, the man who will not act until he knows all will never act at all."

- Jim Elliot.

35."I have had to make a cross of two logs, and lie down on it, to show the Indians what it means to crucify a man."

- Jim Elliot.

36."It's hard to steer a parked car."

- Jim Elliot.

37."I do not know how to make a man think seriously about sin and judgment, and must look to the work of the Holy Spirit for any hint of such a working."

- Jim Elliot.

38."Why do you need a voice when you have a verse?"

- Jim Elliot.

39."For my generation, I must have the oracles of God in fresh terms."

- Jim Elliot.

Elisabeth Elliot Quotes

Here are a few memorable quotes from Elisabeth Elliot. Elisabeth Elliot took up the work of her late Husband and published his works too.

40."You can never lose what you have offered to Christ."

-Elisabeth Elliot.

41."God withholds blessing only in wisdom, never in spite or aloofness."

- Elisabeth Elliot.

42."When obedience to God contradicts what I think will give me pleasure, let me ask myself if I love Him."

- Elisabeth Elliot.

43."The secret is Christ in me, not me in a different set of circumstances."

- Elisabeth Elliot.

44."By trying to grab fulfillment everywhere, we find it nowhere."

- Elisabeth Elliot.

Jim Elliot Quotes On Love

Love heals, and love empowers. Love pulls you out of suffering and leads you towards happiness. These Jim Elliot quotes on love prove that.

Jim Elliot quotes that takes you on the path of love.

45."Lord, give me firmness without hardness, steadfastness without dogmatism, love without weakness."

- Jim Elliot.

46."Surely those who know the great passionate heart of Jehovah must deny their own loves to share in the expression of His."

- Jim Elliot.

47."Rest in this - it is His business to lead, command, impel, send, call... It is your business to obey, follow, move, respond..."

- Jim Elliot.

48."Eternity shall be at once a great eye-opener and a great mouth-shutter."

- Jim Elliot.

49."I have felt the impact of your prayer in these past weeks. I am certain now that nothing has had a more powerful influence on this life of mine than your prayers."

- Jim Elliot.

50."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."

- Jim Elliot.

51."That saint who advances on his knees never retreats..."

- Jim Elliot.

52."Unwillingness to accept God's way of escape' from temptation frightens me – what a rebel yet resides within."

- Jim Elliot.

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