QUOTES BY ELISABETH ELLIOT

“The will of God is never exactly what you expect it to be. It may seem to be much worse, but in the end, it’s always better and more perfect than what you imagined.”

“The fact that I am a woman doesn’t make me a different kind of Christian, but the fact that I am a Christian does make me a different kind of woman.”

“Faith does not eliminate questions. But faith knows where to take them.”

“To be a follower of the Crucified means, sooner or later, a personal encounter with the cross.”

“One of the greatest blessings of heaven is the absence of time.”

“The fact that we are here, alive and breathing, is reason enough to rejoice and be grateful.”

“The secret is Christ in me, not me in a different set of circumstances.”

“In order to learn what it means to be a woman, we must start with the One who made her.”

“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.”

“The will of God is not a road map, but a relationship.”

“It is God to whom and with whom we travel, and while He is the end of our journey, He is also at every stopping place.”

“The life of faith is lived one day at a time, and it has to be lived—not always looked forward to as though the ‘real’ living were around the next corner.”

“The devil is a master at deception and a skilled craftsman with illusions.” RESPECT QUOTES HINDI

“When God calls us to follow Him, He invites us to enter into something much greater than ourselves.”

“God never withholds from His child that which His love and wisdom call good. God’s refusals are always merciful — ‘severe mercies’ at times but mercies nonetheless.”

“If your goal is purity of heart, be prepared to be thought very odd.”

“God never asks us to do something without providing the resources for it.”

“God is God. I dethrone Him in my heart if I demand that He act in ways that satisfy my idea of justice.”

“Suffering is never for nothing.”

“The deepest spiritual lessons are not learned by His letting us have our way in the end, but by His making us wait, bearing with us in love and patience until we are able to honestly to pray what he taught His disciples to pray: Thy will be done.”

“The way you keep your footing on a slippery path is to keep your eyes on Jesus.”

“God’s plans are always better than our dreams.”

“Never forget that you are a woman of worth and wonder, made in the image of God for His glory.”

“A life lived to the glory of God means a life of purpose, meaning, and satisfaction.”