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Jim Elliot

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He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose.

— Jim Elliot


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

— Jim Elliot

#christian-life #inspirational #religion #forgiveness

God always gives his best to those who leave the choice with him

— Jim Elliot


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

— Jim Elliot

#steadfastness #love

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

— Jim Elliot

#life #life

The shiny paint laid on by curiosity's hand has worn off. What thing better can a man know than the love of Christ, which passes knowledge?

— Jim Elliot

#education #knowledge #education

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

— Jim Elliot

#deacon #feast #first #knows #man

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

— Jim Elliot

#done #gladly #god #grieve #rather

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

— Jim Elliot

#always #best #choice #gives #god

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

— Jim Elliot

#gentle #god #passed #sound #stillness

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Their plans were preempted by the arrival of a larger group of about 10 Waodani warriors who killed Elliot and his four companions on January 8 1956. Encouraged by these friendly encounters they began plans to visit the Waodani without knowing that Naenkiwi had lied to the others about the missionaries' intentions. However two months later Cathers informed him that he planned to marry making it impossible for him to accompany Elliot as they had planned.

Philip James "Jim" Elliot (October 8 1927 – January 8 1956) was an evangelical Christian who was one of five missionaries killed while participating in Operation Auca an attempt to evangelize the Waodani people of Ecuador.

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