Saturday, September 25, 2010

Self abandonment.Humble obedience.


"The world looks for happiness through self-assertion. The Christian knows that joy is found in self-abandonment. 'If a man will let himself be lost for My sake,' Jesus said, 'he will find his true self.' A Christian woman's true freedom lies on the other side of a very small gate---humble obedience---but that gate leads out into a largeness of life undreamed of by the liberators of the world, to a place where the God-given differentiation between the sexes is not obfuscated but celebrated, where our inequalities are seen as essential to the image of God, for it is in male and female, in male as male and female as female, not as two identical and interchangeable halves, that the image is manifested." — Elisabeth Elliot

2 comments:

  1. Great encouragement! I was blog hopping when I stumbled across your blog. Enjoyed reading your posts, and encouraged by your faith. And, it's always nice to find a fellow coffee lover and college student amongst all the mommy bloggers out there :D

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  2. Thank you! I'm so thankful the Lord is using me to encourage. I hope I can continue to do so. I agree it is always nice to find someone who blogs that you can relate to. I know I'm always blessed when I do :) Also, love that Francis Chan video you have on your blog! I'm reading a book called Radical right now, that's similar to Crazy Love. It's by David Platt.

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