Finally finished “Through the Gates of Splendour” which was given to me by Jieru and Zhilin for Christmas in 2012. Time had been given up the past 9 months to Lit texts & readings (life of an Arts student)…now that promos are over I was determined to complete it (:
Love Elisabeth Elliot. Her quotes have always struck chords in my heart and now that I’ve read a book which she wrote, my respect for her has gone up a whole new notch. the level of trust, obedience and faith – I am determined to model after. (:
“It is not the level of our spirituality that we can depend on. It is God and nothing less than God, for the work is God’s and the call is God’s and everything is summoned by HIm and to His purposes…” – Elisabeth Elliot
5 women responded with a quiet confidence, full of praise for their King upon receiving the news that despite their fervent prayers and godly character, they were to be turned widows overnight. complete trust triumphed over incomplete answers.
“Faith does not eliminate questions. But faith knows where to take them.” – Elisabeth Elliot
God is God.