• “By confessing sin we gather strength to resist it; thereby the enemy of our souls is foiled, the conscience is kept tender, the heart is sanctified, and the blood of Jesus becomes increasingly precious. Let us constantly flee to the cleansing fountain!” – Mary Winslow

Missionary Women

Lilias Trotter and the Language Nobody Knows by John Piper

As I write this, my wife Noël is in Knoxville, Tennessee, where she went to speak to a women’s conference.… Continue reading

Identity By Elisabeth Elliot

The search for recognition hinders faith. We cannot believe so long as we are concerned with the “image” we present… Continue reading

Focused: A Story and a Song by Lilias Trotter

It was in a little wood in early morning. The sun was climbing behind a steep cliff in the east,… Continue reading

Flame of God by Amy Carmichael

From prayer that asks that I may be

Sheltered from winds that beat on Thee,

From fearing when I should… Continue reading

First Be Quiet by Elisabeth Elliot

 

 

Our hectic lives involve many changes, and changes require decisions, and decisions must often be made in the… Continue reading

Fear God and Fear Nothing Else By Elisabeth Elliot

The world is shaking with fear. “What will become of us? Where will it all end? What if Russia…? What… Continue reading

Excerpt from ‘A Quiet Heart’ by Elisabeth Elliot

A Quiet Heart Jesus slept on a pillow in the midst of a raging storm. How could He? The terrified disciples, sure that the next wave would send them straight to the bottom, shook Him awake with rebuke. How could He be so careless of their fate? He could because He slept in the calm assurance that His Father was in control. His was a quiet heart. We see Him move serenely through all the events of His life–when He was reviled, He did not revile in return. When He knew that He would suffer many things and be killed in Jerusalem, He never deviated from His course. He had set His face like flint. He sat at supper with one who would deny Him and another who would betray Him, yet He was able to eat with them, willing even to wash their feet. Jesus in the unbroken intimacy of His Father’s love, kept a quiet heart. Continue reading

Do You Want an Answer? By Elisabeth Elliot

This is the question we need to ask ourselves when we are seeking “solutions” to our problems. Often we want… Continue reading

Death to Lawful Things is the Way Out into a Life of Surrender by Lilias Trotter

Look at this buttercup as it begins to learn its new lesson. The little hands of the calyx clasp tightly… Continue reading

Corrie and Betsie in Ravensbruck

(From the Hiding Place)

Ravensbruck

Corrie and Betsie were taken to Ravensbruck concentration camp. This was worse than any other… Continue reading
  • ”Labor to glorify God upon the earth, and soon your little crosses shall be turned into a great, an immortal crown in heaven.” – Anne Dutton

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Verse of the Day

For if we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord. Therefore, whether we live or die, we are the Lord’s. — Romans 14:8 (NKJV)

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