Weekly Devotionals

Read weekly encouragement taken directly from Elisabeth’s writings in the original Elisabeth Elliot Newsletters. Be inspired by her words and wisdom on topics such as joy, hope, absolute surrender, and many more.

The Gift of Work

The principal cause of boredom is the hatred of work. People are…

Discipline: The Answer to God’s Call

As a child in a Christian home, I did not start out…

A Mother is A Chalice

Scripture teaches that older women have the responsibility of teaching younger ones…

Take Up the Cross

What must I do to follow One who was crucified? Take up the Cross.…

Why Did Jesus Die? – Pt. 2

Continued from last weeks devotional… Ezra the prophet, writing four centuries before…

Why Did Jesus Die? – Pt. 1

His popularity with the multitudes aroused jealousy in the teachers of the…

Stress, Discipline, and Choice

Today we begin a new series on Discipline. We pray you are…

The Howard Home

As we conclude this season’s focus on relationships, we share a beautiful portrait…

A Transformed Marriage

Those of you who pray for God’s working through my speaking will…

What Do You Mean by Submission?

People are always asking me this. What is this business of “submission”…

Encouragement

Called to be holy.  If fathers of families could keep ever before their…

Common Courtesy

Talking with a group of seminary students I mentioned that the common…

Virginity

My heart goes out to the countless women in their thirties and…

What Love Does

Everything is an affair of the spirit.  If eating and drinking can…

Context

A writer in the New Yorker some months ago analyzed television as…

Passion and Purity

A twenty-six-year-old man preparing to be a missionary writes, “I wish someone…

Lord of Her Lovelife

“I have been married for six weeks,” writes a reader, “and I…

Maybe This Year . . .?

“I hardly know where to start,” a recent letter begins. “My story…

Seek Things That Will Last

The world and the gifts it prizes can be bought with money.…

From my Journal

(I have been keeping some sort of a journal since 1938, often…

An Assigned Portion

As we near the end of another year we may take heart,…

Little Mary

We see her first, that little Mary (may I say little? I…

Christmas Is a Thing Too Wonderful

Some things are simply too wonderful for explanation-the navigational system of the…

Do You Believe in Santa Claus?

My parents never allowed us to believe that Santa Claus really came…