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.

A Life’s Work

Few women today are concerned about ironing sheets, but it is still…

My Mother

She was Kath to her close friends, Dearie to my father, and…

My Spiritual Mother

Katherine Morgan has been a missionary in Pasto, Colombia, for fifty years.…

Invisible Blessings

Being very much of the earth—earthy—we always want tangible, visible things:  proofs,…

Where to Begin

To be transformed into the image of Christ, we must know His…

Looking at Graves

Matthew tells us in the last chapter of his Gospel that the…

Death Shall Not Hold Us

The power of the Resurrection is a power that vanquishes every other…

Nothing is Lost

A pastor’s wife asked, “When one witnesses a work he has poured…

New England Spring

Although it barely feels like spring in New England at present, in honor of the…

The Supremacy of Christ

Last October I received a copy of the Auca (now known as Waorani) translation of…

Waiting

“I waited patiently for the Lord; he turned to me and heard…

A Strange Peace

Shortly before my daughter Valerie, my only child, went off to college…

All Things Serve Thee

The Lord’s decrees (His promises, His plans, His every word) stand fast,…

Learning the Father’s Love

When my brother Dave was very small, we spent a week at…

Interruptions, Delays, Inconveniences

Emily, wife of America’s first foreign missionary, Adoniram Judson, wrote home from Moulmein,…

How to Discover What God Wants

A young woman came in great perplexity to a Scottish preacher, asking…

Stillness

Full moon on a silver sea.  Shadows throwing into sharp relief the…

The Future Is Not Our Province

While a new year offers us a fresh start, it can also…

Discerning the Call of God

As a little girl I especially loved the story of God’s call…

The Nativity

Out of the dusk, a promise (Is. 9:6) Out of the dark,…

An Unusual Christmas Celebration

The work of Amy Carmichael in south India, known as the Dohnavur Fellowship, is…

Family Prayers

When I was a child my father and mother gathered the six…

The World Must Be Shown

When Jesus was speaking with His disciples before His crucifixion, He gave…

A Thanksgiving Tradition

During the Pilgrim’s first harrowing winter in Massachusetts food dwindled one day…