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.

Jesus Was Never Busy

“To be busy is to be engaged in an occupation which makes…

Hidden Work

Few of us accomplish without delay or interruption what we set out…

Dwell in Christ, Dwell in Love

I am at sixes and sevenses just now—perplexed by many affairs of…

This Moment’s Need

The urgency of some matter at hand—a family member ill or rebellious…

The Calm Spirit of Christ

Today is moving day.  There will be plenty of reason for fretting…

The Helplessness of God’s Servants

One of the facts of Christian life that seems most inexplicable is…

From Start To Finish

The great witnesses to faith in the eleventh chapter of Hebrews, beginning…

The Grand Lesson

“Give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you…

I Will Not Be Afraid

News reports come every day concerning economic and political calamities about to…

He Will Find a Place

Uncertainty is surely, for most of us, one of the harder lessons…

Moonless Trust

Some of you are perhaps feeling that you are voyaging just now…

The Necessity to Cover

There are things that it is our duty to cover in silence.…

No Reservations

Obedience to the call of God must be wholehearted.  That is, we…

When the River Bursts

Psychologists chart stress factors related to various kinds of emotional trauma and…

Take Strength

These strong, simple words can be spiritual adrenaline for us when we…

There Is No Other Way

In order to get to a place called Laity Lodge in Texas…

So High and So Low

We are prone to consider ourselves too busy (with important things, of course),…

The Father’s Voice

Norbert Selking, of Hebron, Illinois, who writes to me and prays for me,…

My Father’s Remembrance of His Father

In honor of Father’s Day this weekend, we share as a Devotional…

Something Much Smaller

Has it ever happened with you that you have asked God to…

Small Change

We have promised the Lord our loyalty and lifelong obedience, “at any…

Sudden Change

Suddenly it happens that a source of life or joy or refreshment…

Drudgery

“I must admit I feel a lot of pressure with two children…

A Life’s Work

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