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Jim Elliot Quotes by the American Christian Missionary

Check out these Jim Elliot quotes about an amazing man that chose to devote his life to spreading the word of God.

Jim Elliot was an American Christian missionary who lived his life telling people about the Good News of Jesus.

Elliot was raised in a Christian family and gave his life to Jesus when he was only six years old.

Elliot went on to live a life of serving God from then on.

Elliot is remembered for his wise words and quotes about Christianity, but most importantly, his undying love for God.

In 1956, at only 28 years old, Elliot lost his life after being killed by a Huaorani warrior on a missionary trip to Eastern Ecuador called Operation Auca.

While Jim Elliot’s life was short, his words and life were inspirational as evidenced by this collection of Jim Elliot quotes.

Inspirational Jim Elliot Quotes

How can you not be inspired by a man that was so true to God that he was willing to give his life? Check out the quotes below for more inspiration.

1. “God always gives His best to those who leave the choice with him.” – Jim Elliot

2. “Begin each day with private reading of the Word and prayer.” – Jim Elliot

3. “Lord, make my way prosperous, not that I achieve high station, but that my life may be an exhibit to the value of knowing God.” – Jim Elliot

4. “Missionaries are very human folks, just doing what they are asked. Simply a bunch of nobodies trying to exalt Somebody.” – Jim Elliot

5. “Coming home, we stopped for a bite to eat and ran into a confused waitress. Had a heart-rending time trying to speak the Words of Life to her, and as I think of all this country now, many just as confused and more so, I realized that the 39th Street bus is as much a mission field as Africa ever was.” – Jim Elliot

6. “We wouldn’t

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