Jim Elliot Quote

This is taken directly from Tim Challies blog (one worth following if you ask me). I do not really know the social etiquette rules regarding posting something that another blogger has posted so let me just give you the quote and point out that it has originated elsewhere. The reason I want to post this quote is because I have never heard it before. It is from Jim Elliot.

We are so utterly ordinary, so commonplace, while we profess to know a Power the twentieth century does not reckon with. But we are “harmless,” and therefore unharmed. We are spiritual pacifists, non-militants, conscientious objectors in this battle-to-the-death with principalities and powers in high places. Meekness must be had for contact with men, but brass, outspoken boldness is required to take part in the comradeship of the Cross. We are “sideliners” — coaching and criticizing the real wrestlers while content to sit by and leave the enemies of God unchallenged. The world cannot hate us, we are too much like its own. Oh that God would make us dangerous!

May God make us dangerous.

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