What Do You Mean By Submission by Elizabeth Elliot

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What Do You Mean By Submission? by Elisabeth Elliot What Do You Mean By Submission? This appeared in an Elisabeth Elliot Newsletter March/April 1983 People are always asking me this. What is this business of “submission” you’re always talking about? We’re not really very comfortable with this. Seems kinds of negative. Sounds as though women are not worth as much …

The Theology of Men Wearing Dresses

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Last week Candace Owens, a very well-known political commentator, posted the picture you see and she added, that pictures of men in dresses is not going to make her attracted to men in dresses. It seems ridiculous that I am speaking about men in dresses and how ridiculous that is. Make no mistake men in dresses should not be a …

But, You O Lord Are The Lifter of my Head

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But you, O LORD, are a shield about me, my glory, and the lifter of my head. ~Psalm 3:3 In these turbulent, uncertain times we can become distracted and distressed at what we see and what we hear. We hear of the wicked prospering and lies believed. We hear of economic woes that may already be affecting some of us …

Accepting Our Husband’s Authority

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3Wives, in the same way, accept the authority of your husbands, so that, even if some of them do not obey the word, they may be won over without a word by their wives’ conduct, 2when they see the purity and reverence of your lives. ~ 1 Peter 3:1-7 I will be honest with you, ladies. I must be honest with you. …

Do The Next Thing

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Years ago, Elisabeth Elliot (1926-2015) popularized this old poem I hope it blesses you today as it does me. Times are turbulent and uncertain but we can trust in our Savior through it all. From an old English parsonage down by the seaThere came in the twilight a message to me;Its quaint Saxon legend, deeply engraven,Hath, it seems to me, …

Contentment Amidst Reproach

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Thomas Watson, The Art of Divine Contentment, page 58: “It is a sign there is some good in you. The applause of the wicked, usually denotes some evil in us—and their censure usually imports some good in us. (Psalm 38:20) David wept and fasted, and that was turned to his ‘reproach’. (Pe. 4:14) As we must pass to heaven through the …

The Sickness of Discontent and it’s Cure

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From Thomas Watson’s The Art of Divine Contentment: “I see the godly man on his death-bed much discontented, andhear him complaining what will become of my wife and children when he is dead and gone. God says, ‘Trouble not yourself, be content, I will take care of your children; and let your widow trust in me.’ God has made a promise to us, that he …