Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Katrina's Musings (Quietness)

From the Journal of missionary Jim Elliot as detailed in "Shadow of the Almighty" (pages 112-113). An observation written in the 1940's and just as relevant today.

"'And the work of righteousness shall be peace, and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance forever.' (Isaiah 32:17 KJV) 'In quietness and in confidence shall be your strength.' I think the devil has made it his business to monopolize on three elements: noise, hurry, crowds. If he can keep us hearing radios, gossip, conversation, or even sermons, he is happy. But he will not allow quietness. For he believes Isaiah where we do not. Satan is quite aware of the power of silence. The voice of God, though persistent, is soft...."

1 comment:

  1. thanks for sharing,this was very good

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