quote by Jim Elliot

Dreams are tawdry when compared with the leading of God, and not worthy of the aura of wonder we usually surround them with. God only doeth wonders. He does nothing else. His hand can work nothing less.

— Jim Elliot

Sublime Doeth quotations

Whatsoever is done out of pure love, be it ever so little or contemptible in the sight of men, is wholly fruitful; for God measures more with how much love one worketh, than the amount he doeth.

When thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what they right hand doeth.

He who, when he hath the power, doeth not good, when he loses the means will suffer distress. There is not a more unfortunate wretch than the oppressor; for in the day of adversity nobody is his friend.

Nature is methodical, and doeth her work well. Time is never to be hurried.

Wherefore me behoveth needs to grant that all-thing that is done, it is well-done: for our Lord God doeth all.

... wo unto that Nation or house or people who seek to hinder my People from obeying the Patriarchal Law of Abraham which leadeth to a Celestial Glory... for whosoever doeth those things shall be damned Saith the Lord.

Selfishness is the making a man's self his own centre, the beginning and end of all he doeth.

Let not the right side of your brain know what the left side doeth.

"Ego," sayest thou, and art proud of that word.

But the greater thing - in which thou art unwilling to believe - is thy body with its big sagacity; it saith not "ego," but doeth it.

A merry heart doeth good like medicine.

Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, they have their reward. But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth. Mathew 6:2-3

When the righteous man truth away from his righteousness that he hath committed and doeth that which is neither quite lawful nor quite right, he will generally be found to have gained in amiability what he has lost in holiness.

There's a scripture that says, 'A merry heart doeth good like medicine.' I think that's true, too.

He who knoweth the reader, doeth nothing more for the reader.

Another century of readers - and spirit itself will stink.

I love him who scattereth golden words in advance of his deeds, and always doeth more than he promiseth: for he seeketh his own down-going.

....success in walking is not to let your right foot know what your left foot doeth. Your heart must furnish such music that in keeping time to it your feet will carry you around the globe without knowing it.

None can do a man so much harm as he doeth himself.

Whoso neglects a thing which he suspects he ought to do, because it seems to him too small a thing, is deceiving himself; it is not too little, but too great for him, that he doeth it not.

Our Lord God doeth work like a printer who setteth the letters backwards;

we see and feel well his setting, but we shall see the print yonder - in the life to come.

Son, heed my instruction, and apply thyself to know women;

let thine eyes observe her when she is with another, for what she doeth with him, she will do with thee, also.

He is gentle that doeth gentle deeds.

He is truly great that is great in charity.

He is truly great that is little in himself, and maketh no account of any height of honor. And he is truly learned that doeth the will of God, and forsaketh his own will.

Who doth right deeds Is twice born, and who doeth ill deeds vile.

Verily, men do foolish things thoughtlessly, knowing not why;

but no woman doeth aught without a reason.

God, from a beautiful necessity, is Love in all he doeth, Love, a brilliant fire, to gladden or consume: The wicked work their woe by looking upon love, and hating it: The righteous find their joys in yearning on its loveliness for ever.

Man doeth this and doeth that from the good or evil of his heart;

but he knows not to what end his sense doth prompt him; for when he strikes he is blind to where the blow shall fall, nor can he count the airy threads that weave the web of circumstance. Good and evil, love and hate, night and day, sweet and bitter, man and woman, heaven above and the earth beneath--all those things are needful, one to the other, and who knows the end of each?

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