Finding patterns to follow

Our standards for life come from Scripture.  Sometimes, though, God grants us the privilege of seeing what those standards look like when lived out well!  We are never to idolize people, but learning from others is Scriptural.  Paul encouraged believers to follow him as he followed Jesus.  This week, a masterful portrayal of Biblical living graduated to heaven.  It was a joy to research and write about her life.  Here is a taste of that story.

Elisabeth Howard Elliot Leitch Gren 12/21/26 – 06/15/15

A life lived in the faith of Jesus Christ continues eternally—in the heavenlies and on earth.  Elisabeth Howard Elliot Leitch Gren lived such a life.  By definition, faith is the substance of things hoped for but not seen (Hebrews 11:1).  The opportunity to see what a life of faith really looks like provides immeasurable help to those longing to leave a legacy.

A life lived in faith embraces all as coming directly from the hands of a loving God—a loving Father.

“If you believe in a God who controls the big things, you have to believe in a God who controls the little things.”

A life of faith exudes integrity.  God began preparing the world for Elisabeth Howard before her birth.  Nurtured in a godly home, mentored and sharpened by others along the way, Elisabeth learned that the life lived is the message others receive.  Speaking of a godly woman who mentored her,

For the rest of the piece, visit TBL Faith News

Published by Billie Jo

I am a thankful, awed child of God and wife to Craig, mom to Rusty and Riesa. My passion is helping others enjoy the presence of God.

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