Friday, July 17, 2020

The Gospel in Motherhood


"At the very heart of the gospel is sacrifice, and there is perhaps no occupation in the world so intrinsically sacrificial as motherhood. Motherhood is a wonderful opportunity to live the gospel. Jim Elliot famously said, 'He is no fool who gives up that which he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose.' Motherhood provides you with an opportunity to lay down the things that you cannot keep on behalf of the souls that you cannot lose. They are eternal souls, they are your children, they are your mission field."

-Rachel Jankovic
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2 comments:

Janine said...

That's wonderful! Thanks!

Blessed Homemaking said...

You're welcome! I'm having a look at your book!