Elisabeth Elliot: Faith is the willingness to receive whatever He wants to give and the willingness not to have what He does not want to give. … Furthermore, faith does not insist upon an explanation. It is enough to know His promise to give what is good—He knows so much more about that than we do.
John Owen: Christ is our best friend and ere long will be our only friend. I pray God with all my heart that I may be weary of everything else but converse and communion with Him.