the story of Elisabeth Elliot & Lars Gren
I wasn’t stringing him on. My mind was totally closed to the possibility [of a third marriage]. I thought, “This man could not possibly be serious.” He was just a very kind, polite, southern gentleman…
Listen to Lars and Elisabeth retell their love story in an interview on FamilyLife Today®:
- A Love Story: Lars and Elisabeth Elliot Gren, Part 1
- A Love Story: Lars and Elisabeth Elliot Gren, Part 2
More about Lars and Elisabeth’s story:
- My Visit to Elisabeth Elliot’s Cove from Emily Ellis
- Lars and Elisabeth’s Love Story from Emily Ellis
God is “the best maker of all marriages,” and I’m convinced that He loves to do it! He brought Eve to Adam. He prompted Eliezer’s prayer for guidance, and then answered it by matching Rebekah with Isaac. He arranged for Ruth to “accidentally” bump into Boaz, inspired Naomi when she counseled Ruth to consider this man who seemed so beyond her grasp, and fueled Boaz’s determination to finish the matter that very day.
This is a picture of God’s heart. This is what He wants to do for all His children. This is what He wants to do for me.
If someday I live out my love story in light of the gospel, who can help seeing the pure and unconditional love of Jesus? That’s an exciting thought!
(Elisabeth in "His Love Stories" at Boundless.org)
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