Shadow of the Almighty

Shadow of the Almighty : The Life and Testimony of Jim Elliot (Classic Authentic Lives Series)

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The inspiring life of Jim Elliot, a missionary who was martyred in the jungles of Ecuador as he attempted to reach the Huaorani people with the gospel.

Few books have had such a great impact as this life and testament of Jim Elliot written by his wife, Elisabeth. He was a man of passion and a man of prayer, an earthly man with a heavenly mind, whose story continues to inspire today.

Shadow of the Almighty chronicles Jim's journey from childhood in Oregon and his college days at Wheaton to the mission field of Ecuador where he eventually gave his life, aged 28.

Full of journal excerpts and personal letters, we are introduced to this great man, his struggles, his ambitions, his loves, his dreams and his all-consuming passion for Christ and his kingdom.

Discover the extraordinary story of Jim Elliot and be challenged to give your life wholeheartedly to Christ.

Content Benefits: Uncover the inspirational story of Jim Elliot, one of the great missionary heroes of the faith, and be challenged to trust your whole life to God, whatever the circumstances.

Inspiring story of a man of faith who trusted God
Demonstrates the upmost courage and devotion to Christ
Riveting account of a missionary's life in Ecuador
Part of the new Classic Authentic Lives Series
An inspiring and fascinating look at one of the heroes of the faith
Ideal reading for those who have read Through Gates of Splendour
Perfect book to encourage someone in their faith
Ideal reading for anyone who loves to see God at work in the world
Great gift idea for any occasion
Binding - Paperback
Pages - 368
Publisher - Authentic Media
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Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 130 x 198 x 27mm | 290g
  • Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1850786259
  • 9781850786252
  • 145,338

About Elisabeth Elliot

Elisabeth Elliot was born to missionary parents and served as a missionary in Ecudor. In 1953 she married Jim Elliott and together they began work on translating the New Testament into the language of the Quichua Indians. Ten months later, Jim was killed by the Auca Indians while attempting to take the Gospel to that primitive tribe. Elisabeth continued her work among the Quichuas and later lived and worked among the Aucas. Today, she lives north of Boston, Massachusetts, with her husband, Lars Gren. Elisabeth is the author of a number of books, including Shadow of the Almighty; Passion and Purity; A Path Through Suffering; The Shaping of a Christian Family and Keep a Quiet Heart.
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