Guided By God's Promises: Listening to God With Love, Trust, and Obedience
:Life offers us a series of trials and hardships, and how we react to these tribulations depends on what we take into them. When we face trials with anxiety, fear, or bitterness, we will find that they only change us...
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:Life offers us a series of trials and hardships, and how we react to these tribulations depends on what we take into them. When we face trials with anxiety, fear, or bitterness, we will find that they only change us for the worse. But when we carry along God's promises of provision, protection, and peace, our life's trials can change us for the better.
In Guided by God's Promises, beloved writer Elisabeth Elliot shows readers how to gird themselves with the comfort and assurance of God's love and promises as they enter the conflict. With God at our side, she says, we can weather all of life's storms with faith and soul intact.
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.