The Journals of Jim Elliot
Missionary Jim Elliot was martyred at the hands of the Auca Indians to whom he was witnessing. Written over many years and edited by his wife, his journals reveal his inner struggles and victories, offering an unforgettable legacy of faith....
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Missionary Jim Elliot was martyred at the hands of the Auca Indians to whom he was witnessing. Written over many years and edited by his wife, his journals reveal his inner struggles and victories, offering an unforgettable legacy of faith.
Jim Elliot was part of a team of young missionaries murdered in Ecuador in 1956 by the Auca Indians to whom they were witnessing. At the age of 29, he left behind a young widow, a baby daughter, and volumes of personal journals written over many years.In 1978, Revell published the complete and unabridged journals, edited by his widow, Elisabeth, and the journals have stayed in print ever since. And it's no wonder-Jim Elliot was an intelligent thinker and strong writer in these personal, yet universal, musings about faith, work, and love. The Journals of Jim Elliot is a wonderful account of the life of a man who yearns to know God's plan for his life, details his fascinating missions work, and loves Elisabeth-first as a single man, then as a happily married one.The Journals of Jim Elliot will intrigue fans of Jim and Elisabeth Elliot, readers interested in missions, and young people struggling to find God's plan for their lives.
Diary entries of a young martyred missionary, Jim Elliot, compiled by his widow
Edited by Jim's widow, Elisabeth, these are the words and thoughts of a man of God who was killed on the mission field by the Indians to whom he witnessed.
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.