Journals of Jim Elliot

Journals of Jim Elliot


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Journals of Jim Elliot by Jim Elliot

Jim Elliot was a missionary-and then a martyr at the hands of the Auca Indians to whom he was witnessing. At the age of 29, he left behind a young wife, a baby daughter, and an incredible legacy of faith.

Jim's volumes of personal journals, written over many years, reveal the inner struggles and victories that he experienced before his untimely death. In The Journals of Jim Elliot, you'll come to know this intelligent and articulate man who yearns to know God's plan for his life, details his fascinating missions work, and reveals his love for Elisabeth-first as a single man, then as a happily married one.

Edited by his widow, Jim's personal yet universal musings about faith, love, and work will show you how to apply the Bible to the situations you face every day. They will inspire you to lead a life of obedience, regardless of the cost, and delight you with an amazing story of courage and determination.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780800751470
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 06/28/1989
Pages: 478
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.21(d)

About the Author

Elisabeth Elliot was a young missionary to the Auca Indians of Ecuador in the 1950s when her husband, Jim, was martyred along with four other missionaries. She is best-known for her classic book, Through Gates of Splendor. She is a speaker and best-selling author of many other books, including Passion and Purity and A Chance to Die. Elliot and her husband, Lars Gren, live in Magnolia, Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

1Junior Year at Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois, 194811
2Summer, 194867
3Senior Year, 1948, 194983
4Summer and Fall, 1949137
5Waiting on God, 1950203
6Homework, 1951303
7Ecuador, 1952-1955357

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Journals of Jim Elliot 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
Jim really had a deep relationship with God, as evidenced in his very 'deep' thoughts. He picks apart the Word of God and finds truth in things I would never have thought of. I use this book as a devotional tool. It is truly inspiring.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I recommend this book to all Christians especially those considering the missionary field. Jim Elliot is an amazing example of complete commitment and devotion to God. Take a chance and read this, you won't regret it!