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Made for the Journey: One Missionary's First Year in the Jungles of Ecuador

Made for the Journey: One Missionary's First Year in the Jungles of Ecuador


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In her first year as a missionary to a small group of native women in the Ecuadorian jungle, Elisabeth Elliot faced physical and spiritual trials. In Made for the Journey, Elliot captures the mysteries and stark realities surrounding the colorful and primitive world in which she ministered. More than just a recounting of her early days, this is a beautifully crafted and deeply personal reflection on the important questions of life and a remarkable testimony to authentic Christian obedience to God.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780800729462
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/04/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Elisabeth Elliot (1926-2015) was one of the most perceptive and popular Christian writers of the last century. The author of more than twenty books, including Passion and Purity and The Journals of Jim Elliot, Elliot offered guidance and encouragement to millions of readers worldwide. For more information about Elisabeth's books, visit elisabethelliot.org.

Table of Contents

Preface 9

Foreword 13

1 The Way In 17

2 A Missionary House 27

3 A Missionary Journey 33

4 San Miguel de los Colorados 39

5 A Jungle Home 47

6 A Church, a School, and a Language 51

7 Jungle Housekeeping 59

8 An Unwritten Language 67

9 The Neighbors 77

10 Jungle Trails 85

11 Distractions 93

12 Birth and Death 101

13 Times and Seasons 109

14 The Life around Us 117

15 A Fishing Expedition 123

16 A Fish or a Scorpion 131

17 My Wellbeloved's Leisure 143

18 An Alphabet for Tsabfibki 147

19 The End of the Matter 157

Epilogue 163

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