The Path of Loneliness: Finding Your Way Through the Wilderness to God

The Path of Loneliness: Finding Your Way Through the Wilderness to God

by Elisabeth Elliot

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Overview

Whether through the death of a loved one, divorce or estrangement in a marriage, or by being a single person in a world of couples and families, loneliness eventually comes to us all. Elisabeth Elliot lost her first husband to murder in the South American jungle and her second to the ravages of cancer. She has felt the deep pain of loss. In The Path of Loneliness, Elliot gives hope to the lonely through tender reflections on God's love for us and his plans to bless us. She tackles this difficult topic with grace and faith, showing readers how to make peace with loneliness and grow through it.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780800732066
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/01/2007
Edition description: Repackaged Edition
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 736,232
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.46(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, The Journals of Jim Elliot, and These Strange Ashes, Elliot offered guidance and encouragement to millions of readers worldwide.

Table of Contents

Preface9
Acknowledgments10
1The Sudden Tide11
2Fierceness and Tenderness17
3Loneliness Is a Wilderness23
4The Pain of Rejection29
5All My Desire Is Before Thee35
6The Gift of Widowhood41
7Under the Same Auspices47
8Divorce: The Ultimate Humiliation53
9A Love Strong Enough to Hurt59
10Death Is a New Beginning65
11The Price Is Outrageous73
12The Intolerable Compliment83
13Married but Alone89
14Love Means Acceptance99
15A Field With a Treasure in It105
16Make Me a Cake113
17The Glory of Sacrifice121
18A Share in Christ's Sufferings127
19A Strange Peace135
20Help Me Not to Want So Much143
21Turn Your Solitude Into Prayer153
22How Do I Do This Waiting Stuff?161
23A Pathway to Holiness171
24Spiritual Maturity Means Spiritual Parenthood177
25An Exchanged Life185
26A Gate of Hope191
Notes193

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Path of Loneliness: Finding Your Way through the Wilderness to God 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
In a world that screams acceptance only by "having someone" in your life, this book gives a lovely alternative to the norm. Life doesn't seem so frightening anymore.