This beautifully written and moving memoir of the martyrdom of Jim Elliot and four other missionaries at the hands of the Auca Indians in Ecuador has inspired Christians since its first publication in 1958. Elisabeth Elliot makes full use of Jim's revealing diaries to fill in the details of a life "hid with Christ in God." Her portrait of a man who was utterly committed is a timeless testament to the mercy and majesty of the Almighty.
Made famous by Life magazine, this is the best-selling account of the martyrdom of Jim Elliot and four other misisonaries at the hands of the Auca Indians in Ecuador. Elisabeth Elliot makes full use of Jim's rich and revealing diaries to expose the roots of what makes a person at the threshold of life commit his very being to a God who he felt might call him to death at any time. Elisabeth Elliot gives us the vivid details of a life 'hid with Christ in God' and creates a portrait of a figure that continues to inspire many.
Elisabeth Elliot is the author of These Strange Ashes, Through Gates of Splendor, Passion and Purity, and A Chance to Die: The Life and Legacy of Amy Carmichael. She lives in Massachusetts.
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