Shadow of the Almighty: The Life & Testament of Jim Elliot

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The murder of Jim Elliot and four fellow missionaries by the Auca Indians in 1956 shocked the nation and motivated thousands to a life of service. The story of what led Elliot to the jungles of Ecuador, told by his wife, Elisabeth, has become a modern Christian classic. Drawing from her husband's rich and revealing diaries, she exposes the roots of what made her husband commit his very being to God, knowing that he might be called to an unexpected death in the prime of life. Shadow of the Almighty is a portrait of a rare and remarkable man of faith. Book jacket.

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Excellent story about the life of a man whose entire life was dedicated to pleasing God. Well written and very convicting for fellow Christians to know that one can give their entire life in service to God without any hesitation. Worth purchasing. Read full review

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This book is inspiring, soul stirring, and demonstrates a great example of the life of commitment and devotion we as Christians are to live for our King. I highly recommend this book. Read full review

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Acknowledgments
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Strong Roots
23
Degree of A U G
37
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