Item description for Music of His Promises, The: Listening to God with Love, Trust, and Obedience by Elisabeth Elliot...
Overview Elliot shows readers how to take the armor of God's love with them into the fray as they face trials and hardships in order to weather all of life's storms with faith and soul intact.
Publishers Description Life offers us a series of trials and hardships, and how we react to these battles depends on what we take into them. Elisabeth Elliot shows readers how to take the armor of God's love with them into the fray. Through the proper training and equipment, and with God at our side, she says, we can weather all of life's storms with faith and soul intact.
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More About Elisabeth Elliot
ELISABETH ELLIOT, well-known author and speaker, is the author of The Music of His Promises, Keep a Quiet Heart and dozens of other books. She and her husband, Lars Gren, live in Massachusetts.
In The Author's Own Words...
My parents were missionaries in Belgium where I was born. When I was a few months old, we came to the U.S. and lived in Germantown, not far from Philadelphia, where my father became an editor of the Sunday School Times. Some of my contemporaries may remember the publication which was used by hundreds of churches for their weekly unified Sunday School teaching materials.
Our family continued to live in Philadelphia and then in New Jersey until I left home to attend Wheaton College. By that time, the family had increased to four brothers and one sister. My studies in classical Greek would one day enable me to work in the area of unwritten languages to develop a form of writing.
A year after I went to Ecuador, Jim Elliot, whom I had met at Wheaton, also entered tribal areas with the Quichua Indians. In nineteen fifty three we were married in the city of Quito and continued our work together. Jim had always hoped to have the opportunity to enter the territory of an unreached tribe. The Aucas were in that category -- a fierce group whom no one had succeeded in meeting without being killed. After the discovery of their whereabouts, Jim and four other missionaries entered Auca territory. After a friendly contact with three of the tribe, they were speared to death.
Our daughter Valerie was 10 months old when Jim was killed. I continued working with the Quichua Indians when, through a remarkable providence, I met two Auca women who lived with me for one year. They were the key to my going in to live with the tribe that had killed the five missionaries. I remained there for two years.
After having worked for two years with the Aucas, I returned to the Quichua work and remained there until 1963 when Valerie and I returned to the U.S.
Since then, my life has been one of writing and speaking. It also included, in 1969, a marriage to Addison Leitch, professor of theology at Gordon Conwell Seminary in Massachusetts. He died in 1973. After his death I had two lodgers in my home. One of them married my daughter, the other one, Lars Gren, married me. Since then we have worked together.
Elisabeth Elliot currently resides in Magnolia, in the state of Massachusetts.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Music of His Promises, The: Listening to God with Love, Trust, and Obedience?
The Music of His Promises Aug 8, 2000
Elisabeth Elliot again has come up with a book to inspire and encourage people of every age. "The Music of His Promises" can be used as a daily devotional book, or with the index in back you can easily go to a topic you are searching for. As always her main goal is achieved by making you remember that the promises of God are forever and still relevent for todays problems and trials.
If you are a regular reader of Elisabeth Elliot's books then this is a must have. If you have never read her books and are looking for encouragement this is a good place to start.