Item description for Jim Elliot: One Great Purpose (Christian Heroes: Then & Now) by Janet Benge & Geoff Benge...
Overview A NEW STANDARD HAS BEEN SET IN CHRISTIAN BIOGRAPHY! "He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose" Jim and Pete turned to see the Auca men, their deadly spears raised, running toward Nate, Ed, and Roger. Jim stood in the river, his hand on his pistol. Should he defend himself? He already knew the answer. Each man had promised the others that he would not save himself by killing those they had sought out in Jesus' name. Jim Elliot and his coworkers surrendered their lives in Ecuador's jungle, trusting that their sacrifice would not be in vain. Decades later, this dramatic event has challenged countless Christians to live with one great purpose: to bring the gospel to those who have never heard. (1927-1956). This best-selling, missionary biography series - Christian Heroes: Then & Now - chronicles the exciting, challenging, and deeply touching true stories of ordinary men and women whose trust in God accomplished extraordinary exploits for His kingdom and glory.
Publishers Description "Christian Heroes: Then & Now have set a new standard of quality in Christian biography. These thrilling true adventures are the best-written biographies for ages 10 and up Martyred in Ecuador in 1956, missionary Jim Elliot lived by his words, "He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose" (1927-1956).
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Studio: YWAM Publishing
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.12" Width: 5.22" Height: 0.52" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 2002
Publisher YWAM Publishing
Grade Level Multiple Grades
Series Christian Heroes - Then and Now
Series Number 9
ISBN 1576581462 ISBN13 9781576581469
Availability 11 units. Availability accurate as of Jan 21, 2017 09:19.
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More About Janet Benge & Geoff Benge
Janet and Geoff Benge are a husband and wife writing team with twenty years of writing experience. Janet is a former elementary school teacher. Geoff holds a degree in history. Together they have a passion to make history come alive for a new generation. Originally from New Zealand, the Benges make their home in the Orlando, Florida, area.
Janet Benge currently resides in Orlando, in the state of Florida. Janet Benge was born in 1958.
Janet Benge has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about Jim Elliot: One Great Purpose (Christian Heroes: Then & Now)?
Fantastic!! Sep 1, 2007
Thank you so much for the book. It was in perfect condition, and I got it really fast.
Jim Elliot a great read (A kids review) Dec 16, 2005
Jim Elliot was a great book. I recommend you read it if you like books about savage Indians, missionaries, forgien contries and their jungles, or all of the above. Jim Elliot finds a partner, learns some new languages and travels to South America, all because he feels God calling him to become a missionary. An interesting part of this book was a funeral party where the people who came weren't even remotely sad about the death of a little girl. Jim had taught them that they would see the dead girl again in heaven. It inspired me to listen to God as I make plans for my future and to be open His plans.