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Through Gates of Splendor Mass Market Paperback – October 14, 1981
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In January 1956, a tragic story flooded headlines around the world. Five men, spurred by a passion to share the good news of Jesus Christ, ventured deep into the jungles of Ecuador. Their goal: to make contact with an isolated tribe whose previous response to the outside world had been to attack all strangers.
At an agreed-upon time, their five young wives sat by their radios, waiting for a message that never came. . . .
"Through Gates of Splendor, " the story of Nate Saint, Roger Youderian, Ed McCully, Pete Fleming, and Jim Elliot, was first recorded in 1956 by Jim's widow, Elisabeth. Decades later, its story of unconditional love and complete obedience to God still inspires new readers. This edition contains subsequent developments in the lives of the families and the Waodani tribe.
"Through Gates of Splendor, " Elisabeth Elliot's first book, has become the best-selling and most powerful missionary story of the twentieth century. Elliot has gone on to become a popular speaker and the author of several books and a host of magazine articles.
Read about the continuing story of the Waodani and the missionaries' families: This edition includes two preview chapters from "End of the Spear, " the new book by Steve Saint (Nate Saint's son), about his return to the jungle and the people who took his father's life. This story is now a major motion picture.
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Highly recommended for home-schoolers, teenagers and today's youth in need of heroes.
Often we label books like these as being too graphic and descriptive for children, but I would like to suggest that allowing our young people to read of these accounts will do wonders for the church. Nate Saint, Jim Elliot their compatriots, and family are heroes to modern Christendom, and therefore should be offered to our children as such. Our children will lead the body of Christ in the years to come and they should be inspired by men and women of faith and courage. Give your child a "hero" that cared about nothing more than spreading the truth of Jesus Christ.
The Fate of the Yellow Woodbee may be a suitable introduction for your pre adolescent child. It is written by Dave and Neta Jackson and published by Bethany House. As always read these books to determine whether or not they are appropriate for your child.
"I seek not a long life but a full one, like you, Lord Jesus"- Jim Elliot
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Clear, vibrant biographical sketch of the 5 men who were willing to risk their physical lives to enable an unreached people group to hear the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Read morePublished 18 days ago by joseph
This was a great book. Almost cried but highly recommend it. The first couple chapters were a little long thoughPublished 20 days ago by Kristen Flynn
A great book to make you step back and think about God's calling on our lives and our response to it. Read morePublished 29 days ago by Lloyd
This book and Shadow of the Almighty changed my life from becoming a Pastor to becoming a missionary.Published 1 month ago by Lyle C.
I used to listen to Elisabeth Elliott when the Moody station carried her show. This book had all the story in one place. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Lance Shreffler
Wonderful book of all the blessings from God! Before and after the families of missionaries death! Amazing!💕🙏🏻😀😀Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Wish she hadn't raved about Jim so much in the beginning. It almost turned me away. Glad I finished every word. Be sure to read epilogue 1 and 2. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Ron & k
This book so beautifully told the story of five families great sacrifice for Christ, and how He used their sacrifice to turn a lost tribe of killers to Himself. Read morePublished 2 months ago by cc