Moving testimony. This was a very moving testimony for my soul. What a beautiful life can make the Lord from those who give themselves totally unto Him!
Donald J Morrison (3/2/2014)
from Inverness - Scotland
The dark treads are as needful.... Memories came flooding back, after listening to this tonight. It was the life of Jim Elliott, Nate Saint and colleagues that was instrumental in toppling my little life upside down. Their inspiring missionary witness in reaching the unreached and the unsaved was instrumental in giving up 'all' to bring the gospel to the unreached and the unsaved of Scotland. The Lord has so many beautiful treads in every glorious pattern He is weaving together "the dark threads are as needful in the weaver's skilful hands, as the threads of gold and silver in the pattern He has planned." I wrote to Jim's wife, Elizabeth, after going to London, in 2000 to engage in a course of theological and pastoral studies and shared with her my testimony. I have been actively engaged in gospel outreach work across Scotland now for 11 years, seeking to do exactly what Jim and Nate were doing in Equator in 1956 'winning souls for Christ.' I am thankful to God for their life and testimony, for their zeal and witness...which they endured unto the very end. What a glorious Church the Lord now has in the very country in which they lost their lives, through which precious souls have been won for Christ. We battle on, just as they did, trusting in our great Commander-in-Chief.
Philip James Elliot (October 8, 1927 ‚Äď January 8, 1956) was an evangelical Christian missionary to Ecuador who, along with four others, was killed while attempting to evangelize the Huaorani people through efforts now known as Operation Auca.