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Jim Elliot: "He is no fool..."

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Jim Elliot

 

"He is no fool

who gives up what he cannot keep

to gain that which he cannot lose."

 

Jim Elliot, missionary martyr who lost his life

in the late 1950's trying to reach the Auca Indians of Ecuador.


Five Americans and their families contacted the Auca Indians of Ecuador,

a tribe known for their savagery.

Their attempts to befriend the tribe resulted in the deaths of

Jim Elliot, Pete Fleming, Ed McCully, Nate Saint,and Roger Youderian.

 

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