Shadow of the Almighty - Straight for the Goal Summary & Analysis

Elisabeth Elliot
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Straight for the Goal Summary and Analysis

Jim returns from Mexico and learns that funds have been provided for him to continue school. He considers this an indicator that God wants him to return to Wheaton College. Upon his return, Dr. Books asks him to speak to the freshmen. "I mentioned that beyond 'believing' and 'behaving' in the Christian life, there is also 'being,' and I brought in New Testament exhortations such as, be not ignorant, be not deceived, be sober, be vigilant, be mindful of the Word, be steadfast, etc." (p. 47)

He trusts himself into his studies working to achieve a Greek major, which he thinks will help him to translate the Bible into primitive tongues. For the first time in this chapter, the author introduces herself on page 48 when she says, "For the same reasons, I too had chosen...

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