Shadow of the Almighty - The Test of Service Summary & Analysis

Elisabeth Elliot
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The Test of Service Summary and Analysis

The chapter opens with the start of a new year—1950. The author uses Jim's letters to show the things for which the Lord has given Jim passion and the struggle between following man's ways vs. God's ways. For example, Jim writes to Elisabeth admitting that he wonders what he is doing still in the United States as he feels an urgency to bring the Word of God to others after listening to others preach and discuss the imminent return of Christ. He decides to accept an opportunity to go to Camp Wycliffe over the coming summer, figuring it will do him good for whichever foreign field the Lord sends him to. In his letters to Elisabeth, he asks her to, "Pray for more openings for the Word, will you?" (p. 116), because he feels stagnation...

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