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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (6,288 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Elisabeth Elliot Narrator: Marguerite Gavin Publisher: christianaudio.com Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: January 2009 ISBN:
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The unforgettable true story of five men who braved Auca lances. This edition includes a follow-up chapter that will give listenerss a unique perspective. Five men entered the jungle in search of a savage tribe . . . and never returned.

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.

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. Download and start listening now!

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Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Erin | 2/18/2014

    " The true story of missionaries and their families in Ecuador. Five missionaries were killed while trying to reach the tribe known as the world's worst killers in the 1950's. A good read. I recommend the follow up book (by a different author) "End of the Spear" "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Rick | 1/30/2014

    " I've known the story for decades, but the End of the Spear movie revitalized it. Recommended. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cheryl | 1/9/2014

    " The prayer of people being persecuted is that they do not deny their faith in Christ. Glorious example of giving up your life for the sake of the gospel. Enjoyed the movies from this story and End of the Spear also. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rmae | 12/10/2013

    " Oh my! I do not think I could ever be as brave. What a tremendous story and inspiration!I would love someday to travel there and see their mission field. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mitch Nichols | 11/28/2013

    " Many of us claim that our "all is on the altar" and we are willing to give whatever God asks of us for the sake of the Gospel. Elliot and his co-laborers bring into focus taking the Gospel to the uttermost part of the earth no matter the cost. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Bro | 11/24/2013

    " Great story about the supreme sacrifice of men who were willing to lay down their lives for what they believed in. It is an emotional journey as most already know the end of the story. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Russell | 11/24/2013

    " While I liked the overall story, it could have been written much better. Almost the whole account is taken directly from the diary entries of the five men who were trying to contact the Aucas. This makes it less of a flowing narrative and more fragmented. Still, it is inspiring to hear of such great missionaries who truly believe and gain their lives by losing them. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Allvol | 11/11/2013

    " Very moving book about Jim Elliot. Much better than the movie. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Josh | 9/28/2013

    " He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Amy | 9/20/2013

    " Read this with Aidan. Good things to discus with a 12 year old boy! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Micah | 9/15/2013

    " Loved this book. These men gave everything to follow Christ. The book is humbling. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kelly | 9/9/2013

    " Omw.... YOU HAVE TO READ THIS!!! VERY inspiring story of Jim Elliot, Ed McCully, Nate Saint, Pete Fleming, and Roger Youdarian, five young men killed by the South American Indian tribe they were trying to reach with the gospel. Written by Jim's wife only months after he died. Go read this book. =) "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Audrey | 8/25/2013

    " Amazing book. I love the story of Jim Elliot. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lem | 8/20/2013

    " so touching "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Luckngrace | 7/4/2013

    " Testament to God's power in mens' lives. Read as a teen, was a real inspiration. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Angela | 6/1/2013

    " Tells the true story of the five men murdered by the Aucas in 1956. It is told by Jim Elliot's wife, Elisabeth Elliot, and some of the story is told by things the men themselves wrote. Very good book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kristi | 2/26/2013

    " Powerful testimony of God's grace and mighty work, bridging vastly different people and cultures. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Wyna | 2/2/2013

    " Very thought provoking book. One of the men killed was a member of my husband's family, and we've all read the book and the LIFE mag articals. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ed Choy | 12/1/2012

    " One powerful book that God used to influence my perspectives on dating and ministry. Read while in college. A true classic! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Steven | 9/15/2012

    " This is an amazing account of sacrifice and devotion to God. I was so convicted by the deep personal relationship each missionary had with the Lord. I recommend this book to every Christian especially to those interested in serving in ministry. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jennifer | 5/6/2012

    " This book was amazing. Very moving, a must read for any growing Christian. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sigrun | 5/6/2012

    " I can still remember when the radio brought the news of the death of five young American missionaries in South America. For my next birthday and then Christmas I received Elisabeth Elliot's compassionate and horrifying--yet enlightening--account of what happened. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lindsey Doolan | 5/3/2012

    " Really good. If America will have a Hall of Faith, the five missionaries to the Aucas (and their wives) will be in it. Well worth imitating. Think I may have read this previously. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tina | 4/17/2012

    " This is one of my favorite non Fiction books. I was so inspired and touched by the story of Elisabeth Elliot and her husband. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Charity | 8/1/2011

    " Elliot never has spoken to me. I admire her in almost every aspect, but she doesn't communicate to me. That is why she ranks so low. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ed | 4/20/2011

    " One powerful book that God used to influence my perspectives on dating and ministry. Read while in college. A true classic! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Rachel | 2/27/2011

    " FINALLY!!!! it was good but it took FOREVER!! but I would read it if I was you :) "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mitch | 1/25/2011

    " Many of us claim that our "all is on the altar" and we are willing to give whatever God asks of us for the sake of the Gospel. Elliot and his co-laborers bring into focus taking the Gospel to the uttermost part of the earth no matter the cost. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Carla | 1/15/2011

    " Very challenging and inspiring to my faith. It's a book I should probably read again. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rick | 9/28/2010

    " For me, this book literally changed my life. The committment to God that the five missionaries and their families exhibited inspires everyone to follow in their footsteps.

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sharon | 9/22/2010

    " I loved this book. I remember being deeply moved by these men's passion for Jesus and their passion to save a people they did not even know. This is one of the best books I ever read. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Caroline | 6/23/2010

    " Incredible story, seemed to wrap up very quickly at the end with WAY too much filler in between. The story alone gives it 3 stars. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Luckngrace | 6/18/2010

    " Testament to God's power in mens' lives. Read as a teen, was a real inspiration. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Maddy | 6/15/2010

    " Eh, it was alright. The beginning was really slow, and it didn't help that the copy I had told me outright all five of the male missionaries die. It was very preachy at the beginning, but the end had a good moral: God plans everything - the good and the bad. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tina | 5/16/2010

    " This is one of my favorite non Fiction books. I was so inspired and touched by the story of Elisabeth Elliot and her husband. "

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About the Author
Author Elisabeth Elliot

Elisabeth Elliot, one of the outstanding women of present-day Christianity, has been a conference speaker and is an author of more than twenty books. Her titles include Passion and Purity, No Graven Image, These Strange Ashes, Be Still My Soul, The Path of Loneliness, Secure in the Everlasting Arms, and The Music of His Promises. She and her husband, Lars Gren, live in Magnolia, Massachusetts.

About the Narrator

Marguerite Gavin is a seasoned theater veteran, a five-time nominee for the prestigious Audie Award, and the winner of numerous AudioFile Earphones and Publishers Weekly awards. Marguerite has been an actor, director, and audiobook narrator for her entire professional career. With over four hundred titles to her credit, her narration spans nearly every genre, from nonfiction to mystery, science fiction, fantasy, romance, and children’s fiction. AudioFile magazine says, “Marguerite Gavin…has a sonorous voice, rich and full of emotion.”