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Jim Elliot

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Philip James "Jim" Elliot (October 8, 1927 – January 8, 1956) was an Evangelical Christian missionary to Ecuador. He was, along with four others, was killed while trying to evangelize to the Waodani people through workings called Operation Auca.

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  • "He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose."[1]    
Simple: A person is not foolish for giving away the things he is not able to keep to gain the things he will never lose.
What it means: A person is wise for serving others on Earth so he will be praised in Heaven.


  1. "The Identified Life of Christ". Google Books. Retrieved on November 19, 2008

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