Sunday, March 9, 2014

But With God...

First Generation - Ecuador, Jan. 1956
Nate Saint with one of the tribal people who would return later and kill him as well as his fellow missionaries.

The five men who risked their lives to reach the Waodani (Waorani or Auca) tribe of Ecuador.

The five widows and some of the children left behind.

Nate Saint's sister, Rachel, who went to live with the Waodani about 3 years after his death.
She loved them and lived with them until her death in Nov. 1994.

Elisabeth and Valerie Elliot.
Valerie was 10 months old when her father was killed.

Second Generation - 1958 and Beyond, Ecuador.

Valerie and her mother went to live with the Waodani tribe when she was 3 years-old.

Sixteen year-old Kathy Saint being baptized by the men who killed her father almost a decade earlier.
Her brother, Steve Saint, waits to be baptized next.

Third Generation - 1995  Ecuador

Shaun, Stephanie, and Jesse Saint are baptized by the men who killed their grandfather.

Family... in Christ.

  "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me."
Phil. 4:13

 “You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’  But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, 
 that you may be children of your Father in heaven..."
Matthew 5: 43 - 45

"...but with God all things are possible."
Matthew 19:26

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