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The themes of the second book in this series are Missionary tales and remarkable conversions. Other themes covered in the series are Living for God and the value of scripture Missionary Tales and Remarkable Conversions; Honouring God and Dramatic Deliverances; Faithful Witnesses and Childhood Faith.Joel Beeke and Diana Kleyn have taken a selection of real life incidents and fictional narratives and developed them into a series of devotional books for children aged 712.Scriptural references throughout the book use the King James Version of the Bible and the questions are also based on this version.The stories themselves include a good mixture of historical adventure childhood experiences remarkable instances of conversion and dramatic edge of your seat rescues from danger.
Some people claim they believe there is no meaning to life, many others will believe that there is but in reality most of us go from day to day doing the "what" with little or no concern for the "why". We live for the weekend, that elusive job promotion, the dream house or the ideal partner. When the question does cross our mind most of us settle on the idea that there must be a meaning to life - but thinking that way tends to get in the way of the more immediate, more simple pleasures we live for, so we try hard to distract ourselves. But what if there is a meaning, a reality that many of us are simply oblivious to? What if the things we are presently chasing after are just blinding us to a reality that if we grasped it would turn our world upside down? Melvin Tinker realised many years ago that there is a meaning to life, and not just his own life but to all our lives. Here he shows us what it is.
Melvin Tinker is the Vicar of St. John's Church of England, Newlands, Hull. He is a popular author on culture and faith, has participated in 'Word Alive' and is a leading member of the Anglican group 'REFORM'. He is the author of a number of books including: Tales of the Unexpected: The Subversive Stories of Jesus; Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People: Biblical Look at the problem of suffering; Wisdom to Live By: Living Biblically in a Complex World; Evangelical Concerns : Rediscovering the Christian mind on issues facing the Church today; Road to Reality and Close Encounters: unforgettable meetings with Jesus.