Dr. William Jeffcoat has gathered dozens of diverse short stories from India. These come from the varied world of nature found in that large land, from the ancient and more recent history of one of the world's oldest civilizations, and from fables passed down through the generations in the families found there.
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Luke's mum is dead. He finds himself in a small, scruffy northern hill town, with a near silent father, who he fears might be trying to drink himself to death. Then he meets Jon.Jon is massively strange. He wears 1950s clothes, has a side-parting and a twitch. The kids at school call him 'Slackjaw'. When Luke discovers his secret, Jon changes…
There is something here to interest any reader. Thought-provoking challenges are mixed with humor, and human interest stories will stir the heart.
Above all, each story illustrates a biblical truth in a forceful way. The way of salvation is shown beginning with the most basic truths that God is the Creator and that sin hinders His desire to communicate with His creation and fellowship with those He loves. The necessity of Jesus' sacrifice is made plain, and the reader is invited to receive the gift purchased by that sacrifice.
This is a treasury of illustrations to use in witnessing and a powerful witness in itself when given to unbelieving friends.