Mark, the celestial watcher, is quivering
with pleasure transparent to his wingtips . . .
as he documents the tales of youngsters who pass though the main exciting moments of outdated testomony background. resembling Jedediah, son of Ahab, who sees Elijah name down hearth from heaven on Mount Carmel.
Or Zillah, daughter of Jedediah, who's captured and turns into a loved ones slave by means of Naaman of Syria, a leper. subsequent we meet Miriam, Zillah's niece, who wonders concerning the secret baby that Aunt Zillah, now again in her personal land, retains hidden away within the Temple.
Then there's Daud, the dock thief who steals the assets of the prophet Jonah, purely to satisfy up with a horribly in poor health sea monster. In his terror Daud can provide the God of Israel that if his lifestyles is spared, he'll do no matter what God desires.
""I made a promise like that myself,"" the pungent Jonah tells Daud. and they develop into buddies.
In writer Sally Dillon's child's-eye view of sacred heritage, prophets and kings and scheming scoundrels come alive in vibrant technicolor. What a excellent option to event the later heritage of Israel and Judah, and develop into pals with the buddies of God!