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Hero Tales - Dave Jackson

Paperback Published: June 2005
ISBN: 9780764200786
Number Of Pages: 192
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old

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In this beautifully illustrated treasury, Dave and Neta Jackson present the true-life stories of fifteen key Christian heroes. Each hero is profiled in a short biography and three educational yet exciting and thought-provoking anecdotes from his or her life. Ideal for family devotions, homeschooling, and more, this inspiring collection includes stories from the lives of Amy Carmichael, Martin Luther, Dwight L. Moody, John Wesley, Samuel Morris, Gladys Aylward, and nine others.

Gladys Aylward: The Small Womanp. 9
Not Good Enough-Confidencep. 11
The Official Foot Inspector-Resourcefulnessp. 14
The Man With the Axe-Couragep. 17
William & Catherine Booth: Founders of the Salvation Armyp. 21
The General's Boxer-Creativityp. 23
"Come Hear a Woman Preach!"-Boldnessp. 26
Training for a Young Soldier-Disciplinep. 29
Amy Carmichael: Dohnavur Fellowship, Indiap. 32
The Best Jewels of All-Sacrificep. 35
"The Child-Catching Missie Ammal"-Compassionp. 38
Messy Work for God-Servanthoodp. 41
Adoniram & Ann Judson: America's First Foreign Missionariesp. 45
The Talking Place-Truthfulnessp. 47
The Book in the Pillow-Perseverancep. 50
The Peace Treaty Feast-Forgivenessp. 53
David Livingstone: Explorer Missionary to Africap. 57
Attacked by a Lion-Thankfulnessp. 59
"Livingstone's Children"-Humilityp. 62
"Doctor Livingstone, I Presume?"-Dedicationp. 65
Martin Luther: Giant of the Reformationp. 68
Saved for a Purpose-Visionp. 71
"Here I Stand!"-Couragep. 74
Wife in a Barrel-Joyp. 77
Dwight L. Moody: Shoe Salesman for Godp. 81
More Fun Than Selling Shoes!-Repentancep. 83
The Night Chicago Burned-Boldnessp. 86
"The Ship Is Sinking!"-Strengthp. 89
Samuel Morris: Evangelist From Africap. 93
The "Sheriff" of the Three-Masted Ship-Peacemakerp. 95
Taking New York-Boldnessp. 98
Take Heart!-Encouragementp. 101
George Muller: Man of Faithp. 105
Breakfast From Heaven-Faithp. 107
The Unwelcome Gift-Graciousnessp. 110
Will the Boiler Blow?-Trustp. 113
Menno Simons: A Prophet of Peacep. 117
An "Outlaw" for the Lord-Integrityp. 119
Reward: 100 Gold Coins-Loyaltyp. 122
The Ship in the Ice-Sacrificial Lovep. 125
Mary Slessor: Pioneer Missionary to Calabarp. 129
The Bully's Challenge-Couragep. 131
"Run, Ma! Run!"-Mercyp. 134
Standing in the Way-Peacemakerp. 137
Hudson Taylor: Englishman With a Pigtailp. 141
The Fastest Boat Home-Faithp. 143
The Evil Plot-Trustp. 146
"Why Didn't You Come Sooner?"-Obediencep. 149
Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroadp. 153
Blow to the Forehead-Compassionp. 155
Liberty...or Death-Joyp. 158
"Wanted: Dead or Alive!"-Perseverancep. 161
William Tyndale: The Man Who Gave Us the English Biblep. 164
The "Plow-Boy Challenge"-Visionp. 167
Burn the Books!-Patiencep. 170
The False Friend-Faithp. 173
John Wesley: The Founder of Methodismp. 177
The Holy Club-Disciplinep. 179
Rotten Eggs and Bold Words-Boldnessp. 182
Taming the Money Monster-Generosityp. 185
List of Character Qualitiesp. 188
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ISBN: 9780764200786
ISBN-10: 076420078X
Audience: Children
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old
For Grades: 4 - 6
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: June 2005
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 19.1  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.37

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