These five beautifully illustrated hardback books give lessons from the lives of famous Christians from the past - Amy Carmichael, Hudson Taylor, Corrie ten Boom, George Muller and Helen Roseveare. Learn about God's plans for people's lives and His amazing provision.
Amy Carmichael: The true story of Amy Carmichael and her looking glass. Out of the mirror two eyes peep. A young girl wonder if God has answered her prayer. Amy wants a new look. She wants blue eyes now and not brown. When Amy sees that the brown eyes are still there, tears begin to fall. 'Why hasn't God answered my prayer?' she storms. But God knows that there are other children with brown eyes who needs Amy's help. Amy learns that God always answers prayer - and He always does what is best.
Hudson Taylor: Could somebody pass the salt? What would you do if someone forgot to give you any lunch and you weren't allowed to ask for it? Young Hudson Taylor's story of a missing bowl of soup is an amusing tale from his childhood. In the end Hudson gets his soup - but that isn't all. Hudson Taylor learns about the country of China. One day he will go there by himself to tell the people of China about the Lord Jesus.
Corrie Ten Boom: Tells the true story of Corrie Ten Boom and little Dutch watch shop. While she mends watches she is constantly watching out for danger to ensure that her friends in the secret room are safe. Tells the story of God who is the only one who can keep us safe.
George Müller: Does Money grow on trees? What would you do if you needed some money? Would you pick some of a tree in the garden? Of course you wouldn't - because money doesn't grow on trees. You have to work for it. Sometimes you have to work hard. George Müller didn't like to work and tried to get his money in other ways. He would cheat and steal and was eventually thrown in prison. Find out how God changed George from a thief to someone even children could trust.
Catherine MacKenzie has written several biographies for young teens in the Trailblazers series as well as other titles for younger children. She is Editor for Christian Focus’ children’s imprint, CF4Kids. Born and brought up in Scotland, her writing was inspired by her mum, children’s author Carine MacKenzie. Catherine has several nieces and nephews – a perfect practice audience!