Hold Fast and Other Stories
Hold Fast and Other Stories is an enjoyable collection of short stories by A.L.O.E. Each of these stories introduce the reader to precious, oft-overlooked Christian truths and values through sincere, straightforward conversations and interactions between characters in the stories. This collection will be enjoyed both the young and the young-in-heart!
Pride and His Prisoners
Pride and His Prisoners is a thought-provoking story that illustrates the manifold ways Pride steals into one’s heart, and thus taints every aspect of life. Through the thoughts, conversations, and actions of the characters, the deadly and destructive chains of pride are clearly demonstrated to the reader. The story itself is filled with energy and suspense. This book is both an exciting and a convicting read!
Life in the White Bear’s Den
Life in the White Bear’s Den is a beautiful story of a worldly, self-centered young woman whose journey to a life fully surrendered to the Lord began when the ship she was travelling on struck an iceberg. Thrilling adventures and humbling experiences greet Juliet in a Moravian settlement in Greenland. Surrounded by selfless, steadfast Christian missionaries, she comes to hold dear many things she once scorned.
Precepts in Practice
Precepts in Practice, or Stories Illustrating the Proverbs, is a marvelous collection of short stories that bring various truths from the book of Proverbs to life! Through carefully developed stories, lively characters, and various illustrations, this volume would encourage, instruct, and entertain readers of all ages.
The Young Pilgrim
The Young Pilgrim is a well-written illustration of Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress. The story follows the trials and temptations young Mark faces as he embarks on the life-long journey of being a Christian pilgrim in a sinful world. Disappointments, victories, and lessons learned by this young pilgrim are presented in ways even little ones would understand. This book not only entertains, but also speaks to the heart and edifies the soul!
Flora, or Self-Deception
Flora, or Self-Deception, is a thought-provoking story of a young lady who thinks that she knows more than her mother. She leaves home to spend time in the city among worldly acquaintances, until a series of heart-breaking events bring her back to the Lord. This excellent book is full of truths that would encourage Christian readers and provoke them to examine themselves in light of the Scriptures!
Robert Rightheart and The Wanderer in Africa
Robert Rightheart takes the reader through the life of a shoe-black boy, Bob. Through his faith in God and the blessings which follow one who obeys the Lord, Bob becomes a strong, steadfast Christian.
The Wanderer in Africa is an exciting story of a rebellious young man who surrenders his life to Christ after many hardships. Readers will be thrilled by the dangers of life in the African deserts, encouraged by the struggles and victories of young David, and edified by the lively illustration of Psalm 32 throughout the entire story!
Ned Franks, The One-Armed Sailor
Ned Franks, The One-Armed Sailor is an honest, cheerful, and hardworking Christian gentleman who returns home from exiting voyages on the sea to worries, temptations, and troubling circumstances that challenge his faith. This book contains edifying and entertaining accounts of Franks’ encounters with the storms of life, which he braves with dignity, good humor, and steadfast faith in the God of Truth.
Sheer Off continues the story of Ned Franks, the One-Armed Sailor as he strives to honor Christ and do good in the village of Colme. This book takes the reader through several of the many pitfalls the world, the flesh, and the devil lures us into—greed, intemperance, falsehood, and pride in its various manifestations, to name a few—and exhorts them to sheer off those treacherous, rocky shores and cling to Christ.
The Silver Keys
The third book in the Ned Franks series, The Silver Keys traces the struggles, failings, and victories of Nancy Sands, wife to the clerk of the village of Colme and friend to the Franks. Strong-willed, passionate, and proud, Mrs. Sands suffers injustice, slander, and more as she strives to understand what sanctification is, and how a born-again Christian should live.