Have you ever wondered what Joseph's brothers said to him when they decided to sell him as a slave, what Abraham said when God asked him to sacrifice Isaac, or what happened to the little captive maid when Naaman came back healed of leprosy?The Bible in Action is a collection of Bible stories, using the dialogue in the Bible, and filling in the gaps with what was not recorded or not presented as dialogue.If you are a Sunday School teacher, youth worker, a parent or grandparent looking for material for devotions or family fun; or adults just wanting the Bible to be more exciting, this is a book for you. It is in reader's theater format, and was originally written for children's church for 7 to 10 year olds to present and discuss. A drama was also performed by two teachers for four-year-old Sunday School, and reader's theater has successfully been used for middle school Sunday School.There are 59 dramas, which provide literature for once a week for over a year, and the stories are arranged in historical order.The King James Version was used as closely as possible, with modernizing outdated words.Madge has always loved the Bible and thinks the stories are fascinating. She became a Christian at ten, has taught Sunday School, home Bible studies, or children's church for about 30 years, and has read the Bible over 50 times.When she was in middle school she wrote two plays. In high school she worked for two years on the high school newspaper, and went on to major in journalism in college.She is newly married to Ray Spencer, and they reside in San Antonio, Texas. She has three children, Jeanie, Jeff and Jimmy; and six grandchildren.
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