Francine Rivers writes her fact based stories from the bible, yet makes the story's real and understandable. The Sons of Encouragement series is the best ever written about special me in the Bible. It shows how God will use anyone who strives to know Him. You have to get the set. They are a MUST read. You will have a desire to put the story to your life. It opens the eyes of your heart and you will know that you have a lot to do in changing the way you look at the way you're living your life.