Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. JenkinsBerkley / 2007 / Trade PaperbackOur Price$10.994.5 out of 5 stars for John's Story, Jesus Chronicles Series #1. View reviews of this product. 5 Reviews
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Jessica AllenAge: 18-24Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 54 starsNovember 12, 2013Jessica AllenAge: 18-24Gender: femalePlot: This is a fictionalized account of John writing his account of the gospel as well as his account of the revelation he received from God as accounted in the book of Revelation.
Characters: There wasn't really character development because of the nature of the way the book was written. There was however, accounts of things that happened to John in the later parts of his life. John also recounts his time with Jesus during most of the book.
Themes: The major and most important theme in this book (as in the Gospel of John) is establishing Jesus as the Son of God. John's account of the gospel focuses on the things that Jesus said and did to establish Himself as the Messiah.
Emotion: Unlike reading The Gospel of John or Revelation out of the Bible, this book didn't really evoke emotion. It did however, give new perspective, insight and understanding of the familiar books.
Overall: This was a very hard book to try to rate. It was a very easy read, especially if you are familiar with the Bible. I highly recommend it if you are a new Christian, or if you are not a Christian but are interested in Biblical stories. The fiction nature of this book makes it much more easy to read and understand than Bible versions (however, it should not be read as a replacement of the Bible). The book also does contain at the end, the five books written by John from the New King James version of the Bible (The Gospel of John, The First Epistle of John, The Second Epistle of John, The Third Epistle of John, and Revelation).
Nilsa Perez3 Stars Out Of 5May 6, 2010Nilsa PerezI enjoyed the book, but in the end it was like reading the bible. I already have a bible, but I guess it's good for those who read the book and don't have one.
Jeanette Pugh5 Stars Out Of 5August 28, 2009Jeanette PughThis series has become a part of my permanent collection. Wonderful account of Jesus' youngest disciple.
Dale Greenlee5 Stars Out Of 5March 20, 2009Dale GreenleeI bought this book for my wife on the strength of the authors' reputations with her. But I took the opportunity to read the first chapter to my granddaughter. (3 months - reading to her calms her down.) The imagery and the character development were excellent. It is a great book for reading aloud and make up voices for the characters.
Auria5 Stars Out Of 5January 29, 2008AuriaI have read this book twice and it has brought the story of John and the many miracles of Jesus bright, fresh and new into my heart! As with all of the books from these authors, you won't want to put the book down so get a nice cup of tea or java and settle in for a good read!
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