Israel wanted a king instead of God's perfect plan for them, with Himself as their King. But after Saul, David and Solomon, the nation split in two. 300 years after Solomon, good King Josiah makes a fateful decision in a battle with Egypt, starting an epic adventure that covers the last few years before the Babylonian exile. Kingdoms introduces us to the kings, prophets, and other participants, both royal and commoner, who take part of the story behind-the-scenes. By retelling the stories of past kings and prophets, the lessons of history are reinforced and made real to the characters in the story, for good or ill. Recommended for ages 14 and up.
A Godly King Makes a Deadly Choice. Josiah, the king of Judah, is alerted that the massive Egyptian army is marching across his land to help Assyria fight Babylon. Ignoring the advice of Iddo, his faithful advisor, Josiah attacks Pharaoh's army. As the king charges recklessly into battle disguised as a soldier, Iddo can only watch the vicious combat, fearing the worst and wondering what chain of events has been set into motion. Will Judah be crushed between the empires that surround it?
Bud Rogers is a cartoonist and editor and has been very active in the Christian comics community for the past fifteen years. Bud uses his organizational and management skills to assist artists and writers in realizing their creative visions.