Are you looking for inspiration and guidance on your faith journey? Look no further than "Legacies of Light," a powerful collection of stories about men and women who faced pain, trials, and challenges, but whose faith in God helped them live wisely and leave a lasting legacy.
The word of God is filled with biography. God loves to teach lasting lessons through the lives of individuals. In this uplifting book, you'll meet incredible figures like Fanny Crosby, John Newton, Hudson Taylor, George Mueller, David and Svea Flood, William Cowper, Katharina Luther, E. V. Hill, S. M. Lockridge, and Viggo Olsen, who all faced difficult circumstances but found hope and strength in their faith. Their stories will inspire you to trust in God's love and plan for your life, no matter what challenges you may face.
So don't miss out on this inspiring and encouraging read. Get your copy of "Legacies of Light" today and let the lives of these remarkable men and women guide you on your faith journey.
This special biographical series illustrates biblical truths through the lives of contemporary believers— men and women who display a wonderful legacy of light.
From the Preface:
The Word of God is filled with biographical details, as one character after another parades across the stage of redemptive history. These patriarchs, prophets, judges, apostles, and faithful followers of the Lord fill key roles in furthering God’s eternal plan. Yet they also serve another purpose: they teach us lessons by the lives they lived.
The New Testament writers often repeated the challenge to the early believers to imitate the faith, actions, and attitudes of godly individuals past and present. Those first readers of the New Testament learned how to follow and serve Christ, not only from the instructions of the apostolic authors but also from observing how the truths the apostles taught were lived out in the lives of other Christians. Paul told Titus and Timothy to be good examples worthy of imitation (Titus 2:7; 1 Timothy 4:12). He even held himself forth as an example to other believers, inasmuch as he imitated Christ (1 Corinthians 11:1; Philippians 3:17).
The great American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow put this challenge to rhyme in his 1838 poem “A Psalm of Life,” when he wrote:
Lives of great men all remind us
We can make our lives sublime,
And, departing, leave behind us
Footprints on the sands of time.
It is quite obvious that God loves to teach lasting lessons through the lives of individuals. With that in mind, the biographical sketches presented in this book illustrate biblical truths through the lives of believers ranging from the sixteenth to the twenty-first centuries—men and women who provide for us wonderful legacies of light.
What Readers Have Said
These biographies are people of faith we may not have heard about, but whose lives inspire and encourage us.
(Chuck from Everett, WA)
This book challenged me. It contains exciting stories of people of faith and their impact for the Lord. I have shared my book with both adults and teens.
(Stephen from Goshen, IN)
This book inspired me to evaluate my own life, and renewed my desire so create my own legacy of light.
(Andrew from Towson, MD)
The character sketches show both the glories and the struggles of living a life of service to Christ. It raises issues that any serious follower of Jesus can identify with.
(Mark from Winged Run, OH)
When my book arrived, I read it in two evenings. It was so encouraging to get an insight into what people endured for their faith. I purchase copies to share with people when they are facing trials in their lives.
(Connie from Dalton, GA)
This is one of my favorite books. I’ve used it for my own personal encouragement and as a resource for family devotions.
(Derrick from Huntingdon, PA )
The biographies in this book are an inspiration to any Christian.
(Paul from Birmingham, AL)