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A Tale of Three Kings

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Essential reading for leaders and followers alike

This is an allegory about a man who would be king, and how he suffered under his own king who abused his authority as king. David could have taken Saul's life several times, but he didn't. Find out how to respond to abuse of church authority and how you can better be ...
This is an allegory about a man who would be king, and how he suffered under his own king who abused his authority as king. David could have taken Saul's life several times, but he didn't. Find out how to respond to abuse of church authority and how you can better be trained to become a leader when it's your time.

posted by Anonymous on November 19, 2000

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A Tale of Three Kings

A Tale of Three Kings by Gene Edwards recounts the Biblical stories of King Saul, King David and King Absalom in fictionalized form. As the story unfolds, the author frequently interrupts the story to give teaching regarding the themes and/or morals of that part of the...
A Tale of Three Kings by Gene Edwards recounts the Biblical stories of King Saul, King David and King Absalom in fictionalized form. As the story unfolds, the author frequently interrupts the story to give teaching regarding the themes and/or morals of that part of the story. The overall topic of A Tale of Three Kings is how a Christian should respond when hurt by church leadership or church members.

As for the audio quality of this recording, it was excellent. The narrator's voice was appropriate and he read the text at a perfect pace.

Regarding the content of A Tale of Three Kings, my response varied. I found the fiction portions entertaining enough. However, it was sometimes confusing and distracting when the author would jump from fiction to attempting to explain spiritual truths. I would have rather listened to a completely fiction book that challenged me to think or to a book in which the first half was fiction and the second half was teaching. I must respectfully disagree with some of the author's teachings. There is a lack of Scriptural basis for some of them. I only recommend this book to someone who is willing to consider what it teaches and examine it to see if it lines up with Biblical teaching.

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this audiobook free from Chistianaudio as part of their Blogger Review Program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."

posted by Sneezybee23 on June 21, 2011

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 19, 2000

    Essential reading for leaders and followers alike

    This is an allegory about a man who would be king, and how he suffered under his own king who abused his authority as king. David could have taken Saul's life several times, but he didn't. Find out how to respond to abuse of church authority and how you can better be trained to become a leader when it's your time.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 6, 2012

    Wonderful

    Read this in one of my bible school classes,the Holy Spirit really softened my heart and brought me to a place of my own humility and brokeness. It was a great time of growth

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 29, 2001

    A must read for all

    A well crafted story taken from an ancient life made relevant for today. It will bring an understanding of the human condition unknown by most. It is absolutely a must read for anyone wishing to grow in life.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2014

    Learning yourself

    I thought that this was a great book. It reminds us of the power of God as well as the fact that we should always listen to His words.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 22, 2013

    Great little book

    In some ways life changing. I never saw or understood authority quite like I do now. I read this book regularly to remind me.

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  • Posted May 10, 2011

    Excellently done!

    This audio version is fabulous!
    I loved how the author created a fiction story by inserting thoughts dreams and ideas of what may have been going on in the lives of these three men that we find in the Bible!
    Highly recommended.

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