Abacar: Jesus's Little Shadow

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By today's standards, Abacar would be called a street child. The ten-year-old boy has learned to survive on the ancient streets of Nazareth after the death of his parents, and the past two years have been the worst of his young life.

Abacar's story begins in AD 30 in the village of Nazareth, where he lives with his parents in a one-room shack with dirt floors. Broke and hungry most of the time, the family's only income comes from the father's plowing jobs with an old ox. Their ...

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Overview

By today's standards, Abacar would be called a street child. The ten-year-old boy has learned to survive on the ancient streets of Nazareth after the death of his parents, and the past two years have been the worst of his young life.

Abacar's story begins in AD 30 in the village of Nazareth, where he lives with his parents in a one-room shack with dirt floors. Broke and hungry most of the time, the family's only income comes from the father's plowing jobs with an old ox. Their life improves when his father gets a job as a stable manager, with a new place to live in the loft of the stable and a steady income, life is looking up for the family. But then tragedy strikes, and Abacar finds himself an orphan. He wanders the streets of the nearby villages looking for food and shelter-until one day he comes across a rabbi named Jesus and his disciples.

This is the moving and inspirational story about a little boy-his faith, his adventures, and his life as he grows up as "Jesus' Little Shadow."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781432779368
  • Publisher: Outskirts Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/13/2012
  • Pages: 164
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.38 (d)

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