The Bible Story Vol I Author:Basil Wolverton "The Bible Story" is definitely not a series of disconnected stories of excitement and violence with no special meaning. Our purpose is to tell simply, in language children can read and understand, plainly, yet interestingly, the plain story of the Bible itself. It begins at the beginning. A continuous story thread runs through the entire Bible.... more » Not many have ever grasped this amazing yet important fact. Most people read a verse here or a chapter there, failing to properly connect them, or understand the true continuity of the Bible story.
This book is not merely written for children. We like to say it is for children from age five to a hundred and five. Adults by multiple thousands have followed the installments avidly in "The Plain Truth." Adults will gain an understanding of the WHOLE Bible--of its continuous storythread--from this book as they have failed to understand it before. It has proved a new and thrilling experience to countless thousands...
Mr. Wolverton has stuck tenaciously to the literal Bible account. He has, where it has been felt necessary, taken author's license to portray certain portions or sequences in conversational style, or to add a few of what my High School English teacher of more than fifty years ago would have called "tomatoes on the window-sill" for purposes of clarity and realism--but he has been zealously careful not in any way to "add to or detract from" the real meaning and truth of the sacred Scriptures.
Between the first and second verses of Genesis 1, tremendously important events occurred which are related in other parts of the Bible. Mr. Wolverton includes these events in their actual time-order....Herbert W. Armstrong
The theology in this book is that of the Church of God.« less