The Lim Family of Singapore Author:M. H. Finlay [This book is from a Mennonite publishing company.] — Ai Lin's and her sister Kim Neo's lives are filled with fear of their cruel father, concern for their sick mother, and worry for their headstrong and freethinking brothers. — Heart-stirring events, disaster, and tragedy fill the pages of this lively and attractive story. The gods in the heathen... more » temples give no response to the frantic pleadings of the distraught mother. The brothers are driven to bold and questionable activities in hopes of remedying the situation.
Finally, the evil father executes the most atrocious deed of all to satisfy his craving for opium - but it becomes the turning point for good in the life of Ai Lin.
Clearly shown is the agonizing conflict in the minds of those who serve the dead, pagan gods of wood and stone when they are confronted with the love and mercy of the true God; likewise the fears, superstitions, and the bondage that a life of servitude to heathendome brings.
But in the midst of the spiritual darkness the glory of God radiates purely and brightly from the transformed lives of those who have been delivered from idol worship to serve the living and true God.
A story that touches the heartstrings and brings a burden to carry the good news of salvation to those who live in the fearful world of superstition and idolatry.
Written for teenagers, but those younger and older will also enjoy and profit from reading it.« less