What is God Like Author:Robbie Trent, illustrations by Josephine Haskell Philip lived as a child in Bethsaida on the shore of Lake Gennesaret. His questions - of nature, of men and their purpose, and inevitably of God Himself - are patiently answered by a wise father who quite naturally includes quotations from Scripture in his replies. But Philip's father dies and the only person to answer his questions is a young p... more »rophet from nearby Nazareth. In the end the little questions are resolved in the Big Answer, that Jesus Himself is the full expression of God. "I and my Father are one," he tells Philip.
The story is told in crystalline poetic form, and on each page is a Bible verse with which the discussion is summed up. For its own charming simplicity, for its moving revelation of eternal truths behind the commonplace and for its undoubted religious insturction for the young, What is God Like? is a book to be bought and treasured.« less