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Philo, a first-century Phoenician boy, is worried about his family. Evil hangs over their house like a cloud. And it all seems to come from his sister Illyrica, who is possessed by a demon. Hearing about a prophet from Nazareth who has healed the sick and even raised the dead, Philo wonders if He can save his sister. But the mere mention of the prophet's name sends Illyric...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published February 8th 1985 by Moody Publishers (first published 1985)
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Not one of her best books. I liked it but there wan't enough of his unque story in it since I had heard these storys OVER AND OVER.
I love how Jesus transforms lives! The ending of this book is great! However, I could do without the graphic descriptions of a young woman possessed by a demon.
I don't remember much about this, I read it so long ago. But I know I really liked it at the time.
Fantastic book, wonderful author--it was wonderful to read this book with my children.
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I enjoyed reading this book to my children.
We (the kids and I) all loved this book!
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Patricia Mary St. John spent 27 years as a dedicated missionary to North Africa - and was also a prolific children's writer. Her books are loved and treasured around the world; some have been turned into stirring films. Gripping adventures which cover real life issues are her hallmark.
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