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Facing the Future: Preparing for Battle (Left Behind: The Kids #4)

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Since the Rapture, Bruce Barnes has been teaching Judd, Vicki, Lionel, and Ryan about the coming events during the Tribulation. They are sure Christ will return for them, but one question remains: Who is the Antichrist?

Bruce thinks he knows. The kids aren’t so sure. Until a man who has met the Antichrist shares his nightmarish story.
Paperback, 150 pages
Published July 1st 1998 by Tyndale House Publishers (first published June 12th 1998)
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Lindsey (Books for Christian Girls)
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“Since the Rapture, Bruce Barnes has been teaching Judd, Vicki, Lionel, and Ryan about the coming events during the Tribulation. They are sure Christ will return for them, but one question remains: Who is the Antichrist?
Bruce thinks he knows. The kids aren’t so sure. Until a man who has met the Antichrist shares his nightmarish story.”



Series: Book #4 (of forty) in “Left Behind: The Kids” series. (Reviews of books #1, #2 and #3.)


Spiritual Content- The Rapture has happened (all fo
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10-11 Adrian
Sep 10, 2010 10-11 Adrian rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy
Judd,Vicki,Lionel,and Ryan are kids who got left behind.They are all wondering who is the antichrist.They think they have an idea. Also they are wanting to know where the people who dissapeared went.Along the way they help set two people up who murdered a man who is related to one of the kids.Later on a cop gets shot in the face by those two men.Sadly something happens to the cop.To know more your going to have to read it yourself.
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Las time, Judd devised a plan to trap Leroy and get him aressted. With their plan carried out, the police go and arrest Talia Grey. One of the police officers seems interested in getting saved. Another pole officer wanrs the kids to meet his wife who started thinking that maybe God does exsist. Talia tells Lionel that she wants to get out of jail and is curious about God. Lionel and Bruce go and visit her, and she get's saved. The police officer comes over eith his wife and his wife get's saved ...more
Reagan
Nov 04, 2009 Reagan rated it really liked it
When Lionel, Judd, Vicki, and Ryan set up a sting for the murderer who killed Lionel's beloved Uncle Andre, they have trouble getting the sting to work. The murderer doesn't do what they planned on him doing. So they have to think of something different to lure him in. Will they ever catch the killer?

I thought it was a good book because I think they did the sting very well, and they gave a good act (I would have believed it was real if I didn't know it was a sting). The one thing I didn't enjo
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Hannah
Dec 10, 2015 Hannah rated it liked it
I had read the first four left behind books. The series is written by Jerry B. Jenkins. These books are about four young characters and how they survive after the rapture. The rapture is a topic my family and I are interested in. The series has been interesting and I can't wait to finish.

The fourth book “Preparing for Battle” has been one of my favorites. The book is focused on the Antichrist Nicolae Carpathia. One of the reasons why it was interesting to me was because of the teachings told to
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RESEÑA COMPLETA DE TODA LA SERIE

Es la versión juvenil de la serie "Dejados Atrás", pero tiene desarrollo propio, así que puede leerse independientemente.
Bethany
Jul 18, 2016 Bethany rated it did not like it
This book became marginally better than the first three books. And by better I don't really mean better. Jenkins cannot write himself out of a paper bag if his life depends on it. But this one was at least more entertainingly bad and less mind-numbingly boring. I enjoyed mocking it more than the first few. Which is probably the best progress I can hope for here.
Jerry
May 06, 2013 Jerry rated it really liked it
A Quickie Review

This fourth outing starts in right where part three left off. Though the story is good, some readers might be unsettled by the description of a fatal gunshot wound. Of course, the whole world that Jenkins and LaHaye have created is quite freaky, so that's pretty much par for the course.

P. S.: I read this twice by mistake!

Score: 4/5
Natalia Padilla
Jul 28, 2013 Natalia Padilla rated it it was amazing
It was great but i have read like all four of the first ones in the first day i started reading them.
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Sarah Parker
May 02, 2008 Sarah Parker rated it it was amazing
Shelves: christian, sci-fi
awsome
jessica laperriere
Awesome

I liked the book 5 star this is an amazing series I am a Christian so I love books like this


Jessica
Mar 25, 2011 Jessica rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: kids
Recommended to Jessica by: me
See the first book in the series for a full review.
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this book dint have a lot of things going on.
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Oct 19, 2016 Tina rated it it was amazing
Another five star book. We are taking a break to read a few other books but will be back with this series shortly.
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Jerry Bruce Jenkins is an American novelist and biographer. He is best known as co-author of the Left Behind series of books with Tim LaHaye. Jenkins has written over 185 books, including mysteries, historical fiction, biblical fiction, cop thrillers, international spy thrillers, and children's adventures, as well as non-fiction. His works usually feature Christians as protagonists. In 2005, Jenki ...more
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Other Books in the Series

Left Behind: The Kids (1 - 10 of 40 books)
  • The Vanishings: Four Kids Face Earth's Last Days Together  (Left Behind: The Kids, #1)
  • Second Chance: The Search For Truth (Left Behind: The Kids, #2)
  • Through the Flames: The Kids Risk Their Lives (Left Behind: The Kids, #3)
  • Nicolae High: The Young Trib Force Goes Back to School (Left Behind: The Kids, #5)
  • The Underground: The Young Trib Force Fights Back (Left Behind: The Kids, #6)
  • Busted!: The Young Trib Force Faces Pressure (Left Behind: The Kids, #7)
  • Death Strike: The Young Trib Force Faces War (Left Behind: The Kids, #8)
  • The Search: The Struggle to Survive (Left Behind: The Kids, #9)
  • On the Run: The Young Trib Force Faces Danger (Left Behind: The Kids, #10)
  • Into the Storm: The Search for Secret Documents (Left Behind: The Kids, #11)

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