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Paperback, 144 pages
Published 2010 by Desiring God
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Jerry
Jan 24, 2013 rated it liked it
Story ****
Artwork **

The Gadarene contains a great story focusing on redemption between fathers and sons, husbands and wives, and, most importantly, men with their Creator. It serves as a wonderful and hopeful reminder that by grace through faith we can be reconciled to God and our broken relationships may be restored.

In my opinion, not being any graphic novel expert or anything, but having read my share, the artwork was simply OK. At times it interrupted the flow of the story, and there was a lo
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Deborah
May 12, 2016 rated it really liked it
Well illustrated graphic novel based on a poem written by John Piper. I found some of the story line a little confusing at times, perhaps because I don't usually read graphic novels, but overall the story offers a reminder that God does respond to our prayers even in the most seemingly hopeless times.
CJ
Nov 06, 2010 rated it really liked it
A graphic novel about the demon possessed man of Mark 5:1-20. Some themes that come across are the son's struggle against the father's authority, the faith of the wife holding up against no encouragement, and deliverance and hope in Jesus. Great illustration by Drew Blom!
Amy Kannel
I vastly prefer Piper's original poem to this graphic novel version—but if graphic novels are your thing, this is really well done, I think. Great illustrations, I just prefer the words.
Megan
Jul 02, 2015 rated it it was ok
Good but insanely cheesy and a missing of details.
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Nov 25, 2013 rated it really liked it
Only Christ can rescue us from our shackles and chains, our rebellion and our sin. A beautiful representation of the need for Christ in this graphic novel.
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John Piper is founder and teacher of desiringGod.org and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary. For 33 years, he served as senior pastor at Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

He grew up in Greenville, South Carolina, and studied at Wheaton College, Fuller Theological Seminary (B.D.), and the University of Munich (D.theol.). For six years, he taught Biblical Studies at Bethel Co
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