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A Tale of Three Kings

Written by: Gene Edwards
Narrated by: Paul Michael
Length: 1 hr and 42 mins
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This modern classic will bring light, clarity, and comfort to the brokenhearted. Many Christians have experienced pain, loss, and heartache at the hands of other believers. To those believers, this compelling story offers comfort, healing and hope.

Christian leaders and directors of religious movements throughout the world have recommended this simple, powerful, and beautiful story to their members and staff. You will want to join these other people who have been profoundly touched by this incomparable story. This tale by Gene Edwards is based on the biblical figures of David, Saul, and Absalom.

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Life Changing

One of the best leadership books I’ve read. Quick and easy, everyone should read it

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If you want to be a Godly leader please read this!

A great book that will draw you in, humble you and hopefully make you a more Godly leader. This book is all about following God and how he wants you to lead, rather than you trying to take the highest position possible for your own reasons.

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Very captivating to a discourage heart.

I highly recommended to the minister whose spirit and heart is full of disappointment. It really ministered to me and I have been encouraged by this book. THANK YOU A++++++++

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  • Michael Stevens
  • 2019-12-31

Still worthwhile 3+ decades later.

This book is several decades old but it addresses a topic that will be current until Jesus returns.
"Why do I do the things I do and who do I do them for?"
It was written at a time when the visible Protestant Church model was fundamentally as it is now: a hierarchical structure with a senior leader who through one governmental form or another has the final say or at least the most substantial amount of influence and so Gene Edward's book is written with that as the backdrop, informing the entire work.
It may seem ethereal or idealistic, but the reality is, Jesus promised to build his church and he still is.
He will have a Bride and he will have his way.

The question for us individually is how do we partner with him in that work? How do we resist control which is fundamentally Satan's form of government and instead, walk in that place of trust in, and obedience to, the one true King?

This is a short read and very very worthwhile in my opinion. I appreciated it more this time than I did 30 years ago.

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  • Susana Cordova
  • 2016-12-22

Life and spirit altering book/ 3rd time reading it

Absolutely loved it!! I recommend it to all followers of Christ. If your part of the Kingdom, you need to read this!

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  • Taylor Swift Lover
  • 2015-11-10

Very heartfelt and timely message

This book is short but powerful. It addresses a much needed subject and human attitude flaw we all have: selfishness. If you are hurting in ministry I highly recommend this book. It will help you turn your attention and faith back to God where it belongs.

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  • mykell althen
  • 2016-01-13

Beauty of Ashes

For many years I have wondered if my heart was cursed or designed to carry...I now understand my David's heart and the purpose behind the gift of its design. What I once thought was a burden workout cause, I now understand to be the process of unveiling God's diamond in the rough-the diamond of submitting through faith & trust in response, thought, and choice.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2020-04-02

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I am starting to become closer to my faith and this book has taught me some lessons. Such a great book.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2020-03-13

Interesting Quick Read!

I think it’s safe to say I’ve never read anything like this! First off, I believe the book was well written and narration of the story told was actually quite captivating. I’ve read the actually stories of these Kings myself in the Bible and it was very interesting to hear the author insert dialogue that he presumed took place during those times. Though the book may rely heavily on the writer’s interpretation of events, it did provide many insightful thoughts and definitely gave me something to think about. I would say overall, it’s a great read but take everything he says with a grain of salt. Be mindful of your own journey and your own circumstances.

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  • Robyn Higgs
  • 2020-02-10

Powerful!

Wow what a powerful self reflecting book. I Highly recommend! Short read but very impactful!

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  • Ronnie
  • 2019-12-23

very good, very short

I really enjoyed this interpretation of what might have taken place. the story is very quick and if you miss even a little you could end up missing some key points. It helps people really take a look at themselves and wonder what blessing they have been given. great story

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  • April Lambert
  • 2019-11-26

Powerful!

This is a delightful must read. It gives you a chance to see how to examine your life and God‘s leadership. This will open your eyes to how God has worked and is working in this world!

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  • Patricia A Palmer
  • 2019-11-15

Outstanding

Definitely a book for anyone who wants a clear perspective of being a minister or under someone. Makes u think and rethink what u am just thought about!