Ned Franks, or The Christian's Panoply


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(4.6 stars; 12 reviews)

Ned Franks, a one-armed Christian sailor, returns to his sister's home after several years away at sea. She and her son are not Christians, and are cold toward him, viewing him as a hindrance and expense. By his upright, kind behavior and willingness to work, he soon begins supporting himself and becomes well-liked in the community, especially by the children. Various other characters face and overcome challenges, including a servant girl who breaks a habit of dishonesty and a Jew who is faced with the reality that Jesus Christ is the Messiah. The design of this story is unique, as each chapter demonstrates a new fruit of the Spirit as described in Galatians 5:22-23. Excellent for children and adults of all ages. - Summary by Alayna May (7 hr 8 min)

Chapters

Preface 2:17 Read by RLC
Pt. 1: Coming Home 10:14 Read by RLC
Pt. 1: Speaking Out 6:18 Read by RLC
Pt. 1: Thinking It Over 10:08 Read by RLC
Pt. 1: Put to the Question 8:18 Read by RLC
Pt. 1: The Lame Squirrel 9:50 Read by RLC
Pt. 1: A Storm 5:36 Read by RLC
Pt. 1: A Footprint 5:24 Read by RLC
Pt. 1: The School Room Address 9:35 Read by RLC
Pt. 1: Clearing Up 3:38 Read by RLC
Pt. 2: Small Leaks 8:00 Read by RLC
Pt. 2: The Little Maid 11:19 Read by RLC
Pt. 2: Profession and Practice 11:56 Read by RLC
Pt. 2: Putting on Armour 9:22 Read by RLC
Pt. 2: Proving the Armour 8:03 Read by RLC
Pt. 2: Help in Need 7:13 Read by RLC
Pt. 2: Another Triumph 7:50 Read by RLC
Pt. 2: The Canvass Bag 7:09 Read by RLC
Pt. 3: Dull Days 9:58 Read by RLC
Pt. 3: Flags of the World 7:42 Read by RLC
Pt. 3: The Pet Squirrel 8:08 Read by RLC
Pt. 3: The Floating Buoy 10:41 Read by RLC
Pt. 3: Briars and Thorns 9:44 Read by RLC
Pt. 3: Rebuke 9:00 Read by RLC
Pt. 3: Tongue and Temper 12:44 Read by RLC
Pt. 4: The Red Cross Knight 12:28 Read by RLC
Pt. 4: The Flash 16:24 Read by RLC
Pt. 4: Plunging In 9:21 Read by RLC
Pt. 4: The Hour of Temptation 10:50 Read by RLC
Pt. 4: A Narrow Escape 7:48 Read by RLC
Pt. 4: The Martyrs 9:37 Read by RLC
Pt. 4: Release 7:41 Read by RLC
Pt. 5: Norah's Difficulty 8:39 Read by RLC
Pt. 5: Consultation 7:51 Read by RLC
Pt. 5: The Cottage in the Dell 10:27 Read by RLC
Pt. 5: The Workhouse 10:05 Read by RLC
Pt. 5: Sophy's Tale 12:36 Read by RLC
Pt. 5: Hope 9:02 Read by RLC
Pt. 5: The Return 7:43 Read by RLC
Pt. 5: Success 7:10 Read by RLC
Pt. 6: The Little Jew 11:28 Read by RLC
Pt. 6: Preparation 5:14 Read by RLC
Pt. 6: Witness to the Old Testament 12:16 Read by RLC
Pt. 6: Witness to the New Testament 7:35 Read by RLC
Pt. 6: The Stumbling Block 9:11 Read by RLC
Pt. 6: Lost 10:42 Read by RLC
Pt. 6: The Knell 5:28 Read by RLC
Pt. 6: The Wedding 4:24 Read by RLC
Pt. 6: Conclusion 4:02 Read by RLC

Reviews

Unexpected Pleasure


(4 stars)

I wasn’t sure about this book at first. It seemed too preachy and preachiness in fiction is one of my pet hates. But I changed my attitude when I realised that the author’s purpose was to give a sermon in story style. So I settled in to listen and found that not only did I learn from her simple storytelling, but I became engaged with the story and characters as well. Btw, the book’s theme isn’t the fruit of the Spirit, but the spiritual armour found in Ephesians.

Motivational


(4 stars)

This is a wonderful, well written story. Additionally, the reader does a terrific job! The only criticism I have is that the author wraps it up too quickly.


(5 stars)

A most wonderful book. I feel blessed for having listened to it on audio. Praise God for the author and Reader.


(4.5 stars)

Wonderful book! Great reader! Thank you very much! God bless!


(5 stars)

This book was so encouraging and convicting.