Many have asked what are the quintessential requirements for selecting a life-changing story like Quicksand. Each story must be immersed withScriptural truths that inspire, instruct, redeem, and are in some way related to the themes of Proverbs 1–9,Romans 4:18–21, Romans 5:3–5, Romans 8:28, and2 Peter 1:1–12. The stories we select must bolster faith to fully convince the reader that:
1.God is good.
2.God works all things together for good to them who love Him.
3.God keeps His promises even when hope seems unreachable.
4.God uses suffering to produce endurance, cultivate character, encourage hope, and experience love.
In the bookQuicksand! Getting to the Bottom, these truths come to life through average, everyday people.Despite life’s most painful circumstances, their simple faith and enduring trust that God is good will inspire readers to meet their own steps of faith with confidence, being fully convinced that God will keep His promises.This is one story that will keep you on the edge of your seat from beginning to end. The floodgates will open, and your heart will be overjoyed with the encouraging truth that “The Lord is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; he knows those who take refuge in him”(Nahum 1:7).
Truth shines bright in life’s darkest hour. One perilous moment can change our lives forever, as when the Ripley baby suddenly falls overboard. But the simple faith and enduring trust of average, everyday people demonstrate that God is good. As the story builds, its colorful characters will inspire readers to take steps of faith with confidence, knowing that God keeps His promises. “The LORD is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; he knows those who take refuge in him” (Nahum 1:7).
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Mr. Harmon Ripley:
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