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A Tale of Three Kings

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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the tale of Kings

beautifully written and narrated. Powerful teaching in this book. Life lessons that we don't have to live out. If we take these lessons to heart and live out. I got a lot from this book. I ❤ed it!!

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  • Michael Stevens
  • 31-12-2019

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
  • 22-12-2016

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
  • 10-11-2015

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
  • 13-01-2016

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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  • CT777
  • 22-10-2020

Very intriguing

Loved everything about the book. It's a great read for anyone entering or currently in a leadership position.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 28-07-2020

Ms. CB

live the narrator and His intonations and expressions. I love the Bible and this narrative showed a lot of truth and history.

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  • Laura Aguilar
  • 10-06-2020

Great read

It was a great reminder of how easy it is to get bitter and become someone the Lord never intended us to become. I repeat this book over and over.

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  • Gentry
  • 04-06-2020

An Essential Read for Leaders

Every leader, pastor, & minister should own this book & review it regularly in addition to reading the stories of Saul, David, & the struggle to be king of God's people from the Bible.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 02-06-2020

great for all pastors to read

I loved this after 15 years in church leadership it gave me a lot to think about. loved this book!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 02-04-2020

Amazing message

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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  • Jules
  • 19-08-2020

Loved it

Fascinating book and one I will definitely return to. Love Paul Michael’s narration too. It really draws you in.

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  • Antony
  • 30-06-2020

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loved it. loved the presentation it felt as is I was in a theater

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  • BarryM
  • 21-02-2020

Great storytelling

A different take on Saul David and Absolum. A great lesson on true humility and trust in God.