Androcles And The Lion by Reverend David H. SpringerAndrocles And The Lion by Reverend David H. Springer

Androcles And The Lion

byReverend David H. Springer

Paperback | November 4, 2015

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Lost and alone in the woods, Androcles, a runaway Roman slave, meets a ferocious lion with a thorn in its paw.  He takes pity on the poor feline and plucks the thorn out, thus making friends with the beast.  When Androcles is captured, the Emperor sentences Androcles to die in the Colosseum by being thrown to the lions.   His fate is changed when he is reunited with his friend from the forest.  This telling of the ancient story emphasizes the Christian faith that sustains Androcles and what it literally means to have “the courage of your convictions” in the face of mortal danger.
 
Also in this volume are six stories of Aesop’s that teach Christian values, including “The Shepherd Boy Who Cried Wolf,” The Mouse and the Lion,” and “The Wind and the Sun.” Rev. Springer uses Bible verses as guides to the lessons imparted by the classic fables and provides simple questions after each to stimulate thinking about the moral message contained in the simple tales.

Reverend David H. Springer has had the joy of writing poems, plays, and stories, even at one point a newspaper column-all in the service of ministry and to the glory of God. His reward is the pleasure of his readers and audiences. He also thinks the Divinity gets a kick out of them too. Rev. Springer recently settled in Fargo, North Da...
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Title:Androcles And The LionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:52 pages, 8.5 × 8.5 × 0.14 inPublished:November 4, 2015Publisher:Green IvyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1943955530

ISBN - 13:9781943955534

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Table of Contents

ContentsI 4II 8III 14IV 22EPILOGUE 29SIX FROM AESOP 30THE FOX AND THE STORK 30THE LION AND THE MOUSE 32THE SHEPHERD BOY AND THE WOLF 36THE WIND AND THE SUN 40THE MILLER, HIS SON, AND THEIR DONKEY 42THE DOG IN THE MANGER 46