Billy Bray: Saved from the Deepest Pit
In the Trailblazers Series!
When the earth started to shake and the rocks fell, Billy Bray knew that his life was in great danger. When you’re down a mine shaft, digging for tin, in the dark, damp tunnels, a rock fall could kill you!
Mining in the 1800s was dangerous and still is today. It was a hard life for little pay and safety measures were few and far between. But surviving that rock fall started Billy Bray on a different path – for the first time in a long time he walked home sober. Drink no longer had the same appeal. The jovial, happy-go-lucky guy who made fun of everything – even God – suddenly realized that he had a soul, that he was a sinner, and that he was in danger of spending eternity in the deepest pit there was – hell.
However, God’s plan for Billy was not to leave him in his sin and misery. Billy Bray discovers true happiness in Jesus Christ and his legacy to the Cornish people included lively preaching, newly built chapels and true revivals. Billy was saved from the deepest pit – and went on to tell others that they can also be saved from their sin.
Recommended Reading Level:
Read to me: age 8-9
Read myself: age 9-14
About the Author
Michael Bentley is a preacher and author of sixteen books. ‘Saved from the Deepest Pit is his first book written especially for children. He is married to Jennifer and has five children and nine grandchildren. Two of his sons and three of his granddaughters live in New Zealand, which he and his wife try to visit every other year.