John Knox, the Thundering Scot, lives a life of adventure and danger. Here is the surprising story of a man unflinching in his stand for the gospel, even in the face of assassins and death.
Douglas Bond tells an incredible story that is little known today: God’s grace at work in the life of John Knox and the struggle for the Reformation in Scotland. The Thunder is historically informative and spiritually inspiring, as well as highly enjoyable and fast-paced. Here is unfolded the life of a man filled with the grace of Christ and made courageous by his faith in God’s Word.
The Thunder is a book that believing fathers will want their sons to read — in fact, it is an ideal book for fathers to read to their children. A gripping novel sure to stir the faith of anyone who longs to see the triumph of God’s Word in our own time.
old from the perspective of a young student resolved to protect Knox no matter the cost, Douglas Bond’s thrilling biographical novel provides a look at the harrowing life story of a giant of the faith. Discover the fascinating story of a timid man transformed by the grace and power of the gospel into one of the most influential figures in Scottish history.
“Rich, descriptive passages paint a vivid picture of Scotland nad England during the Reformation. The spiritual aspect pf the story is richer still, inviting the reader to wrestle with the gospel truths Knox so fearlessly preached.”
—Liz Curtis Higgs, author, the Lowland of Scotland series
“Historically informative and spiritually inspiring, as well as highly enjoyable and fast-paced. . . . A gripping novel sure to stir the faith of anyone who longs to see the triumph of God’s Word in our own time.”
—Richard D. Phillips, senior minister, Second Presbyterian Church