Titus: A Comrade of the Cross
A masterful story, one of the foremost and first of the Lamplighter Rare Collector’s Series – a story which appeals to the heart of young people to love the Lord Jesus Christ. In 1894, the original publisher of this book offered a $1,000 prize for an author to submit a manuscript that would set a child’s heart on fire to know Christ. This was the book that won!
In six weeks, the demand for Titus was so great, an additional 200,000 copies had to be printed!
“One of the most powerful stories I have ever read.” — Mark Hamby, President of Lamplighter Ministries
In the story, you’ll follow Titus, a teenager with a zealous heart and an acute burden for his younger crippled brother. Become absorbed in his struggles as he joins a large band of passionate rebels led by Barabbus, who is out to bring the Roman empire down. This gripping narrative climaxes in an unbelievable scene at the foot of the cross. Watch the life and death of Jesus unfold through lost, needy eyes and be prepared to be blown away by the most emotional, poignant ending I’ve yet to read. It’s a finish you won’t see coming, and it’s more than worth wading through the often heavy chapters.
Themes: faithfulness, courage, and integrity
The other volumes in the Florence Kingsley series are:
- The Cross Triumphant
- Stephen: A Soldier of the Cross
“I read a chapter to my 10 year old daughter every night. We love this book as it is adding more detailed context and understanding to many Bible passages about Jesus. She’s asking many questions and we are going to the Bible to see how the Bible records the events. You can’t help but grow more in love with Jesus through reading this book.” — Mark Drinkall of Petoskey, Michigan