born with severe physical and mental disabilities, knows he is different
from other children. But over the course of one extraordinary evening,
he discovers that he is no different from anyone else when it comes to
receiving God's gifts.
Late one night, Jonathan is awakened by Jesus, who whisks him away on a
fascinating night-long journey through space and time. Jonathan – who
has found he is able to walk and speak and see while with Jesus – is
filled with many questions on their unforgettable travels as he
witnesses important events in the lives of Noah, Abraham, Moses, and of
As Jesus lovingly answers
Jonathan’s curiosity by recreating major events of the Bible, His
alternating expressions of joy, anguish, anger, and tenderness reveal
His intense, faithful love for man… and for Jonathan.
Adults and children alike will gain a renewed understanding of the
magnitude of God's perfect love through this beautifully written and
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is a simple, heart-warming, and highly emotional story about a child who
is profoundly handicapped with cerebral palsy, but who comes to know the
Lord in a very special way — when Jesus visits him in the night and
takes him on a journey through time and space, personally explaining the
stories of the Bible and the path of salvation.
This theologically conservative and evangelistic story tells of Christ’s
redemption of man in a simple manner. It begins with Creation and the
fall, and spotlights several Old Testament pictures of Christ—the
sacrifice of Isaac, the Passover, and Moses’s brass serpent.
Jonathan discovers the true
significance of these illustrations at the cross, and the book ends with
a glimpse of the majesty of Christ as described in the book of
Throughout the story, Jesus is
clearly portrayed as Creator, Lord, Savior, and King, and His loving
plan of salvation is unmistakable.
This is an unusual book in that it
appeals to readers of all ages. Children love the fantasy aspects of
the story -- walking on the water with Jesus and Jonathan, climbing the
rainbow, sailing on a boat made from the silver moon. Older children
and teens will get more from the reading, taking away truths of a deeper
spiritual nature. And adults will come away with an even deeper
understanding of the love God has for them. It can be read and enjoyed
at many levels.
A wonderful "read-to-your-kids" book! Recommended for ages seven