CLASSIC More Than 200K In Print In A Modern Day Parable About A Man And His Transforming Love For His Dog, Lass, Best Selling Author Phillip Keller Paints A Vivid Picture Of God S Love For The Unlovable.What You See Is Not Always What You Get And This True Story Of A Man And His Dog Is No Exception Woven Just Under The Surface Of This Simple Parable, Keller Presents Profound Spiritual Truth It Is The Story Of Lass, A Worthless Animal Thought To Be Untrainable, Who Becomes A Magnificent And Valuable Sheepdog Not Terribly Unlike How God S Love Can Transform Our Worst Characteristics Into Blessings That Serve To Further His Kingdom Allow Yourself To See Biblical Truth In This Classic Tale Of What Can Happen When You Yield To The Master. Excellent This beautifully written short book by Phillip Keller compares his relationship with his rescue sheepdog to our relationship with Jesus Christ He pulls many parallels together in a simple, easy to read style He talks about his relationship with the Savior which was quite fract
Such a great story and great lessons about Christ learnt by a man s faithful dog. I had hoped that this might prove a great devotional book for my sheep keeping grandkids It tells the story of Lass, an abused sheepdog adopted by the author Lass s rehabilitation requires unchaining her and waiting for her to approach her new master It s a nice book, but was too facile for me. I loved this little book It s full of profound spiritual truths that are not only easy to understand, but entertaining, too This is one I ll come back to. Simple way of a lesson to seek Godin our lives as an example of one dog. From the author who is best known for his book A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23, this is a beautiful picture book about a dog who needs remediation because of previous abuse The new master exercises patience and discipline to bring the dog round to trust and usefulness in tending sheep The lessons are readily applicable a child around 5th or 6th grade can appreciate the underlying principles We used this book as a bedtime devotional, spreading it out a little at a time I like that the spiritual From the author who is best known for his book A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23, this is a beautiful picture book about a dog who needs remediati
Totally disappointed As a believer I really wanted to love this book, like I did the children s version that I read first I struggled between a 1 star and 2 star rating For me the theology is bad The author admits struggle on deep theology issues but ultimately makes his decisions based on the interaction with the dog instead of God s word Overall a bit too fluffy and emotional That being said the lessons from the sheep dog were good, which is why I love the children s version Read this w Totally disappointed As a believer I really wanted to love this book, like I did the children s version that I read first I struggled between a 1 star and 2 star rating For me the theology is bad The author admits struggle on deep theology issues but ultimately makes his decisions based on the interaction with the dog instead of God s word Overall a bit too fluffy and emotional That being said the lessons from the sh
This book was recommended by the NGJ magazine It sounds good, can t wait to get a copy and read for myself.This is on my list to read with Hailey but I just got my copy in the mail today and can t wait 4 24 15I have misplaced The Scarlet Letter so I read this instead 5 1 15 The fact that it had a dog on the cover is what initially drew my attention but it is the most beautiful analogy of why God wins our trust, teaches us and ultimately brings us into a relationship with Himself to the point where we become co workers with Him in His mission.
- 73 pages
- Lessons from a Sheep Dog
- W. Phillip Keller
- 06 January 2017 W. Phillip Keller