In My Father's House

In My Father's House

The Years Before "The Hiding Place"

Book - 1976
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Publisher: Old Tappan, NJ : F. H. Revell, c1976
ISBN: 9780800707835
0800707834
Branch Call Number: 248.092/TENT BRMA
248.092/TENT
Additional Contributors: Carlson, Carole C.

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Librarian_Deb Jan 30, 2017

This book details the growing up and young adult years of Corrie Ten Boom, the years before the events of The Hiding Place occurred. The reader learns a great deal about how growing up "in her father's house" prepared Corrie for the events that none of them knew were coming. Yet her family had an interest in the Jewish people, even her grandfather met with other men to pray for them. And they had an interest in reaching out to others, especially young people, and teaching them to follow God and develop good character. The book goes from story to story, so it feels more like a book of short stories than a cohesive whole. Along the way there are gems of insights and quotations from Corrie or her father that readers will want to pause and reflect on. A nice little gem of an uplifting read.

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vita2748
Jun 15, 2016

This is a wonderful account of how a parent's faith can impact generations to come.

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