With over 2 million copies sold, Hinds’ Feet on High Places remains Hannah Hurnard’s best known and most beloved book: a timeless allegory dramatizing the. Chapter 18 Hinds’ Feet. Chapter 19 High Places. Chapter 20 Return to the Valley . Lessons Learned on the Slopes of the High Places. Hannah Hurnard: A Brief. The Paperback of the Hinds Feet On High Places by Hannah Hurnard at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!.
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During this time Much Afraid is sequestered with her two friends in a log cabin. This book unashamedly deals with the doubts we face in our Christian walk. Feb 14, TC rated it liked it. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of I’m so appreciative a friend suggested this to me and recommend it highly. The Holy Spirit used the allegorical story of Much-Afraid’s journey to the High Places to be as a mirror of my own journey.
Here she is, the fearful Much-Afraid, learning to trust her Shepherd as He transforms her. There she gains a new name and is transformed by her union with the loving Shepherd.
I have read it about hindss or 6 different times in my life – in for the first time, then had my 7th and 8th grade Sunday School students use this instead of their “assigned” books each kid “got it” and almost never missed coming to Sunday School! And who doesn’t need to know that The Shepherd is good and loves us and knows what we need?!?
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Speaking of readability, the book is a quick read, but I found myself deliberately pausing after chapters in order to ponder the truths laid out. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. But if you’re looking instead for a book that holds a great many truths, waiting to be pondered, internalized and lived out, Hinds’ Feet on High Places is a good one to read. I have to admit it; I like this children’s version even better than the original Hind’s Feet on High Places.
It also seems that the allegory is frequently “padded” with writing that exists solely for the sake of making a cohesive story which it doesn’t and doesn’t have any allegorical meaning. Her work in Israel lasted 50 years, although she would later maintain a home in E Hanna Hurnard was a twentieth century Christian author, best known for her allegory Hinds’ Feet on High Places.
Even the names of the characters, like Much Afraid and her companions Sorrow and Suffering, seemed to scream spoon fed spirituality. Now I think what the author was trying to say is that we really must desire God in the most pure and fierce way that we can. My favorite chapter takes place whe The three stars fit exactly what I felt when reading this book.
Or pride stop me from taking the first step?
The author really seems to understand the physical nature and beauty in creation and that God really enjoys ppaces physical nature and beauty in it as well. He then again asks what if he did. Included in this edition of Hinds’ Feet on High Places are two special sections: These words create an interesting story line, and a God inspired message.
The lessons much afraid learned were really good for me when i first got saved 35 years ago and i can still learn things from it today. It paints a powerful visual in my mind that I will forever associate with the truths it illustrates, and I appreciate the imagery and story. Nov 26, Emily Housworth rated it liked it Shelves: After completing this book for the third time in about 4 years, these are my conclusions: I would recommend this book to anyone needing to overcome fear and experience perseverance in its place.
Just as though they sang a joyous little song to themselves, that it is so happy to love, even though one is not loved in return. However, His many sudden departures may strike the reader as bizarre, given the human penchant to expect kindly souls to never do anything that may be interpreted as rude or as hurtful in any way.
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We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find himds new favourite book. I read it again many years later as a mommy to 5 year-old and 10 year-old girls during Lent. Is it a little cheesy? Because Christians publish books like this.
How often do I sabotage my own efforts for one of these reasons? How many in this community have rad it? For a moment Much-Afraid did not look afraid hinsd all. Views Read Edit View history. But as she follows the Shepherd and the path he has ordained for her, she learns to appreciate His will for her life through acceptance and surrender.
There she gains a new name and returns to her valley himds service, transformed by her union with the loving Shepherd. Write a customer review. Special edition also features a new cover design. The story of Much-Afraid and her journey of falling increasingly in love with God as she climbs the mountain is tremendously uplifting and inspirational.
I find it helpful when I am fighting with myself and wanting my own way Kathy Hutcherson I would love to know this information as well. He changed thousands of lives for the Kingdom of God. I took a lot llaces from this powerful tale and trust some of the key messages will linger in my heart for many weeks.
Then he went out in his wheelchair-lift van to testify and preach. He did not come any nearer, having learned a little more prudence, and was not going to make her call for the Shepherd if he could avoid it, but simply stood and looked at her and laughed and laughed again, the bitterest sound that Much-Afraid had heard in all her life. It is simple and beautiful and trains my heart to endure when circumstances are difficult or confusing.
Puts me in mind of C. From that point on, the book has been in my mental queue, but the time was never right. She was hinnds to use the tools she acquired to delightfully array a series of unforgettable, eloquent sentences in an artistic, yet factual manner.