Polycarp of Smyrna
There are lots of idols these days. But do you have any heroes? What’s the difference? Idols are people we say we adore because they are famous, or rich, or good looking, or because they have amazing talents, or special abilities perhaps we wish we could have. Heroes are people who are willing to live and die for what they believe.
Polycarp of Smyrna: The Man Whose Faith Lasted tells the story of a hero. He was a follower of Jesus Christ. He loved and served his Lord for over eighty years. And from the beginning to the end – his faith lasted. This large saddle-stitched paperback book for children, from the pen of Dr. Sinclair Ferguson, is beautifully illustrated by Alison Brown. A wonderful start to a wonderful series that currently includes this, and two other titles: Ignatius of Antioch: The Man Who Faced Lions and Irenaeus of Lyons: The Man Who Wrote Books.