A long time ago, in a land not so far away, a young boy grew in the kingdom of his grandfather, the rightful heir to a rich and prosperous throne. His grandfather, while mighty and blessed, was a cruel and wicked man. Though his father had served the one, true God of the land, the boy’s grandfather built altars to foreign gods on the country hills. He bowed down before the creatures and creations of heaven and worshiped them. In the house of the one, true God, he placed altars to demons, and a pole to worship. The rich and powerful ruler brought to his court the priests of demons–fortune-tellers, psychics, and sorcerers to speak to the dead. He held séances, and set fire to his sons in honor of the demons he served.
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~ Danika Cooley
Danika Cooley is the author of When Lightning Struck! The Story of Martin Luther (Fortress Press, 2015), Wonderfully Made (CF4K, 2016), and Bible Road Trip. Her work has been featured in internationally-recognized children's magazines over 150 times.