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Warner Press Heroes of the Promise Series #2: The Legend of Ten-Gallon Sam and the Perilous Mine

There is never a dull moment in the old West town of Promise. Oddly enough, the lives of some of the townsfolk resemble some of the best-known characters of the Bible. Keeping a watchful eye over this somewhat wacky town is the White Rider. Always present but only appearing to those who seek him, the White Rider provides guidance to those wise enough to listen to what He has to say.

In Ten-Gallon Sam and the Perilous Mine, you'll meet Sam, a man with extraordinary strength. As a baby, he was given a white hat from the White Rider, and as long as he's wearing that hat, he's stronger than anyone alive. One day, the White Rider gives Sam a task--a crooked banker named Phil is trying to cheat the people of Promise and steal their farms. Sam saves the day, but Phil is not happy and plans his revenge. Sam lets his victory go to his head, and Phil uses his niece Delilah to learn the secret of Sam's strength.

Based on the Bible story of Samson in Judges 13-16, Sam learns that sometimes the greatest enemy we can face is our own prideful heart. At the end of the book, the "Ponderin' Points" help children think about their strengths and how they can use them for God. You'll also find a short devotional and instructions on how to build a ten-gallon hat! Recommended for ages 6 to 10.

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Customer Reviews for Heroes of the Promise Series #2: The Legend of Ten-Gallon Sam and the Perilous Mine
Review 1 for Heroes of the Promise Series #2: The Legend of Ten-Gallon Sam and the Perilous Mine
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Date:September 28, 2012
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Doris Miller
Location:Alaska
Age:Over 65
Gender:female
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This is an excellent book to give as gifts. Not only are the pictures beautiful, the whole book rymns. Children will also love hunting the hidden bees in the book.
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Review 2 for Heroes of the Promise Series #2: The Legend of Ten-Gallon Sam and the Perilous Mine
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Date:June 11, 2010
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Sarah Hayes
This was a fantasic book, very well written and entertaining. A great way to introduce children to an important lesson from the Bible. We read our Bible after the book to really bring home the message and it was wonderful! I hope the author writes more of these!
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Review 3 for Heroes of the Promise Series #2: The Legend of Ten-Gallon Sam and the Perilous Mine
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Date:May 14, 2010
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Deanna Plourde
Hooray for the Miller Brothers. What a great way to bring God's stories and principles into the lives of our children. The illustrations are lively, and the parallels to the actual Bible stories are clear and clever. The books are just plain fun, and create an excellent opportunity to talk about Biblical principles. I'm so glad to see something fresh in the area of tools to bring God into kid's lives...I'll be watching the Miller Brothers! God bless them!
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Review 4 for Heroes of the Promise Series #2: The Legend of Ten-Gallon Sam and the Perilous Mine
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Date:April 3, 2008
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Barbara Martin
Gift for a grandson, not impressed with the story or illustrations, but trust that a seven year old will enjoy it.
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Review 5 for Heroes of the Promise Series #2: The Legend of Ten-Gallon Sam and the Perilous Mine
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Date:March 18, 2008
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Maria Miller
Storytelling at its best! the Miller Brothers add humor and great animation to their stories while teaching good morals. I love their books as much as the kids do!=)
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