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“When the Lord gets ready for me to leave this church, He won’t send the message by the devil.” Robert Nichols, 1975
Rebecca never felt safe as a child.
In 1969, her father, Robert Nichols, moved with his family to Sellerstown, North Carolina, to serve as a pastor. There he found a small community eager to welcome him . . . with one exception. Glaring at him from pew number seven was a man obsessed with controlling the church and determined to get rid of anyone who stood in his way.
The first time the Nichols family received a harassing phone call, they dismissed it. The same went for the anonymous letter that threatened they’d leave “crawling or walking . . . dead or alive.” But what they couldn’t ignore was the strategy of terror their tormentor unleashed, more devastating and violent than they could have ever imagined. Refusing to be driven away, Rebecca’s father stood his ground until one night when an armed man walked into the family’s kitchen . . . and Rebecca’s life was shattered.
If anyone had reason to harbor hatred and seek personal revenge, it would be Rebecca. Yet The Devil in Pew Number Seven tells a different story. It is the amazing, true saga of relentless persecution, one family’s faith and courage in the face of it, and a daughter whose parents taught her the power of forgiveness.
Great book. I would recommend everyone to read it. It shows true Christian spirit. If you can forgive the person in Pew #7, you can forgive anyone.Published 15 days ago by Lolita Harker
I felt for this young people and I counted my bless and the book . I would recommend this as a good readPublished 16 days ago by Donalyn Parker
This book is an awesome story of God's love. It reminded me how blessed I am and what God asks of us on a daily basis.Published 23 days ago by Jennifer Brouwer
It is hard to imagine this book was not a work of fiction, the events told were so terrible and disheartening. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Blain
Like a lot of other reviewers on here, I struggled with the writing of the book. It certainly could have been written much better. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Sylvia Path
I found it very instructive in how to use forgiveness in order to be free.
The authors writing style is straight forward and very understandable. Read more