Jessica's First Prayer and Jessica's Mother (Dramatic reading)


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(4.3 stars; 24 reviews)

Jessica is a little girl who used to be an actress till she grew too big. Now she lives on the streets, mostly starving until she meets Mr. Dan'el. Mr. Dan'el gives Jessica his cast-off crusts and warmed-over coffee. Jessica follows Mr. Dan'el to a building where a bunch of people sing and then listen to a man tell them about someone named God. Jessica wants to know who God is so she sneaks into listen every Sunday, hoping she won't be found out. (Summary by Adele de Pignerolles) .

Cast List:
Narrator: Adele de Pignerolles
Jessica: Esther ben Simonides
Mr. Daniel Standring: Glenn O'Brien
The Minister: K. Adrian Stroet
Winny: Rosalynn
Jane: Beth Thomas
Jessica's Mother: Rachel
Physician: Eddy Sherman
Brookes: Rupert Holliday
Daniel's Conscience, God: David Purdy
Audio Edited by: Esther ben Simonides (2 hr 10 min)

Chapters

The Coffee-Stall and Its Keeper 7:22 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Jessica's Temptation 5:17 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
An Old Friend in a New Dress 7:49 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Peeps into Fairy Land 6:28 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
A New World Opens 4:13 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
The First Prayer 2:35 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Hard Questions 3:46 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
An Unexpected Visitor 6:01 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Jessica's First Prayer Answered 8:21 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
The Shadow of Death 7:23 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Great Plans 9:06 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
It's Only a Stroke 6:58 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Jessica's Mother 11:39 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Jessica's Choice 6:12 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
How a Christian Ought to Act 6:45 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Daniel's Prayer 5:30 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
A Busy Day for Daniel 7:02 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Hopes of Recovery 4:34 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
The Gate of Death 6:53 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Speak of His Love 6:43 Read by LibriVox Volunteers

Reviews

Good wholesome story, audio is poor


(2 stars)

the reader of one of the main characters, "Daniel" is very hard to understand and he stumbles over words and has poor cadence.

Way too fast


(2 stars)

It may be a good story if all words can be understood. Thats a shame.

great story


(5 stars)

Very emotional tale with great lessons for us all.

A great story of salvation, redemption and Christian love.


(4.5 stars)


(5 stars)

Very nicely done I really enjoyed this great story!

Too fast and some voices difficult to understand.


(2 stars)