Cover image for Command the sun
Command the sun
Morris, Gilbert.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Minneapolis : Bethany House, 2000.
Physical Description:
286 pages ; 22 cm.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 5.6 16.0 45378.
Format :


Call Number
Material Type
Home Location
Item Holds
X Adult Fiction Central Closed Stacks

On Order



When Matthew Bradford learns that his real father is Sir Leo Rochester, he has a chance to become an English peer, but first he must leave the woman he loves and renounce America. Original.

Author Notes

Gilbert Morris, May 24, 1929 - Gilbert Morris was born on May 24, 1929 in Forrest City Arkansas. He received his Bachelor of Arts in English in 1958 from Arkansas State University. He went on to earn his Master's in English from ASU as well and eventually earned his Doctorate in English from the University of Arkansas in 1968.

After graduating from college, Morris became a pastor for a Baptist Church in Alabama. He resided there from 1955 until 1961, at which point he accepted an appointment as a professor at Ouchita Baptist University.

Morris now writes books full time, and all of his stories have a basis in Christian faith. Over the course of his career, Morris has sold millions of copies of his titles. He has been a Gold medallion finalist several times and has received five angel awards, three for the Winslow series and two for the Appomatox Series. He won the National Award for Poetry from Cloverleaf in 1978.

(Bowker Author Biography)

Table of Contents

Part 1 The Prodigal
1. An Old Flamep. 13
2. A Man Needs a Placep. 23
3. Stellap. 33
4. An Unhappy Wifep. 45
5. The West Indies Affairp. 57
6. The Walls Come Tumbling Downp. 69
Part 2 Stroke of Fate
7. Evil Tidingsp. 83
8. "You Have God--And He's Enough"p. 95
9. Mission of Mercyp. 105
10. A Time to Be Bornp. 117
11. A Tragic Endingp. 125
12. A Small Miraclep. 133
Part 3 The Open Door
13. A Distant Trumpetp. 145
14. The Leopardp. 161
15. Twelvetreesp. 171
16. A New Handp. 181
17. Love Is Strong as Deathp. 195
18. The Raidp. 205
Part 4 The Victors
19. A Very Merry Christmasp. 219
20. An American Victoryp. 233
21. "A Man Needs a Woman"p. 247
22. The World Turned Upside Downp. 255
23. As Long as the Sun Is in the Skyp. 263
24. A Surprise for the Generalp. 275