Robert Jermain Thomas

The Bible smuggler who gave his all for Korea

Bringing light into a dark land

In the mid-nineteenth​ century, the hermit kingdom of Korea is determined to keep foreigners and Christianity out. However, one brave missionary will do anything to bring the light of God into this dark land. With the help of some Korean fishermen hungry for truth, Robert Jermain Thomas risks everything to smuggle in a treasure beyond all imagination. But what will his bravery cost him? And will the Word of God bring light to this dark kingdom?


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Robert Jermain Thomas

"For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light."
— Ephesians 5:8