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The Chasm

A Journey to the Edge of Life

Randy Alcorn

Category: Fiction

About The Chasm

A Journey He Couldn’t Miss… and a Step He Couldn’t Take

He found himself a traveler in the strangest of lands. Where invisible secrets come starkly into sight. Where the fairest of companions leads the way into unsuspected danger and darkness. Where hidden battles burst into the open. Where so much is grasped…and so much more seems unattainable.
   Driven by a yearning he doesn’t understand, compelled toward a destination he can’t quite see, the traveler navigates the inhospitable landscape with determination and a flicker of something like hope—despite the obstacles that seem to unerringly block his path.
   Best-selling novelist Randy Alcorn weaves a supernatural interplay of wills and motives, lusts and longings, love and sacrifice. It’s a potent mix that leaves every reader wondering: Do I really understand this world I live in? Do I really understand myself? Is there more to all this than I’ve ever dared hope?


About Randy Alcorn

Randy Alcorn is an author and the founder and director of Eternal Perspective Ministries (EPM), a nonprofit ministry dedicated to teaching principles of God’s Word and assisting the church in ministering to the unreached, unfed, unborn, uneducated, unreconciled, and unsupported people around the world. His ministry focus is communicating the strategic importance of using our earthly time, money, possessions and opportunities to invest in need-meeting ministries that count for eternity. He accomplishes this by analyzing, teaching, and applying the biblical truth.

Before starting EPM in 1990, Randy served as a pastor for fourteen years. He holds degrees in theology and biblical studies and has taught on the adjunct faculties of Multnomah University and Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon.

A New York Times bestselling author, Randy has written more than forty books including Courageous, Heaven, The Treasure Principle, and the Gold Medallion winner Safely Home. His books in print exceed seven million and have been translated into over thirty languages. Randy has written for many magazines including EPM’s quarterly issues-oriented magazine Eternal Perspectives. He is active daily on Facebook and Twitter, has been a guest on more than 700 radio, television and online programs including Focus on the Family, FamilyLife Today, Revive Our Hearts, The Bible Answer Man, and The Resurgence.
Randy resides in Gresham, Oregon, with his wife, Nanci. They have two married daughters and are the proud grandparents of five grandsons. Randy enjoys hanging out with his family, biking, tennis, research, and reading.

You may contact Eternal Perspective Ministries at or 39085 Pioneer Blvd., Suite 206, Sandy, OR 97055 or 503.668.5200. Follow Randy on Facebook:, Twitter:, and on his blog: You may contact Eternal Perspective Ministries at or 39085 Pioneer Blvd., Suite 206, Sandy, OR 97055 or 503.668.5200. Follow Randy on Facebook:, Twitter:, and on his blog:

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Product Details

128 pages | Published by Multnomah

On Sale Date: Feb 8, 2011

Trim Size: 5 x 7-1/4

Carton Quantity: 24

Sneak Peek

A journey he couldn’t miss… and a step he couldn’t take

 Click here to download chapter one of The Chasm.

The Chasm represents the most profound episode in Randy Alcorn’s fiction. This fast-paced story portrays a man caught in another world—where he discovers a truth we all must someday face. It’s an allegorical tale where we see that sometimes it takes getting far enough way before we recognize reality. 


Click here to download chapter one of The Chasm.

By Rev. David Jones

This is an outstanding book with great flow of material and insight on Christian living.

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By Deborah Griffin

The Chasm is filled with illustrations on life that a person never stops to think about. Even if you don't agree with all the illustrations, which I didn't on a couple, then you are still left with a picture in your mind on other points that demand pondering. This short, to-the-point book will leave your brain running even when you think you've put it aside.

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By Kathy Warth

An unreachable destination called Charis is a musical city of light that has the ability to draw whomever sees it. Nick Seagrave on a quest to find the truth, encounters others along his journey. Battling unthinkable obstacles and unfriendly terrain Nick experiences feelings, terror and the like which cannot mimic anything he has felt and witnessed prior. Will he reach his goal or will he be purposely detained? This book is unlike...

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By Sharon Clark

The Chasm - A Journey to the Edge of Life is another one of those books that I feel every Christian should read. It is a fictional book, but it shows life so well. It is only 120 pages (small pages) and some of those are drawings. Mr. Alcorn uses Nick Seagrave's journey on the 'red road' and 'gray roads' to tell a universal story, a story that speaks of the spiritual condition of every person who ever lived. Whether it is today, six...

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By Becky Dietz

Nick Seagrave is a traveler in a strange land. He meets some scary creatures along his journey. But Joshua takes him under his wing to lead him to truth--but there were many roads to many truths. Nick hears about the great chasm but never gets close enough in his journey with Joshua to see that great chasm. Later, Nick is introduced to Shadrach--an old man in tattered clothing. Nick has been told that there will be people who appear to...

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