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Author: Anonim
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781496434296
Available:
Release: 2021
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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A Lineage of Grace

A Lineage of Grace
Author: Francine Rivers
Pages: 576
ISBN: 9781414357478
Available:
Release: 2012-11-21
Editor: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The complete biblical historical fiction compilation by the New York Times bestselling author of Redeeming Love and A Voice in the Wind. The Bible is filled with inspiring stories of unlikely candidates God chose to change eternity. This bestselling compilation in one volume contains five novellas about such people—women in the family tree of Jesus Christ. Tamar. Rahab. Ruth. Bathsheba. Mary. Each was faced with extraordinary—even scandalous—challenges. But they had courage. They lived daring lives. Sometimes they made mistakes—big mistakes. And yet God, in His infinite mercy, used them to bring forth the Christ, the Savior of the world. Their stories still hold great meaning and inspiration for us today. Tamar risked her life and her reputation to be the woman she was called to be. See how God uses our circumstances and our steps toward Him, however faltering, to fulfill His plan. Rahab was exploited by men who saw only her beauty, yet she held fast to her faith in God and was rewarded. Discover how God seeks and finds those whose hearts are tender toward Him, no matter how far away they are. Ruth’s loyalty, especially toward her mother-in-law Naomi, helped her to persevere in the face of tragedy, and God gave her a second chance at love. Be encouraged that God will provide even when all hope seems lost. Bathsheba’s scandalous affair with David did not end in one night. Learn that God is willing to restore those lost in the depths of despair who call out to Him. Mary is one of the most revered women in history. But first, she was an ordinary woman striving to please God in the same way that women still do today. When God spoke, Mary responded in obedience which changed the world forever. Each novella includes an in-depth Bible study perfect for personal reflection or group discussion.

Unveiled

Unveiled
Author: Francine Rivers
Pages: 173
ISBN: 0842319476
Available:
Release: 2000
Editor: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The first in a five-volume series that brings to life women in the lineage of Jesus chronicles the story of Tamar and her father-in-law, Judah.

Unashamed

Unashamed
Author: Francine Rivers
Pages: 165
ISBN: 084233596X
Available:
Release: 2000
Editor: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The story of Rahab, an ancestor of Christ mentioned in the book of Joshua, is told with an emphasis on her Godliness, devotion, and courage.

Unafraid

Unafraid
Author: Francine Rivers
Pages: 212
ISBN: 0842335994
Available:
Release: 2001
Editor: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Mary, an unwed, pregnant teenager, is thrilled to be bearing the Messiah and develops an obsession with her son, but she must come to terms with her faith if she is to accept his crucifixion.

Unshaken

Unshaken
Author: Francine Rivers
Pages: 208
ISBN: 1414323387
Available:
Release: 2001-03-01
Editor: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Book 3 in the 5-book biblical historical fiction series by the New York Times bestselling author of Redeeming Love and A Voice in the Wind. She gave up everything, expecting nothing, and God honored her. Meet Ruth, one of the five women in the lineage of Christ. Her loyalty—especially toward her mother-in-law Naomi—helped her to persevere in the face of tragedy, and God gave her a second chance at love. Readers will be encouraged by the truth that God will faithfully provide for His children even when all hope seems lost. Unshaken is book three in the popular Lineage of Grace series about five unlikely women who changed eternity. “Francine Rivers spins a tale that’s not only true to history, but satisfying to the heart.” —Romantic Times This novella includes an in-depth Bible study perfect for personal reflection or group discussion.

Unspoken

Unspoken
Author: Francine Rivers
Pages: 214
ISBN: 0842335986
Available:
Release: 2001
Editor: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A retelling of the biblical account of Bathsheba and David reveals their story through the eyes of Bathsheba.

Sons of Encouragement

Sons of Encouragement
Author: Francine Rivers
Pages: 736
ISBN: 9781414360409
Available:
Release: 2011-04-18
Editor: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The complete biblical historical fiction compilation by the New York Times bestselling author of Redeeming Love and A Voice in the Wind. The Bible is filled with inspiring stories of unlikely candidates God chose to quietly change eternity. This bestselling compilation in one volume contains five novellas about such peoplemen who stood behind heroes of the faith. Aaron. Caleb. Jonathan. Amos. Silas. Each faithfully sought God in the shadows of His chosen leaders. They answered Gods call to serve without recognition or fame. And they gave everything, knowing their reward might not come until the next life. Be challenged by these faithful men whose stories we must never forget. Aaronthe priest who stood in Moses shadow but had the courage to cover his brothers fears. Calebthe warrior whose words stirred mens hearts and brought Gods people to the Promised Land. Jonathanthe prince whose humility led him to befriend the man who would become king in his place. Amosthe prophet who heard when God called and spoke to a nation unwilling to listen. Silasthe scribe who surrendered his wealth to record Gods Word, even as those around him were silenced. Each novella includes an in-depth Bible study perfect for personal reflection or group discussion.

Redeeming Love

Redeeming Love
Author: Francine Rivers
Pages: 512
ISBN: 9780593193013
Available:
Release: 2020-10-13
Editor: Multnomah
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

California's gold country, 1850. Angel expects nothing from men but betrayal. Sold into prostitution as a child, she survives by keeping her hatred alive. Then she meets Michael Hosea, a man who seeks his Father's heart in everything. He obeys God;s call to marry Angel and to love her unconditionally. Defying Angel's every bitter expectations, despite her resistance her frozen heart begins to thaw. But overcome by feelings of unworthiness and fear, Angel runs away from her husband's love. She is terrified of the truth she can no longer deny: Her final healing must come from the One who loves her even more than Michael Hosea does-- the One who will never let her go.

Mark of the Lion Gift Collection

Mark of the Lion Gift Collection
Author: Francine Rivers
Pages: 1448
ISBN: 1414382960
Available:
Release: 2012-09-14
Editor: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The complete 3-book historical Christian fiction series by the New York Times bestselling author of Redeeming Love and The Masterpiece. Travel to first-century Rome in this classic series and discover what has inspired millions of readers worldwide. This Collection bundles all three titles from the Mark of the Lion series into one volume. A Voice in the Wind, the first book in the trilogy, introduces readers to Hadassah, a young Jewish girl captured and sold into slavery but still holding firm to her faith in God. Though torn by her love for a handsome aristocrat, Hadassah becomes a shining beacon of light in the darkness and depravity around her. In An Echo in the Darkness, Marcus, a wealthy Roman aristocrat touched by Hadassah’s sincere belief, begins to wonder if there’s more to this life. As he continues to search for meaning and faith, he is led by a whispering voice from the past that could set him free from the darkness of his soul. The trilogy concludes with As Sure as the Dawn, which follows Atretes, the high chief of a Germanic tribe who fought as a gladiator and won his freedom. As Atretes sets out to return home with his infant son, only one thing stands in his way: Rizpah, a Christian widow who has cared for the baby since his birth. All three books in this latest Collection include a preface from Francine Rivers and discussion questions suitable for personal and group use. “Francine Rivers puts readers right into the history of the moment.” —Romantic Times “Francine Rivers without a doubt is one of the finest storytellers of our generation. . . . No one reading her books will ever be the same again.” —Debbie Macomber, New York Times bestselling author “As we ‘watch’ Hadassah and Atretes struggle through first-century trials, we learn how to handle similar situations in the twenty-first century. The ‘costumes’ may vary, but our Lord does not change.” —Angela Hunt “Francine redefined Christian fiction—honest, unflinching, powerful, life-changing—demonstrating why storytelling is the most effective way to communicate God’s truth. Every Christian novelist writing today owes a debt of gratitude to Francine Rivers for lighting the way.” —Liz Curtis Higgs “Francine Rivers writes from her heart to touch the hearts of her readers. Her books are essential reading for all who love Christian fiction.” —Bodie Thoene

The Masterpiece

The Masterpiece
Author: Francine Rivers
Pages: 512
ISBN: 9781496418951
Available:
Release: 2018-02-06
Editor: NavPress
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A New York Times, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly bestseller “This character-driven romance will enthrall [Rivers’s] many fans.” —Library Journal The New York Times bestselling author of Redeeming Love returns to her romance roots with this unexpected and redemptive love story, a probing tale that reminds us that mercy can shape even the most broken among us into an imperfect yet stunning masterpiece. A successful LA artist, Roman Velasco appears to have everything he could possibly want—money, women, fame. Only Grace Moore, his reluctant, newly hired personal assistant, knows how little he truly has. The demons of Roman’s past seem to echo through the halls of his empty mansion and out across his breathtaking Topanga Canyon view. But Grace doesn’t know how her boss secretly wrestles with those demons: by tagging buildings as the Bird, a notorious but unidentified graffiti artist—an alter ego that could destroy his career and land him in prison. Like Roman, Grace is wrestling with ghosts and secrets of her own. After a disastrous marriage threw her life completely off course, she vowed never to let love steal her dreams again. But as she gets to know the enigmatic man behind the reputation, it’s as if the jagged pieces of both of their pasts slowly begin to fit together . . . until something so unexpected happens that it changes the course of their relationship—and both their lives—forever. “Rivers deftly threads Roman’s and Grace’s lives together as they tiptoe around their emotional scars, eventually shifting into a dance of tentative steps toward a love neither can resist. Fans of Christian romance will delight in this tale of salvation through love.” —Kirkus Reviews “Richly detailed characters with traumatic pasts are woven together with biblical truths and redemptive themes… This is an amazing, beautifully written tale to be savored and pondered and shared with others.” —Romantic Times “Readers will marvel at Rivers’s storytelling arc encompassing the reconciliation of gritty past misdeeds and the work in progress of a life of forgiveness.” —Booklist “Fans of Francine Rivers will eagerly devour The Masterpiece and find exactly what they are looking for: a beautifully written story of faith, romance, and the power that true freedom can bring.” —Bookreporter.com

As Sure as the Dawn

As Sure as the Dawn
Author: Francine Rivers
Pages: 488
ISBN: 0842339760
Available:
Release: 2002
Editor: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

When gladiator Atretes locates his missing son, his plans to return to Germania are upset by Rizpah, the young widow who adopted his abandoned baby and who will fight to keep the child she loves.

Bridge to Haven

Bridge to Haven
Author: Francine Rivers
Pages: 480
ISBN: 9781414390826
Available:
Release: 2014-04-22
Editor: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A New York Times, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly bestseller! In this riveting saga of temptation, grace, and unconditional love, the New York Times bestselling author of Redeeming Love and The Masterpiece delivers big-canvas storytelling at its very best. To those who matter in 1950s Hollywood, Lena Scott is the hottest rising star to hit the silver screen since Marilyn Monroe. Few know her real name is Abra. Even fewer know the price she’s paid to finally feel like she’s somebody. To Pastor Ezekiel Freeman, Abra will always be the little girl who stole his heart the night he found her, a wailing newborn abandoned under a bridge on the outskirts of Haven. Zeke and his son, Joshua—Abra’s closest friend—watch her grow into an exotic beauty. But Zeke knows the circumstances surrounding her birth have etched scars deep in her heart, scars that leave her vulnerable to a fast-talking charmer who lures her to Tinseltown. Hollywood feels like a million miles from Haven, and naive Abra quickly learns what’s expected of an ambitious girl with stars in her eyes. But fame comes at a devastating price. She has burned every bridge to get exactly what she thought she wanted. Now all she wants is a way back home. “One of the edgiest Christian romances I have had the pleasure of reading in a long while. Francine Rivers has woven a deeply moving story with an adept hand that knows just how to layer humanity, in all its beautiful and ugly truth, into almost every individual who steps onto the page.” —USA Today’s Happy Ever After Blog “This is another compelling and moving story by one of the genre’s most honored and talented writers.” —Library Journal, starred review “Rivers returns with a page-turning recasting of the story of the prodigal son, here a prodigal daughter. . . . This story arc will be particularly resonant for Christian readers, but Rivers has the writing ability to reel in others who enjoy a well-told tale of redemption.” —Publishers Weekly

Marta s Legacy Gift Collection

Marta s Legacy Gift Collection
Author: Francine Rivers
Pages: 1074
ISBN: 1414383002
Available:
Release: 2012-08-31
Editor: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A New York Times, USA Today, and Publisher’s Weekly bestseller from the author of Redeeming Love. The two volumes of this unforgettable bestselling series from beloved author Francine Rivers are now available in a single e-book edition. Her Mother’s Hope and Her Daughter’s Dream tell the story of four generations of women in one family who are all searching for their God-given place in the world. A rich and moving epic, the series spans decades and continents to explore not only the sacrifices mothers make for their daughters but also the very nature of unconditional love. Marta’s Legacy Collection is a rich, moving epic about faith and dreams, heartache and disappointment, and the legacy of love passed down through four generations in one family. “Emotionally rich. . . . As her compelling characters seek to do what they feel their faith demands, Rivers sets their resonant struggles against dusty streets, windswept Canadian plains, and California vineyards in vivid scenes readers will not soon forget.” —Booklist, starred review “Writers like Rivers are why people buy Christian fiction: it’s dramatic, engaging . . . [and] this well-told tale will have readers eagerly awaiting the story’s resolution.” Publishers Weekly “Rivers has written another page-turner. . . . This heartfelt and sweeping saga is as ambitious as its central matriarch.” —Publishers Weekly “Engrossing and stunning. . . . The prose is elegant and life changing. . . . This sweeping family saga will touch both the heart and soul.” —Romantic Times

The Grace Year

The Grace Year
Author: Kim Liggett
Pages: 416
ISBN: 9781250145468
Available:
Release: 2019-10-08
Editor: Wednesday Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The Instant New York Times Bestseller! A speculative thriller in the vein of The Handmaid’s Tale and The Power. Optioned by Universal and Elizabeth Banks to be a major motion picture! “A visceral, darkly haunting fever dream of a novel and an absolute page-turner. Liggett’s deeply suspenseful book brilliantly explores the high cost of a misogynistic world that denies women power and does it with a heart-in-your-throat, action-driven story that’s equal parts horror-laden fairy tale, survival story, romance, and resistance manifesto. I couldn’t stop reading.” – Libba Bray, New York Times bestselling author Survive the year. No one speaks of the grace year. It’s forbidden. In Garner County, girls are told they have the power to lure grown men from their beds, to drive women mad with jealousy. They believe their very skin emits a powerful aphrodisiac, the potent essence of youth, of a girl on the edge of womanhood. That’s why they’re banished for their sixteenth year, to release their magic into the wild so they can return purified and ready for marriage. But not all of them will make it home alive. Sixteen-year-old Tierney James dreams of a better life—a society that doesn’t pit friend against friend or woman against woman, but as her own grace year draws near, she quickly realizes that it’s not just the brutal elements they must fear. It’s not even the poachers in the woods, men who are waiting for a chance to grab one of the girls in order to make a fortune on the black market. Their greatest threat may very well be each other. With sharp prose and gritty realism, The Grace Year examines the complex and sometimes twisted relationships between girls, the women they eventually become, and the difficult decisions they make in-between.

The Prince

The Prince
Author: Francine Rivers
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781414323374
Available:
Release: 2005-09-01
Editor: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A fictionalized account of the life of the biblical figure Jonathan and his friendship with David also includes a Bible study.

Redeeming Love the Companion Study

Redeeming Love  the Companion Study
Author: Francine Rivers
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9780525654360
Available:
Release: 2020-10-13
Editor: Multnomah
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Venture deeper into the heart of the classic bestselling novel Redeeming Love with this six-week study and discover life-changing Bible truths. Through Redeeming Love, millions of readers have experienced the captivating love story of Angel and Michael Hosea that illustrates God's power to redeem even the most lost among us. Redeeming Love: The Companion Study invites you to enter more fully into both the classic novel's eternal message and the biblical story that inspired its writing. Each week's readings include: - a personal reflection by Francine Rivers about the writing of Redeeming Love and the power of God's Word - key scenes from Redeeming Love, selected to illustrate God's loving pursuit of you - Bible study lessons that creatively blend story and Scripture to glean fresh insights - thoughtful reflection questions designed to inspire you to a deeper experience of God Perfect for both individual reflection and group discussion, this study will draw you deeper into the life-transforming love celebrated in Redeeming Love.

A Voice in the Wind

A Voice in the Wind
Author: Francine Rivers
Pages: 954
ISBN: 9781414340890
Available:
Release: 2002-09-01
Editor: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This classic series has inspired nearly 2 million readers. Both loyal fans and new readers will want the latest edition of this beloved series. This edition includes a foreword from the publisher, a preface from Francine Rivers and discussion questions suitable for personal and group use. #1 A Voice in the Wind: This first book in the classic best-selling Mark of the Lion series brings readers back to the first century and introduces them to a character they will never forget-Hadassah. Torn by her love for a handsome aristocrat, a young slave girl clings to her faith in the living God for deliverance from the forces of decadent Rome.

An Echo in the Darkness

An Echo in the Darkness
Author: Francine Rivers
Pages: 480
ISBN: 1414340907
Available:
Release: 2011-12-09
Editor: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Book 2 in the 3-book historical Christian fiction series by the New York Times bestselling author of Redeeming Love and A Voice in the Wind. From Francine Rivers comes the “compelling” and “emotionally charged” (Booklist, starred review) second installment in of the story of Hadassah, a courageous Christian slave girl with unrelenting faith, and Marcus, the Roman aristocrat who claims her heart. Believed dead, Hadassah finds employment helping a doctor in the poor section of first-century Rome and discovers an ability to heal others through the power of her faith. When Julia falls ill, Hadassah is forced to confront a difficult decision: should she return to the Valerian household, risking exposure and death, to help her former tormentor in the Christian tradition? Continuing to search for meaning and faith, Marcus turns away from the opulence of Rome, led by a whispering voice from the past into a journey that could set him free from the darkness of his soul. Includes discussion questions suitable for individual use or group discussions. “Francine unlocks the longing in each one of us to connect to God in a deeper, life-changing way. No one reading her books will ever be the same again.” —Debbie Macomber “As we ‘watch’ Hadassah and Atretes struggle through first-century trials, we learn how to handle similar situations in the twenty-first century. The ‘costumes’ may vary, but our Lord does not change.” —Angela Hunt “Francine redefined Christian fiction—honest, unflinching, powerful, life-changing—demonstrating why storytelling is the most effective way to communicate God’s truth. Every Christian novelist writing today owes a debt of gratitude to Francine Rivers for lighting the way.” —Liz Curtis Higgs “Francine Rivers writes from her heart to touch the hearts of her readers. Her books are essential reading for all who love Christian fiction.” —Bodie Thoene “Francine Rivers puts readers right into the history of the moment.” —Romantic Times

Wild Grace

Wild Grace
Author: Max Lucado
Pages: 168
ISBN: 9781400320844
Available:
Release: 2012
Editor: Thomas Nelson Inc
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Bestselling author Max Lucado explains that if teens let God's grace change them, shape them, and strengthen them, their lives will never be the same. Today's teens are being shaped by the pressures and disappointments of the world. But Max Lucado encourages them to take a close look at what can shape their hearts and their futures from the inside out--God's grace. As Max explains, "God's grace has a drenching about it. A wildness about it. A whitewater, riptide, turn-you-upside-downness about it. Grace comes after you." Wild Grace gives teens an understanding of how grace can change their lives in powerful ways, even when those lives are messed up, off track, or in trouble. Each chapter describes another miracle that happens when we allow God's grace to work on us and through us: "Grace is God's decision to change everything. Good-bye, earthly labels. Stupid. Unpopular. Ugly. Failure. No longer. You aren't who they say you are. You are who He says you are. Spiritually alive. Connected to God. Amazing." Teens will be convinced that God knew what He was doing when He made them and His grace is always there, ready to work wonders that are bigger than anything this world has to offer.