Hidden Christmas: The Surprising Truth Behind the Birth of Christ

13 December 2019 | By Timothy J. Keller | Filed in: biblical.

From pastor and New York Times bestselling author Timothy Keller comes the perfect gift for the holidays a profoundly moving and intellectually provocative examination of the Nativity story Even people who are not professing Christians think they are familiar with the story of the Nativity Every

In the Field of Grace

13 December 2019 | By Tessa Afshar | Filed in: biblical.

Without wealth or family, the widow Ruth left her people and followed Naomi, her beloved Hebrew mother in law, to rebuild Naomi s home in Israel Provisions gone and starvation at the door, Ruth used all that she had left a strong back and a willing heart to gather grain in a field, abandoned

The Crimson Cord: Rahab's Story (Daughters of the Promised Land, #1)

13 December 2019 | By Jill Eileen Smith | Filed in: biblical.

Wife to a gambler who took one too many risks, Rahab finds herself sold as a slave to cover her husband s debt Forced into prostitution by Dabir, counselor to the Syrian king, Rahab despairs of ever regaining her freedom and her self respect But when Israelite spies enter Jericho and come to lodge

Counted With the Stars (Out From Egypt, #1)

13 December 2019 | By Connilyn Cossette | Filed in: biblical.

A Story of Love, Desperation, and Hope During a Great Biblical Epoch Sold into slavery by her father and forsaken by the man she was supposed to marry, young Egyptian Kiya must serve a mistress who takes pleasure in her humiliation When terrifying plagues strike Egypt, Kiya is in the middle of it

A Light on the Hill (Cities of Refuge, #1)

13 December 2019 | By Connilyn Cossette | Filed in: biblical.

Though Israel has found relative peace, Moriyah has yet to find her own Atttempting to avoid the scorn of her community, she s spent the last seven years hiding behind the veil she wears Underneath her covering, her face is branded with the mark of the Canaanite gods, a shameful reminder of her

Miracle at the Higher Grounds Cafe

13 December 2019 | By Max Lucado | Filed in: biblical.

What if you could ask God anything What would you ask And how would He answer Chelsea Chambers is on her own After a public split from her NFL superstar husband, Chelsea takes a bold step out of the limelight and behind the counter of the Higher Grounds Cafe, an old fashioned coffee shop in dire

Women of the Word: How to Study the Bible with Both Our Hearts and Our Minds

13 December 2019 | By Jen Wilkin | Filed in: biblical.

Many Christian women find great encouragement and joy in and through women s Bible studies However, popular Bible teacher Jen Wilkin is concerned that sometimes we let our emotions rule our study of Scripture and forget that the Bible is primarily about God, not us Challenging hungry women to go

Judah's Wife: A Novel of the Maccabees (The Silent Years #2)

13 December 2019 | By Angela Elwell Hunt | Filed in: biblical.

Seeking peace and safety after a hard childhood, Leah marries Judah, a strong and gentle man, and for the first time in her life Leah believes she can rest easily But the land is ruled by Antiochus IV, descended from one of Alexander the Great s generals, and when he issues a decree that all Jews

The Unseen Realm

13 December 2019 | By Michael S. Heiser | Filed in: biblical.

In The Unseen Realm, Dr Michael Heiser examines the ancient context of Scripture, explaining how its supernatural worldview can help us grow in our understanding of God He illuminates intriguing and amazing passages of the Bible that have been hiding in plain sight You ll find yourself engaged in

The Heart of a King (The Loves of King Solomon #1-4)

13 December 2019 | By Jill Eileen Smith | Filed in: biblical.

Four women captured King Solomon s heart in different ways, and he indulges his desires despite warnings For all his wisdom, did Solomon or the women he loved ever find what they were searching for

Keep It Shut: What to Say, How to Say It, and When to Say Nothing at All

13 December 2019 | By Karen Ehman | Filed in: biblical.

Keep It Shutby Karen Ehman explores how to better control your tongue, knowing what to say and how to say it, and realizing when it is best to say nothing at all From Bible times to modern times women have struggled with their words What to say and how to say it What not to say When it is best

Miriam (Treasures of the Nile, #2)

13 December 2019 | By Mesu Andrews | Filed in: biblical.

The Hebrews call me prophetess, the Egyptians a seer.But I am neither I am simply a watcher of Israel and the messenger of El Shaddai.When He speaks to me in dreams, I interpret When He whispers a melody, I sing.At eighty six, Miriam had devoted her entire life to loving El Shaddai and serving His

Suffering Is Never for Nothing

13 December 2019 | By Elisabeth Elliot | Filed in: biblical.

Elisabeth Elliot 1926 2015 was a Christian author and speaker She, having lived through great loss, taught on God s grace in the midst of hardship, as well as teaching wives and mothers to fulfill the high calling of Titus 2 In her final book, Elisabeth Elliot describes how it is often through

Esther: Royal Beauty (Dangerous Beauty, #1)

13 December 2019 | By Angela Elwell Hunt | Filed in: biblical.

A Bible story brought to life After she is forcibly taken to the palace of the king, a beautiful young Jewish woman, known to the Persians as Esther, wins a queen s crown and then must risk everything in order to save her people and bind her husband s heart An ambitious tyrant threatens

The Red Tent

13 December 2019 | By Anita Diamant | Filed in: biblical.

Her name is Dinah In the Bible, her life is only hinted at in a brief and violent detour within the familiar chapters of the Book of Genesis that are about her father, Jacob, and his dozen sons Told in Dinah s voice, this novel reveals the traditions and turmoils of ancient womanhood the

Sarah (Canaan, #1)

13 December 2019 | By Marek Halter | Filed in: biblical.

Sarah s story begins in the cradle of civilization the Sumerian city state of Ur, a land of desert heat, towering gardens, and immense wealth The daughter of a powerful lord, Sarah balks at the marriage her father has planned for her On her wedding day, she impulsively ees to the vast, empty