The Old Testament Comes to Thrilling Life in the Latest from Lynn Austin
When the battles come to an end, Ezra’s brother Jude is dead and Ezra is required by the Law he so diligently studies to marry Jude’s widow, Devorah, and provide an heir. Fatherhood changes Ezra, and he asks God to make a way for him and the other exiles to leave Babylon for good and return to Jerusalem. His prayers are answered and the exiles move to Judea to revitalize worship at the temple–but the fight to keep God’s Law is never easy. As more and more of his community are tempted, a new battle emerges…this one for the survival of God’s covenant and the souls of His chosen faithful.
Bestselling author Lynn Austin has sold more than one million copies of her books worldwide. She is an eight-time Christy Award winner for her historical novels, as well as a popular speaker at retreats and conventions. Lynn and her husband have raised three children and live near Chicago.
Once again the pages of the Bible come to life in vivid color in Lynn Austin’s newest installment in The Restoration Chronicles…Keepers of the Covenant.
This book is a wonderful journey back in time to the days of Ezra. This is a dark time for Gods people, but also a glorious time.
The setting, the characters the voice and life of this time in history is so alive on the page.
I’ve always loved the story of Esther, but I really love seeing it in the light of Ezra’s perspective. He really is a remarkable character…scholar turned warrior.
If you feel that the stories of the Old Testament are a little old, a little outdated, a little dry- I highly encourage you to pick up a copy of this book and let it ignite a flame of new passion within.
*****5/5 STARS- 2014 FAVE; FANTASTIC! Love Love Love It!!!*****