Author : Francine Rivers
Publisher : Multnomah
Release :2020-10-13
Total pages :208
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780525654360

A powerful six-week study, revealing life-changing Bible truths, to the classic bestselling novel Redeeming Love. Redeeming Love: The Companion Study offers longtime fans as well as readers new to the Christian romance classic a meaningful way to explore the book's message and go deeper into the story's Biblical ties. This six-week study, with three segments per week, explores Angel and Michael's iconic story as a metaphor for the love relationship between God and those He is yearning to reach. Using excerpts from the novel and quotes from Scripture, Francine walks readers through Angel's healing journey, showing how her unworthiness, fear, and emptiness are ultimately exchanged for the fullness of knowing God's unconditional, redemptive, all-consuming love. Each week also includes an essay from Francine tied to her personal journey of writing and then living with Redeeming Love. Redeeming Love: The Companion Study is an ideal resource for churches or ministries as a dynamic group study, as well as for individuals looking to connect more profoundly with Angel's path to knowing the One who loves her and will never let her go.

Author : Francine Rivers
Publisher : Multnomah
Release :2020-10-13
Total pages :512
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780593193013

A favorite Christian romance classic--a tragically wounded soul, the man called to marry her, and the only love that heals all--now available in a beautiful keepsake, linen-bound edition! California's Gold Country, 1850. A time when men sold their souls for a bag of gold and women sold their bodies for a place to sleep. Angel expects nothing from men but betrayal. Sold into prostitution as a child, she survives by keeping her hated alive. And what she hates most are the men who use her, leaving her empty and dead inside. Then she meets Michael Hosea, who obeys God's call to marry Angel and love her unconditionally. Slowly, day by day, he defies Angel's every bitter expectation until, despite her resistance, her frozen heart begins to thaw. But with her unexpected softening come overwhelming feelings of unworthiness and fear. And so Angel runs. Back to the darkness, away from her husband's pursuing love, 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. Redeeming Love is a life-changing story of God's unconditional, redemptive, all-consuming love that has captured the hearts of millions worldwide.

Author : Francine Rivers
Publisher : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Release :2012-09-21
Total pages :544
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781414383378

A classic series that has inspired millions of readers worldwide! The first book in the beloved Mark of the Lion series by the New York Times bestselling author of Redeeming Love, A Voice in the Wind brings readers back to the first century and introduces them to a character they will never forget—Hadassah. While wealthy Roman citizens indulge their every whim, Jews and barbarians are bought and sold as slaves and gladiators in the bloodthirsty arena. Amid the depravity around her, a young Jewish slave girl becomes a light in the darkness. Even as she’s torn by her love for a handsome aristocrat, Hadassah clings to her faith in the living God for deliverance from the forces of a decadent empire. This edition includes a foreword from the publisher, a preface from and Q & A with Francine Rivers, an illustrated glossary and map, 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

Author : Francine Rivers
Publisher : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Release :2014-04-22
Total pages :480
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781414390826

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

Author : Francine Rivers
Publisher : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Release :2011-04-18
Total pages :736
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 1414360401

In this five-book compilation of the Sons of Encouragement series, New York Times best-selling author Francine Rivers illuminates the lives of five Biblical men who stood behind the heroes of the faith and quietly changed eternity. Aaron, Caleb, Jonathan, Amos, and Silas each faithfully sought after God in the shadows of His chosen leaders. They answered God’s call to serve without recognition or fame. And they gave everything, knowing their reward might not come until the next life.

Author : Francine Rivers
Publisher : Multnomah
Release :2020-10-13
Total pages :512
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780593193013

A favorite Christian romance classic--a tragically wounded soul, the man called to marry her, and the only love that heals all--now available in a beautiful keepsake, linen-bound edition! California's Gold Country, 1850. A time when men sold their souls for a bag of gold and women sold their bodies for a place to sleep. Angel expects nothing from men but betrayal. Sold into prostitution as a child, she survives by keeping her hated alive. And what she hates most are the men who use her, leaving her empty and dead inside. Then she meets Michael Hosea, who obeys God's call to marry Angel and love her unconditionally. Slowly, day by day, he defies Angel's every bitter expectation until, despite her resistance, her frozen heart begins to thaw. But with her unexpected softening come overwhelming feelings of unworthiness and fear. And so Angel runs. Back to the darkness, away from her husband's pursuing love, 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. Redeeming Love is a life-changing story of God's unconditional, redemptive, all-consuming love that has captured the hearts of millions worldwide.

Author : Max Lucado
Publisher : Thomas Nelson
Release :2020-09-15
Total pages :240
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781400217359

When life feels depleted, does God care? I’m facing an onslaught of challenges, will God help? When life grows dark and stormy, does God notice? I’m facing the fear of death, will God help me? The answer in the life-giving miracles in the Gospel of John is a resounding yes. In You Are Never Alone, Max will help you: Realize that Jesus is walking with you and lifting you out of your storms. Dwell in the grace of the cross, the miracle of the empty tomb, and the assurance of restoration power. Believe that God is your ever-present source of help. Recognize that you are never without hope or strength because you are never, ever, alone. Today, take courage that you are stronger than you think because God is nearer than you know.

Author : Francine Rivers
Publisher : NavPress
Release :2018-02-06
Total pages :512
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781496418951

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

Author : Francine Rivers
Publisher : Multnomah
Release :2020
Total pages :224
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780525654346

This one-of-a-kind devotional based on the timeless classic novel Redeeming Love provides forty days of inspiration--featuring essays from the author on her beloved novel. A Path to Redeeming Love: A 40-Day Devotional welcomes readers to revisit Francine Rivers's life-changing story of God's all-consuming love in an inspiring new way: a personal, 6-week journey through Angel and Michael's iconic love story. Following the novel's key themes--Rejected, Resigned, Rescued, Redeemed, Reconciled, Restored--each daily devotion includes a Redeeming Love story tie-in with an excerpt from the novel; selected quotes from Scripture embodying both the message of the devotion and its theme; and prompts for reflection and activities including Bible study, prayer, journaling, and outreach. Each theme begins with a personal essay from Francine in which she shares stories from her life and her thoughts on Angel, Michael, and God's unconditional and unending love. A meaningful devotional with depth and heart, this book is a perfect companion to Redeeming Love for its many fans.

Author : Nina Freudenberger,Sadie Stein
Publisher : Clarkson Potter
Release :2019-10-22
Total pages :272
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780525575443

"Interior designer Nina Freudenberger, New Yorker writer Sadie Stein, and Architectural Digest photographer Shade Degges give readers a peek at the private libraries and bookshelves of passionate readers all over the world, including Larry McMurtry, Silvia Whitman of Shakespeare and Co., Gay and Nan Talese, and Emma Straub. Throughout, gorgeous photographs of rooms with rare collections, floor-to-ceiling shelves, and stacks upon stacks of books inspire readers to live better with their own collections"--Amazon.com.