By Ted Dekker
A sweeping epic set within the harsh deserts of Arabia and historical Palestine.
A warfare that rages among kingdoms on the planet and within the heart.
The harrowing trip of the lady on the heart of it all.
Step again in time to the yr of our Lord...A.D. 30.
The outcast daughter of 1 of the main strong Bedouin sheikhs in Arabia, Maviah is named directly to safeguard the very those who rejected her. while their enemies release a surprising assault with devastating outcomes, Maviah escapes with the aid of of her father's warriors--Saba who speaks extra with is sword than his voice and Judah, a Jew who comes from a tribe which may learn the celebs. Their trip should be fraught with bad probability. in the event that they can live to tell the tale the large forbidding sands of a desolate tract that's lethal to such a lot, they'll succeed in a brutal global subjugated by means of kings and emperors. There Maviah needs to safe an not going alliance with King Herod of the Jews.
But Maviah's course leads her without notice to a different guy. An enigmatic instructor who speaks of a manner during this existence which bargains larger energy than any country. His identify is Yeshua, and his phrases flip every little thing identified on its head. although following him may well current even higher probability, his could be the in simple terms approach for Maviah to avoid wasting her people--and herself.
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As one, Sul and his father whirled to face this danger. From where he stood, the boy could see the large diamondback coiled about a foot from Mervin's bare leg. The reptile's head swayed, ready to strike. Without thinking of anything other than his brother's danger and that he was the closest to do something about it, Sul bounded forward to distract the snake's attention. As he ran up, that wickedly poised head swiveled around to face this new threat. The rattler's tongue flicked rapidly and its rattles buzzed angrily at his approach.
A chair scraped on the porch as Shap Ross stood. His voice boomed nearer Sul's listening post. "There's room for you at the hotel, Hanse. " the sergeant asked, likewise getting to his feet. Ross chuckled. "At least since Sul was knee-high. " "So we've been friends about ten years now," Sul heard Mason continue. "About that," his father replied. The sergeant went on. "Well, I'm tellin' you to your face that you're makin' a big mistake about Sully. " Shap Ross laughed again. "I hear you, Hanse, but you're wasting your time.
From a rear stall, Mason's sorrel watched these proceedings hopefully, but Sul knew better than to undertake the responsibility of caring for the sergeant's mount. "Sorry, boy," he told the sorrel. "Hanse always says a good cavalryman looks after his own horse. " Turning from Mason's horse, Sul considered his own plan. For an instant he thought of leading Saber out there and then, but his training held. On the frontier a man's life often depended upon his horse, and he had been taught to look after his mount before doing anything else.
A.D. 30 by Ted Dekker