The character of Rahab was written so well that it is easy to see how she rose above her circumstances to make a difference in the lives of others.
Forced into a life she did not choose by parents who felt they had no other option other than to sell her, she chooses her own terms and makes a life for herself.
Over the course of years, she builds a successful career and has an inn type house. She then follows her heart, finds God and has a chance to start fresh.
I LOVE this book!!! I plan to read another Tessa Afshar book very soon.
(Sorry this one is short - I read it, and LOVED it, then read a few more books and need to go back and re-read this one...)
by Tessa Afshar
Publisher: Moody Publishers; New Edition edition (August 24, 2010) ~ 321 pages
Edition Reviewed: Kindle eBook - I purchased my copy of the Kindle eBook as it is our current book club book.
About the Book: from the author's website
Can a Canaanite harlot who has made her livelihood by looking desirable to men make a fitting wife for one of the leaders of Israel? Shockingly, the Bible's answer is yes.
Pearl in the Sand tells Rahab's untold story. Rahab lives in a wall; her house is built into the defensive walls of the City of Jericho. Other walls surround her as well--walls of fear, rejection, and unworthiness.
A woman with a wrecked past; a man of success, of faith...of pride. A marriage only God would conceive! Through the heartaches of a stormy relationship, Rahab and Salmone learn the true source of one another's worth and find healing in God.
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