First LightBook - 2003
Winner, 2004 Logos Bookstore Award for Fiction Go back in time to first century Jerusalem-just after the massacre of Jews before Passover-a dark time in the nation's history. Many long to see Yeshua . . . be healed by Yeshua . . . find hope in Yeshua. Others feel threatened and seek to destroy him. Meet Peniel, a blind beggar who longs to see the True Light. Flee on horseback with Marcus, a Roman centurion searching for Yeshua while on the run from Ceasar. Shudder as government offcials plan to assassinate the Galilean prophet. Pray with Zodak, chief shepherd of Israel, for the Messiah he met at the manger. Feel the pain of Susanna and Maenen, a couple in love, forbidden to be together.The one constant in all of their lives is Yeshua . . . loved or loathed . . . a man who will forever change their lives . . . and the world as we know it.
Publisher: Wheaton, Ill. : Tyndale House, c2003.
Branch Call Number: THOEN
Characteristics: xix, 395 p. : maps ; 24 cm.