As you read through the Bible it is easy to gloss over people and events and miss the most thought provoking moments. Francine Rivers makes you stop and think with her books in the Lineage of Grace series which cover the lives of five women who experienced the immeasurable grace of God.
Each book is the biblical account woven together with the imagination of Francine Rivers and relevant cultural facts from that day. It brings familiar Bible characters to life in your mind and makes them feel like real people whom you have more in common with than you might want to admit. I greatly appreciate how Francine stays true to the Bible passages while adding a storyline that could have happened.
In this audio book compilation, Anita Lustrea adds an even greater depth with her wonderful vocal talent and smooth presentation. Listening to these stories in audio format is a delight and you will find yourself sitting down to listen because the story will have you riveted!
These five novels brought out aspects of each woman’s life – both real and what could have been – that made me appreciate them and the amazing grace of God in a greater proportion that I had before. From the lives of Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, Bathsheba, and Mary I was not only entertained by their stories but I was convicted, challenged, and encouraged. I highly recommend these books to anyone – women, men, teens – in either the audio format or in the printed edition.
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This review copy and author feature were provided courtesy of Oasis Audio.
These 5 books are awarded with the To Read, Or Not To Read badge of distinction - Best Of The Best - for the fact that because they are so good, they have been added to Mandy’s bookshelf!