Read Jerusalem Rising: Adah's Journey Online Free - When Adah bat Shallum finds the governor of Judah weeping over the crumbling wall of Jerusalem, she learns the reason for Nehemiah’s unexpected visit—God has called him to rebuild the wall around the City of David. Nehemiah challenges the people of God to labor on the wall and in return, the names of their fathers will be written in the annals for future generations to cherish. But Adah has one sister and no brothers. Will her father, who rules a half-district of Jerusalem, be forgotten forever? Adah bravely vows to rebuild her city’s wall, though she soon discovers that Jerusalem not only has enemies outside the city, but also within. Can Adah, her sister, and the men they love, honor God’s call? Or will their mission be crushed by the same stones they hope to construct?
|Title||:||Jerusalem Rising: Adah's Journey|
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November 11, 2017
The third book in the author’s Tribes of Israel does not disappoint! Despite the biblical era, the girl power is applicable to today’s young women. Empowerment and faith go hand and hand in this journey to cement the family name and legacy. Ms. Britton is a master at capturing the spiritual messa...
October 17, 2017
Have you ever read the book of Nehemiah in the Holy Bible? Have you ever wondered about the lives of the people mentioned and even those that were not? What they did to support their families? What hardships they endured? Have you ever wondered why sons were favored over daughters? Author Barbara...
November 10, 2017
I’m no expert on Bible-based fiction, to be sure, but I enjoy a well-told story. That’s exactly what this is. Regardless of one’s religious background, this Old-Testament Jerusalem scenario has all of the best elements of strong historical fiction. The characters are true-to-time-and-form, the so...
November 09, 2017
Nehemiah rebuilt the wall of Jerusalem with the king’s edict and the help of a young woman, Adah.
Seventeen-year-old Adah is the daughter of Shallum, ruler of a half-district of Jerusalem. When she accompanies her blind mother on a walk during a sleepless night, they find the governor weeping over...
November 07, 2017
Jerusalem Rising: Adah's Journey
by Barbara M. Britton
Pelican Book Group
Christian , General Fiction (Adult)
Pub Date 10 Nov 2017
I am reviewing a copy of Jerusalem Rising:Adah’s Journey through Pelican Book Group and Netgalley:
Adah bat Shallum is seventeen years old. She is a dutiful daughter, but...
November 22, 2017
I know, you've heard me say this way too many times already--but I love a good Biblical fiction, and this one is.
Adah makes perfume. She doesn't have a clue how to make a wall--but when Nehemiah shows up in Jerusalem wanting volunteers, she finds herself blurting out that her father's sonless fam...
November 26, 2017
Barbara M. Britton has written a wonderful Biblical fiction book. I know this was a fiction book but when Barbara wrote about Nehemiah he seemed so real and I learned a little more about this great man. An author who writes a good biblical fiction has to do a lot of research and I believe she has...
January 05, 2018
This is the first book I have read by this author (although I have another on my Kindle to read soon), and I am impressed by her writing style. Her telling of Biblical stories in fictionalized form is captivating.
Adah is an amazingly independent, strong-willed seventeen-year-old girl, especially...
November 08, 2017
Barbara M. Britton continues her Tribes of Israel Series with Jerusalem Rising. This is a story of determination in the face of adversity. Adah wishes to honor her father's family name by building a section of wall in Jerusalem. Her perseverance is admirable and so is Ms. Britton's writing. The b...
November 14, 2017
Jerusalem rising Adah's journey is exactly about just what it says. Adam was born in a twin girls world. Her family did not have one male – which Adah was told by her father's co ruler in the village – that that causes the family Shame – but this family is proud of their girls . What a Adah wants...