Jerusalem Rising: Adah's Journey by Barbara M. Britton

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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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ISBN : 1611169402
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 240 pages


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Betsy rated it ★★★★★

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...


Deb rated it ★★★★★

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...


Sandy rated it ★★★★★

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...


Terri rated it ★★★★☆

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...


Michelle rated it ★★★★★

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...


Anne rated it ★★★★☆

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...


Pamela rated it ★★★★★

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...


Denise rated it ★★★★★

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...


Carol rated it ★★★★☆

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...


Kristin rated it ★★★★★

November 10, 2017

This is a really good book. The descriptions are so vivid. I was immediately drawn into the world of ancient Jerusalem, the colors, the clothing, the sights, the sounds. Even the smells. The heroine, Adah, is a perfumer, and I wanted to test all her perfumes. The people in the book, even the secon...





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