Eighth Shepherd (A.D. Chronicles V8)
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In their most dramatic, ambitious, and significant historical series to date, Bodie and Brock Thoene once again transport readers back in time to first century A.D., to the most critical events in the history of the world.
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The Good Shepherd
is rescuing lives across Israel . . .
but is this hope for all
or just for His flock?
And why do so many leaders
want Him dead?
Zachai, the chief tax collector of Jericho, is the most hated man in all of Judea. Outside the walls of his estate, he’s surrounded by four giant Nubian bodyguards. But at night he’s a prisoner of his aching heart. What would it be like to be loved? to have a family?
Shimona, a former leper from the Valley of Mak’ob, returns to her hometown of Jericho to proclaim that Yeshua has healed her. When no one believes her story, she is shunned and sent to live alone as the caretaker of a grove of sukomore fig trees. Month after month she holds on tightly to hope in the midst of her loneliness.
A former prince among the Nubian tribes, Salmon was betrayed and sold into slavery. Now one of the few treasures he has—his little daughter Marisha—is dying. Salmon has heard stories of Yeshua’s miracles. But would the Great Shepherd have mercy on a sheep that’s outside Israel’s flock? Each day Marisha grows weaker. . . .