Love in A Broken Vessel

Love in A Broken Vessel

Large Print - 2013
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Hosea has been charged by God with a difficult task--marry a prostitute in order to show Gods people the nature and depth of his love for Israel. When Hosea goes to Israel to proclaim Gods message, the prostitute God tells him to marry turns out to be his childhood friend Gomer. He finds her broken and abused, unwilling to trust Hosea or his God. But when marrying Hosea becomes her only choice, Gomer does what shes good at--she survives. Can Hoseas love for God and Gods love for Israel heal Gomers broken spirit?
With her potent combination of in-depth research and masterful storytelling, Mesu Andrews brings to life a complex and fascinating biblical story of the power of love and forgiveness in the face of utter betrayal.
Publisher: Waterville, Maine :, Thorndike Press,, 2013
Edition: Large print edition
ISBN: 9781410460202
1410460207
Branch Call Number: Fiction
Characteristics: 679 pages (large print) ; 23 cm

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madvlad
Feb 23, 2017

interesting take on the book of Hosea, but not really Biblically accurate.

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r_e_g
Dec 12, 2016

I loved learning about what life was like in these ancient times and I found the book very captivating. I had never read biblical fiction before so I was a little hesitant but I will definitely be reading more.

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jackbillmn
Feb 03, 2016

Great quotes. Super book.

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