It is interesting because it tells the same story that is repeated in the scriptures - good king dies, bad king takes over, he is slothful, arrogant, brutal, evil, most of the kingdom is sinful and won't repent, prophets who call them to repentance are beaten, then one of his sons will take over and be a good king and get the nation back to worshipping God (Yahweh in this book) instead of pagan idols. Shortly after the death of King Solomon in 931 B.C., the Promised Land is divided into two separate nations: Israel in the north, and Judah in the south. Add to Cart. II. Gods and Kings is the story of King Hezekiah, heir to the throne of King David. Lynn Austin. I love knowing that the fictionalized story lines are firmly anchored in the truths of God's Word. Add to basket. I loved how the author tied the characters together and when the main character Hezakiah took the statue of molech down he stated how people would still probably be sacrificing their children to molech although the statue was no longer there. I read this book because I was offered a free copy and because a friend recommended it to me. Minneapolis: Bethany House Publishers, 2005. Sign in to Purchase Instantly. It made it come to life and put you there in the moment. “What do you want, Isaiah?” Ahaz asked. Want to Read. I kept wanting to refer to scripture which in some instances I did. Lynn Austin. Song of Redemption. Lynn Austin. I really really like the retelling of the biblical story about King Ahaz and Hezekiah. Welcome to my blog, I’m so glad you are here. Lynn Austin has become one of my favorite authors of historical fiction and this title didn't let me down. Reissue. Slow start but picked up and the end was riveting. Lynn Austin's characters come to life and lift God's Word off the page and into my heart. Oh my goodness, I don't even know where to begin... [ First, for a bunch of 8th century BC middle eastern Jewish folk, they sure pray, think, and speak like 21st century southern Baptists. When his evil father plots to sacrifice him, Hezekiah's mother, Abijah, searches... Free Shipping on all orders over $10. When his evil father plots to sacrifice him, Hezekiah's mother, Abijah, searches frantically for a way to save him. These Chronicles based on King Hezekiah take you deep into the world of the Kings of Judah and exactly what idolatry and evil they were indulging in, and keep you on edge as the historically accurate and biblically real story unfolds. Hezekiah is the second son of King Ahaz of Judah. Bethany House / 2006 / Trade Paperback. Lynn Austin is absolutely on par with Francine Rivers in her Christian fiction writing. Account & Lists Account & Lists Returns & Orders. I love this book. It is interesting because it tells the same story that is repeated in the scriptures - good king dies, bad king takes over, he is slothful, arrogant, brutal, evil, most of the kingdom is sinful and won't repent, prophets who call them to repentance are beaten, then one of his sons will take over and be a good king and get the nation back to worshipping God (Yahweh in this book) instead of pagan idols. Song of Redemption. - Unabridged: Publisher: Recorded Books: Downloads: ZIP M4B MP3: Release Date: September 7, 2009 × — Download Format Information. Terrified and … Chronologie aller Bände (1-5) I was pleasantly surprised to find that she stayed faithful to His Word. Book Review: Gods & Kings Gods and & Kings is the first book that I’ve read by Lynn Austin and I was not sure what to expect. Chronicles of the Kings, Book 1. I now completely understand Jonah and why he ran away when God told him to go to Nineveh. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. O.T.—History of Biblical events—Fiction. With 30-Day Free Trial. Giving faces and life to Kings Ahaz and Hezekiah (King David’s royal line) during the biblical times of 2 Chronicles. $14.99 Retail: $17.00 Save 12% ($2.01) … When his evil father plots to sacrifice him, Hezekiah's mother, Abijah, searches frantically for a way to save him. Last one . Terrified and powerless at the foot of Molech's altar, Hezekiah encounters for the first time the one true God of his royal ancestry, Yahweh. Written by Fred on September 25th, 2014. Amazing read and really gave insight to what happened in the times when Kings rules and stepped away from following Gods lead. Click to read more about Editions: Gods and Kings by Lynn Austin. I loved how the author tied the characters together and when the main character Hezakiah took the statue of molech down he stated how people would still probably be sacrificing their children to molech although the statue was no longer there. $12.48. Add to basket. Series. Reviews of Gods And Kings Customer reviews and testimonials Write a review. Start a free 30-day trial today and get your first audiobook free. Save US$1.76. she'd earned at Southern Connecticut State University to become a teacher. When his evil father plots to sacrifice him, Hezekiah's mother, Abijah, searches frantically for a way to save him. I read this book a month ago and forgot to review it? Gods and Kings (Chronicles of the Kings, Book #1) Book 1. When her husband's work took Lynn to Bogota, Colombia, for two years, she used the B.A. Try Free shipping . These Chronicles based on King Hezekiah take you deep into the world of the Kings of Judah and exactly what idolatry and evil they were indulging in, and keep you on edge as the historically accurate and biblically real story unfolds. More About Gods & Kings by Lynn Austin . For many years, Lynn Austin nurtured a desire to write but frequent travels and the demands of her growing family postponed her career. 3. Oh, what an amazing book this was and indeed the whole Chronicles of the Kings series. Lynn Austin is absolutely on par with Francine Rivers in her Christian fiction writing. You’re among friends! Her detailed descriptions and extensive research make the various components of her story hum with tension. She and her husband have three children and live in Holland, Michigan. Though born the second son of King Ahaz, Hezekiah is not protected from his father's perverted attempts to gain the favor of the idol Molech. Biblical fiction is not my favorite genre. — Publisher's Weekly, © 2016 Lynn Austin. This is the second time I've read this book, and I enjoyed it just as much on the second reading. “Don't be fooled by strength you can see," he said at last. Save US$2.77. I tried to imagine that this was a story pulled from an ancient text that WASN'T a text I've read and studied and that WASN'T a thread in the dominant religion in our current society. When his evil father plots to sacrifice him, Hezekiah's mother, Abijah, searches frantically for a way to save him. Vor über 25 Jahren startete die Die Chroniken der Könige-Serie von Lynn Austin (*1949). Lynn Austin does a fantastic job of weaving the biblical text from the account of the kings and the prophets along with Jewish traditions that brings it to life. This is the very first book that I have read from Lynn Austin and it did not disappoint! 1. Book Rating (13) Narrator Rating (3) Gods and Kings. Israel—Kings and rulers—Fiction. Gods and Kings A Novel (eBook) : Austin, Lynn : Gods and Kings is the story of King Hezekiah, heir to the throne of King David. A Woman's Place . Anyways, this is a really fanta. Though these are centered around the life of King Hezekiah, I am learning so much about the history of this time period that I have a whole new perspective on other stories from the Old Testament. It begins in the early years of Judah’s King Ahaz, just as Aram is about to lay siege to Jerusalem. ISBN: 0764229893 Believing Yahweh as a myth of his ancestor King David and desperate to appease the idol Molech that he believes is the power, Hebrew King Ahaz of Judah decides to sacrifice his last son Hezekiah. Book Review: Gods & Kings Gods and & Kings is the first book that I’ve read by Lynn Austin and I was not sure what to expect. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $1.27. The Strength of His Hand (Chronicles of the Kings #3... by Austin, Lynn Hardback. This book does an excellent job of bringing to life King Hezekiah, his father King Ahaz, his maternal grandfather Zechariah, and the Prophets Isaiah and Micah. Lynn Austin is absolutely on par with Francine Rivers in her Christian fiction writing. Amazing read and really gave insight to what happened in the times when Kings rules and stepped away from following Gods lead. If anyone can do justice to a work of biblical fiction, she does. Overwhelmed by fear, Hezekiah first encounters the life-changing touch of God through the love and teaching of his grandfather, Zechariah, a Levitical priest. | Site Created by Cori De Roos. 01 May 2005 . I really enjoyed this biblical historical novel. Hello! Gods and Kings. Gods and Kings (Chronicles of the Kings #1) (Volume 1) by Austin, Lynn and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AbeBooks.com. Although the themes in her books are different the main message she tries to point out is that God loves his people and will never forsake them even when they face difficulties. Like all good historical fiction writers, Austin uses the facts where available and sews them together with a plausible and interesting storyline. For many years, Lynn Austin nurtured a desire to write but frequent travels and the demands of her growing family postponed her career. Add To Cart Add To Wishlist. I was curious to know how close she would hold to the Scriptures with her story. But only two men can help her, and neither of them seems trustworthy. on June 26, 2016 June 26, 2016 in. Give as a Gift. This series draws from the Hebrew Bible and focuses on eighth century Judah, specifically the reigns of kings Ahaz, Hezekiah, and Manasseh. I now completely understand Jonah and why he ran away when God told him to go to Nineveh. Bethany House / 2000 / Trade Paperback. I haven’t read the story of Hezekiah through very often, but it was interesting to read a fictionalised account of it - and to tie in various Biblical characters that I hadn’t realised were around at the same time (Isaiah, Micah, Zechariah). Gods and Kings | Austin, Lynn, Toren, Suzanne | ISBN: 9781449865733 | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch Amazon. Gods and Kings is the story of King Hezekiah, heir to the throne of King David. Gods and Kings Written by Anonymous on March 26th, 2015. Gods And Kings by Lynn Austin was published by Bethany House in February 2005 and is our 20870th best seller. II. Lynn Austin's characters come to life and lift God's Word off the page and into my heart. Series: Chronicles of the Kings: Author: Lynn Austin : Narrator: Suzanne Toren: Runtime: 11.5 Hrs. I. Hezekiah is the second son of King Ahaz of Judah. Reviewed by Dorothy. The Strength of His Hand. Last one. $5.99. Lynn Austin. Go to Basket. ISBN: 9780764229893 Size: 5.50 x 8.38 in Pages: 320. ePub. It draws you into the historical timeline, circumstances, culture - everything - about the lives of these Biblical characters. Three-time Christy Award winner and best-selling author Lynn Austin pens a fascinating historical novel based on actual Biblical events. $71.49. Gods and Kings. Gods & Kings (Chronicles of the Kings #1) By: Lynn Austin Publisher: Bethany House ISBN: 0764229893 About the book: He was born to rule the people of God…but Yahweh is only a vague, powerless memory in the minds of His people. 1. III. When his evil father plots to sacrifice him, Hezekiah's mother, Abijah, searches frantically for a way to save him. One of her books, Hidden Places was turned into a Hallmark Channel movie. Three-time Christy Award winner and best-selling author Lynn Austin pens a fascinating historical novel based on actual Biblical events. Members save with free shipping everyday! p. cm.—(Chronicles of the Kings ; 1) ISBN 0-7642-2989-3 (pbk.) Paperback. HPB condition ratings. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone that would like to read biblical fiction or to be really put there in the moment. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Gods and Kings: Chronicles of the Kings #1: A Novel. $14.99 Retail: $17.00 Save 12% ($2.01) … Add To Cart Add To Wishlist. Gods and Kings: Chronicles of the Kings #1: A Novel - Kindle edition by Austin, Lynn. I am now on the third book of this series and am really enjoying the whole series! Gods and Kings is the story of King Hezekiah, heir to the throne of King David. Austin, Lynn N. Gods & Kings / by Lynn Austin. His father, King Ahaz, has abandoned the worship of Yahweh and led his nation into idolatry. I really enjoyed this biblical historical novel. Title: Gods and Kings: A Novel - eBook By: Lynn Austin Format: DRM Protected ePub Vendor: Bethany House Publication Date: 2005: ISBN: 9781441202260 ISBN-13: 9781441202260 Series: Chronicles of the Kings Stock No: WW9823EB: Related Products. Gods and Kings. 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