Ordinary Women of the Bible Book 24: The Dearly Beloved
Author: Carole Towriss
The Dearly Beloved: Apphia's Story is the 24th book in the Ordinary Women of the Bible fiction series.
Apphia's life changes the day she finds a precious exposita—an abandoned baby—on the steps of the temple and claims it as her own. She names the little girl Kalyani and is thrilled and grateful to finally be a mother. But Kalyani is only three when Apphia’s brother declares that the child is his slave, as Apphia cannot legally adopt her. To save her daughter’s life and future, Apphia flees with Kalyani to Kolossai. There they are welcomed by a house church whose members not only value Apphia’s skills but treat her as family. However, even as Apphia settles into her new life and learns to become a follower of the Way, she fears that her brother may one day locate her and Kalyani. Can she trust those who have taken her in to protect her? Or will her brother’s greed steal away her daughter and the happiness they have found?
Mystery, suspense, and intrigue await you in these powerful stories that bring God’s Word to life like never before.
Ordinary Women of the Bible is a one-of-a-kind series that takes you on a spiritual journey back in time. You’ll meet the “forgotten women of the Bible” and through them you’ll relive the traditions, tragedies, and triumphs of life in biblical times. In each exciting book, a popular inspirational fiction author weaves historical facts and scriptural truths into a suspenseful and intriguing work of fiction that will open your heart to each woman’s remarkable story.
You’ll be amazed and inspired by the impact and influence these ordinary women made – and the key role they played in Scripture we celebrate today. You’ll cherish these stories for their page-turning suspense as well as their profound affect on your spiritual life.
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