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Redeeming Love Publisher: Multnomah Books Paperback – 2005
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Everytime Angel would run away from Michael's love, I would say, "you stupid, ungrateful woman!" But as I was reading, God reminded me of all the times when I myself would backslide from my faith, thinking that I could make it on my own without Him - and of how unconditional His love is (like Michael's) when I come to my senses and ask for His forgiveness. After I finished the novel, I couldn't help but thank God for His forgiving, faithful, redeeming love.
I definitely recommend this book. But don't read it like I did - Don't read it in one sitting until 5am when you need to be at work at 7am.!!
This was the first book of Francine Rivers' I had ever read. In fact, this was the first Christian book I had ever read. I do not like to think that I am the type to easily cry, especially during movies and books and such. But I wept throughout this read.
This is a nonfiction story based on the Biblical book of Hosea. Hosea was one of the Lord's prophets in the Old Testament. The Lord told Hosea to marry a prostitute, a woman named Gomer. God told Hosea to do this because Hosea's love for and marriage to Gomer would serve as a symbol of God's love for His bride, His people Israel. Gomer left Hosea multiple times; she even bore other men's children. But every time she left, Hosea went after her. Hosea's love and pursuit for Gomer still serve as a symbol of God's love for us today.
'Redeeming Love' takes place in the 1800's during California's gold rush. The Gomer character is a prostitute named Angel, and the Biblical Hosea character is a farmer named Michael Hosea. Angel is a hard woman with a heart of stone. She doesn't need any help; doesn't want any help. Hosea rescues her, but she doesn't want to be rescued. She tries to return to her old life. She tries repeatedly. Hosea goes after her. Again and again. But how does one go about softening another's heart? Only God can do that.
It is interesting how love breaks down all barriers. Even those we do not know exist within us.
I had no expectations when I initially borrowed this book from a friend. Words cannot express how thankful I am to have read this book and learn its' lessons. This book is now a lifelong favorite and should be an addition to your permanent library.Read more ›
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Finished this book in 3 days. What a page turner! Such a beautiful story about redemption and God's unconditional love. Highly recommend!Published 1 day ago by Miki P.
This is one of my all-time FAVORITE books! I first read it back in high school and since then I have read it at least 5 more times! Read morePublished 2 days ago by MrsShea09
This book is for everyone; men and women. For those women who may not have made good choices in life in regard to men and relationship, it shows that through Christ and the love... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Angela J. Petrash
the journey to redemption was realistic with its pain, hardship and isolation. but in the end, each character ends up being Christ in a way; showing a facet of themselves that... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Amazon Customer
Absolutely amazing!! I never read books more than once, but I see myself reading this book over and over. It will be one that I share with my daughter when she is older. Read morePublished 5 days ago by H Latt