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  • Posted April 20, 2011

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    A Modern Day Christian Indiana Jones!

    In the Old Testament, God divided His people into twelve tribes. Each one represented by a colored stone worn in the breastplate woven in gold that the high priest would wear as he entered the Holy of Holies, the sacred temple of God where the Ark of the Covenant was kept and where he would atone for the sins of the people of Israel.

    Pastor Daniel Lawson is touring Istanbul with his wife Jill as their church is visiting Israel. When stopping to purchase some honey and ground sesame seed when the merchant stops and see a man begin approaching. In a hushed voice he wraps up a package and hands it to Jill and her husband and begs for them to leave. He is abruptly taken by the police and dragged off. Only a man remains staring at Jill and her husband.

    When they return to their hotel, they discover there isn't any honey and sesame seed but a brilliant palm size emerald with Hebrew writing on it. As they get ready to depart their hotel, Jill rushes back in to get a shawl to cover her shoulders. When she is delayed a bit too long, an aid comes to get Daniel. When they return to their room, Daniel finds his wife has been stabbed and is dying leaving him a few words of a dream she had that will alter his life forever.

    Ibrahim el-Magd is a man to be feared. A devote follower of the Qur'an, he is planning what he believes with be Allah's Day of Wrath, an unleashing of a jihad that will leave millions of non-believers dead. After 9/11, this will be the final battle of the infidels. Now with everything set to go with biological and chemicals weapons awaiting his words, he is waiting for the Voice of Allah to confirm his timing. With four of the stones in possession, he is following those that have the remaining 8 stones. Legend has it that whoever possess those 12 stones, will hear the voice of God and be able to know the future outcomes of any war.

    Doctor Helen Zimmerman has been working with the Israeli government to excavate more land to search for missing artifacts in hopes of finding the Ark of the Covenant that she believes the Knights Templar were in charge of protecting. When a colleague tells her that she is to go to America and befriend a Pastor who seems to be in possession of a great archaeological find, one of the 12 stones of the Tribes of Israel, if she doesn't, all of her permits to uncover treasure will be pulled.

    In the novel, The Face of God by Bill Myers, we follow a rag tag team of hearty adventurers much like ourselves in search of the God's truth and His purpose. Much like a modern day Indiana Jones, Pastor Daniel Lawson has visions from God defining his purpose in searching for the stones of the tribes of Israel. Following the predictions from his dying wife, he believes if he finds them, he will hear the Voice of God and rediscover his lost passion.

    I received this book compliments of Pump Up The Book for my honest review and once again, Bill Myers doesn't disappoint. You find yourself, living in the hottest desert climates, searching underwater caves, and blinding sandstorms while slowly discovering God's secret for all of us along the way. Action packed by the page, this book rates a 5 out of 5 stars. It's left me wanting even more and can't wait to pick up the next book from Bill Myers. For those of you that love action, adventure, mystery and Bible artifacts and treasures, than this book is for you.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 14, 2011

    Incredible story! Must read!

    Words cannot express how I feel about this book. Incredible, awesome, great insight! The story was great, exciting, a page turner. But the insight was awesome! We should all see in each other immeasurable worth! WOW!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 19, 2004

    You can feel the face of God...

    Action filled, suspenseful, betrayal, death, and reverance are just a few words to describe Face of God. A must read for all book readers.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted November 12, 2014

    Jen's bio

    Name: Jennifer Crawford <br> Call me Jen if you're an aquaintance, Jenny if you're a freind, and Ms. Crawford otherwise. <p> Looks: black hair that ripples with electricity, fire, water, wind, or whatever depending on her mood. Cosmic eyes. <br> She's the manager. <p>

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  • Posted May 11, 2013

    Excellent read! If you like action, mystery, ancient prophecy,

    Excellent read! If you like action, mystery, ancient prophecy, jet setting around the world and simply a great book about God, His love, Jesus and our relationship with Him, you will love this book. I couldn't put it down.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 18, 2012

    Face of God

    Great book

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 1, 2012

    Excellent

    I was a bit skeptical at first because the title included 'for fans of Frank Peretti' but was hooked by the first chapter and just bought another book by this author. His insight and clear, clever way of creating a picture of events is amazing and gripping. An edge of your seat ride from beginning to end! While it is a wild ride, there is such truth in this book that I would call it a long parable rather than fiction. Outstanding, heart-changing and, most of all, a blessing to anyone who reads it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 8, 2012

    Good

    Worth everything

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  • Posted February 22, 2012

    Highly Recommended - worth every penny

    I read this book several years ago and it still is gripping and thought provoking. I can't wait to read another book of his.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 5, 2003

    Empathy and Truth

    The Face of God is a gripping look into grief, fatherhood, and the synergies/differences between Christianityand Islam, all masterfully rendered by an author who has learned to distinguish shades of gray. Bill Myers is not a writer who leans on the supernatural. Rather, he is one of those rare individuals who understands that everything is spiritual, and that the physical universe that envelopes us is actually the waiting-room for Eternity. If you¿re fond of story, fine writing, well-told relationships, and writers who get the facts straight (and who is not fond of those things?) then you absolutely have to buy this book.

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