Love in a Broken Vessel: A Novel

Love in a Broken Vessel: A Novel

by Mesu Andrews

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Overview

Hosea has been charged by God with a difficult task—marry a prostitute in order to show God's people the nature and depth of his love for Israel. When Hosea goes to Israel to proclaim God's 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 she's good at—she survives. Can Hosea's love for God and God's love for Israel heal Gomer's 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780800721695
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/01/2013
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 236,111
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Mesu Andrews is the author of Love Amid the Ashes and Love's Sacred Song. She is an active speaker who has devoted herself to passionate and intense study of Scripture. Harnessing her deep understanding and love for God's Word, Andrews brings the biblical world vividly alive for her readers. She lives in Washington.

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