The Gladiator's Day of Grace

The Gladiator's Day of Grace

by Jewel Adams


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Maximus Vitruvius Messalla has learned about the unpredictability of life the hard way. Raised in aristocratic prominence and wealth, one moment Maximus is a decorated centurion in the Roman military, quickly rising in the ranks. The next, he is betrayed, charged with treason, and forced to be a gladiator in the Roman arena to earn his freedom.

Throughout the course of these events, Maximus comes to question all he has been taught to believe.

Lifted by his love for a freed slave, Maximus follows her to Capernaum where he learns of the gospel of Jesus Christ. After witnessing the healing of a fellow centurion's servant, Maximus's hunger for truth grows and his questions about the rabbi increase. He knows that if anyone can tell him more about the Messiah, the woman he loves can. On the shore of Galilee, she shares her testimony of the Messiah, and for Maximus, just being in her presence gives him a glimpse of heaven.

Over the course of a single day, he receives answers to questions that have haunted him for years. But when certain events come to light that reopen old wounds, he wonders if he will ever truly have peace.

The Gladiator's Day of Grace is the story of love, forgiveness, redemption, and one man's journey to discover the saving grace that is available to all of us.

"The Gladiator's Day of Grace is an inspiring story of redemption and forgiveness during the early Christian era. Well researched, and well-written, this is an entertaining and inspiring story!" -Loralee Evans, author of The Shores of Bountiful, and other stories.

"This story captivated me from the very first word to the last. A beautiful story of redemption and healing, interwoven with a love story that will not be easily forgotten. With her powerful gift of storytelling, Jewel demonstrates the awesome healing power of the Savior on even the most tainted of hearts." -Ginny Hartman, bestselling author of historical romance.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781539117018
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 09/27/2016
Pages: 82
Product dimensions: 5.08(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.17(d)

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