A.D. 30 by Ted Dekker

By Ted Dekker

A sweeping epic set within the harsh deserts of Arabia and old Palestine.
A struggle that rages among kingdoms on the planet and within the heart.
The harrowing trip of the girl on the middle of it all.
Step again in time to the yr of our Lord...A.D. 30.

The outcast daughter of 1 of the main robust Bedouin sheikhs in Arabia, Maviah is termed directly to shield the very those who rejected her. whilst their enemies release a surprising assault with devastating results, Maviah escapes with assistance from of her father's warriors--Saba who speaks extra with is sword than his voice and Judah, a Jew who comes from a tribe that may learn the celebs. Their trip can be fraught with bad risk. in the event that they can live to tell the tale the big forbidding sands of a barren region that's lethal to so much, they're going to achieve a brutal international subjugated by way of kings and emperors. There Maviah needs to safe an not likely alliance with King Herod of the Jews.

But Maviah's course leads her all at once to a different guy. An enigmatic instructor who speaks of a fashion during this existence which deals higher energy than any country. His identify is Yeshua, and his phrases flip every thing recognized on its head. notwithstanding following him might current even better chance, his could be the basically method for Maviah to avoid wasting her people--and herself.

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