Love Amid the Ashes by Mesu Andrews

By Mesu Andrews

Readers usually reflect on activity sitting at the ash heap, his existence in shambles. yet how did he get there? What was once Job's real looking prior to tragedy struck? What did he imagine as his international got here crashing down round him? And what used to be lifelike after God restored his wealth, future health, and family members? via painstaking learn and a writer's inventive brain, Mesu Andrews weaves an emotional and stirring account of this general tale informed during the eyes of the ladies who enjoyed him. Drawing jointly the account of task with these of Esau's tribe and Jacob's daughter Dinah, Love Amid the Ashes breathes lifestyles, romance, and fervour into the vintage biblical tale of soreness and steadfast religion.

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Nogahla waited patiently for Dinah to dismount. Abba Jacob had given the little Cushite handmaid as Dinah’s lone dowry. No traditional gifts to ensure her safe return if Job’s son refused her. No wedding gown or headpiece of coins and jewels to wear. Job had been gracious and offered Abba a bride-price, but preserving a measure of dignity, Abba had refused. “Good evening, mistress,” the Cushite girl said, ushering Dinah into their tent as though she were the queen of the Nile. Were it not for Nogahla’s white teeth and sparkling eyes, she might have disappeared into the night.

He stood over her, offering his hand once more. ” Silence hung in the tent like the thick burial odor of the shattered pot of myrrh. ” The mourners’ wails echoed in the camp with Job’s sigh. “Your abba has returned with Great-Abba Esau from the burial cave. ” Job paused again and spoke softly. “I’ll tell him I’m not prepared to leave so soon, nor can I afford the extended travel route. ” Dinah nodded, her throat too tight to reply. She heard the tent flap fall closed, and when she looked up, Job was gone.

Scripture is taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV®. ™ Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved worldwide. com This book is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents are the product of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual events, locales, or persons, living or dead, is coincidental. To my beloved husband, Roy, and my daughters, Trina and Emily. Your love and encouragement throughout my own “Job suffering” helped me realize God’s calling to write.

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