By Angela Hunt
Quotes that I love:
“But habits and tradition did nothing to explain why I still yearned for the God who sees; Yahweh-Jireh, the God who provides; and Yahweh-Shammah, the God who is always there.”
” I froze, my limbs paralyzed by indecision. Who made such decisions, on the spur of the moment? Who left their work, their goods, and trotted off in the hope of learning more about Jeshua?”
You know what’s freaking awesome about Risen? The storytellers. Clavius a Roman Tribune (like a soldier) and Rachel an Israelite who lost her husband. How this two collide? Well, you’re going to have to read it to find out.
This story is set during Jesus crucifixion. Clavius is in charge of making sure Jesus is dead and the body, locked away. But when the body goes missing he goes on a journey to find it.
I have to say that Angela Hunt is an amazing writer. Her descriptions and details take you there. You feel like you’re actually seeing it. That’s how great she is.
Everyone knows how the story ends, but the great thing about Risen is that is told through the eyes of an unbeliever and a believer who is not sure about anything. This book made me reflect on a lot things and I’m pretty sure it would do the same to you. When you are struggling with your own believes, sometimes it’s good to see it through someone else’s eyes.
Go read this book you’re going to love it. Also the movie is on theaters right now. So go check it out.
This book was given to me by Bethany House Publishing in exchange of an honest review.