Jacob's Way

  • by Gilbert Morris
  • Narrated by Judith West
  • 14 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

"The army makes a man hard sometimes. I remember a young girl no more than ten who gave me a glass of buttermilk just outside of Chancellorsville. I still remember that. I guess that’s all my life is. Some pictures fading out behind me, and there’s not much before me."
Reisa listened as he spoke. She knew that he was a man who longed for goodness, and longed for friends, and perhaps even a wife and family. Finally she said, "I hope you find your way, Ben. God is real, and love is real."
Fleeing a bloody pogrom that threatens their tiny Russian village, Reisa Dimitri and her grandfather, Jacob, sail the ocean to a new life in America. They are swiftly embraced by New York’s Jewish community. But God has other plans that will call them far from the familiar warmth and ways of their culture. Accompanied by their huge, gentle friend, Dov, Reisa and Jacob set out to make their living as traveling merchants in the post-Civil-War South. There, as new and unexpected friendships unfold, the aged Jacob searches for answers concerning the nature of the Messiah he has spent a lifetime looking and longing for. And there, the beautiful Reisa finds herself strangely drawn to Ben Driver - a man with a checkered past, a painful present, and a deadly enemy who will stop at nothing to destroy him.
Fast-paced and tender by turn, Jacob’s Way is a heartwarming novel about human love, divine faithfulness, and the restoration of things that had seemed broken beyond repair."

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wonderful christian book

I enjoyed this book immensely.....how god works in jewish lives, guides them, and leads them, and they find jesus as their messiah. wonderful clean love stories....I highly recommend this book.
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- Martha

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-31-2011
  • Publisher: Zondervan