Journey To The Well Paperback
Broken promises marked her life - would one meeting change it all?
by Diana Wallis Taylor;
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Journey To The Well
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Marah is forced to abandon her dreams of marrying her childhood love Jesse when, instead, she must marry an older man who she has no love for. 'Journey to the Well' is an incredibly emotional novel that tells of the young woman's fight for survival in a life which is at the mercy of men who are only interested in using her.
Will Marah ever be helped by a man who can save her?
This is Diana Wallis Taylor's absorbing debut novel about a Samaritan woman who's life is changed upon a visit to Jacob's well. Marah's life is suddenly changed for the better when she is sent to get water at the well. The novel focuses upon the strength of Marah's faith during demanding times and it has underlying themes of hope and redemption.
"Journey To The Well" is a thoroughly researched portrayal of a woman who lives in the time of Jesus. Diana Wallis Taylor writes with visually rich descriptions of the landscape and culture of what a woman like Marah would live in. The author has successfully delivered an emotional and inspirational story of a woman who uses her faith to overcome troublesome times in life.
Journey To The Well by Diana Wallis Taylor was published by Revell in April 2009 and is our 7260th best seller. The ISBN for Journey To The Well is 9780800733094.
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Journey To The WellMary Bartholomew, via The Good Book Stall
Could this really be the story of the Samarian woman at Jacob’s well who Jesus meets and speaks with?
I would like to think so.
Diana Wallis Taylor has woven a very plausible story of the life of this woman, who she calls Marah, leading up to that momentous meeting. Starting with Marah’s life as a child who has lot both parents, an un-caring Aunt, who marries her off to an unpleasant husband, and goes back to her own people, then when this husband falls ill and dies, custom decrees that she marry her brother in law, but he only likes men and does the kindly thing of giving her a divorce and disappearing. She marries again, her childhood sweetheart and that should mean a happy ending but of course it does not. Jesus said to her ‘you have had five husbands....and this man you have now is not your husband,’ Diana Wallis Taylor’s story goes on to tell how this can be. Real insight into life for a woman in that time and place; many different threads of story all leading to that meeting with Jesus and the joyful time to follow.
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|Page last updated||1st April 2017|
|Author / Artist||Diana Wallis Taylor|
|Publisher||Revell (April 2009)|
|Number of Pages||336|