Jabez by Thom Lemmons

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You know the prayer…Now you can know the story.

His prayer for God’s blessing is changing the lives of millions of people thousands of years after he prayed it. Now meet Jabez the man–and experience...
• his love for a mother whose bitter tears he could never forget
• his longing for relief from the pain that marked his past and present–and that seemed destined to engulf his future
• his life of struggle with a broken family among a dispirited people who had forgotten their God
• his struggle to find faith, then his courage in clinging to it
• his journey toward God’s surprising answers to his bold prayer for blessing and expanded borders.
Follow this compelling story of two pain-stricken people–a young man and his mother–in one of the Bible’s most turbulent eras. Experience the many-sided paradox of blessing versus struggle, and one man’s relentless, unshakable pursuit of God’s hand upon his life.
 

About Thom Lemmons

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Thom Lemmons is a best-selling author of biblical era fiction. His novels include the Daughters of Faith series–Daughter of Jerusalem, Woman of Means, and Mother of Faith–as well as Daniel: The Man Who Saw Tomorrow, Jeremiah: He Who Wept, and Once Upon a Cross. A graduate of Abilene Christian University, Thom serves as director of ACU Press. He and his wife, Cheryl, have three children and live in Abilene, Texas.
 
Published January 1, 2001 by Waterbrook Press. 129 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Literature & Fiction, History. Fiction

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The eight-million-copy nonfiction bestseller The Prayer of Jabez has spawned shameless imitations, thoughtful rebuttals and now this: a forgettable novella about the Bible's "Little Big Man" and his prayer.

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