if (dropdown.value) { this.emailValidation(); I didn't want to miss any tidbits in this one by reading too fast. Mesu is brilliant in working her characters into what is already known to take place. When He speaks to me in dreams, I interpret. document.addEventListener("DOMContentLoaded", function() { Her deep understanding of and love for God's Word brings the biblical world alive for readers. },

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If you haven’t read any of Andrews books I highly recommend them. Mesu lives in North Carolina with her husband, Roy, and enjoys spending time with her growing tribe of grandchildren. Miriam was the sister on Moses. Mesu's Miriam brings the Biblical plagues and the Israelites' departure from Egypt into vivid focus, including the horrifying results of plagues which are not expanded upon in the Bible. Just feast your eyes upon all of these debut books to check out and emerging authors to... To see what your friends thought of this book, I just finished Miriam and didn't know there was a previous book until just now when I entered it on Goodreads so I would say it easily stands on its. The Hebrews call me prophetess, the Egyptians a seer. I took my time with this book. new Mimi.Signups.EmbedValidation(); As we grow in our knowledge of God, our perspective of Him changes, but He never changes. }, I now really know the story. What made this book different is it is told from Miriam's perspective. *You may unsubscribe at any time, and I’ll NEVER share your email address with anyone. I thought it was an interesting. return name += ' mimi_invalid'; and the messenger of El Shaddai. Miriam’s Scavenger Hunt Mesu Andrews March 14, 2016 Featured Articles 33 Comments Thanks to my fabulous BFF team for coordinating this scavenger hunt blog hop to celebrate the launch of Miriam , my second book in the Treasures of the Nile series! Sinopsis en Español // Synopsis in Spanish. _this = this; Mesu's Miriam brings the Biblical plagues and the Israelites' departure from Egypt into vivid focus, including the horrifying results of plagues which are not expanded upon in the Bible. Miriam (official title: Miriam: A Treasures of the Nile Novel) is a biblical fiction account of her life from just before Moses' returned from Goshen to right after Pharaoh releases the Israelites from Egypt. I found “Miriam” to fit just this description. But I am neither. How about a monthly biblical eShort? Moses returns to Goshen after spending 40 years away. text = this.submit.getAttribute('data-default-text'); text; var instance = instances[i];

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textValidation: function(input) { } Even if the Hebrews survive the plagues set to turn the Nile to blood and unleash a maelstrom of frogs and locusts, can they weather the resulting fury of the Pharaoh? } } var inputs = field.getElementsByTagName('input'); I thought I knew this story well. } But this is a book I would read again and again! this.removeTextFieldError(input); Start by marking “Miriam (Treasures of the Nile, #2)” as Want to Read: Error rating book. if (field.className.indexOf('invalid') === -1) field.className += ' invalid'; Moses returns after 40 years to set their freedom into action according to Gods plan. I found myself relating to Miriam’s struggle to understand God and find Him when it seems He’s up and left her. I cannot remember when a Biblical fiction book has ever kept me so on the edge of my seat, wanting to see what happens (even though we know the ending). The Hebrews call me prophetess, the Egyptians a seer. formSubmitting: function() { Miriam and her beloved family face an impossible choice: cling to familiar bondage or embrace uncharted freedom at an unimaginable cost. Enter an exotic land where a cruel Pharaoh reigns, pagan priests wield black arts, and the Israelites cry out to a God they only think they know. I think it really allows the reader to imagine how they would have responded to the message that Moses brought the captive people in Egypt. But I really wanted too give Miriam a try because I have always been curious about Miriam and I absolutely wanted too learn a little bit more about her. for (var i = 0; i < inputs.length; ++i) { var input = inputs[i]; if (input.name.indexOf('signup') >= 0) { 'submit' : 'disabled'; Mesu has taken great care in staying true to the Biblical text, while fleshing out parts of the story that are not touched on in scripture. Miriam, Mesu Andrews. var _this = this;

this.removeTextFieldError(email); I loved one conversation between the characters Moses and Miriam, where Moses tells Miriam, "Sister, you're the one who taught me as a child that God is constant, and it is still true. Her deep understanding of and love for God's Word brings the biblical world alive for readers. She has been Gods prophetess since her youth. I am very much a fan of Biblical Fiction.

htmlEmbedDropdownValidation: function(field) { }, I enjoyed living through the plagues of Egypt through the eyes of Miriam. As a Biblical Fiction author, she rates up there with Francine Rivers and that’s about as high of a compliment as I can pay. submitForm: function() { var dropdownEl = input.parentNode, }, Mesu has done her research both Biblically and historically. I received this book from the Blogging for Books program in exchange for an honest review. Through the eyes of Miriam and her nephew Eleazar, the reader is able to see the full destruction of Egypt and the mighty hand of Yahwe. Mesu Andrews is an American published author of fiction. inputs[j].onchange = function(){ _this.validate() }; Miriam, in my opinion, is one of Mesu's finest works to date. Privacy Policy | Site design by Jones House CreativePhotography by Emily Angle | Original artwork by Leah Fitts, Other Books in "A Treasures of the Nile Novel", Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the links in the page above are "affiliate links." return 'text_field'; Miriam has not seen her brother in 40 years. But I will let you in on a poorly-kept secret: each one is better than the last. About Mesu Andrews Mesu grew up with a variegated Christian heritage. Biblical fiction by Mesu Andrews never fails to send me running for my Bible to find the details she has brought to life! submitButtonText: function() { this.validEmail = /.+@.+\..+/ if (format === 'json') action += '.json'; this.isValid = false; and the messenger of El Shaddai. var action = this.form.action; } else { When He speaks to me in dreams, I interpret. MIRIAM by Mesu Andrews a Historical, Christian, Inspirational Historical book ISBN-1601426011 ISBN13-9781601426017 with cover, excerpt, author notes, review link, and availability. Using Miriam as the main character and including others who were barely mentioned, this is a very interesting new take on the story of the Israelites and their Exodus from Egypt. A great way for Mesu to sign your e-book copy of Miriam. In my opinion, the best part of Biblical fiction is experiencing the stories of the Bible as though we were there, reading the events as though hearing them from a close friend.

onFormSubmit: function(e) { After falling in love with Mesu’s writing in that novel, I opened Miriam with great anticipation. if (field.className.indexOf('invalid') === -1) field.className += ' invalid'; _this = this; Ways that Miriam would have never begun to imagine before Moses showed up. I absolutely love everything about Miriam. Mesu has done her research both Biblically and historically. (this.form.querySelectorAll('fieldset')[0] || this.form).innerHTML = html;

Mimi.Signups.EmbedValidation = function() { Mesu Andrews grabs your attention from the very first page to the last and transports you back to an era of slavery, prophets/prophetess, plagues, miracles and the power of God. } But Now after reading Miriam I really want too read the first book The Pharaoh's Daughter as well. }); this.textFieldError(email); var inputs = fields[i].getElementsByTagName('input'); I have read about Miriam in Exodus many times, but she was always a two-dimensional person. var _this = this; But I am neither. It made me think about each one and how it would have felt to experience it. field.className = field.className.replace(/ invalid/g, ''); First I will tell you all the truth that I don't read a lot of Christian fiction not because I don't like Christian fiction books, but sometimes I disagree with some of the books. this.isValid = false; updateFormAfterValidation: function() { this.form = document.getElementById('ema_signup_form'); showConfirmationText: function(html) { When He whispers a melody, I sing. fields[i].style['display'] = 'none'; var email = document.getElementById('signup_email');

At eighty-six, Miriam had devoted her entire life to loving El Shaddai and serving His people as both midwife and messenger. This is my very first book that I read by Mesu Andrews and I really quite love and enjoyed Miriam! I know that this is a book I will go back to again and again as it is so full of beautiful, inspiring, and challenging thoughts about God wrapped up in an engaging and awe-inspiring story. text = this.submit.getAttribute('data-choose-list'); for (var j = 0; j < inputs.length; ++j) { this.onSelectCallback(input); field.className += ' invalid'; var script = document.createElement('script'); },

In Miriam Mesu Andrews has created a gripping, well-researched novel that is a continuation of the story begun in The Pharaoh’s Daughter. Obviously I will jump on this GoodReads Deal, but tell me PLEASE - is it absolutely necessary to read Pharoah’s Daughter before this book? Written in a dramatic yet realistic style, this story captured me from the very first page. Miriam is the sister of Aaron and Moses. selected = false;

While Moses was in exile, Miriam became a prophetess; but now that Moses has returned, Miriam feels that Yahweh no longer speaks to her. Andrews adds the third dimension for me. } But I am neither. this.revalidateOnChange(); input.className = 'required invalid'; }, this.isValid = true; this.isValid = false; Miriam by Mesu Andrews This is the story of Miriam, Moses sister, as told by Mesu Andrews. (function(global) { } MESU ANDREWS is the Christy Award-winning author of Isaiah's Daughter and numerous other novels, including The Pharaoh's Daughter, Miriam, and Love Amid the Ashes. },

Mesu Andrews does a wonderful job of making Biblical characters come alive. Miriam by Mesu Andrews was published by Multnomah Publishers in April 2016 and is our 2947th best seller. } input.placeholder = input.getAttribute('data-required-field'); With grandparents from the Pilgrim Holiness, Nazarene, and Wesleyan Churches, her dad was a Quaker and mom charismatic. March 15th 2016 var dropdown = dropdowns[i]; var fields = this.form.querySelectorAll('.mimi_field'); this.isValid = false; selected = true; In Miriam, following the story of Moses, I found myself going back to the scriptures in amazement at all that happened in those few short chapters of the Bible. Readers have a lot to look forward to this year! Mesu is also very humbled and down to earth. this.submit.value = this.submit.getAttribute('data-submitting-text'); onSubmitSuccess: function(result) { Miriam's struggle with her faith is real as she wonders why God has spoken to Moses and not to her. this.fieldAndListValidation(); I normally read through a new book as fast as I can, often skipping meals and staying up into the wee hours of the morning. }, return 'checkboxes'; } All rights reserved. this.submit.disabled = true; Her grandparents attended a few different … It was hard to put down, I loved it! When the story opens, Miriam is eighty-six years old. instance.onSelect = function(){ _this.validate() }; When He speaks to me in dreams, I … Written in a dramatic yet realistic style, this story captured me from the very first page. Yet when her brother Moses returns to Egypt from exile, he brings a disruptive message. if (_this.validEmail.test(this.value)) _this.validate(); } else { The account of the plagues are incredible and this book brings the story of the Exodus to life. this.htmlEmbedDropdownValidation(field); if (typeof Widget === 'undefined' || !Widget.BasicDropdown) return; this.callbackName = 'jsonp_callback_' + Math.round(100000 * Math.random()); window[this.callbackName] = function(response) { Twice a month, I'd like to send an update to your inbox with my latest writing news, a … }, She is most well known for writing stories with religious themes. } Miriam was the sister on Moses. Miriam was a delight as a child in The Pharaoh's Daughter. var fields = this.form.querySelectorAll(".mimi_field.required"), disableForm: function() { Now I am going to leave it off here because I don't want too go into anymore details because of spoiler. More about Mesu Andrews Buy other books like Miriam }, I had no i. Truly, it was spectacular. MESU ANDREWS is the Christy Award-winning author of Isaiah’s Daughter and numerous other novels, including The Pharaoh's Daughter, Miriam, Of Fire and Lions and Love Amid the Ashes. My thoughts on Miriam: } if (name.indexOf('mimi_invalid') === -1) { Mesu lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband Roy and enjoys traveling to visit her growing tribe of grandchildren. You can tell the author really studied and learn about Miriam and her family too add it in the time line of this fiction story. formUrl: function(format) { } Mesu Andrews paints a beautiful picture of the lives and times of the people and Gods chosen people during their captivity in Egypt. After falling in love with Mesu’s writing in that novel, I opened Miriam with great anticipation. I thoroughly enjoyed this rich story and was very impressed with all the Biblical research Mesu seamlessly wove into it. top.location.href = result.redirect; You find yourself in Egypt where the Isralites have been in captivity for 400 years. Andrews (The Pharaoh's Daughter) offers her unique brand of in-depth Bible knowledge and storytelling flair in this tale of Miriam, sister of the famous Moses and Israel's prophetess during the slavery of Israelites in Egypt. Miriam is the sister of Aaron and Moses. The changes you sense are merely changes in your knowledge of him, not changes in Yahweh Himself." onSelectCallback: function(input) { Great reviews of the book but more about Mesu Andrews and Pharoah’s Daughter. Every book she writes just keeps getting better! this.form.className += ' mimi_submitting'; this.dropdownValidation(field, input); var fields = this.form.querySelectorAll('.mimi_field.required');

I thought I knew this story well. But I am neither. var elements = this.form.elements; It's refreshing to read a novel where the heroine is over 80-years-old. }, :-). The author put feelings and speech into the Biblical account with great skill. {Review originally posted to Christian Shelf-Esteem, Historically well researched and Biblically based, Mesu Andrews brings to life the time period from when Moses returns from self-imposed exile through the Exodus and crossing of the Red Sea. Mesu Andrews is the Christy Award-winning author of Isaiah's Daughter and numerous other novels, including Love Amid the Ashes, The Pharaoh’s Daughter, and Of Fire and Lions.Her deep understanding of–and love for– God’s Word brings the biblical world alive for readers. } else { That I tell you I couldn't get enough of this book that I had too keep reading one more chapter until way late in the night. }, } },

When He whispers a melody, I sing. EDITION: Other Format : ISBN: 9781601426017: PRICE: $14.99 (USD) Available on NetGalley. This book is fictional but based on the Bible account of God freeing His people. } this.submit.disabled = !this.isValid; As a rebellious teenager, Mesu rejected God and His Word, but discovered Jesus as a life-transfor. } this.disableForm(); You just don't find that anymore. this.submit.value = text; (p.279) I have found this to be so true! I had no idea that Miriam was the second book of a series when I requested it too read and review, but it is totally alright too read it because it can be read as a stand-alone. var dropdowns = field.querySelectorAll('.mimi_html_dropdown'); Mesu Andrews has quickly become one of my all time favorite authors. } else { She lives in Washington. } else { Andrews grew up with a Christian heritage although her family members did belong to different churches. },

if (input.value) { this.submit.className = 'disabled'; for (var i = 0; i < fields.length; ++i) { } if (this.isValid) { Another awesome book by Mesu Andrews! if (field.className.indexOf('invalid') === -1) { inputs[j].onkeyup = onTextFieldChange; if (type === 'text_field') { textAndDropdownValidation: function(field, type) { updateSubmitButtonText: function(text) { I personally identified with a lot of Miriam's thoughts and emotions. Anyone who loves to read stories from the bible. As a rebellious teenager, Mesu rejected God and His Word, but discovered Jesus as a life-transforming Savior through the changed life of an old friend. field.className = field.className.replace(/ invalid/g, ''); if((input.type === 'checkbox' || input.type === 'radio') && input.checked) { this.textValidation(input); };

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