In writing Jewels for the Kingdom, Delia lives up to her reputation of writing wonderful, yet real, God-inspired stories. I love, love, love how she incorporates angels in her novels. We didn’t “see” them this time, but they were there and they were felt.
It’s so amazing to me how she described the hug that Pia Peretti received. Quite a few years ago I was going through a rough patch and needed a touch from God. I NEEDED to know He was still who He said He was. As I rested on my knees in my room, crying out to Him, I physically felt arms wrapping around me. It was so very real and this one scene in Jewels for the Kingdom brought that moment back to my mind. A simple reminder that God is real and alive and loves us SO very much.
Here’s the backcover:
Pia Peretti’s past could destroy her future. Thanks to her pre-Christian lifestyle, she can’t marry a believer, and she won’t marry a non-believer. Minister David Myers wants to help Pia release her guilt and trust that God has forgiven her…but the young minister is working through his own trial of faith.
After a failed counseling session with a wounded soul, David’s confidence is shaken. He accepts a new pastorate, and moves to Angel Falls to find a haven for his wounded heart.
Is it possible these two hurting hearts are meant to mend each other’s brokenness with some divine intervention?
Now, people, go out and order this book. It is available for Kindle at Amazon, and for the Nook at Barnes and Noble.
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3 thoughts on “Review: “Jewels for the Kingdom” by Delia Latham”
Ginger…thank you for such a warm, obviously heartfelt review! I love that the angel scene touched you, and so glad you had that wondrous experience yourself! It’s kind of a confirmation to me that I was “tuned in” to God’s dictation. 😀
Yes, I believe you we’re completely tuned into God’s heart when you wrote this.
Delia, I completely forgot to add your kind offer of a free download for one lucky commenter. *sigh*
Well, any lucky reader who sees this comment in the next bit (before midnight cst) will be entered to win a free copy of Jewels for the Kingdom.
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