~ When Augustus Ceasar became Emperor of Rome, Judea was made a Roman province.
For 400 years the prophets of Israel had been silent. Priests read the Scriptures aloud in the synagogues while Roman officers patrolled the streets, heavily taxing the Hebrews.
The prophecies whispered of a coming Messiah who would save God�s people.
This novel develops and expands upon the people and story lines in Season 1 of the TV series The Chosen.
The events portrayed revolve around Jesus and people with whom He came in contact, including those He chose to be His disciples and their families, beginning with the shepherds to whom His birth was announced by the angels.
The official and only novelization of the immensely popular TV series, which has been seen in every country in the world, with over 50 million views.
The latest fiction from Jerry Jenkins, perhaps the bestselling Christian novelist of recent times
Includes full-color still images from the TV series
JERRY B. JENKINS has written almost 200 books, including 21 New York Times bestsellers with collective sales of over 71 million. He has written bestselling biblical fiction, endtimes fiction (Left Behind series) and co-authored Billy Graham�s memoirs and numerous sports autobiographies. Jenkins has appeared on the Focus on the Family daily broadcast multiple times and has been on numerous other national and local media shows. Jerry makes his home in Colorado Springs, Colorado.