The history in this book is really making the bible come alive for me. I ve studied the bible, went to church for over forty years and graduated from a Christian university and never heard of this town. That amazes me but I am glad I know it now.
. 'The events of his past influenced him and gave context to his message. They played a role in who he became as an adult and how he interacted with the world around him. If that was true of Jesus, we can rest assured that it’s true of us as well. And that’s a good thing.' Very meaningful statement from the book.
One of my favorite quotes from Charles Swindoll is "God never waste one experience in your life". God is using our past to affect our present and he will use our present to affect our future."
Lastly loved the quote about 'Richelle E. Goodrich writes, “You can add up your blessings or add up your troubles. Either way, you’ll find you have an abundance.”