Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Promise” as Want to Read:
The Promise
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Promise

3.88  ·  Rating Details ·  8 Ratings  ·  1 Review
In the 36 hours between Jesus death and resurrection, Joanna, the sister of Mary, plumbs her own grief and loss by listening to the voices of the generations of women before her who have clung onto the promises of God. From the time of Noah, through Sarah, Leah, Miriam, Rahab, Deborah, Hannah, Abigail, Huldah, Esther and more, Joanna listens to the women who would speak to ...more
Paperback, 220 pages
Published March 1st 2008 by Ark House Press
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Promise, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Promise

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-18)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
This was a fantastic read, but a difficult one to review. I loved the way that Naomi took the bare bones of these women’s stories that we are presented with in the Bible and fleshed them out to imagine their thoughts and hopes, dreams and fears. Many of their issues were things that I was able to identify with - even more than 2000 years later, living in a house (rather than a tent) in suburban Australia (rather than wandering the desert/Egypt/Canaan/Bethlehem/Jerusalem/Babylon etc).

I have been
Jessica Harkins
Jessica Harkins rated it really liked it
May 12, 2015
Bethany rated it it was amazing
Sep 04, 2013
Kirrily Lowe
Kirrily Lowe rated it really liked it
Jun 21, 2013
Linsey Painter
Linsey Painter rated it really liked it
May 17, 2015
Megan rated it it was ok
Jun 19, 2012
Renee Huisstede
Renee Huisstede rated it it was ok
Jan 06, 2015
Bethany rated it it was amazing
Sep 17, 2016
Shona marked it as to-read
Feb 26, 2012
Brigette marked it as to-read
Jan 03, 2013
Lj marked it as to-read
Jun 29, 2013
Jo Gamble
Jo Gamble marked it as to-read
Jul 13, 2013
Carlienka marked it as to-read
Jan 02, 2014
Meeky marked it as to-read
Oct 21, 2014
Renee Murden
Renee Murden marked it as to-read
Nov 07, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Naomi Reed is a Christian writer and speaker who grew up in Sydney and studied physiotherapy with her husband Darren. After working at Sydney hospitals, they spent six years serving in Nepal with the International Nepal Fellowship. During this time, Naomi worked at Green Pastures Leprosy Hospital and enjoyed fellowship at their local Nepali church. She also home-schooled their three sons and ...more
More about Naomi Reed...

Share This Book

No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »