Biblical Fiction Quotes

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“A few have heeded our words,' Adam comforted, placing his arm about her, but in his face Shaina read such suffering as she had never seen upon a human countenance. ' Man born into sinfulness no longer finds the things of God appealing. It requires a long, slow miraculous turning to bring him once more into tune with His Maker, and few will submit to the process because it is so much easier to simply enjoy the bounties of the earth and gratify every impulse. And upon us both rests the burden of this knowledge--the sordidness of man, his cruelty, his greed. All our legacy to those for whom God planned so much.”
June Strong, Song of Eve

Connilyn Cossette
“They disregarded the Torah — either willfully, or because the knowledge of the laws regarding handling of the Ark was not properly taught generations to generation. They suffered the consequences for such disobedience. The Philistines are not beholden to our laws. They have no such sacred responsibility. However, they still were cursed because of their foolish boast that they’d been victorious over Yahweh — a notion that the pharaoh in Mosheh’s day learned by suffering his own plagues.”
Connilyn Cossette, To Dwell Among Cedars

Connilyn Cossette
“Just how many nameless, faceless friends had I been protected by without knowing it?”
Connilyn Cossette, Between the Wild Branches

Connilyn Cossette
“For if Dagon was now powerless and sightless, perhaps the God of the Hebrews had not been bested after all.”
Connilyn Cossette, To Dwell Among Cedars

Connilyn Cossette
“These hands were made to defend those who cannot decent themselves. And tonight, that means protecting your sister by fleeing Ashdod.”
Connilyn Cossette, To Dwell Among Cedars

Connilyn Cossette
“Follow the Ark, Arisa. Do not turn to the right of to the left, and do not stop until it dwells among the cedars and you are sheltered in perfect peace.”
Connilyn Cossette, To Dwell Among Cedars

Connilyn Cossette
“I had no idea what lay before us on this dark road, but I would not waste Azuvah’s sacrifice.”
Connilyn Cossette, To Dwell Among Cedars

Connilyn Cossette
“The indulgent mixture of fragrances beckoned me forward, drawing me into the lush forest of blooms, vines, and greens like the crook of a lover’s finger.”
Connilyn Cossette, To Dwell Among Cedars

Connilyn Cossette
“I could still feel the distinct sensation of her lips pressed to my forehead, as if the last kiss she gave me before her new husband drove away was permanently tattooed onto my skin.”
Connilyn Cossette, To Dwell Among Cedars

Connilyn Cossette
“Ever in motion, she was like a gentle gust of wind flowing about, unseen except for the effects of her silent, selfless service to all those around her.”
Connilyn Cossette, To Dwell Among Cedars

Connilyn Cossette
“He may be an obstinate youth right now, and his immaturity a frustration to his family, but I had to distinct sense that one day Eliora’s brother would prove to be a man whose relentless determination would keep him and those he loved alive in dire circumstances.”
Connilyn Cossette, To Dwell Among Cedars

Connilyn Cossette
“They adopted you. Made a binding covenant with you. Any anyone else who does not see the beauty in the incredible story of your grafting into Israel or misses the brilliant light that shines from the very center of your being does not matter.”
Connilyn Cossette, To Dwell Among Cedars

Connilyn Cossette
“And I realized at that moment that I’d made a decision without even knowing it.”
Connilyn Cossette, To Dwell Among Cedars

Connilyn Cossette
“No matter what decision I made, the cost would be great. But as my father and brothers had learned the hard way on the field at Afek, the cost of going against the will of the Eternal One was greater by far.”
Connilyn Cossette, To Dwell Among Cedars

Connilyn Cossette
“There is no song more beautiful than the one the creator is composing with every single note of your life, one he’s been weaving together even before your first breath.”
Connilyn Cossette, To Dwell Among Cedars

Connilyn Cossette
“We must stop fighting among ourselves over man-made traditions and power struggles and submit ourselves to Yahweh’s commands alone.”
Connilyn Cossette, To Dwell Among Cedars

Connilyn Cossette
“I looked forward to spending the day thanking Adonai for removing me from a people whose gods demanded everything and gave nothing back, and placing me among those whose God lavished blessings on his own and ashes only that they love him with all their heart, mind, soul, and strength.”
Connilyn Cossette, To Dwell Among Cedars

Connilyn Cossette
“...I already felt the loss of her like a knife between my ribs. But it was time to keep my distance.”
Connilyn Cossette, To Dwell Among Cedars

Connilyn Cossette
“I've now given two daughters away in marriage, Eliora, and arranged matches for Gershom and Iyov as well. I know a concealed motive when I see one.”
Connilyn Cossette, To Dwell Among Cedars

Connilyn Cossette
“I wanted to know more of her, to build a future with her, to hold a life in my hands that we'd created together.”
Connilyn Cossette, To Dwell Among Cedars

Connilyn Cossette
“This is a gift to you from Yahweh because of his goodness. Just like I've learned that my failures do not lessen my family's love for me, yours do not change the character of the God who offers grace for all us through the blood of the sacrifice on the mercy seat.”
Connilyn Cossette, To Dwell Among Cedars

Connilyn Cossette
“Release him to the care of the God Who Sees, and have faith that no matter how far he may stray, Yahweh still holds him in the palm of his hand.”
Connilyn Cossette, To Dwell Among Cedars

Connilyn Cossette
“Because you are the woman the Creator made you to be, no matter where you come from or what you look like.”
Connilyn Cossette, To Dwell Among Cedars

L.W. Boudreaux
“Woman purred as a pulsing undulation gently parted her lips and carried the sheen of her glistening anticipation through her pubic hair and over her belly. She opened her legs gently and bucked her hips, expecting Adam to claim her again, to fill her with the pleasure he had brought just a few hours before.”
L.W. Boudreaux, Erotcia Bible: Genesis Part I

Connilyn Cossette
“I nodded and pulled out of his hold, instantly feeling chilled at the loss of his nearness and my throat aching from the urge to weep. But I forced myself to walk away, leaving him alone on the terrace with a broken shell and all my futile longings for what might have been.”
Connilyn Cossette, Between the Wild Branches

Connilyn Cossette
“Lukio was no longer the boy he’d been, but neither was I the same girl, so it did no good to wish away the chasm between us. It was just as immovable as the mountain I’d grown up on and as deep as the valley I’d walked since he’d left Kiryat-Yearim.”
Connilyn Cossette, Between the Wild Branches

Connilyn Cossette
“We have many more years together on our mountain, Lukio," she'd said. "So bring yourself back to me, unscathed.”
Connilyn Cossette, Between the Wild Branches

Connilyn Cossette
“I may not be the champion of Ashdod anymore, but I would not go down without a fight.”
Connilyn Cossette, Between the Wild Branches

Connilyn Cossette
“Long ago he'd chosen me as his son, offered me a home and love and protection just like one of his children, but today I chose him as a father. It did not matter that Philistine blood ran in my veins. I was now and for always his child.”
Connilyn Cossette, Between the Wild Branches

Connilyn Cossette
“I sank into the water until every part of me was submerged, and then rose again. I stretched my palms upward as I did so, asking that Yahweh would take the hands that had done so much damage and consecrate them, vowing that never again would they be lifted in anger or violence, only in defense of those who could not defend themselves.”
Connilyn Cossette, Between the Wild Branches

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