Zipporah - Huldah A 2-in-1 Book Author:Lois N. Erickson ZIPPORAH — Zipporah stood motionless. Her father's words whirled through her mind, and her heart surged with anger and pain. How could he give her to Moses - a foreigner, a man she didn't trust? — Her tear-filled eyes gazed across the fields to where the prince of Egypt tended her father's flocks. His tall, strong form stood out among other shephe... more »rds, and she felt herself drawn to him against her will Could she ever love this man?
And why had he fled from Egypt? The dark secret festered within him, torturing him relentlessly. What if it drove him to return? Would he desert her, causing her ridicule and shame? Or would he drag her from her home to face the terror of that hostile pagan land?
From the moment she'd disguised herself to sneak him to the Temple, Huldah seemed destined to play a leading role in young Josiah's life. Through the Assyrian capture of King Manasseh and the evil reign and assassination of Prince Amon, she'd been a constant in Josiah's ever-changing world, shielding him from the greed and idolatry rampant in his palace home. She'd spent years molding his character, secretly teaching him the will of God, preparing him for the day he would take the throne.
Why, then, when Josiah was eager to begin his God-ordained work, when her life's mission had proved a success, was she so terrified? Wasn't this what she'd always wanted, prayed for, risked her life for? Knowing the fierce opposition and hatred he would face, could she trust God enough now to let him go?
Filled with intense drama and unforgettable characters, this story chronicles the extraordinary life of this dauntless woman and reveals how her faith and loyalty resulted in the reign of one of Israel's greatest kings.« less