Fire Of Heaven Paperback – Aug 19 1999
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From Library Journal
Brandon and Sarah Martus, end-time prophets of Revelation, are back in the engrossing third book in Myers's (Threshold) continuing exploration of modern science and religion. DNA experiments, conducted in the first two books, have resulted in the total corruption of a 15-year-old boy, who channels an entity interested in creating hell on earth. As Sarah is called to heal the boy and experiences a crisis of faith, Brandon realizes his beloved wife must fall and possibly never return. Thought-provoking, challenging, and timely, this will be devoured by fans of the "Left Behind" series (see above).
Copyright 1999 Reed Business Information, Inc.
My words will become a fire in your mouth that you cannot contain. They will burn until you have warned my Bride. Warn her before it is too late!
So begins an astonishing journey into the depths of holiness, as newlyweds Brandon and Sarah Martus accept the call to become Revelations two prophets.
This is not another end-times thriller, but one of the most intense and thought-provoking pieces of Christian fiction to come along in years. As the couple prepare for the final showdown against Satan himself, they must live and proclaim the truths Christ has given his end-times church. From America, to archaeological ruins dating back to Bible times, to the Himalayas, and finally to Jerusalem, Brandon and Sarah battle the forces of man and hell while learning the true cost of following Christ . . . and experiencing a Love far deeper than either could have imagined.
Author Bill Myers says, Writing this book has changed my life.
It could very well change yours -- PublisherSee all Product Description
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Top Customer Reviews
I would have enjoyed this book so much more if it were 75 - 100 pages shorter. Myers spent far to much time setting the stage for the books final confrontation. I did not begin to really enjoy the book until I was nearly half way through it. As I stated earlier this one is much better than Threshold, however I was not captivated as I was with Blood Of Heaven. I found myself skimming some sections and really wanting to skip over others.
I am glad that I stayed with this book because Myers really kicked it into gear in the end. After finishing the book I could almost forgive Myers for boring me through the first half of the book. The second half of the book, along with the very exciting ending, were worth wading through some boring chapters.
In this book, Brandon and Sarah, Katherine and Eric--all characters from his previous books in the trilogy--are brought together to deal with physical and spiritual enemies. Ranging from Turkey, to the Himalayas, to Jerusalem, the story moves along quickly. The spiritual allegory of Christ and His bride is powerfully portrayed through Brandon and Sarah's marital difficulties, while also showing the miracle of forgiveness in real-life relationships.
Myers warns us at the beginning of the book that this one is essentially for preaching at the choir. He even encourages the reader to return it to the shelf if they seek only fast-paced escapism. With this warning in mind, I was able to speed through the story (after a ponderous first thirty pages), and reach the conclusion with many spiritual themes to contemplate.
Creativity and Biblical challenge seize the day; Myers continues to explore new ideas in new ways.
It was one of the most disturbing books I have ever read; it was definitely not what I would expect from a novel. I say disturbing, because my entire soul was stirred by the challenges the book raised to me. It called me back to my first love with God, to holiness, to faith, and worship like no book has done in some time.
I am deeply moved by the message of this book, and have been challenged to more christlikeness through reading it.
And the story is good too.
Most recent customer reviews
Bill Myers' third installment in this series involves Brandon and Sarah Martus in what appears to be the re-telling of the Book of Revelation, and you need to pay special attention... Read morePublished on Feb. 10 2004 by Gregory Nyman
Heroes from books one and two appear in this third tale. We already care for them, so [Myers'] already has our interest. Read morePublished on Sept. 2 2002 by TOMMY C ELLIS
From the start, if you bother to read the comments from the author, he does specificaly point out that he is NOT trying to tell the future, but simply a book of fiction. Read morePublished on May 24 2000
I accidentally happened across this book, and the title andthesynopsis intrigued me. It was captivating from the beginning. Read morePublished on April 25 2000 by Nicole
Fire of Heaven is the third of a series of three (so far) wonderful books with an entirely original treatment of the end days. Read morePublished on March 10 2000 by Amazon Customer
I was so moved by this book, I am nearly at a loss for words.
Fire of Heaven, by Bill Meyers, is not just an engaging story.... Read more
I am writing this review as I am reading the novel. The reason for this is that I must share my experience with others. Read morePublished on Nov. 15 1999 by alex deal
This is a book every christian should read, (more than once). It is more like a study book to be read often. The book has touched my life in a way I cant explain. Read morePublished on Sept. 8 1999
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