Item description for Rising (Before They Were Left Behind V1) by Tim LaHaye & Jerry B. Jenkins...
Overview The countdown to Rapture begins as Marilena Carpathia unknowingly gives birth to the Antichrist, and half a world away, God's plans begin to take form in young Ray Steele.
Publishers Description "The Rising" begins a new Left Behind series that will give you a glimpse into the lives of your favorite characters before the Rapture. Have you ever wondered what life was like before the Rapture for Rayford, Irene, and Chloe Steele, Bruce Barnes, Buck Williams, and Tsion Ben Judah? Plus, see why Viv Ivins plays such a pivotal role in Nicolae Carpathia's life. What were the events surrounding Nicolae's sudden rise to power? How did he become filled with evil? You will find all these answers and more in this exciting new series In "The Rising, "Marilena Carpathia has only one dream: to be a mother. So when a mysterious clairvoyant promises the fulfillment of this dream, Marilena does not hesitate. Through genetic engineering and the power of the prince of darkness himself, Marilena is about to become a chosen vessel, one who will unknowingly give birth to the greatest evil the world has ever known. Halfway around the world, God's plans are subtly being carried out too. Young Ray Steele is determined to avoid one day taking over the family business. Instead, Ray sets his heart on becoming a pilot. Soon Carpathia's and Steele's lives will intersect. And good and evil will clash in an explosion that will shake the world. The eternal battle for souls has come to earth. The world hurtles toward the countdown to the Rapture.
Citations And Professional Reviews Rising (Before They Were Left Behind V1) by Tim LaHaye & Jerry B. Jenkins has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Christian Advance - 09/01/2005 page 54
Ingram Advance - 10/01/2005 page 165
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Studio: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.2" Width: 5.4" Height: 1.1" Weight: 0.75 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2005
Publisher Tyndale House Publishers
Series Left Behind Prequel
Series Number 1
ISBN 0842361936 ISBN13 9780842361934
Availability 0 units.
More About Tim LaHaye & Jerry B. Jenkins
Dr. Tim LaHaye is a renowned prophecy scholar, minister, and author. His Left Behind(R) series is the bestselling Christian fiction series of all time. He and his wife, Beverly, live in southern California. They have four children and nine grandchildren. Greg Dinallo is a veteran suspense novelist. He lives with his wife, Gloria, in New York City.
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Tim LaHaye currently resides in the state of California. Tim LaHaye was born in 1926.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Rising (Before They Were Left Behind V1)?
ANOTHER LAHAYE FIVE STAR Mar 8, 2007
THE LEFT BEHIND PREQUEL IS A MUST AND AN EXCELLENT READ AGAIN FROM TIM. I AM GLAD I READ THE ENTIRE LEFT BEHIND SERIES BEFORE I READ THE PREQUEL.
The Rising:antichrist is born Before They Were Left Behind (Left Behind Preequel Jan 10, 2007
I simply loved this book. Have read the entire series, this book worked perfectly.the author brought about the birth and rearing of the antichrist in such a dramatic and believable fashion. you will not regret purchasing this book
Fills in Blanks; Answers some Questions Nov 29, 2006
This book, of course, is part of the prequel to the Lahaye/Jenkins fictional series that is based on the biblical account of the world's end. As with the series, this is no work of literary genius, but it is thought provoking and may encourage the reader to pick up the Bible to see what's really in there. If you are not a Christian, you might not enjoy this, or any Left Behind related title, but I wouldn't discourage you from giving it a try. If you have an anti-Christian bent, this is not the book for you. Fans of the Left Behind Series will find answers to some lingering questions, and have some blanks filled in.
It's only fiction. Jul 15, 2006
I read the Left Behind series and enjoyed it, although it did get just a little long. I have read the first two books of the prequel and will probably read the next one. This searies is listed under 'Fiction'. That to me means it isn't true and the writer can do what he/she wants with it. LaHaye and company do tend to push their personal beliefs in their books but they are 'their books' so they have the right but I don't have to agree. The books are entertaining although they are not as good as the Left Behind series.
Why continue to be deceived... Jun 26, 2006
Tim LaHaye, Jerry Jenkins, and others in the Pre-Trib circle, such as Ed Hindson, Tommy Ice, Chuck Missler, etc., continue to put forth the same deceptions that Hal Lindsey popularized decades ago. The notion of a pre-tribulation rapture is foreign to scripture, it is foreign to the teachings of the early Church, and it is grooming the Church for destruction through ignorance and lack of preparation for what is really coming. These men are novices and not prophecy "experts" or "scholars" by any stretch of the imagination; they are those who tickle the ears of gullible Christians. Why continue to be deceived? Tim Cohen, in his excellent book, "The AntiChrist and a Cup of Tea," provides biblically sound and testable evidence to show that the coming AntiChrist is known NOW. Not only that, the same author (Tim Cohen) has now put out the strongest presentation on the whole issue of the rapture EVER offered to the saints of God in Christ: "The REAL Rapture". If you really want to know the truth about the timing of the coming rapture, then you need to hear Tim Cohen's "The REAL Rapture" (based on a volume in his forthcoming "Messiah, History, and the Tribulation Period" series (see Prophecy House's web site, prophecyhouse dot com, for details on these items).