A simple shepherd witnesses angels announcing Jesus' birth but finds he is an outcast for speaking of the event. For three decades he is plagued by guilt yet unsure what he's supposed to do. Twice he meets the Messiah and is again shocked and awed as he begins to recognize his role in God's plan. An encounter with an old enemy finally causes him to commit to a key role in early Christianity.
Follow Legionnaire Asher from his horrific first mission in Bethlehem through three decades, as he is changed by the amazing events of the first century, ending at an empty tomb near Jerusalem.
"good story, rough narrator"
Lazarus and Y'shuah (Jesus' Hebrew name) grow up like brothers in the hills of Galilee. Both apprentice to their fathers as builders and carpenters until tragedy forces them to support their families. Lazarus refuses to believe his friend could be the Messiah of the Jews. He moves with his sisters to Judea and works alone until he suffers a crippling injury. His sisters learn that Y'shuah has become known in Galilee as a healer and teacher, so they summon him. Lazarus suffers an agonizing death.