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On This Foundation

The Restoration Chronicles, Book 3
Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
Length: 14 hrs and 7 mins
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The Powerful Concluding Novel to The Restoration Chronicles

When news that the wall of Jerusalem is broken down and its gates have been burned with fire, Nehemiah, Jewish cupbearer to King Artaxerxes in Persia, seeks God's guidance. After fasting and prayer, he's given leave to travel to Jerusalem and rebuild the city wall, not anticipating all the dangers that await him on his arrival. The leaders of the surrounding nations become his fierce enemies, plotting to assassinate him and halt the work. A drought, meanwhile, has left the country impoverished, many families resorting to selling their children as bondservants just to keep from starving.

Capturing the rebuilding of the wall through the eyes of a number of characters, On This Foundation is a powerful exploration of faith in the midst of oppression and hope that, in spite of appearances, the gracious hand of God is upon those who believe.

©2015 Lynn Austin (P)2015 Recorded Books

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  • Michael
  • Easley, SC, United States
  • 10-29-15

The Restoration Chronicles Book 3

I absolutely loved this series!!! Lynn Austin is by far my favorite author. This is a biblical fiction series occurring during the lives of the prophets. This specific book involves Nehemiah.Lynn Austin is able to take the story of Nehemiah and make it so riveting that you can't stop listening. After each book, I went to the scripture and was surprised to find hour incredibly accurate it was. Entertaining and educational. I would recommend reading this in order and if you have not read the Gods and Kings series, then do so before this series. Amazing. You will not be disappointed.

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inspiring

prayer. fath. and forgiveness .
is what I got out of these three books and I enjoyed this series tremendously

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outstanding book

I grew to love each character and I will miss them. I laughed cried and worshipped with them. I got goosebumps when Suzanne Toren quoted the Torah.

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  • JJS1
  • McDonough, GA USA
  • 03-20-19

My favorite in the series. Loved them all.

I don’t know when I’ve ever enjoyed a series as much as I enjoyed these books. I couldn’t wait to hear more. These stories bring the Old Testament to life. I wondered if it’s right to add words to a story from the Bible but I’ve settled in my mind that words were not added to the Bible but stories from the Bible were simply made into novels that helped me understand life in the Old Testament times.

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my favorite of the 3

I enjoyed this series, but this book was my favorite. Mainly because it kept me guessing somewhat over the true nature of a few of the characters more.

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The Restoration Chronicles is my favorite!

I absolutely loved the series! I read each of the Old Testament books that went along with these stories. It brought greater understanding and context to these books. Lynn Austin remains true to scripture. I can not wait to read other books she has written on biblical history!

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good read

very enjoyable and this last book of the series did a nice job of conveying the book of Nehemiah from a different viewpoint

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Awesome!

Awesomest of the awesome! Biblical”est” of the Biblical! Made The Book of Nehemiah come alive to me in ways I never imagined! Awesome author and narrator! Thank you!
Lisa🌺

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Enjoyed the book

We as a family enjoyed this book. Recommend it to anyone who like Bible based books.

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Mesmerizing

Nehemiah rose in King Artaxerxes’ court to be a trusted cupbearer, but his heart burns with grief when he learns of the state the holy city of Jerusalem is in, even after the return of the exiles. Obtaining permission from the king to rebuild the wall around the city, Nehemiah returns as the provincial governor. However, he never imagined the dangers and difficulties he would face.

Not only is this a story about Nehemiah but also the people of Judea -- nobles and servants. I found it enthralling, but I was disappointed when it ended with some loose ends. For example, I wanted to know what happened to Aaron, I would have liked for Hannah to have been more than just content in her marriage, and it would have been nice to have seen Dan’s wedding take place. Regardless, however, this whole series has been mesmerizing. #Inspiring #BibleTimes #OldTestamentSetting #Nehemiah