Can a Canaanite harlot who has made her livelihood by looking
desirable to men make a fitting wife for one of the leaders of
Israel? Shockingly, the Bible’s answer is yes.
Pearl in the Sand tells Rahab’s untold story. Rahab lives in a wall; her house is built into the defensive walls of the City of Jericho. Other walls surround her as well—walls of fear, rejection, unworthiness.
A woman with a wrecked past; a man of success, of faith … of pride; a marriage only God would conceive! Through the heartaches of a stormy relationship, Rahab and Salmone learn the true source of one another’s worth and find healing in God.
This 10th anniversary edition of Pearl in the Sand includes new features that will invite you into the intriguing story of Rahab’s journey from lowly outcast to redeemed child of God.
Can a Canaanite zonah who made her living by enticing men be a fitting wife for a leader of Israel?
Rahab’s home is built into a wall, a wall that fortifies and protects the city of Jericho. However, other walls surround her too—walls of fear, rejection, and unworthiness. Years of pain and betrayal have wounded Rahab’s heart. She wonders whether her dreams of experiencing true love will ever come true.
A woman with a wrecked past. A man of success, of faith . . . of
pride. A union only God would conceive! Through the heartaches of a
stormy relationship, Rahab and Salmone learn the true source of
each other’s worth and find healing in God.
Praise for Pearl in the Sand
Talented author Tessa Afshar brings to vivid life the heartache,
growing faith, and powerful love story of a truly fascinating
character. A stirring treasure not to be missed!
—JULIE KLASSEN, author of A Castaway in Cornwall and Tales from Ivy Hill series
In Pearl in the Sand, Tessa Afshar has created compelling
characters that bring new meaning to this well-loved biblical
—JILL EILEEN SMITH, bestselling author of Michal and Abigail
Pearl in the Sand, the story of Rahab the harlot who became an
ancestor of Christ, delivers a very powerful truth within its
pages: forgiveness, redemption, and the changing power of God. An
unforgettable read, Novel Journey and I give a high
—ANE MULLIGAN, editor, Novel Journey