When Iola Anne Poole passes away in her bed at 91, the struggling young mother in her rental cottage, Tandi Jo Reese, finds herself charged with the task of cleaning out Iola’s rambling Victorian house. Running from a messy, dangerous past, Tandi never expects to find more than a temporary hiding place within Iola’s walls. But everything changes with the discovery of 81 carefully decorated prayer boxes, one for each year, spanning from Iola’s youth to her last days.
For the last five months, Tom Anderson has been without a job, a fact he's been hiding from his wife, Jean. He leaves each morning, pretending nothing has changed, and spends his disheartening day searching for job listings online. The stress of keeping this secret is beginning to put serious strain on his marriage. But Tom is not the only one hiding something. Jean has a secret of her own --- one that will seriously complicate their situation.
With an exploration of the meaning of covenant and specific covenants from the Old Testament through Christ, Dr. R. C. Sproul shows how God fulfills His plan of redemption in and through His people. He addresses such questions as: What can we learn about God’s faithfulness as we wait for His promises to be fulfilled? What does God’s covenant have to do with forgiveness? Why did Jesus have to die to complete God’s covenant?
Expected to marry an up-and-coming banker from a respected family, Lucy Banning fears she will be forced to abandon her charity work --- and the classes she is secretly taking at the newly opened University of Chicago. When she meets an unconventional young architect who is working on plans for the upcoming 1893 World's Fair, Lucy imagines a life lived on her own terms.
When tragedy strikes her family, Emmalyne Knox gives up the future she had always dreamed of with Tavin MacLachlan. Years later, Emmalyne and Tavin meet again. Although circumstances have changed in both of their lives, they cannot deny the feelings that still exist. Can they dare to dream that God could heal the decade-long wound and change the hearts of those keeping them apart?
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