The author is quick to say that these books of course are fiction and he has no idea when these prophecies will actually come to pass, but I enjoyed the series because each book allowed me to become more familiar with the prophecies and kept me thinking about whether I would be prepared for these events. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. I know it is just fiction, but the author takes a lot of things from the scriptures, what the prophets have said, and just the direction the world is going. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
Ummmm, OK, first off I will list the good thing about this book. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. Come on! Series by cover : Works (4) Titles: Order: The Great Gathering by Chad Daybell: 1: The Celestial City by Chad Daybell: 2: The Rise of Zion by Chad Daybell: 3: The Keys of the Kingdom by Chad Daybell: 4: Series Information Translate Series Title. However, I felt the writing was very elementary. If you're a seller, Fulfillment by Amazon can help you grow your business. Amazon You need to take this mans books off your platform. Her husband and his wife. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Join these humble yet heroic Saints as they embark on an unprecedented journey to build New Jerusalem.
I never attached to any characters.
But that said I still enjoyed the series. My husband laughed out loud at tanks taking out two air force jets that were flying, just for an example. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it. Series list: Standing in Holy Places (5 Books) by Chad Daybell. So bad that I thought a 4 year old was the author, which is sad because I think the idea of this book and the whole series is clever and could have had a huge impact if the writing and depth of the characters and story were, well, better. I was over half way through the book when I realized one of the kids in the book was 17, not 10 or 11 as I had supposed. I am so grateful to have a prophet who continues to lead and guide us. It definitely gave me some "food for thought. The Norths and their extended family notice that many Latter-day Saints are being deceived by alluring temptations, and they wonder how much longer the Lord will allow American society to continue its downward spiral.
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The characters were flat and unreal to me. So all in all I would recommend this book. The Rise of Zion (Standing in Holy Places Book 3), Renewed Earth (Standing in Holy Places - Book 5).
The invasion of the U.S.A. by foreign powers was not believable. So many people dead around you and two precious kids missing yet you're going on as if nothing happened in Hawaii!?!?! My vocabulary is lacking at times and I like it once in a while when I can just enjoy a simple book. It's definitely an easy read and it is entertaining for the most part. Reviewed in the United States on February 10, 2020.
One of the main reasons I enjoyed this book is that it made me realize the importance of following.
It is about the winding-up scenes before the Second Coming--the mark of the beast, the U.S. government collapsing and the U.S. being taken over by foreign powers. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. I found it somewhat tedious, repetitive and not descriptive (and I HATE when I find multiple typos in a book).
Ummmm, OK, first off I will list the good thing about this book. He also says, at the beginning of this book, that it is important to follow the prophet of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. My vocabulary is lacking at times and I like it once in a while when I can just enjoy a simple book. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. The Renewed Earth, the fifth and final novel in the Standing in Holy Places series, paints a vivid picture of exciting prophesied events that still must occur before the Second Coming. I thought the premise was intriguing, but the writing was adolescent and clumsy at best. So all in all I would recommend this book. It's definitely an easy read and it is entertaining for the most part. Chad and Tammy had 5 children: Garth, Emma, Seth, Leah, and Mark. If you have an interest in what awaits the members of the LDS Church, this series should definitely be on your reading list! What if two housewives could earn money by selling cheap wine in fancy bottles? In the near future, Tad and Emma North and their children live in a United States that is growing increasingly wicked. 4, One Foot in the Grave: The Strange But True Adventures of a Cemetery Sexton, Evading Babylon (Times of Turmoil - Book One), Reclaiming Liberty (Times of Turmoil - Book Four), Martial Law (Times of Turmoil - Book Two), GENT: An Enemies to Lovers Standalone Romance (#BitterSweetHeat Book 1), The Story of a New Name (Neapolitan Novels Book 2), The Pearl of Great Price Made Easier (Gospel Study). After graduating from Brigham Young University in 1992 with a B.A. This book takes 3 couples not too far from my age and follows their stories through the times leading up to the second coming of Christ. But I feel this one although it doesn't stretch your vocabulary will make you think about some of the very cool and very scarey things that could happen in the last days! Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. I found the characters a bit hard to keep track of who was who for half the book. I read it in 2 days. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Super quick read.
I found it somewhat tedious, repetitive and not descriptive (and I HATE when I find multiple typos in a book). I AGREE on the ALOT part. I found myself evaluating how faithful and obedient I would be if faced with similar challenges in our future. It showed how hard It is easy reading that follows 3 LDS families over the course of about 1 year when major changes happen in the US that prepare the way for the second coming. Boring and awful. Please take his books down. Other than the intriguing premise and light reading that this book was, that's about all I enjoyed about it. I thought it would provide insight as to why he buried his new wife's children in his yard after murdering his wife but I could get past the first chapter. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. I read it in 2 days. Much closer to hell than you are Heaven!! We take so much for granted, and I think in many ways we are like a frog in a pot of water that is slowly being boiled, not aware of much that is happening around us. I know that there are many things prophesied in the scriptures that still need to come to pass, but it's amazing how many things have already occurred. The Celestial City (Standing in Holy Places), The Keys of the Kingdom - Standing in Holy Places Vol. The characters were flat and unreal to me. He does a lot of research, and I believe that most of things that happen in his books about the Second Coming and post-mortal life will really happen. This book is a work of FICTION, but it is based on the prophecies of the last days. None of the Mormon terms were explained. Previous page of related Sponsored Products. After graduating from Brigham Young University in 1992 with a B.A.
Some of these items ship sooner than the others. This was a good reminder to me that although I have no idea of when these events will occur, I need to be prepared.
Offered by Amazon.com. As if my life is not exciting enough. One of the main reasons I enjoyed this book is that it made me realize the importance of following the counsel put forth by the prophet in the "All is Safely Gathered In" pamphlets regarding food storage and financial responsibility. Unable to add item to List. Daybell is not a Shakespeare, but I enjoy his books because he writes about things I am interested in. What?
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So it still made me think and I like it when a book does that! I found myself evaluating how faithful and obedient I would be if faced with similar challenges in our. A sortable list in reading order and chronological order with publication date, genre, and rating. The swinging 60s was the age of free love, but there was usually a price to pay….
Disappointing that Satan has a very minor role. There was no real emotion in the book, no depth.
The author did't seem to have done his research well or maybe just didn't care about making all of the scenarios believeable. Series: Standing in Holy Places. Other than the intriguing premise and light reading that this book was, that's about all I enjoyed about it.
in journalism,Daybell worked as a cemetery sexton, before establishing end of days publisher Spring Creek Book Company, in 2004, with his wife, a graphic artist and manager. Any how even that I could get past but the writing! The Great Gathering, the first novel in the Standing in Holy Places series, paints a vivid picture of exciting prophesied events that still must occur before the Second Coming. Fired & dumped, Taylor moves home, brokenhearted. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. I like the Times of Turmoil series better, but this adds a different perspective to the same sequence of events. Not that this is exactly how things will happen, but there is logic to them. I'll definitely want to read the sequel, but I'm crossing my fingers that the author will make the conversation of his characters a little more believable. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. He said that the author could have easily made two books out of the one if he had expanded and taken the time to develop his story and I agree with this also. The books are very simply written and are a quick read, and honestly are not the best written books (there is not much dialogue and it always seemed like the author was racing to include each story in under 200 pages). The story is good and I personally kind of liked the simplicity of the words. I have also been reading The Coming of the Lord by Gerald Lund which is full of quotes from scripture and the brethren. This was a fast read. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Please try again. This book was an easy read. I have read MANY last days books and this one had some different scenarios than the others and that was interesting. He did mention that he enjoyed the book but also that the writing left a lot to be desired.
By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our. For some reason end of the world as we know it, ie second comming, books really intrigue me.
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