By Brian Godawa
Six titanic Assassins. Goliath was once in basic terms the First.
Everyone understands the tale of King David. Or so that you imagine. not anyone has heard it informed this fashion sooner than.
In the times of Samuel the Seer, the Philistines are on the climax of a protracted battle with Israel over the land of Canaan. There are nonetheless giants in Philistia left from Joshua’s seek and break project of holy battle generations prior. Their numbers have grown.
The younger Philistine sizeable warrior Goliath steals the sacred ark of the covenant from Israel. yet Yahweh’s curse upon Goliath’s humans for that deed units in movement an obsession of revenge and the construction of an elite warrior cult of giants, The Sons of Rapha, whose sole ambition is to kill the promised messiah king of Israel.
The basically challenge is, Israel’s King Saul isn't that selected one, simply because he's possessed via the evil spirit of an old malevolent ruler who seeks to kill that very same unknown and spiritually anointed king.
They either detect it truly is David, son of Jesse, a tender insignificant shepherd musician who woos the ladies, and who miraculously slays Goliath in a conflict contest. yet now David is working for his lifestyles from either relatives and foe, collecting outlaws as allies, and finally hiding within the one position not anyone may ever dream of: Goliath’s domestic city, the Philistine urban of Gath.
With David within the Serpent’s lair, the queen of Gath attempting to seduce him, King Saul and the Philistine giants attempting to assassinate him, and David’s 3 other halves all vying for his cognizance, this gritty romantic motion event tale will take you areas within the Bible you’ve by no means visible sooner than.
You imagine you understand how it ends. yet there's much more to the tale than you ever learned.
The battle of the Seed keeps with the Philistines vs. the Messiah King of Israel.
Part of the Biblical delusion sequence Chronicles of the Nephilim
David Ascendant is the 7th ebook of the Biblical fable sequence Chronicles of the Nephilim, an epic tale that starts with Enoch and Noah and tells the Biblical storyline of the Genesis 6 Nephilim giants, hybrid offspring of the angelic Watchers mating with human ladies.
In David Ascendant, you’ll detect:
• David via new eyes that captures his non secular zeal for God, yet his passionate earthiness and nature as a guy of bloodshed who additionally had a weak spot for ladies.
• David’s torrid amorous affairs together with his polygamous other halves Michal, Abigail and Ahinoam.
• info of a mystery staff of Rephaim giants known as the Sons of Rapha, who have been dedicated to removing King David and killing him.
• tales of David’s “Mighty Men,” or warriors of significant feats like Benaiah, Joab, Abishai, and Ittai the Gittite who fought the giants looking David.
• The unusual hybrid warriors the Bible calls the Lion males of Moab.
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