The CrossingPublished by WaterBrook Press
12265 Oracle Boulevard, Suite 200Colorado Springs, Colorado 80921Scripture paraphrases and quotations are rom the ollowing versions: The New American Standard Bible®. © Copyright The Lockman Foundation 1960, 1962, 1963,1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995. Used by permission. (www.Lockman.org).The Holy Bible, New International Version®. NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984,2011 by Biblica Inc.
Used by permission o Zondervan. All rights reserved worldwide. www.zondervan.com. The King James Version.The characters and events in this book are fctional, and any resemblance to actualpersons or events is coincidental.ISBN 978-1-4000-7303-0ISBN 978-0-307-73034-3Copyright © 2011 by Serita Ann JakesCover design by Mark Ford All rights reserved. No part o this book may be reproduced or transmitted in any ormor by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and recording, orby any inormation storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing romthe publisher.Published in the United States by WaterBrook Multnomah, an imprint o the CrownPublishing Group, a division o Random House Inc., New York.
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