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As Sure as the Dawn

By Francine Rivers
  • ISBN Code: : 9781414340913
  • Publisher : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
  • Pages : 512
  • Category : Fiction
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Book 3 in the 3-book historical Christian fiction series by the New York Times bestselling author of Redeeming Love and A Voice in the Wind. The thrilling conclusion to the Mark of the Lion series. With Hadassah confined to the cells below the arena, facing death once again, and his sister Julia dying of a strange new illness and longing for a forgiveness beyond her reach, Marcus goes in search of God. Meanwhile, Atretes, the Germanic warrior, vows to move heaven and earth to find his son—the baby he thought was dead and whose life Hadassah saved—and take him back to Germania. Only one thing stands in his way: Rizpah, a Christian widow who has cared for the baby since his birth. Atretes did not count on Rizpah’s fiery resistance to having “her son” taken away, nor is he prepared for the woman’s strength and beauty. From their first meeting, the two are caught in a stormy battle of wills. Includes discussion questions suitable for individual use or group discussions. “Once more, Rivers transcends the genre.” —Booklist, starred review “Francine unlocks the longing in each one of us to connect to God in a deeper, life-changing way. No one reading her books will ever be the same again.” —Debbie Macomber “As we ‘watch’ Hadassah and Atretes struggle through first-century trials, we learn how to handle similar situations in the twenty-first century. The ‘costumes’ may vary, but our Lord does not change.” —Angela Hunt “Francine redefined Christian fiction—honest, unflinching, powerful, life-changing—demonstrating why storytelling is the most effective way to communicate God’s truth. Every Christian novelist writing today owes a debt of gratitude to Francine Rivers for lighting the way.” —Liz Curtis Higgs “Francine Rivers writes from her heart to touch the hearts of her readers. Her books are essential reading for all who love Christian fiction.” —Bodie Thoene “Francine Rivers puts readers right into the history of the moment.” —Romantic Times

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An Edgar Award finalist for Best Fact Crime, this “impressive…open-eyed investigative inquiry wrapped within a cultural history of rural America” (The Wall Street Journal) shows legendary statistician and baseball writer Bill James applying his analytical acumen to crack an unsolved century-old mystery surrounding one of the deadliest serial killers in American history. Between 1898 and 1912, families across the country were bludgeoned in their sleep with the blunt side of an axe. Some of these cases—like the infamous Villisca, Iowa, murders—received national attention. But most incidents went almost unnoticed outside the communities in which they occurred. Few people believed the crimes were related. And fewer still would realize that all of these families lived within walking distance to a train station. When celebrated true crime expert Bill James first learned about these horrors, he began to investigate others that might fit the same pattern. Applying the same know-how he brings to his legendary baseball analysis, he empirically determined which crimes were committed by the same person. Then after sifting through thousands of local newspapers, court transcripts, and public records, he and his daughter Rachel made an astonishing discovery: they learned the true identity of this monstrous criminal and uncovered one of the deadliest serial killers in America. “A suspenseful historical account” (Publishers Weekly, starred review), The Man from the Train paints a vivid, psychologically perceptive portrait of America at the dawn of the twentieth century, when crime was regarded as a local problem, and opportunistic private detectives exploited a dysfunctional judicial system. James shows how these cultural factors enabled such an unspeakable series of crimes to occur, and his groundbreaking approach to true crime will convince skeptics, amaze aficionados, and change the way we view criminal history. “A beautifully written and extraordinarily researched narrative…This is no pure whodunit, but rather a how-many-did-he-do” (Buffalo News).

Heir to Sevenwaters

By Juliet Marillier
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 1440632227
  • Total of Pages : 416
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 608
  • Pdf File: heir-to-sevenwaters.pdf

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The chieftains of Sevenwaters have long been custodians of a vast and mysterious forest?and a new heir has been born. But the family?s joy turns to despair when the baby is taken, and something unnatural is left in his place. To reclaim her newborn brother, Clodagh must enter the shadowy Otherworld and confront the powerful prince who rules there?

Traditions in Transformation

By Frank Moore Cross
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  • Publisher : Eisenbrauns
  • Book Code : 9780931464065
  • Total of Pages : 446
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 540
  • Pdf File: traditions-in-transformation.pdf

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Symbolism in the song of Jonah.--Greenspoon, L. J. The origin of the idea of resurrection.--Purvis, J. D. The Samaritan problem.--Collins, J. J. Patterns of eschatology at Qumran.--Collins, A. Y. Myth and history in the book of Revelation.

The Use of Scripture in the Markan Passion Narrative

By Kelli S. O'Brien
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Book Code : 0567390578
  • Total of Pages : 344
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 772
  • Pdf File: the-use-of-scripture-in-the-markan-passion-narrative.pdf

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This work examines the effect of the use of scripture on the interpretation of the Markan passion narrative, Mark 14:1-15:47. In the methodically focused section which begins the work, Kelli O'Brien first defines the term allusion and the criteria by which allusions are established and then. She then tests the allusions suggested by previous scholars. For the trial and crucifixion scenes, only eleven references have sufficient verbal and other correspondence to be considered probable or certain allusions, out of the roughly 150 references suggested. The numbers for allusions in Mark 14:1-52 are similar. Demonstrable allusions are relatively few, too few to support the theory favoured by many that the passion narrative was constructed by means of allusions to Scripture. The work assesses the interpretive impact of the allusions on the Markan passion narrative, considering how those passages are treated in Jewish and Christian traditions potentially available to the author. Allusions interpret the Markan Christology, but they also interpret other aspects of the drama, such as the opponents in the Jewish trial and the offer of vinegary wine. Most importantly, allusions in the passion narrative indicate in what sense the author understood Jesus' death to be redemptive and that the "ransom" the Son of Man gives (Mark 10:45) is eschatological.

The One Year Devotions for Women with Jill Briscoe

By Jill Briscoe
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  • Publisher : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
  • Book Code : 1414341768
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 956
  • Pdf File: the-one-year-devotions-for-women-with-jill-briscoe.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Do you constantly feel like you’re running on empty? Do you wake up overwhelmed? Do you struggle with finding time for God? Let God’s Word change your perspective. In The One Year Devotions for Women with Jill Briscoe, you’ll discover a deeper understanding of how God’s Word can transform your life—written by a woman, for women. Designed to help you read the Scriptures regularly, this devotional by respected ministry leader and popular speaker Jill Briscoe helps make the truth of the Bible clear, its message understandable, and its points applicable. As you walk daily with God, you’ll find the peace and encouragement you’ve been yearning for. This year, may your life be filled with God’s peace as you graze on the wisdom in God’s Word, grasp its meaning, and embrace its truth. Previously released as The One Year Devotions for Women.

God's Good Covenant

By Loren F. Bliese
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  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Book Code : 1725296233
  • Total of Pages : 254
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 859
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In this study of Hosea Loren Bliese documents his current research into how the poetics of the Hebrew Bible were enhanced by arranging the counts of words and structures in order to beautify the message. The two words “good” and “covenant” are the only words that come once each in the five parts of the book. They point to a structural theme of the book, that God’s covenant is good in contrast to idolatrous relationships that lead to disaster. Hosea’s symbolic numbers are derived from both twenty-two of the Hebrew letters, and from twenty-six, the value of the divine name YHWH along with other numbers related to the name. Plays on the word “repent” or “return” have a build-up of repetitions to the end where the plea “Return, Israel, to the LORD your God” is prominent. Each of these words is marked by numeric significance. The book is a discourse analysis of Hosea’s whole text, focusing on features of prominence, including symbolic numbers. The study analyzes thirty of the forty-five poems in Hosea with the form of metrical chiasmus pointing to a central peak. Bliese has developed this in previous writings. Abundant chi-square probability calculations support his analysis.

Life-Study of Daniel-Malachi

By Witness Lee
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  • Publisher : Living Stream Ministry
  • Book Code : 0736350284
  • Total of Pages : 480
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 411
  • Pdf File: life-study-of-daniel-malachi.pdf

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In the Lord’s recovery during the past five hundred years the church’s knowledge of the Lord and His truth has been continually progressing. This monumental and classical work by Brother Witness Lee builds upon and is a further development of all that the Lord has revealed to His church in the past centuries. It is filled with the revelation concerning the processed Triune God, the living Christ, the life-giving Spirit, the experience of life, and the definition and practice of the church. In this set Brother Lee has kept three basic principles that should rule and govern every believer in their interpretation, development, and expounding of the truths contained in the Scriptures. The first principle is that of the Triune God dispensing Himself into His chosen and redeemed people; the second principle is that we should interpret, develop, and expound the truths contained in the Bible with Christ for the church; and the third governing principle is Christ, the Spirit, life, and the church. No other study or exposition of the New Testament conveys the life nourishment or ushers the reader into the divine revelation of God’s holy Word according to His New Testament economy as this one does.

The One Year Praying the Promises of God

By Cheri Fuller,Jennifer Kennedy Dean
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  • Publisher : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
  • Book Code : 9781414377414
  • Total of Pages : 416
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 523
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Book Short Summary:

Spend this year meditating on the promises of God. In this devotional, Cheri Fuller and Jennifer Kennedy Dean invite readers to explore Gods promises each and every day and encourage them to reflect on how Gods hand is evident if only we look for it. Each reading includes a Bible verse from that days reading in The One Year Bible, a devotional, a prayer, and a quotation that relates to the promise of the day. Each day is an invitation to pursue a closer relationship to God and a reminder that God always keeps his promises.

An Echo in the Darkness

By Francine Rivers
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  • Publisher : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
  • Book Code : 9781414340906
  • Total of Pages : 480
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 955
  • Pdf File: an-echo-in-the-darkness.pdf

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Book 2 in the 3-book historical Christian fiction series by the New York Times bestselling author of Redeeming Love and A Voice in the Wind. From Francine Rivers comes the “compelling” and “emotionally charged” (Booklist, starred review) second installment in of the story of Hadassah, a courageous Christian slave girl with unrelenting faith, and Marcus, the Roman aristocrat who claims her heart. Believed dead, Hadassah finds employment helping a doctor in the poor section of first-century Rome and discovers an ability to heal others through the power of her faith. When Julia falls ill, Hadassah is forced to confront a difficult decision: should she return to the Valerian household, risking exposure and death, to help her former tormentor in the Christian tradition? Continuing to search for meaning and faith, Marcus turns away from the opulence of Rome, led by a whispering voice from the past into a journey that could set him free from the darkness of his soul. Includes discussion questions suitable for individual use or group discussions. “Francine unlocks the longing in each one of us to connect to God in a deeper, life-changing way. No one reading her books will ever be the same again.” —Debbie Macomber “As we ‘watch’ Hadassah and Atretes struggle through first-century trials, we learn how to handle similar situations in the twenty-first century. The ‘costumes’ may vary, but our Lord does not change.” —Angela Hunt “Francine redefined Christian fiction—honest, unflinching, powerful, life-changing—demonstrating why storytelling is the most effective way to communicate God’s truth. Every Christian novelist writing today owes a debt of gratitude to Francine Rivers for lighting the way.” —Liz Curtis Higgs “Francine Rivers writes from her heart to touch the hearts of her readers. Her books are essential reading for all who love Christian fiction.” —Bodie Thoene “Francine Rivers puts readers right into the history of the moment.” —Romantic Times

Hosea--Micah

By James Limburg
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  • Publisher : Westminster John Knox Press
  • Book Code : 1611641411
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 431
  • Pdf File: hosea-micah.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching is a distinctive resource for those who interpret the Bible in the church. Planned and written specifically for teaching and preaching needs, this critically acclaimed biblical commentary is a major contribution to scholarship and ministry.

Beauty Beyond the Walls

By Sonora Brown
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  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Book Code : 1512797766
  • Total of Pages : 116
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 804
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Strong, driven, and fiercely independent, Sonora Brown leaves the comfort and convenience of her American life to provide economic relief to communities in Afghanistan. As she steps behind walled communities, she is braced to experience a country known for violence and hostility, where women have no voice or privilege. What she uncovers is kindness, hospitality, and a graceful strength that defy circumstances and confront her own cultural prejudices and understanding of God. Beauty Beyond the Walls is an honest, perseverant chronicle of faitha witness to the work of God in a place often deemed hopeless and forgotten. Browns experience teaches that when we surrender ourselves to embrace those around us, we open our hearts to know God.