Fleeing Herod

Author : James Cowan
ISBN : 9781612613376
Genre : Religion
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When the Holy Family fled to Egypt to escape the wrath of King Herod Antipas, they journeyed for three years throughout Egypt, mainly along the Nile, to keep Herod’s agents at bay. Using an ancient 4th century text written by Patriarch Theophilus of Alexandria as his guide, Cowan takes the reader on a fascinating journey through modern-day Egypt in the footsteps of the Holy Family, about the Delta region and up the Nile to a place called Mount Qussqam, where Mary, Joseph, and the infant Jesus resided for six months. The itinerary, according to Coptic tradition, was revealed to Theophilus in a dream. Documenting his journey, Cowan finds himself in the midst of a spiritual revolution going on in Egypt itself. He meets with monks and health workers, desert mystics and visionaries, all of whom have a stake in the story of the Holy Family’s journey, as they know it. Through their eyes the reader is drawn into a dramatic story of escape and miraculous interventions.
Category: Religion

Thirty Days In The Land With Jesus Sampler

Author : Charles H Dyer
ISBN : 9780802486356
Genre : Religion
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Enjoy these SAMPLE pages from Thirty Days in the Land with Jesus - What encouragement we receive when the truth of the Bible meets us where we are--just imagine how much more eye-opening it is when we encounter the Bible where it was written! Thirty Days in the Land with Jesus, takes the reader on a spiritual journey through the Holy Word and the Holy Land, guided by renowned expert and author Dr. Charles Dyer. Complemented by vivid, full-color photography, each day draws new insight and inspiration from the ancient sites that framed the earthly ministry of Jesus Christ. Your understanding of the person, work, and words of Jesus Christ takes on an added dimension with this day by day exploration of the world in which He walked.
Category: Religion


Author : Grant R. Osborne
ISBN : 9780310323709
Genre : Religion
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Designed for the pastor and Bible teacher, the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament examines the biblical text in its original environment. Notable evangelical scholars carefully attend to grammatical detail, literary context, rhetorical flow, theological nuance, and historical setting in their interpretation. Critical scholarship informs each step, but does not dominate the commentary, allowing readers to concentrate on the biblical author’s message as it unfolds. While primarily designed for those with a basic knowledge of biblical Greek, all who strive to understand and teach the New Testament will find this series beneficial. The general editor for this enterprising series is Clinton E. Arnold The following focused sections help readers understand the text: Literary Context: Explains how each passage functions within the book Main Idea: Summarizes the central message of the passage Translation in Graphic Layout: Presents a translation through a diagram that helps readers visualize the flow of thought within the text Exegetical Outline: Gives the overall structure of the passage Explanation of the Text: Provides interpretive insights into the background and meaning of the text Theology in Application: Discusses how the message of the text fits within the book itself and in a broader biblical-theological context, suggesting applications for the church today
Category: Religion

The Holy Bible

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ISBN : UOM:39015062466308
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Author : Samuel Sandmel
ISBN : UCAL:$B678486
Genre : History
File Size : 68.5 MB
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Category: History

A Warning To Sinners To Flee From The Wrath To Come

Author : Nathaniel Vincent
ISBN : 9781938721564
Genre : Religion
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In this timely evangelical work that should be shared with everyone, Vincent states that "sin will have a very bad end." Original and actual sin will send a man, woman, or child to hell unless they are converted by Jesus Christ. All that have gone into another world are sensible of it, though few in this world perceive it. When the servants of sin have received their wages, which is death, then they will know their sorrow. They will know what kind of master they have served, and what pains they foolishly took for that misery, which they should have taken pains to have prevented. Vincent explains Romans 14:10, "We shall stand before the judgment seat of Christ." He covers the Judge (God), those who will be judged (all men), things which are to be judged (all thoughts, actions and deeds) and the certainty of judgment. He also covers Matthew 11:23, "And thou Capernaum, which are exalted unto heaven, shalt be brought down to hell!" Here he gives application and a warning: turn to God, or be turned into hell. This is not a scan or facsimile, has been updated in modern English for easy reading and has an active table of contents for electronic versions.
Category: Religion

The Stories Of J F Powers

Author : J.F. Powers
ISBN : 9781590176597
Genre : Fiction
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Hailed by Frank O’Connor as one of “the greatest living storytellers,” J. F. Powers, who died in 1999, stands with Eudora Welty, Flannery O’Connor, and Raymond Carver among the authors who have given the short story an unmistakably American cast. In three slim collections of perfectly crafted stories, published over a period of some thirty years and brought together here in a single volume for the first time, Powers wrote about many things: baseball and jazz, race riots and lynchings, the Great Depression, and the flight to the suburbs. His greatest subject, however—and one that was uniquely his—was the life of priests in Chicago and the Midwest. Powers’s thoroughly human priests, who include do-gooders, gladhanders, wheeler-dealers, petty tyrants, and even the odd saint, struggle to keep up with the Joneses in a country unabashedly devoted to consumption. These beautifully written, deeply sympathetic, and very funny stories are an unforgettable record of the precarious balancing act that is American life.
Category: Fiction