The Book of 2 Samuel Journal

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ISBN: 0998700924
Release Date: 2017-03-27
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Author: Courtney Joseph
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Women Living Well

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ISBN: 9781400204953
Release Date: 2013-10-08
Number of pages: 240
Author: Courtney Joseph
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc

Download and read online Women Living Well in PDF and EPUB Women desire to live well. However, living well in this modern world is a challenge. The pace of life, along with the new front porch of social media, has changed the landscape of our lives. Women have been told for far too long that being on the go and accumulating more things will make their lives full. As a result, we grasp for the wrong things in life and come up empty. God created us to walk with him; to know him and to be loved by him. He is our living well and when we drink from the water he continually provides, it will change us. Our marriages, our parenting, and our homemaking will be transformed. Mommy-blogger Courtney Joseph is a cheerful realist. She tackles the challenge of holding onto vintage values in a modern world, starting with the keys to protecting our walk with God. No subject is off-limits as she moves on to marriage, parenting, and household management. Rooted in the Bible, her practical approach includes tons of tips that are perfect for busy moms, including: Simple Solutions for Studying God’s Word How to Handle Marriage, Parenting, and Homemaking in a Digital Age 10 Steps to Completing Your Husband Dealing With Disappointed Expectations in Motherhood Creating Routines that Bring Rest Pursuing the Discipline and Diligence of the Proverbs 31 Woman There is nothing more important than fostering your faith, building your marriage, training your children, and creating a haven for your family. Women Living Well is a clear and personal guide to making the most of these precious responsibilities.


The Book of Romans Journal

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ISBN: 0997762063
Release Date: 2016-10-30
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Author: Courtney Joseph
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Download and read online The Book of Romans Journal in PDF and EPUB This is a journal not a devotional. Please find all of the in-depth Bible study resources out on-line that coincide with this journal including free printables, videos, devotionals and more. Join us at GoodMorningGirls.org.This journal includes a description of how to use GMG's signature S.O.A.K. method and Coloring Chart. It also includes an introduction and background of the book, the GMG verse of the day, reflection question of the day and beautiful space to journal all of your SOAKs for each chapter of the book of James.This journal is designed for the Good Morning Girls online Bible study community. The founder and long-time Bible study leader, Courtney Joseph, is a graduate of the Moody Bible Institute.Living Well in this modern world is a challenge. In an ever increasingly busy world, Courtney inspires us to slow down a


The Quarterly Journal of Prophecy

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ISBN: MINN:31951002795792I
Release Date: 1856
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The Beginning of Politics

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ISBN: 9781400884896
Release Date: 2017-04-17
Number of pages: 232
Author: Moshe Halbertal
Publisher: Princeton University Press

Download and read online The Beginning of Politics in PDF and EPUB New insights into how the Book of Samuel offers a timeless meditation on the dilemmas of statecraft The Book of Samuel is universally acknowledged as one of the supreme achievements of biblical literature. Yet the book's anonymous author was more than an inspired storyteller. The author was also an uncannily astute observer of political life and the moral compromises and contradictions that the struggle for power inevitably entails. The Beginning of Politics mines the story of Israel's first two kings to unearth a natural history of power, providing a forceful new reading of what is arguably the first and greatest work of Western political thought. Moshe Halbertal and Stephen Holmes show how the beautifully crafted narratives of Saul and David cut to the core of politics, exploring themes that resonate wherever political power is at stake. Through stories such as Saul's madness, David's murder of Uriah, the rape of Tamar, and the rebellion of Absalom, the book's author deepens our understanding not only of the necessity of sovereign rule but also of its costs—to the people it is intended to protect and to those who wield it. What emerges from the meticulous analysis of these narratives includes such themes as the corrosive grip of power on those who hold and compete for power; the ways in which political violence unleashed by the sovereign on his own subjects is rooted in the paranoia of the isolated ruler and the deniability fostered by hierarchical action through proxies; and the intensity with which the tragic conflict between political loyalty and family loyalty explodes when the ruler's bloodline is made into the guarantor of the all-important continuity of sovereign power. The Beginning of Politics is a timely meditation on the dark side of sovereign power and the enduring dilemmas of statecraft.


David Saul and God

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ISBN: 0199715947
Release Date: 2008-04-16
Number of pages: 352
Author: Paul Borgman
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Download and read online David Saul and God in PDF and EPUB The biblical story of King David and his conflict with King Saul (1 and 2 Samuel) is one of the most colorful and perennially popular in the Hebrew Bible. In recent years, this story has attracted a great deal of scholarly attention, much of it devoted to showing that David was a far less heroic character than appears on the surface. Indeed, more than one has painted David as a despicable tyrant. Paul Borgman provides a counter-reading to these studies, through an attentive reading of the narrative patterns of the text. He focuses on one of the key features of ancient Hebrew narrative poetics -- repeated patterns -- taking special note of even the small variations each time a pattern recurs. He argues that such "hearing cues" would have alerted an ancient audience to the answers to such questions as "Who is David?" and "What is so wrong with Saul?" The narrative insists on such questions, says Borgman, slowly disclosing answers through patterns of repeated scenarios and dominant motifs that yield, finally, the supreme work of storytelling in ancient literature. Borgman concludes with a comparison with Homer's storytelling technique, demontrating that the David story is indeed a masterpiece and David (as Baruch Halpern has said) "the first truly modern human."


In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day

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ISBN: 1601422083
Release Date: 2008-08-19
Number of pages: 208
Author: Mark Batterson
Publisher: Multnomah

Download and read online In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day in PDF and EPUB Your greatest regret at the end of your life will be the lions you didn't chase. You will look back longingly on risks not taken, opportunities not seized, and dreams not pursued. Stop running away from what scares you most and start chasing the God-ordained opportunities that cross your path. In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day is inspired by one of the most obscure yet courageous acts recorded in Scripture, a blessed and audacious act that left no regrets: “Benaiah chased a lion down into a pit. Then, despite the snow and slippery ground, he caught the lion and killed it” (2 Samuel 23:20 -21). Unleash the lion chaser within! What if the life you really want, and the future God wants for you, is hiding right now in your biggest problem, your worst failure…your greatest fear? Story Behind the Book “Our best days often start out as our worst days. And our greatest opportunities are often disguised as our biggest problems. You can land in a pit with a lion on a snowy day, and it will seem like the end of the road. But God is in the recycling business. He recycles past experiences and uses them to prepare us for future opportunities. That is the story of my life. And that is the story of your life. Look in the rearview mirror long enough and you’ll see that God has purposely positioned you everywhere you’ve been—even when it seemed you’d taken a wrong turn.” —Mark Batterson


Dreamland

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ISBN: 9781620402511
Release Date: 2015-04-21
Number of pages: 384
Author: Sam Quinones
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

Download and read online Dreamland in PDF and EPUB Winner of the NBCC Award for General Nonfiction Named on Amazon's Best Books of the Year 2015--Michael Botticelli, U.S. Drug Czar (Politico) Favorite Book of the Year--Angus Deaton, Nobel Prize Economics (Bloomberg/WSJ) Best Books of 2015--Matt Bevin, Governor of Kentucky (WSJ) Books of the Year--Slate.com's 10 Best Books of 2015--Entertainment Weekly's 10 Best Books of 2015 --Buzzfeed's 19 Best Nonfiction Books of 2015--The Daily Beast's Best Big Idea Books of 2015--Seattle Times' Best Books of 2015--Boston Globe's Best Books of 2015--St. Louis Post-Dispatch's Best Books of 2015--The Guardian's The Best Book We Read All Year--Audible's Best Books of 2015--Texas Observer's Five Books We Loved in 2015--Chicago Public Library's Best Nonfiction Books of 2015 From a small town in Mexico to the boardrooms of Big Pharma, an explosive and shocking account of addiction and black tar heroin in the heartland of America. In 1929, in the blue-collar city of Portsmouth, Ohio, a company built a swimming pool the size of a football field; named Dreamland, it became the vital center of the community. Now, addiction has devastated Portsmouth, as it has hundreds of small rural towns and suburbs across America--addiction like no other the country has ever faced. How that happened is the riveting story of Dreamland. With a great reporter's narrative skill and the storytelling ability of a novelist, acclaimed journalist Sam Quinones weaves together two classic tales of capitalism run amok whose unintentional collision has been catastrophic. The unfettered prescribing of pain medications during the 1990s reached its peak in Purdue Pharma's campaign to market OxyContin, its new, expensive--extremely addictive--miracle painkiller. Meanwhile, a massive influx of black tar heroin--cheap, potent, and originating from one small county on Mexico's west coast, independent of any drug cartel--assaulted small town and mid-sized cities across the country, driven by a brilliant, almost unbeatable marketing and distribution system. Together these phenomena continue to lay waste to communities from Tennessee to Oregon, Indiana to New Mexico. Introducing a memorable cast of characters--pharma pioneers, young Mexican entrepreneurs, narcotics investigators, survivors, and parents--Quinones shows how these tales fit together. Dreamland is a revelatory account of the corrosive threat facing America and its heartland.



Twelve More Women of the Bible

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ISBN: 0310081467
Release Date: 2016-12-06
Number of pages: 176
Author: Sherry Harney
Publisher:

Download and read online Twelve More Women of the Bible in PDF and EPUB In this twelve-session video Bible study, some of today's best-loved authors and speakers look at the spiritual lessons learned from twelve women in the Bible and what they mean for you today. As you look at each of these women's lives, you will discover how to: Apply biblical lessons to your own modern-day struggles Live through you failures as well as your successes Draw near to God in a world filled with trials Find lasting contentment in every situation Overcome rejection and insecurity . . . and much more This fresh look at these women in the Bible will help you discover new insights into God's character, help you persevere through difficult times, and find joy in the hope that Jesus has provided to you. This study guide includes background information on each woman, group discussion questions, Bible exploration, and personal study and reflection materials for in-between sessions. You'll study the lives of . . . The Proverbs 31 Woman: How Not to Do It All Deborah: Fight Like a Girl The Shulamite Woman: We Had God at Hello Ruth: Staying Focused in a World of Distractions Puah and Shiprah: How to Fight Your Fears Esther: Letting God Be in Control Priscilla: Living a Life of Blessed Ordinary Mary and Martha: Finding Life in Death The Bent Woman: We've Got God's Complete Attention The Women with Issue of Blood: When Persistence Pays Off Elizabeth: How to Win the Waiting Game Anna: How to Live a Life Devoted to God Designed for use with Twelve More Women of the Bible: A DVD Study (9780310081487).


The Purpose Driven Life

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ISBN: 9780310329336
Release Date: 2012-10-23
Number of pages: 368
Author: Rick Warren
Publisher: Zondervan

Download and read online The Purpose Driven Life in PDF and EPUB This book has transformed millions of lives. Are you ready for a change? Since its release, The Purpose Driven Life has been translated into eighty-five different languages and has become the “Bestselling non-fiction hardback book in history” according to Publisher’s Weekly, all because of the Christ-centered approach the book takes to answering life’s most fundamental question: What on earth am I here for? This new hardcover edition is reimagined for a new generation, with four new features including: Video introductions by Rick Warren to chapters 1-42 An audio lesson at the end of each chapter, with more than thirty additional hours of teaching by Rick Warren Two new bonus chapters on the most common barriers to living a purpose-driven life Access to an online community where you can discuss your journey to purpose, get feedback, and receive support On your journey you’ll find the answers to three of life’s most important questions: The Question of Existence: Why am I alive?, The Question of Significance: Does my life matter?, The Question of Purpose: What on earth am I here for? Living out the purpose you were created for moves you beyond mere survival and success to a life of significance—the life you were meant to live.


She Reads Truth

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ISBN: 9781433692321
Release Date: 2016-10-04
Number of pages: 200
Author: Raechel Myers
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group

Download and read online She Reads Truth in PDF and EPUB She wants faith, hope, and love. She wants help and healing. She wants to hear and be heard, to see and be seen. She wants things set right. She wants to know what is true—not partly true, or sometimes true, or almost true. She wants to see Truth itself, face-to-face. But here, now, these things are all cloudy. Hope is tinged with hurt. Faith is shaded by doubt. Lesser, broken things masquerade as love. How does she find something permanent when the world around her is always changing, when not even she can stay the same? And if she finds it, how does she hold on? She Reads Truth tells the stories of two women who discovered, through very different lives and circumstances, that only God and His Word remain unchanged as the world around them shifted and slipped away. Infused with biblical application and Scripture, this book is not just about two characters in two stories, but about one Hero and one Story. Every image points to the bigger picture—that God and His Word are true. Not because of anything we do, but because of who He is. Not once, not occasionally, but right now and all the time. Sometimes it takes everything moving to notice the thing that doesn’t move. Sometimes it takes telling two very different stories to notice how the Truth was exactly the same in both of them. For anyone searching for a solid foundation to cling to, She Reads Truth is a rich and honest Bible-filled journey to finally find permanent in a world that’s passing away.


The Classical Journal

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ISBN: 9781108057868
Release Date: 2013-02-28
Number of pages: 450
Author: Abraham John Valpy
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Download and read online The Classical Journal in PDF and EPUB This forty-volume collection comprises all the issues of an early and influential classical periodical, first published between 1810 and 1829.


My Brother Sam is Dead

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ISBN: 9781620641989
Release Date: 2012-04-13
Number of pages: 240
Author: James Lincoln Collier
Publisher: AudioGO

Download and read online My Brother Sam is Dead in PDF and EPUB Winner of the Newbery Honor! The Revolutionary War comes alive in this contemporary classic for young adults. The War had no clear-cut loyalties--it divided families, friends and towns. Young Tim Meeker's 16-year-old brother goes off to fight with the Patriots while his father remains a reluctant British Loyalist in the Tory town of Redding, CT. Tim’s always looked up to his brother, who’s smart and brave. With the war soon raging, Tim knows he'll have to make a choice -- between the Revolutionaries and the Redcoats . . . and between his brother and his father. Over the course of the war Tim learns that life teaches some bitter lessons and does not guarantee clear answers. My Brother Sam Is Dead is a stirring, probing tale full of action and suspense, putting listeners right into the heart of the Revolutionary War.


Iowa State Journal of Research

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ISBN: UIUC:30112009433621
Release Date: 1974
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