Trial and Triumph: Stories from Church History

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Canon Press #ad - Christianity is a faith in love with history. Lewis. Through them we can begin to enjoy the old paths and find rest for our souls. 6:16. Thus says the lord: stand in the ways and see, and ask for the old paths, where the good way is, and walk in it; then you will find rest for your souls;Jer. We too often view church history as the story of obscure aliens instead of the lives of brothers and sisters, mothers and fathers.

In this collection of forty-six brief biographies for children, Anselm, Charlemagne, Bunyan, Luther, Hannula sketches the stirring trials and triumphs of many famous and some lesser known figures in our family of faith—including Augustine, and C. S. The spirit carried that divine work over the centuries, providing courage and maturity even amid our imperfections.

Trial and Triumph: Stories from Church History #ad - Christians find their true family line not through tribes and ethnic blood but in the bond of faithfulness and shed blood that has united our family for millennia. God took on human flesh and dwelt among us.

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An Island Story Illustrated

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EirenikosPress #ad - An Island Story Illustrated #ad - H. S. The story spans from the early days of Britain, starting around the Roman Empire, to shortly after World War I. This ebook is beautifully illustrated throughout with color drawings by A. Forrest. Marshall was looking for a way to tell her young children about the History of England, so she wrote a history book for young readers.

E. Intertwined are English folklore and true Tales of English History.

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Fifty Famous Stories Retold with Biographical Introduction

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Digireads.com #ad - These stories illustrate the most celebrated protagonists of all time, and will entertain readers of all ages as much today as they have for centuries past. Children will take pleasure in having these stories read aloud to them, while older children will delight in reading them to themselves. Originally published by american book company in 1896 as educational literature for grade schools, these stories will delight and educate children, laying the foundation for future literary studies as nearly all are frequently alluded to in modern poetry and prose.

Fifty Famous Stories Retold with Biographical Introduction #ad - . Beginning with socrates and the ancient greeks, sir walter Raleigh, James Baldwin narrates the stories of larger-than-life figures like Leonidas and the Brave Three Hundred, Robin Hood, Napoleon Bonaparte, and George Washington. This timeless collection of short stories encompasses a vast history of famous literary heroes and their romantic tales of bravery, perseverance and compassion.

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Parables from Nature Yesterday's Classics

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Yesterday's Classics #ad - Parables for children inspired by nature. This collection includes all 29 stories from the first, and fourth series, third, second, originally published in separate volumes. Suitable for ages 9 and up.

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Viking Tales

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Parables From Nature

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Digireads.com #ad - Parables From Nature #ad - A collection of parables by margaret gatty which includes the following: a lesson of faith, not lost, gifts, knowledge not the limit of belief, daily bread, the unknown land, whereunto?, the voices of the earth, The Law of the Wood, Cobwebs, Kicking, The Circle of Blessing, The General Thaw, The Light of Life, Active and Passive, Waiting, Inferior Animals, Imperfect Instruments, The Deliverer, Night and Day, Training and Restraining, The Law of Authority and Obedience, The Light of Truth, Red Snow, The Master of the Harvest, Purring When You're Pleased, A Lesson of Hope, But Gone Before, Motes in the Sunbeam, and Birds in the Nest.

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Our Island Story Yesterday's Classics

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Yesterday's Classics #ad - Suitable for children ages 9 and up to read to themselves and for children as young as 6 as a read-aloud. A child's history of England from earliest legendary times delightfully retold. Beginning with the stories of albion and Brutus, it relates all the interesting legends and hero tales in which the history of England abounds through the end of the reign of Queen Victoria.

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Handbook of Nature Study

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Ravenio Books #ad - He sees whatever there is in his environment, or the golden flash of the oriole in the elm; whether it be the purple of the shadows on the snow, whether it be the thunder-head piled up in the western sky, or the azure glint on the wing of the little butterfly. Nature-study aids both in discernment and expression of things as they are.

Nature-study cultivates in the child a love of the beautiful; it brings to him early a perception of color, form and music. Therefore, the object of the nature-study teacher should be to cultivate in the children powers of accurate observation and to build up within them, understanding. First, but not most important, nature-study gives the child practical and helpful knowledge.

And the patter of the rain, the sighing of the wind in the pine, the gurgle of the brook, he notes and loves and becomes enriched thereby. But, more than all, nature-study gives the child a sense of companionship with life out of doors and an abiding love of nature. Also, what there is of sound, he hears; he reads the music score of the bird orchestra, separating each part and knowing which bird sings it.

Handbook of Nature Study #ad - . And these paths whether they lead among the lowliest plants, or whether to the stars, finally converge and bring the wanderer to that serene peace and hopeful faith that is the sure inheritance of all those who realize fully that they are working units of this wonderful universe. If nature-study as taught does not make the child love nature and the out-of-doors, then it should cease.

Let this latter be the teacher’s criterion for judging his or her work.

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This Country of Ours

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The Burgess Bird Book for Children Illustrated

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Digireads.com Publishing #ad - They were made especially for this volume and are so accurate, so true to life, that study of them will enable any one to identify the species shown. This book was written to supply a definite need. Its primary purpose is to interest the little child in, and to make him acquainted with, those feathered friends he is most likely to see.

It was written as a labor of love—love for little children and love for the birds. It is offered to the reader without apologies of any sort. It is intended to be at once a story book and an authoritative handbook. Fuertes for his cooperation in the endeavor to make this book of real assistance to the beginner in the study of our native birds.

I am greatly indebted to Mr. Mr. Louis agassiz fuertes, artist and naturalist, has marvelously supplemented such value as may be in the text by his wonderful drawings in full color. In its preparation an earnest effort has been made to present as far as possible the important facts regarding the appearance, habits and characteristics of our feathered neighbors.

The Burgess Bird Book for Children Illustrated #ad - So far as i am aware the book is unique in this respect. Because there is no method of approach to the child mind equal to the story, this method of conveying information has been adopted. While it is intended for little children, it is hoped that children of larger growth may find in it much of both interest and helpfulness.

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Margaret Gatty's Parables from Nature, Paraphrased

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#ad - A sentence by sentence paraphrase of Margaret Gatty's "Parables from Nature, " illustrating spiritual truths with stories taken mostly from nature.

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