They knew us before we began to walk upright. Shamans called them guardians, mythmakers called them tricksters, pagans called them gods, churchmen called them demons, folklorists called them shape-shifters. They’ve obligingly taken any role we’ve assigned them, and, while needing nothing from us, have accepted whatever we thought was their due – love, hate, fear, worship, condemnation, neglect, oblivion. Even in modern times, when their existence is doubted or denied, they continue to extend invitations to those who would travel a different road, a road not found on any of our cultural maps. But now, perceiving us as a threat to life itself, they issue their invitations with a dark purpose of their own. In this dazzling metaphysical thriller, four who put themselves in the hands of these all-but-forgotten Others venture across a sinister American landscape hidden from normal view, finding their way to interlocking destinies of death, terror, transcendental rapture, and shattering enlightenment. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Author: John Stillion
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society
Release Date: 1999-01-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering
As part of a two-year effort to develop an expansive construct of air and space power in the early twenty-first century that capitalizes on forthcoming air and space technologies and concepts of operation and is effective against adversaries with diverse economies, cultures, political institutions, and military capabilities, the research team investigated the possibility that future adversaries might be able to mount effective missile attacks on U.S. Air Force (USAF) main operating bases in critical regions. This report does not assess the relative vulnerabilities of various force elements and facilities; instead, it aids the USAF in addressing a potential vulnerability of its in-theater bases: highly accurate attacks against USAF aircraft on parking ramps at such bases made possible by the proliferation of Global Positioning System (GPS) guidance and submunition warhead technologies. If such attacks are feasible, the current USAF operational concept of high-tempo, parallel strikes from in-theater bases could be put in jeopardy. This report concludes that these guidance and munition technologies could, in fact, put USAF bases at serious risk. The report describes the threat technologies and concept of operation in detail, then explores both short-term responses--such as putting machine-gun teams equipped with night-vision goggles in towers around the bases--and long-term responses--such as operating anywhere in the world from a few secure, hardened, fixed bases with guaranteed access--to these threats.
La Biblia biling�e NLT/NTV provee los textos de la Nueva Traducci�n Viviente en espa�ol y de la New Living Translation en ingl�s en un formato paralelo. Estas dos traducciones excepcionales de la Biblia presentan la Palabra de Dios de una manera precisa y fiel, usando un lenguaje claro, c�lido y de f�cil comprensi�n que le hablar� directamente al coraz�n. Ahora totalmente revisada y actualizada, sus caracter�sticas incluyen: P�gina de presentaci�n Plan de lectura de 365 d�as Tabla de pesos y medidas Tres mapas a todo color The Bilingual Bible NLT/NTV provides the texts of the New Living Translation in English and the Nueva Traducci�n Viviente in Spanish in a parallel format. These two wonderful translations present God's Word accurately and faithfully in warm, inviting, and easy-to-understand language that will speak straight to your heart. Now completely revised and updated, its features include: Presentation Page 365-day Reading Plan Table of Weights and Measures Three full-color maps
Is an impostor robbing you of God’s love? We’ve bought into the lie that we are worthy of God’s love only when our lives are going well. If our families are happy or our jobs are meaningful, life is a success. But when life begins to fall through the cracks and embarrassing sins threaten to reveal our less-than-perfect identity, we scramble to keep up a good front to present to the world—and to God. We hide until we can rearrange the mask of perfection. Sadly, it is then that we wonder why we lack intimate relationships and a passionate faith. All this time God is calling us to take the mask off and come openly to Him. He longs for us to know in the depth of our beings that He loves us and accepts us as we are. When we are our true selves, we can finally claim our identity as God’s child—Abba’s child—and experience His pure pleasure in who we are. Brennan Manning encourages us to let go of the impostor lifestyle and freely accept our belovedness as a child of the heavenly Father. In Him there is life.
Author: Francine Rivers
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Simple text and illustrations retell Bible stories from the Old and New Testaments, each of which is followed by a "growing time" section that includes interesting facts, the moral of the story, and discussion questions.
Author: Adam Hamilton
Publisher: Abingdon Press
Release Date: 2016-11-29
We’re all searching. Sometimes the search is easy: simply type a question and the answer pops up. But sometimes our questions are complicated, and the answers are difficult to see and harder to articulate. How do we discover and examine the truths that give meaning and purpose to life? Adam Hamilton believes that some powerful answers are contained in the Apostles’ Creed, an early statement of foundational Christian beliefs. In this book for Lent, Easter, and beyond, Hamilton considers important questions of life, reality, and truth. He explores not only what Christians believe, but also why they believe it and why it matters. Chapters include: God Jesus Christ The Holy Spirit The Church at the Communion of Saints The Forgiveness of Sins The Resurrection of the Body Creed: What Christians Believe and Why is also part of a six-week church-wide program that includes a Leader Guide, DVD, and youth and children resources.
Author: Bob Jones University
Publisher: BJU Press
Release Date: 2004-01-31
Spanish 1 features reduced pages of Spanish 1 Student Text and marginal teacher's notes. The margins contain teaching objectives, pronunciation and grammar notes, and suggested Spanish resources. -- from publisher.
The bestselling children's Bible storybook newly redesigned for children ages 6 and under. The Beginner's Bible has been a favorite with young children and their parents since its release in 1989, with more than four million sold. Now it's redesigned with fresh new art, text, and stories that will excite children for many more years to come. The easy-to-read text and bright, full-color illustrations on every page make it a perfect way to introduce young children to the stories and characters of the Bible. Full of faith and fun, The Beginner's Bible is a wonderful gift for any child. Introduce children to the stories and characters of the Bible with this best-loved Bible storybook. With vibrant art and compelling text, more than 90 Bible stories come to life. Kids ages 6 and under will enjoy the fun illustrations of Noah helping the elephant onto the ark, Jonah praying inside the fish, and more, as they discover The Beginner's Bible just like millions of children before. The Beginner's Bible is the 2006 Retailers Choice Award winner in Children's Nonfiction.
The 21 Most Effective Prayers of the Bible speaks to believers of all ages, backgrounds, and maturity levels with an uplifting message: that the prayers of the Bible are prayers for us today. Not an exhaustive, scholarly study, this very readable volume investigates twenty-one heartfelt prayers that produced results. Author Dave Earley shares personal examples from years of ministry that illustrate how these deepest petitions worked not only for Biblical heroes, but for Christians of today. Hope and encouragement are the hallmarks of this collection, encouraging the reader to greater faith in the power of effective prayer.
Author: Pablo Garcia Loaeza
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Release Date: 2013-10-17
Genre: Foreign Language Study
Up-to-date volume, organized for quick access to phrases related to greetings, transportation, shopping, emergencies, other common circumstances. Over 700 entries include terms for modern telecommunications, idioms, slang. Phonetic pronunciations accompany phrases.
This publication contains King James Bible (1611, Pure Cambridge, Authorized Version) and La Sankta Biblio (1926) and Louis Segond (1910) and Reina Valera (1909) and Almeida Recebida (1848) translation. It has 285,244 references and shows 2 formats of The Bible. It includes King James Bible and La Sankta Biblio and Louis Segond and Reina Valera and Almeida Recebida formatted in a read and navigation friendly format, or the Navi-format for short. Here you will find each verse printed in parallel in the kjb-esp-lsg-rv1909-par order. It includes a full, separate and not in parallel, copy of the King James Bible and La Sankta Biblio and Louis Segond and Reina Valera and Almeida Recebida, built for text-to-speech (tts) so your device can read The Bible out loud to you. How the general Bible-navigation works: A Testament has an index of its books. The TTS format lists books and chapters after the book index. The Testaments reference each other in the book index. Each book has a reference to The Testament it belongs to. Each book has a reference to the previous and or next book. Each book has an index of its chapters. Each chapter has a reference to the book it belongs to. Each chapter reference the previous and or next chapter. Each chapter has an index of its verses. Each chapter in TTS reference same chapter in the Navi-format. Each verse is numbered and reference the chapter it belongs to. Each verse starts on a new line for better readability. In the TTS format the verse numbers are not shown. Any reference in an index brings you to the location. The Built-in table of contents reference all books in all formats. We believe we have built one of the best if not the best navigation there is to be found in an ebook such as this! It puts any verse at your fingertips and is perfect for the quick lookup. And the combination of King James Bible and La Sankta Biblio and Louis Segond and Reina Valera and Almeida Recebida and its navigation makes this ebook unique. Note that Text-To-Speech (TTS) support varies from device to device. Some devices do not support it. Others support only one language and some support many languages. The language used for TTS in this ebook is English.