There's a little competition in Sarah's barn over who is Sarah's favorite heifer. Is it Prima Bella, who's already won Denver and Louisville? Or is it the Delilah, the new baby heifer who cost a fortune? Surely it's not Roan Princess, the heifer Sarah never pays attention to at all. In Book 6 of the Sarah the Showman Series, find out what happens when one heifer, who is sometimes unpopular, never stops believing in herself.
Sarah the Showman is the story of a young girl who loves animals and the outdoors. When she feels like typical girl hobbies like ballet or softball aren't quite for her, she starts showing. She learns to work hard and never give up on her dreams.
The book of Hebrews appeared during a critical time in the history of the early church. The destruction of Jerusalem was impending and many of the believers believed the end of the world was near. However, Paul warned the church against entertaining a false hope, for he knew they were misguided with their beliefs. It was a critical time—the apostles were passing away, and soon the church would be left alone. It was in this hour of perplexity that the book of Hebrews appeared with needed light and comfort. The people needed a clear conception of the work Christ was doing for them in the courts above, and this book explained the delay in His return, and restored their wavering faith. The conditions and problems which the church then had to meet are not unlike those facing the church today. While the early church was living at the time of the fulfillment of the first part of Christ’s prophecy—the destruction of the city of Jerusalem and the temple, we are living at the time of the fulfillment of the second part of the prophecy—the coming of the Lord Jesus in the clouds of heaven. As there was misconceptions of Christ’s work in the sanctuary then, so there are those now who likewise err. There is as much need today of a thorough study of the Scriptures as there was then, and more so. The book of Hebrews was a great factor in stabilizing the apostolic church in the crisis hour before the fall of Jerusalem, and it is hoped that a discussion of the mighty themes of the book of Hebrews will be of some help to the church of God today. All need to have their eyes fastened on our great High Priest and the work He is doing in the sanctuary above. And may it be the blessed privilege of many with “boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus, by a new and living way, which he hath consecrated for us, through the veil, that is to say, his flesh.” (Heb. 10:19, 20.) This was the prayer and hope of the author of Hebrews, and this also is the hope of the author of this volume.
Author: Elizabeth Mary Wright
Publisher: OXFORD: HORACE HART
Release Date: 2014-12-21
Genre: Foreign Language Study
Example in this ebook Under the heading of ‘The Varieties of English Speech’ an article of mine appeared in The Quarterly Review of July, 1907. The favourable reception accorded to it at the time prompted me to embark forthwith on a larger work dealing with the same subject. Many books both scientific and popular have been written concerning dialect speech and lore, but nearly all of them are special investigations of some particular dialect. I have taken a bolder flight than this. I have not given a detailed account of any one dialect, but I have surveyed them all, and have gathered words, phrases, names, superstitions, and popular customs, here and there, wherever I found something that appealed to me, and that I felt would appeal to others as well as myself. It was impossible to make any one category exhaustive, for such was the mass of material open to me for selection, I might say I was ‘fairly betwattled and baffounded’. The only thing to be done was to make my selections fairly representative of the whole. My aim in dealing with the linguistic side of my subject has been to show that rules for pronunciation and syntax are not the monopoly of educated people who have been taught to preach as well as practise them. Dialect-speaking people obey sound-laws and grammatical rules even more faithfully than we do, because theirs is a natural and unconscious obedience. Some writers of literary English seem to enjoy flinging jibes at dialect on the assumption that any deviation from the standard speech must be due to ignorance, if not to vulgarity besides. Since I wrote the last chapter of this book, I read in a criticism of Stanley Houghton’s Play Trust the People, this sentence describing the Lancashire ‘father an old mill-hand and the homely mother to match’: ‘They are both drawn, you feel, to the life, and talk with ease, not to say gusto, that curious lingo which seems to an outsider mainly distinguished by its contemptuous neglect of the definite article’, The Times, Friday, Feb. 7, 1913. Now the definite article in north-west Lancashire is t, in the south-west and south t, or th, and in mid and south-east Lancashire th. When this t stands before a consonant, and more especially before a dental such as t, d, it is not by any means easy for the uninitiated to detect the difference in sound between the simple word and the same word preceded by the article, between, for example, table and t table, or dog and t dog. But this is not ‘contemptuous neglect’ on the part of the Lancastrian! It would be nearer the mark to say that the Lancashire dialect is characterized by its retention of a form of the definite article very difficult to pronounce in certain combinations. Further, I have endeavoured to show by means of numerous illustrations, how full the dialects are of words and phrases remarkable not only for their force and clearness, but often also for their subtle beauty, that satisfying beauty of the thing exactly fitted to its purpose. I have also drawn up lists showing the numbers of old words and phrases once common in English literature, still existing in the dialects. Occasionally writers of modern verse seek to restore some of the words of this type to their former position in literary English, thereby causing the reviewer to stumble dreadfully, though he thinketh he standeth. I quote the following from a literary periodical dated May 2, 1913: ‘He debates if he shall make “a nest within a reedy brake”, or, failing this delectable situation, offers himself a quaint alternative, Or I shall see with quiet eye, The dappled paddock loping by. We had always supposed in our ignorance that “paddock” was a term applied to green fields or pastures. How Mr. ... could have seen a paddock “lope” we do not know, and perhaps it would not be kind to ask him to explain.’ To be continue in this ebook
When ten-year-old Dinah Kirkham saw her father leave their Manchester home in the middle of the night, she basked when he would be back. "Soon," he replied. But he never came back. On that night in 1829, John Kirkham laid the foundation of his daughter's certainty that the only person Dinah could ever really trust was herself. From that day forward, Dinah worked to support her family, remaining devoted to their welfare even in the face of despair and grinding poverty. Then one day she heard a new message, a new purpose ignited in her heart, and new life opened up before her. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
In Book #5 of Sarah the Showman Series, Sarah and her friends have a great week at the county fair! Find out how Sarah does with her pig, and meet Sarah's friends who show different projects at the fair.
It's amazing what girls can do when they work together! In Book #3 of Sarah the Showman Series, Sarah and her friend Haley team up to convince Sarah's dad that it's time she gets a show pig! The girls make a plan, travel to a pig sale, and learn what it takes to prepare for the county fair.
Author: Susan C. W. Abbotson
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Literary Criticism
The uniquely thematic approach of this resource will help teachers and librarians identify pertinent works of modern drama for students, and will enhance readers' understanding of these works. Ninety-nine plays are discussed, covering a broad range of works spanning more than a hundred years.
Author: Herbert Carl Leupold
Publisher: Deward Publishing
Release Date: 2010-08
Leupold's classic commentary on Genesis. Two volumes in one. One of my favorite commentaries on Genesis is the tried, but useful, commentary by Leupold. It offers more sense and help on the book of Genesis than one usually finds in similar commentaries on this important book of the Bible. I highly recommend it. Walter C. Kaiser, Jr. President Emeritus Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary Rarely does a commentary have a shelf-life of over 20 years, but H. C. Leupold's Genesis is a classic exposition whose careful exegesis and theological comment make it a "must have" for every serious student of the Book of Beginnings. Kenneth Mathews Professor of Divinity Beeson Divinity School Best book on Genesis, a very thorough presentation, easy to read. A well researched, evangelical work. An Annotated Bibliography on the Bible and the Church Douglas Moo, Editor A most thorough, helpful exposition from the conservative standpoint. The Minister's Library Cyril Barber