A Coming Evil

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Author: Vivian Vande Velde

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780547349862

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

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Lisette Beaucaire was angry when her parents sent her away from Paris that September day in 1940. And although she knew that with the Nazis occupying the city she'd be safer at her Aunt Josephine's farm in the Dordogne valley, Lisette resented her "exile." She'd miss her friends and the excitement of being thirteen and starting a new school. Instead she'd have nothing to do but amuse her little cousin Cecile. That's what Lisette thought, but she soon found out that she wasn't the only visitor at the farmhouse. And then she encountered Gerard, a visitor from a long time ago, who proved to be a valiant ally at a crucial moment for the people who lived in the farmhouse.

The Strange Man

The Coming Evil, Book One

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Author: Greg Mitchell

Publisher: Charisma Media

ISBN: 161638414X

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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Dras Weldon is a twenty-two-year-old unemployed washout. He lives in a world populated by horror movies and comic books, content to hide in the shadow of adolescence. Under the scrutinizing eye of his older brother, Jeff, a pastor, Dras lives a life of professed Christianity with very little observable spirituality. He must change. However, when a demon known only as “the Strange Man” comes to his small town of Greensboro and threatens Dras’s best friend, Rosalyn Myers, Dras discovers that only by putting his faith into action can he save his friend from danger. Suddenly he is thrust into a race against the clock and forced to battle demonic forces in an effort to convince Rosalyn to accept Christ and turn away from the coming evil.

Warfare Time

Spiritual Warfare

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Author: Sheka Mansaray

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1514474972

Category: Religion

Page: 344

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This book will focus the reader on what it means to battle spiritual warfare. Furthermore, it gives you practical steps (biblically based) on how to engage in this battle in your day-to-day life. This isnt some the devil made me do it or its all the devils fault philosophy. It delves into the reality of human weakness in a broken world yet challenges to take a stand and move forward, all the while focusing and relying on the biblical truths of Jesus Christ! This is that type of book you simply cannot read over and just move on. You will definitely plan on reading it again and delving into and memorizing the many scriptures it mentions. This book incites you to meditate on Gods word. If you believe in whats above, then you need to know whats below. Ours is a battle within, and this book lets it all out there in such a manner that you can stand a chance in this often-damaged range of evil and confusion. The book was written, in fact, to help you destroy and fight back to take what is yours or what you have struggled with your walk in the Lord. You can benefit with some good information on this book.

You Were Born to Conquer

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Author: Alex Osorio

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1477273972

Category: Education

Page: 180

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The day that you were born was not an ordinary day, it was a day that a champion was born. You were born for no other reason than to Conquer, to conquer in your home, in your job, in your finances, and in your personal own life. Pastor Alex explores in depth how to overcome every circumstance in your life, how to realize that you were born not as an ordinary person but a person with a destiny. Our words have creative power. Any time you speak something, either good or bad; you give life to what you are saying. You are prophesying your own future. That's why it's so important to send your words out in the direction you want your life to go. You can't talk defeat and expect to have victory. You can't talk lack and expect to have abundance. You will produce whatever you say. There is Power in your words. Know this ......You were Born to Conquer!

The Treasury of David

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Author: C. H. Spurgeon

Publisher: Hendrickson Publishers

ISBN: 1565639456

Category: Religion

Page: 2912

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Charles Haddon Spurgeon, the "Prince of Preachers," composed and polished "The Treasury of David "over the span of nearly half his ministry. This incomparable commentary and omnibus on the Psalms has been prized by Christians ever since. Spurgeon's own commentary on every verse of the Psalms is extremely insightful, and by itself it would have been rich enough for posterity. But there's much more in "The Treasury of David." You'll find a wealth of illuminating extracts and quotes from hundreds of commentators--contemporaries of Spurgeon as well as the great Puritan expositors of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Preachers and teachers will appreciate the homiletical hints on almost every verse, concise sermon outlines, and provocative seed thoughts. Useful bibliographies and an index of authors offer more practical help. Whether you're teaching on the Psalms, studying them for personal devotions, or simply intrigued by the writings of Spurgeon, you'll enjoy this splendid classic.

Africa Bible Commentary

A One-Volume Commentary Written by 70 African Scholars

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 031087128X

Category: Religion

Page: 1616

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The Africa Bible Commentary is a unique publishing event—the first one-volume Bible commentary produced in Africa by African theologians to meet the needs of African pastors, students, and lay leaders. Interpreting and applying the Bible in the light of African culture and realities, it furnishes powerful and relevant insights into the biblical text that transcend Africa in their significance. The Africa Bible Commentary gives a section-by-section interpretation that provides a contextual, readable, affordable, and immensely useful guide to the entire Bible. Readers around the world will benefit from and appreciate the commentary’s fresh insights and direct style that engage both heart and mind. Key features: · Produced by African biblical scholars, in Africa, for Africa—and for the world · Section-by-section interpretive commentary and application · More than 70 special articles dealing with topics of key importance in to ministry in Africa today, but that have global implications · 70 African contributors from both English- and French-speaking countries · Transcends the African context with insights into the biblical text and the Christian faith for readers worldwide

The Stories of the Lotus Sutra

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Author: Gene Reeves

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0861719239

Category: Religion

Page: 384

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Stories are ancient and wondrous tools with the mysterious power to transform lives. And the stories and parables of the Lotus Sutra-one of the world's great religious scriptures and most influential texts-are among the most fascinating and dramatic. In this fun, engaging, and plain-English book, Gene Reeves-the translator of Wisdom's critically acclaimed and bestselling edition of the Lotus Sutra-presents the most memorable and remarkable of the Lotus Sutra's many stories and parables, along with a distillation of his decades of reflection on them in an accessible, inspiring, and naturally illuminating way. The Stories of the Lotus Sutra is the perfect companion to Reeve's breathtaking translation of this scriptural masterpiece as well as a thoroughly enjoyable stand-alone volume for those who want to bring the inspiring teachings of the bodhisattva path into their daily lives.

Jung and Ecopsychology

The Dairy Farmer's Guide to the Universe Volume 1

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Author: Dennis L. Merritt

Publisher: Fisher King Press

ISBN: 192671542X

Category: Psychology

Page: 228

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This volume examines the evolution of the Western dysfunctional relationship with the environment, explores the theoretical framework and concepts of Jungian ecopsychology, and describes how it could be applied to psychotherapy, our educational system, and our relationship with indigenous people.

The Rise of the Dutch Republic

A History

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Author: John Lothrop Motley

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1108036759

Category: History

Page: 596

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This classic three-volume history of the foundation of the Dutch Republic was first published in 1855.

The Noonday Demon

An Atlas Of Depression

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Author: Andrew Solomon

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1451676883

Category: Psychology

Page: 576

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With uncommon humanity, candor, wit, and erudition, award-winning author Andrew Solomon takes the reader on a journey of incomparable range and resonance into the most pervasive of family secrets. His contribution to our understanding not only of mental illness but also of the human condition is truly stunning. The Noonday Demon examines depression in personal, cultural, and scientific terms. Drawing on his own struggles with the illness and interviews with fellow sufferers, doctors and scientists, policymakers and politicians, drug designers and philosophers, Solomon reveals the subtle complexities and sheer agony of the disease. He confronts the challenge of defining the illness and describes the vast range of available medications, the efficacy of alternative treatments, and the impact the malady has had on various demographic populations around the world and throughout history. He also explores the thorny patch of moral and ethical questions posed by emerging biological explanations for mental illness. The depth of human experience Solomon chronicles, the range of his intelligence, and his boundless curiosity and compassion will change the reader's view of the world.

A Dictionary of Quotations, in Most Frequent Use

Taken Chiefly from the Latin and French, But Comprising Many from the Greek, Spanish, and Italian Languages; Translated Into English. With Illustrations Historical and Idiomatic

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Author: David Evans Macdonnel

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 397

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The Leavenworth Case

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Author: Anna Katharine Green

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

ISBN: 1427080240

Category: Fiction

Page: 308

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Books for All Kinds of Readers ReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Each edition has been optimized for maximum readability, using our patent-pending conversion technology. We are partnering with leading publishers around the globe to create accessible editions of their titles. Our goal is to have accessible editions simultaneously released with publishers' new books so that all readers can have access to the books they want to read today.

The Leavenworth Case

A Lawyer's Story

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Author: Anna Catherine Green

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1633558495

Category: Fiction

Page: 298

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A story of mystery and crime and is here narrated with an artistic skill which inevitably holds the interest of the reader, even to the point of the highest tension, to the close of the last chapter. A real marvel of fiction! (Green's first mystery novel.)

Harrow County Volume 7: Dark Times A'Coming

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Author: Cullen Bunn

Publisher: Dark Horse Comics

ISBN: 1630089176

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 136

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Things are heating up in this supernatural fantasy as young heroine Emmy Crawford prepares to face off against old foes in the horror-plagued town of Harrow County Something evil has returned from the grave and joins forces with Emmy's wicked family for a brewing monster war! Will she be able to protect her home and herself alone, or will Emmy need to gather some allies in order to defeat this evil once and for all in this coming of age tale? Collects issues #25-#28 from Eisner-nominated series which was recently optioned for TV by SyFy Channel.

Beware, the Cows Are Coming!

Govulostunnayi Jagratta

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Author: Rachakonda Viswanatha Sastri

Publisher: Sahitya Akademi

ISBN: 9788126011735

Category: Telugu fiction

Page: 189

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Set Between The Bolshevik Revolution And The Independence Of India, The Novella Tells The Story Of An Ordinary WomanýS Rebellion Against Her Sexual Exploitation By A Landlord And The Injustice Done To Her Son. The Narrative Is Interesting In Terms Of Its Story-Telling Technique, Especially Its Potential For Subversion Of The NarratorýS Voice.

The Coming Darkness

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Author: John Ankerberg,John Weldon

Publisher: ATRI Publishing

ISBN: 1937136183

Category: Religion

Page: 342

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The Coming Community

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Author: Giorgio Agamben

Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

ISBN: 9780816622351

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 105

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In this extraordinary and original philosophical achievement, Agamben develops the concept of community and the social implications of his philosophical thought. Agamben’s exploration is, in part, a contemporary response to the work of Heidegger, Wittgenstein, Blanchot, Jean-Luc Nancy, and, more historically, Plato, Spinoza, and medieval scholars and theorists of Judeo-Christian scriptures. --

The Coming Storm

A Novel

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Author: Paul Russell

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1466806206

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

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Set against the backdrop of a traditional boys' school in upstate New York, The Coming Storm is a delicately and brilliantly rendered tale that reveals the most closely held secrets of the human heart. Russell's award-winning novel is the story of four interlocking lives - Louis Tremper, the headmaster at the Forge School; his wife Claire; Tracey Parker, a 25-year old gay man and recently hired teacher at the Forge School; and Noah Lathrop III, a troubled student; all of whom struggle with their own inner demons, desires, and conflicted loyalties. When Tracey and Noah become involved in an illicit relationship, dark incidents from the school's past begin colliding with the current growing confusion that all of them must face. Compelling and poignant, this is the finest work yet from one of best contemporary American novelists.