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The Chosen People

Auhtor: Charlotte Mary Yonge

Language: english
Published: 1859

Genres:

history,  religion,  young readers
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Review by Daniel G. Lebryk, May 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'The Chosen People':

... more force and spirit than was to be found among the dwellers in milder climates. LESSON II. THE PATRIARCHS. The God of glory appeared unto our ...
... plagues and wonders that were sent on the country were such as to show that their gods were no gods since their river, the glory of their land, became ...
... victory over the Ethiopians, he destroyed the idol, and put her down from being queen. His end was less good than his beginning he made a league with ...
... leaving behind him Elisha to carry on his mission of prophecy and to execute the will of the Lord. It was Elisha who sent a messenger to anoint Jehu, ...
... imperfectly and these new inhabitants were called Samaritans. In the time of Hezekiah, many more of the Psalms than had been before collected, ...
... the Lord turned again the captivity of Sion, then were we like unto them that dream.-Psalm cxxvi. 1. The Persian power, prefigured by the silver ...
... to decay, so that she never again was the Lady of Kingdoms. Darius was a great King, and records of his history are still to be read, cut out in the ...
... in a palace on a little island in the Nile, each pair taking one book of the Bible, and going back every evening to sup with the king. This history ...
... death together in a cave, where they had met to keep the Sabbath day two women who had circumcised their babes, had them hung round their necks, and ...
... a council of a hundred and twenty of the Scribes and of the chief priests, namely, the heads of the courses of priests. This council met daily ...
... eyes to the blind, feet to the lame. Decreasing as He increased, John offended Herod Antipas by boldly rebuking vice. This Antipas had forsaken his ...
... consumed a great quantity of the food laid up against the siege yet still the blind Jews came pressing into it in multitudes, to keep the now unmeaning ...
... of Christ and His Church and the eternal blessedness of the faithful in the heavenly Jerusalem, with the Tree of Life restored. When Domitian was killed, ...
... little child in the crowd cried out, Ambrose Bishop. and everyone took up the cry with one voice, and thought that the choice was inspired by the Holy ...
... their weight in gold. The monks used to copy them out, and adorn the borders and first letters of the chapters with beautiful colours and gilding but ...
... follow the devices of his own heart and there were shrines and altars where undue honour was paid to the Saints, and too many superstitious observances ...
... had done must be wrong, instead of only a part, and who cared nothing for the ways of the Apostolic Primitive Church. So when the true Catholic faith ...
... the New Tabernacle in Heaven. 16. How soon was the Temple begun. 17. What were the feelings of the people. 18. What promise did Haggai give.-Hag. ...
... and likewise what became of it.-Zech. xi. 12, 13. 46. What was to be the end of the traitor.-Ps. cix. 7, 8, 9. 47. What blessed mystery was ...
... Who were the patriarchs of the Church. 12. What name was given to the patriarch of Rome. 13. What were those called who retired from ...