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Beacon Lights of History, Vol 2: Jewish Heroes and Prophets

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Volume Two of the series, this book focuses on the leaders of the Jewish faith from Abraham to Saint Paul.

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LORD'S LECTURES

BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME II

JEWISH HEROES AND PROPHETS.

BY JOHN LORD, LL.D.,

AUTHOR OF "THE OLD ROMAN WORLD," "MODERN EUROPE," ETC., ETC.

CONTENTS.

ABRAHAM.

RELIGIOUS FAITH.

Abraham the spiritual father of nations General forgetfulness of God when Abraham arose Civilization in his age Ancestors of Abram His settlement in Haran His moral courage The call of Abram His migrations The Canaanites Abram in Egypt Separation between Abram and Lot Melchizedek Abram covenants with God The mission of the Hebrews The faith of Abram Its peculiarities Trials of faith God's covenant with Abram The sacrifice of Isaac Paternal rights among Oriental nations Universality of sacrifice Had Abram a right to sacrifice Isaac? Supreme test of his faith His obedience to God His righteousness Supremacy of religious faith Abraham's defects The most favored of mortals The boons he bestowed

JOSEPH.

ISRAEL IN EGYPT.

Early days of Joseph Envy of his brethren Sale of Joseph Its providential results Fortunes of Joseph in Egypt The imprisonment... Continue reading book >>


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