Palestine and the Hebrew people

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Walker, Wise, and co., 1861 - Literary Collections
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Page 71 - And if a stranger sojourn with thee in your land, ye shall not vex him. But the stranger that dwelleth with you shall be unto you as one born among you, and thou shalt love him as thyself; for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.
Page iv - The first of these is designed to be used — though not to the entire exclusion of other text-books for that period — by all pupils under ten years of age. As children enter the Sunday School at different ages, it seems necessary to leave them, up to a certain period, without a very rigidly determined order of instruction, and more than afterwards under the direction of the individual preferences and judgments of their teachers, in regard to their methods of study. The first manual, consisting...
Page 71 - Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honor the face of the old man, and fear thy God: I am the LORD.
Page iii - GENERAL DIRECTIONS. IN this course of Christian instruction, there are eight text-books, bearing the following titles : — Early Religious Lessons; Palestine and the Hebrew People ; Lessons on the Old Testament; Life of Christ; Books and Characters of the New Testament ; Religious Duties and Christian Morals; Doctrines of Scripture ; Scenes from Christian History. The first of these is designed to be used — though not to the entire exclusion of other text-books for» that period — by all pupils...
Page v - The success of the plan, in any given school, will probably depend much on a strict adherence to this system. Most of the text-books contain only about thirty lessons each. Room is thus provided for the vacation that is introduced into some Sunday Schools, for unavoidable interruptions within the year, and for a review of the book. The lessons are of such length that they may be fully recited in about half an hour ; and, to do them justice, not less than that amount of time should be left free from...
Page 53 - Jews and their customs, as well as their history during that period of time between the end of the Old Testament and the beginning of the New.
Page iv - Each exercise is to be thoroughly fixed in the pupil's memory. It may then be explained and illustrated, according to the teacher's pleasure or opportunity. At the beginning of each school year, all the pupils within the school, that have arrived at the age of ten within the year preceding, are to be arranged in classes of convenient size, and to be occupied one school year — not more nor less — with Manual No. 2, — " Palestine and the
Page iv - All pupils that have become eleven years old within the year preceding, are to study for one year Manual No. 3. No. 4 is for scholars between the ages of twelve and thirteen. No. 5 is for those between thirteen and fourteen. No. 6 is for those between fourteen and fifteen. No. 7 is for those between fifteen and sixteen. No. 8 is for those between sixteen and seventeen. school, will probably depend much on a strict adherence to this system. Most of the text-books contain only about thirty lessons...
Page 44 - Gilead, and possessed himself of all that part of the country, which was formerly the inheritance of the tribes of Reuben and Gad and half the tribe of Manasseh.
Page 39 - KOBIHSON, vol. i. pp. 124, 299. unfrequently sitting or sleeping under a bush of retem, to protect them from the sun. It was in this very desert, a day's journey from Beersheba, that the prophet Elijah lay down and slept beneath the same shrub.

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