The Shorter Bible: The Old Testament

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Scribner, 1921 - 622 pages
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Contents

His Great Opportunity 41136
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The Office Finds the Man 413757
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The Testing of Josephs Brother 421M
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The Moral Awakening of Josephs Family 43114
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Judahs Appeal for Clemency 441434
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Josephs Magnanimity 45
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Josephs Loyalty to His Family 4615 2834 47112
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The End of Jacobs Tempestuous Life 472831
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Josephs Last Days 5026
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EXODUS THE DELIVERANCE OF THE HEBREWS FROM EGYPT 33 Moses Training as an Industrial and Religious Leader Ex 1614 2122
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The Blighting Effects of Oppression 913 18 23b30
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The Mission of Abrahams Devoted Servant 24181
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Song of Thanksgiving 1520 lub
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The School of Hardship 1627 30 35
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An Early Ideal of National Glory 223639a 23s8 24119
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MosesFinal Charge to His People 3118 34110
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The Capture of Jericho 613 7 2
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A Physical Giant and a Moral Weakling 16431
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RUTH
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SAMUEL
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The Perils Inherent in the Centralized Form
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Jonathans Decisive Victory 1S2 3 7 15b23
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Jonathans Devotion to David 20lb10
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Davids Magnanimity Toward Saul 23114a 26
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David Among the Philistines 27110 12 281
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The Defeat and Death of a Brave Warrior 31
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Jerusalem Made the Holy City 617 915 17 74b
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Nathans Condemnation of Davids Crimes ll27b
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Solomons Wisdom 346 912a 13 15 628
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THE PROBLEMS AND PROPHETS OF THE NORTHERN STATE
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Elijahs Clearer Vision of Gods Nature and Meth
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Micaiahs Loyalty to His Convictions 22128
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SECTlON PAGB
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Elishas Vision of the Spirit Helpers 68M
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The Overthrow of Tyranny and Heathenism
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The Two Great Crises in Hezekiahs Reign 181
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Josiahs Drastic Reformation 234810 15
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SECTION PAGS 126 The Rapid Decline of the Southern State 2329
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The Final Destruction of Jerusalem 2420b 25112
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DANIEL THE STEADFASTNESS AND THE DIVINE PROTECTION OF THE EXILES 128 The Courage of Four Jewish Captives Dan 1
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Daniels Interpretation of Nebuchadrezzars Dream 2128318
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The Deliverance of Daniels Faithful Friends 3
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Daniels Escape from the Lions 6118 24
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ESTHER A WOMANS LOYALTY TO HER RACE 133 The Follies of a Despot Esther l310a 12 1522
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The Choice of a Queen p11115 c 1718
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Hatred That Knew No Pity 22123 316 15b
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A Queens Efforts to Save Her People 4 5
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The Downfall of An Unscrupulous Conspirator 6 7
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The Deliverance of the Persecuted Race 818 10
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EZRA THE RESTORATION OF THE TEMPLE AT JERUSALEM 139 Cyruss Decree Regarding the Temple Ezra lUi
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The Rebuilding of the Temple 515 6115
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nehemiahs services to his race
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Courage in the Face of Opposition 41362S
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LAWS EXODUS
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Consideration for the Dependent 2410 4
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The Source of the Prophets Authority 31 2
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The Results of National Degeneracy 812 5
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The Fatal Lack of Religious Education and True
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The Tenderness and Strength of Gods Love ll19
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The Prayer of True Penitence and the Divine Re sponse 1419
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The Call of the Young Isaiah Isaiah 61
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The Unfruitful Vineyard 517
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The Destroyers of Society 5814 M
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The Penalty for Seeking Only Material Wealth and Pomp 219 68 101218 31sb b26 41 _
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The Fate of the Defiant Exploiters of the People 9821 1014 52639
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The Necessity of Holding Fast in a National Crisis 172 8b 17 2125 gl8 1618
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A Patriots Efforts to Avert a Disastrous Alli ance 2013_6
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The Folly of Trusting in Heathen Alliances Rather Than God 3013 li n 3113
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The Result of Trusting in Men Rather Than in Jehovah l28
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The Remedy for Judahs Ills l1012
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The Doom of Arrogance 1059315
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A Countrymans Condemnation of the Crimes of the City Micah l1 2
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False and True Religion 214 8lb12 6
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Universal Peace Based on Justice 414 52 4
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The Divine Appeal to a Guilty Nation 22b35b8
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The Fate of Jeremiahs Sermons 36110 12
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The Fidelity of the Rechabites 3514 58l13
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EZEKIEL
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A Just Ruler and the Effect of His Rule lllw
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True Democracy 32181517
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Jehovah the Rock of Ages 263
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Jehovah Strong to Deliver 3313 MS2
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The Restoration of Jehovahs Exiled People 40111
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Jehovahs Infinite Power to Save 401231
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The Work and Methods of Jehovahs True Ser vant 41810 42U7
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Jehovahs Care for His People 421825 4317
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Responsibility of Jehovahs People to Be His Wit nesses 431013 442b5 45s32te
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The Joys Awaiting Jehovahs People 60151520
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The Coming of the Prince of Peace Zech 910
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THE LYRICS LAMENTATIONS
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SONG OF SONGS
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PSALMS PSALMS OF PRAISE AND THANKSGIVING SECTION PAGE 247 The Divine King Psalms 24
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The Majestic Ruler of the Universe 93
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Gods Just Rule 96 i
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Gods Care for His People 97 464
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Gods Benign Direction of Human History 92
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Gods Power to Deliver from All Perils 107132
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Gods Regard for the Poor and Needy 113
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Gods Protection of His Servant 181 16S0
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Gods Protection of His Chosen from Heathen Assaults 2
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Gods Constant Watchfulness 331222
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Gods Readiness to Deliver the Upright 34
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Gods Goodness and Mercy 145
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Gods Protection of His Holy City 48
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The Joy of Worshipping the Lord in His Temple 84
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The Spirit of True Worship 100
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Thanksgiving for Deliverance from Great Afflic tion 116
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A Universal Call to Praise the Lord 148
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The United Praise of All Creation 150
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HYMNS OF TRUST AND ADORATION 267 The Revelation of God in the Work of Creation 8
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SECTlON PAGE 269 Gods Power Revealed in the Storm 29
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Gods Love and Faithfulness 891 516
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Gods Provision for All His Creatures 104
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The Boundlessness of Gods Love 36511 i
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Gods Intimate Knowledge of Men 139118
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Confidence in Gods Forgiving Love 130
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Longings that God Alone Can Satisfy 42 43
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Faith in Gods Protection 25121
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The One Source of Hope and Strength 62
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A Spiritual LoveSong 6318
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God the Helper of the Needy 146
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The Joy of Complete Trust in God 161 5n
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The Divine Shepherd Guide and Host 23
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The Silent Protector of His People 121
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A Cry for Help in Mortal Distress 6
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A Petition for Protection 86
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The Prayer of the Supreme Sufferer 22
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The Prayer of Faith 2716
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The Petition of a Faithful Servant of God S118
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SECTION PAGB 293 A Prayer of Thanksgiving 30
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The Prayer of an Exile 61
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A Missionary Prayer 67
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A Petition for the Renewal of Gods Favor 85
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A Plea for Complete Forgiveness and Restoration 51117
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A Prayer that God May Be Gracious to Man 90
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PSALMS OF MEDITATION 301 The Prosperity of the Upright and the End of the Wicked 1
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The Joy that Comes with Consciousness of For giveness 32
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The Fate of the Upright and of the Wicked 37111
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Death the Great Leveller 495w
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The Consolation of the Innocent 73UM
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The Principles that Should Guide a Ruler 101
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The Source of All Prosperity 127
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The Joyous Lot of the Upright 12512128133
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God the Protector of the Upright 3s3 10 2212
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The Acquisition of Wealth 224 1022 ll2413u 1423
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The Right Attitude toward Temptation 2814 223
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The Futility of Mere Wisdom 21213
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A LYRIC DRAMA PRESENTING VARIOUS INTERPRETATIONS
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Suffering Is for Mans Discipline 5l7M
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God Appears at Times to Be a Cruel Tyrant
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THE SECOND CYCLE OF SPEECHES
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It Is Impossible for Man to be Perfect
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THE SPEECH OF ELIHU
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