Greek for Life

Strategies for Learning, Retaining, and Reviving New Testament Greek
Author: Benjamin L. Merkle,Robert L. Plummer
Publisher: Baker Academic
ISBN: 1493410245
Category: Religion
Page: 176
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Learning Greek is one thing. Retaining it and using it in preaching, teaching, and ministry is another. In this volume, two master teachers with nearly forty years of combined teaching experience inspire readers to learn, retain, and use Greek for ministry, setting them on a lifelong journey of reading and loving the Greek New Testament. Designed to accompany a beginning or intermediate Greek grammar, this book offers practical guidance, inspiration, and motivation; presents methods not usually covered in other textbooks; and surveys helpful resources for recovering Greek after a long period of disuse. It also includes devotional thoughts from the Greek New Testament. The book will benefit anyone who is taking (or has taken) a year of New Testament Greek.

The Greek View of Life


Author: G. Lowes Dickinson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317340256
Category: History
Page: 262
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First published in 1896 (this twenty-third edition in 1957), this book provides a general introduction to Greek literature and thought. Among the subjects dealt with are the Greek view of religion, the state and its relation to the citizen, law, artisans and slaves, manual labour, trade and art.

NIV, Game Plan for Life Bible, eBook

Notes by Joe Gibbs
Author: Joe Gibbs
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310438829
Category: Bibles
Page: 1408
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This is your Playbook for life. In life, you’re going to get tackled, intercepted, or end up in the wall. So how do you prepare and be ready when life slams you unexpectedly? Maybe your struggle is with your finances, your relationships, your job, or perhaps you just hope to gain understanding of some of the basics about God, salvation, and what your purpose is in life. If so, the Game Plan for Life Bible, NIV will reveal God’s perspectives in these areas in a practical, engaging way and provide the tools you need to create a solid, God-honoring game plan for your life. The notes that lead you to the Bible’s answers on your toughest questions are based on a national survey that former NFL coach and current NASCAR team owner Joe Gibbs commissioned. This research targeted the everyday life issues that men struggle with most. He may have Super Bowl rings and NASCAR Cup championship trophies to his credit, but Coach Gibbs believes that, by turning to the Bible in times of failure and adversity, he has learned about true success. Written specifically for the “average Joe”, Joe Gibbs’ notes will enlighten, encourage and inspire you as you strive to build a game plan for your life. Features: • Key articles from well-known experts on the areas of God, creation, finances, relationships, career, vocation and other topics of interest to men. • Devotions from Joe Gibbs that help you to learn from the Coach himself. • Character studies of Bible characters who actually followed God’s Game Plan—and how you can follow it, too. • Book introductions for every book of the Bible. “Winning the game of life is like winning in NASCAR or the NFL—if you don’t have the right game plan, you won’t succeed. Like a lot of guys, I tried many “game plans.” None led me to true success and a couple ended in disaster. Not until I turned to the Bible did I gain the insights of God’s game plan for my life and experience true, eternal success. Written for the ‘average Joe’ like me, I’m convinced the Game Plan for Life Bible will help you if you’re serious about developing a successful game plan for your life.” - Joe Gibbs 8.5-point type size

Human Ecology

Following Nature's Lead
Author: Frederick R. Steiner,Frederick Steiner
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 9781559639958
Category: Architecture
Page: 237
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In Human Ecology, noted landscape planner Frederick Steiner presents a historical and analytical examination of how humans interact with each other as well as with other organisms and their surroundings.

Silence, Solitude, Simplicity

A Hermit's Love Affair with a Noisy, Crowded, and Complicated World
Author: Jeremy Hall
Publisher: Liturgical Press
ISBN: 9780814631850
Category: Religion
Page: 181
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We all need God, Sister Jeremy says in her first sentence, and readers of all sorts will find here a warm and practical address to that need. The monastic way is not forsaking the world, but for the sake of the world, and Sister Jeremy's Benedictine wisdom is fundamental human wisdom. Her book is the fruit of decades of practice, and the spiritual journey she recounts is nobody's but hers 'which makes it, paradoxically, something from which everyone can learn. I did is much more effective teaching than one might or you should. There is nothing musty, cobwebbed, or nostalgic in these pages. Sister Jeremy, in her late 80s, is totally alert to the world around her and within us. She is allergic to sentimentality. Because she has spent so much time in silence 'she lived as a hermit for 20 years 'she is especially attentive to words and how like a chameleon they can be. Her antennae are sensitive to anything phony. Every sentence glows with her graceful and witty and hospitable spirit. She is an inspired teacher, a trustworthy guide, one of God's great ones. She shows how a monastic is not on a pedestal or behind a wall, but right in the thick of things with all of us. Jeremy Hal, OSB, is a member of Saint Benedict's Monastery, St. Joseph, Minnesota. She holds a doctorate in theology from Marquette University. Currently retired, Sister Jeremy taught theology at the College of St. Benedict/St. John's University and School of Theology 'seminary, and at Creighton University. She is the author of numerous articles as well as The Full Stature of Christ(Liturgical Press). Sister Jeremy lived as a hermit for twenty years. During that time she gained renown as a wellspring of wisdom and gifted retreat leader.

Offer Them Life

A Life-Based Evangelistic Vision
Author: Dan W. Dunn
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1621897796
Category: Religion
Page: 168
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In this book Dan Dunn proposes that the biblical theme of life is extremely important and thus provides a helpful foundation for the theory and practice of evangelism. He makes a strong case for Christ-followers to embrace a life-based evangelistic vision as a way to help non-believers choose the full and vibrant life that God intends for them in Jesus. While making this strong case, he also urges readers to avoid casting aside other evangelistic visions (such as those based on discipleship, the kingdom, forgiveness, atonement, etc.). Instead, he invites us to add a life-based evangelistic vision to the possibilities available to us for helping people choose to follow Jesus and thus experience the life He makes possible for them.

The Life of Richard Porson, M. A.

Professor of Greek in the University of Cambridge from 1792 to 1808
Author: John Selby Watson
Publisher: Andesite Press
ISBN: 9781297708763
Category:
Page: 370
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The Life of Goethe


Author: George Henry Lewes
Publisher: London : Smith, Elder
ISBN: N.A
Category: Authors, German
Page: 578
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The Legacy of a Hero; Life Lived from the Christian Prospective

Tribute to the Late Dr. Lwanga
Author: Pastor Stephen Kyeyune
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1481710354
Category: Religion
Page: 422
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True heroes are not born heroes but are made heroes. Ultimately, our struggles and accomplishments inspire others. Great people come and go but the legacy is left behind for people to emulate, talk about and remember. This book is about a man that impacted my life. We should learn to appreciate the fact that in the natural world, great beings and intelligent beings don’t die but continue living with the legacy left behind. The greatest of all people is Jesus Christ. He came on earth with a vision and goal to die in order to redeem others. He did not win for His own sake but He made all of us winners. He is our real icon of faith, peace, love, hope, redemption, unity, compassion, transparency, reconciliation, forgiveness, empathy... name it. This book is not just a biography but it is written in a compelling way to encourage your faith. Like all my books, it is not necessarily profiled to appeal to your emotions. It is written for the seekers of meaning and creators of legacy. Those of you who have read my books, the serial anecdotes point to the character of a teacher. I am a teacher by calling and write with prior intention to teach. I am neither a celebrated poet nor professional entertainer. Great story tellers leave you exited and wanting but a teacher leaves you thinking. I believe that a preacher that invokes your reasoning is the prince of the pulpit.

Date Smart to Marry for Life

Divorce Prevention for Single Christian Women
Author: David C. Griffin, LPC, BCPCC
Publisher: WestBow Press
ISBN: 1449700349
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 120
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Date Smart to Marry for Life offers single, divorced, and widowed Christian women exactly what is needed for prevention of heartache and divorce. This dynamic book helps you actually measure your potential suitor from biblical guidelines. It gives the “spiritual fruit” you look for in a prospective suitor, thus taking the guesswork out of “is he right for me” or “is he really the one?” It gives powerful guiding truths for “deal breakers,” to know if you need to continue on with your current relationship. It will also help you decide what you are not willing to put up with in your marriage. Finally, a book that connects Scripture to your life where you no longer have to guess about the potential of potential suitors that, in most cases, eventually leads to marriage!

The Life of Adam and Eve in Greek

A Critical Edition
Author: Johannes Tromp
Publisher: SBL Press
ISBN: 9781628371437
Category: Literary Collections
Page: 216
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This SBL Press reprint of an original Brill volume contains the first critical edition of the Life of Adam and Eve in Greek, based on all available manuscripts. In the introduction the history of previous research is summarized, and the extant manuscripts are presented. Next comes a description of the grammatical characteristics of the manuscripts' texts, followed by a detailed study of the genealogical relationships between them, resulting in a reconstruction of the writing's history of transmission in Greek. On the basis of all this information, the Greek text of the Life of Adam and Eve in its earliest attainable stage, is established. The text edition is accompanied by a full critical apparatus, in which all relevant evidence from the manuscripts is recorded. Several indices complete this volume.

NIV Study Bible, eBook, Red Letter Edition


Author: Zondervan,
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310437423
Category: Bibles
Page: 2560
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"The NIV Study Bible is the #1 bestselling study Bible in the world’s most popular modern-English Bible translation—the New International Version. This best-loved NIV Study Bible features a stunning full-color interior with full-color photographs, maps, charts and illustrations. Since its first release in 1985, the Gold Medallion Award-winning NIV Study Bible has become the treasured and trusted companion of over nine million Bible readers. The in-depth notes are coded to highlight notes of special interest in the areas of character study, archaeology, and personal application. Visually arresting section breaks help you find your bearings in the Bible. Full-color photographs, maps, and illustrations make this study Bible accessible and friendly. Referred to daily by millions of pastors, students, church leaders, and other Bible readers around the world, the over-20,000 NIV Study Bible notes are the handiwork of the same translation team that produced this Bible’s text. The very best evangelical scholarship that brought you today’s most popular modern-English Bible also contributed to the most celebrated and widely used study notes in existence. All of these features, and more, also make this Bible perfect for everyday use. Like no other Bible, the NIV Study Bible places an entire resource library for Bible study in your hands. This ebook has been optimized for reading on color screens, but will still function effectively on other devices. NIV ©2011. The New International Version (NIV) translation of the Bible is the world’s most popular modern-English Bible—easy to understand, yet rich with the detail found in the original languages. "

The Music of Life

Biology Beyond the Genome
Author: Denis Noble
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0199295735
Category: Medical
Page: 153
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What is life? The gene's eye view of life sees living bodies as mere vehicles for the replication of genetic codes. Noble sets out an alternative view - that the genome is not life itself, and argues that genes should be seen as prisoners of the organism. To understand what life is, we must view it at a variety of different levels, all interacting with each other in a complex web, full of feedback between levels, from the gene to the wider environment. It is that web, a kind of music, that is life. Including stories from Noble's own research experience, this personal and at times lyrical book sets out the systems biology view of life.

The Encyclopædia of Sexual Behaviour


Author: Albert Ellis,Albert Abarbanel
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483225100
Category: Political Science
Page: 574
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The Encyclopedia of Sexual Behavior, Volume 1 is a comprehensive review of the major aspects of the biology, physiology, and anatomy of sex. This book is divided into 57 chapters that also cover the major facets of the emotional, psychological, sociological, legal, anthropological, geographical, and historical aspects of sexuality, including the related fields of love, marriage, and the family. This book deals first with the advances in sex research, the issues on abortion, abstinence, adolescent, sexuality, and the link between sex and aging. The subsequent chapters consider the demographic, geographical, and anthropological aspects of sex; life; the physiology, anatomy, and history of sex; the attitude toward sex; the concept of autoerotism; and the religious view of sex. Other sex-related topics covered include chastity and virginity, child sexuality, nakedness, coitus, contraception, courtship, culture, social dancing, and sex education. This book further discusses the emotional aspects of sex, such as divorce, marriage, extramarital sex relations, family, and reproduction. The remaining chapters look into the issues of hermaphroditism, homosexuality, illegitimacy, impotence, and jealousy. This book is of value to psychologists, psychiatrists, sociologists, medical practitioners, and researchers and workers in the allied fields.

Greek in Jewish Palestine

Studies in the Life and Manners of Jewish Palestine in the Ii-Iv Centuries
Author: Saul Lieberman
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781258482831
Category:
Page: 220
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