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Lincoln’s Battle with God: A President’s Struggle with Faith and What It Meant for America

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Thomas Nelson #ad - He did all of this with wisdom, compassion, and wit. Presidents. In time, this changed but still he wrestled with the truth of the Bible, finally, doctrines, and then, the providence of God, preachers, the will of God, God’s purposes in the Civil War. Abraham lincoln is the most beloved of all U. S. What had happened? what was the journey that took abraham lincoln from outspoken atheist to a man who yearned to walk in the footsteps of Christ? In this thrilling journey through a largely unknown part of American history, New York Times best-selling author Stephen Mansfield tells the richly textured story of Abraham Lincoln’s spiritual life and draws from it a meaning sure to inspire Americans today.

Still, on the day he was shot, Lincoln said he longed to go to Jerusalem to walk in the Savior’s steps. Yet, throughout his life, Lincoln fought with God. In his early years in Illinois, he rejected even the existence of God and became the village atheist. He freed the slaves, gave the world some of its most beautiful phrases, and redefined the meaning of America.

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Six Months at the White House with Abraham Lincoln: The Story of a Picture

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Endeavour Compass #ad - For more information on our titles please sign up to our newsletter at www. Endeavourpress. Com. In february 1864 Francis B. Carpenter provides an insightful account of the nature of politics and his experiences meeting with the host of politicians that attended the White House in his time there. Six months at the white house contains a collection of anecdotes about Abraham Lincoln and helps to put a human face to the man who has become more legend than man.

Carpenter provides us with a deeply personal portrait of one of the most iconic figures of American history. Each week you will receive updates on free and discounted ebooks. A fervent abolitionist, he viewed the Emancipation Proclamation as “an act unparalleled for moral grandeur in the history of mankind.

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Leadership

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Open Road Media #ad - In this groundbreaking study, Burns examines the qualities that make certain leaders—in America and elsewhere—succeed as transformative figures. In this “impressive book” The Washington Post. Since its original publication in 1970, Leadership has set the standard for scholarship in the field. Through insightful anecdotes and historical analysis, from the founding fathers to FDR, and persuasive power of individuals able to imbue followers with a common sense of purpose, Burns scrutinizes the charisma, vision, Gandhi to Napoleon.

. Historian and political scientist James MacGregor Burns has spent much of his career documenting the use and misuse of power by leaders throughout history. A pulitzer prize–winning historian examines transformational leaders from Moses to Machiavelli to Martin Luther King Jr.

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The Life of Adoniram Judson

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GLH Publishing #ad - In this christian missionary you will see the work and trials that Adoniram Judson endured for the lost and for God's glory in being a missionary in Burma in early part of the 19th century. This biography will inspire you to know the God Adoniram knew and make him known as well.

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The Great Awakening: A History of the Revival of Religion in the Time of Edwards and Whitefield

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Cleruch Publishing #ad - Two of the most prominent leaders of the Great Awakening were Jonathan Edwards and George Whitefield. Many scholars believe tracy’s work The Great Awakening to be the seminal work on religious revival in eighteenth-century America. It gave average people the means to develop an individual sense of spiritual conviction and encouraged men and women across the colonies to study their own relationships with God and commit themselves to a new standard of Christian morality.

Preachers travelled great distances to spread their evangelical message and to be heard by new audiences. His book was published in 1842 and he passed away in 1874. Together they forged a new form of evangelical Christianity that could be understood by the masses and came to epitomize religion in America.

The Great Awakening: A History of the Revival of Religion in the Time of Edwards and Whitefield #ad - Joseph tracy’s brilliant study of this period and the religious revival that took place uncovers how figures such as Whitefield and Edwards changed the shape of American religion forever. The great awakening is essential reading for anyone interested in eighteenth century colonial America and the religious revival that took hold of it.

Joseph tracy was a protestant minister, newspaper editor, historian and leading figure in the American Colonization Society. In the early eighteenth century a great religious awakening swept through America. This evangelical movement left a permanent impact on American Protestantism that is still visible today.

No longer would christianity be dominated by ritual, ceremony and hierarchy, instead it would become a much more personal religion.

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By the Hand of Providence: How Faith Shaped the American Revolution

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Howard Books #ad - From the american people’s first resistance to attacks on their god-given or “inalienable” rights, through the dramatic battlefield events of the Revolution and General George Washington’s pivotal faith-based leadership, to the climactic surrender of Cornwallis’s British army at Yorktown, By the Hand of Providence exposes the long-overlooked but critical element that kept alive the American War for Independence and motivated the ultimate victory that established the United States of America.

Based on meticulous research and propelled by a fast-paced style, By the Hand of Providence uncovers the extraordinary, almost-forgotten history of the faith-based Revolution that secured American liberty and nationhood. A page-turner that reads like a novel!” here, in the fascinating follow-up to his popular work Forged in Faith, award-winning historian Rod Gragg reveals how the American Revolution was fired and fueled by America’s founding faith—the Judeo-Christian worldview.

By the Hand of Providence: How Faith Shaped the American Revolution #ad - In the words of george washington: “The Hand of Providence has been so conspicuous in all this, that he must be worse than an infidel that lacks faith. Graced by a fast-paced narrative and based on the extensive research Gragg has so notably applied to other events in American history, By the Hand of Providence is an insightful and fascinating account of the faith-based Revolution that secured American independence and nationhood.

The true drama of how faith motivated America’s Founding Fathers, from the Declaration of Independence to the signing of Britain’s peace treaty. From the author of forged in faith comes the remarkable untold history of how the faith of our fathers critically influenced the outcome of the American Revolution and the birth of the United States of America.

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The Privilege, Promise, Power & Peril of Doctrinal Preaching

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Free Grace Press #ad - What made jonathan edwards’s preaching so powerful?why is much of today’s preaching so lifeless, even dangerous?Where did things go wrong?How has the church traveled so far away from the doctrinal convictions of Edwards?Church historian and theologian Tom Nettles answers these questions by explaining the historical departure from doctrinal preaching and the various pitfalls that come from leaving sound doctrine behind.

The Privilege, Promise, Power & Peril of Doctrinal Preaching #ad - Yorktom nettles has written biographies of Charles Spurgeon and James P. Boyce. It will stand as the model for faithful doctrinal preaching for years to come. Hershael W. Among his other books are By His Grace and for His Glory and Baptists and the Bible. May the book be read by many. David miller“nettles’s historical analysis of leading pulpit figures is charitable, but his biblical-theological conclusions are full of the fierce conviction of a man who loves the church and understands the power and priority of preaching.

If we want to recapture the power of preaching, we must recapture the power of sound doctrine. Tom nettles brings a rare combination to bear on the subject of doctrinal preaching. He is retired but serves as a Senior Professor at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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The Search for God and Guinness: A Biography of the Beer that Changed the World

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Thomas Nelson #ad - The tale that unfolds during those two and a half centuries has power to thrill audiences today: the generational drama, deep-felt faith, industrial and social reforms, business adventure, and the noble beer itself. It began in ireland in the mid 1700s. Frothy, intoxicating and nutritious! No, delicious, I'm not talking about Guinness Stout—I'm talking about Stephen Mansfield's fabulous new book.

. The amazing and true story of how the Guinness family used its wealth and influence to touch millions is an absolute inspiration. Eric metaxas, new york times best-selling author "It's a rare brew that takes faith, philanthropy and the frothy head of freshly-poured Guinness and combines them into such an inspiriting narrative.

The Search for God and Guinness: A Biography of the Beer that Changed the World #ad - Now,  250 years and over 150 countries later, Guinness is a global brand, one of the most consumed beverages in the world. The water in ireland, was famously undrinkable, indeed throughout Europe, and the gin and whiskey that took its place devastated civil society. Cheers to brewmaster stephen Mansfield! And cheers to you, the reader! You're in for a treat.

R. The history of guinness, one of the world’s most famous brands, reveals the noble heights and generosity of a great family and an innovative business. Emmett Tyrrell Jr. Founder and editor-in-chief of The American Spectator.

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Ordeal by Fire: An Informal History of the Civil War

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Cadenza Publications #ad - The american civil War was the crucible that forged the modern United States. As fletcher pratt explains, “the truly special character of the conflict is that there has seldom been any war and never any civil war so thoroughly decided on an ideological basis … At the time only two real questions were asked — secession and slavery — and they were answered in such a manner that they need never be asked again.

Without the conflict that lasted from april 12, 1861 to may 9, 000 people, and cost the lives of over 600, 1865, redefined the shape of the United States and what it meant to be an American. Fletcher pratt uncovers the history of this monumental conflict through the course of his seminal book, Ordeal by Fire.

Brilliantly written, it covers the major battles, the influential figures, and the political actions that shaped the currents of the war behind the scenes. Sprague de Camp. He is best known for his works on naval history and on the American Civil War as well as his fiction co-written with L. The battles are as vividly handled as though he had been correspondent on the scene.

Ordeal by Fire: An Informal History of the Civil War #ad - Kirkus reviews“i find your Ordeal by Fire both a mine and a mint. Frances trevelyan miller“the most powerful of all short histories of the Civil War published since the Depression. David madden, good as it is, were as good as your non-fiction, Director of the United States Civil War Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana“if your fiction, there’d be no room on this world for bumbling hacks like myself.

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The Parables of Jesus

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Moody Publishers #ad - But the parables break through mere words and make us ask whether there has indeed been any real difference in our lives. In this beloved classic, grouping them into five categories: parables of the kingdom, wisdom and folly, salvation, James Boice takes us systematically through the parables of Jesus, the Christian life, and judgment.

The Parables of Jesus #ad - In each section Boice brings Jesus' words to bear on life today. Through his careful study and clear explanation of each parable—born from a sermon series he preached at the Tenth Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, where he pastored for 32 years—he helps us understand just what Jesus meant, and how our hearts and lives ought to respond.

Discover their power for yourself. Some sections of the Bible give us grand theology. Some move us to grateful responses to God. Jesus' parables are memorable for a reason.

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I Am Perhaps Dying: The Medical Backstory of Spinal Tuberculosis Hidden in the Civil War Diary of LeRoy Wiley Gresham

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Savas Publishing #ad - Even today, and the disease remains one of the top ten causes of death, a quarter of the world’s population is infected with TB, claiming 1.7 million lives annually, mostly in poor and underdeveloped countries. While the young man was detailing the decline and fall of the Old South, he was also chronicling his own horrific demise from spinal TB.

Like a detective, Dr. Croon 2018, social, spans the gamut of life events that were of interest to a precocious and well-educated Southern teenager—including military, religious, political, and literary matters of the day. Invalid teenager leroy wiley gresham left a seven-volume diary spanning the years of secession and the Civil War 1860-1865.

I am perhaps dying adds considerably to the medical literature by increasing our understanding of how tuberculosis attacked a young body over time, how it was treated in the middle nineteenth century, and the effectiveness of those treatments. Rasbach, a graduate of johns hopkins medical school and a practicing general surgeon with more than three decades of experience, was tasked with solving the mystery of LeRoy’s disease.

I Am Perhaps Dying: The Medical Backstory of Spinal Tuberculosis Hidden in the Civil War Diary of LeRoy Wiley Gresham #ad - Leroy’s diary offers an inside look at a fateful journey that robbed an energetic and likeable young man of his youth and life. He was just 12 when he began and he died at 17, just weeks after the war ended. Chronic disease and suffering stalk the young writer, who is never told he is dying until just before his death.

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