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Ken Ham, one of Christendom’s most astute observers of evangelism, is convinced that compromise with evolutionary worldviews has virtually crippled preaching and teaching efforts, especially in Western societies. In this truly bold new book, Ham presents an ambitious plan to fulfill the Great Commission. A compelling writer and speaker, Ham deftly exposes the great flaws of Darwinism, and shows how compromise with this philosophy of death is killing the Church. By urging Christians to stand on the veracity of the Bible, Ham clears the jungle of tangled views of reality and helps committed Christians see the path to effective evangelism.
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"Whoever Controls the Schools Rules the World" shows how education can be used as a vehicle for social change from Karl Marx and Adolf Hitler to secular humanism and radical Islam. Our worldview opponents understand that education is where the war of ideas is fought. If Christians are serious about securing the future for our children, they must understand the nature of the war we are fighting.
From Leonardo da Vinci to Galileo, from Copernicus to George Washington Carver, this is a fascinating introduction to the lives of scientists and explains what they believed ... and why they chose those beliefs.
This invaluable study tool illuminates the Scriptures through special features such as:
* A visual survey and timelines of the entire Bible that help you put major biblical events, books, and characters in context.
* Survey and charts that offer an overview of each book of the Bible.
* Easy-to-read Bible maps that help you see the location of key events.
* Historical articles that provide insight into Bible times.
* Tables, charts, and diagrams or Bible information that help you focus on key issues.
* An introduction to each book of the Bible that organizes important information.
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Although uniquely revered as the "Father of our Country" – after all, he was the Revolutionary War's top general, presided over the constitutional convention and was the first U.S. president – Washington has also been the subject of great confusion and debate about his faith, leading to the misconception that he was a deist. This massive, 1,208-page book proves definitively that George Washington was indeed a devout, practicing Christian.
Have you ever wondered which version of the Bible they brought to America on the Mayflower? There was the King James Version of 1611, but there was an earlier version – one not sanctioned by the government – the 1599 Geneva Bible, a forgotten yet priceless treasure.
The Geneva Bible, printed over 200 times between 1560 and 1644, was the most widely read and influential English Bible of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. This superb translation was the product of the best Protestant scholars of the day and became the Bible of choice for many of the greatest writers, thinkers, and historical figures of that time. Men such as Shakespeare, John Bunyan, and John Milton used the Geneva Bible, and it was reflected in their writings. During the English Civil War, Oliver Cromwell issued a pamphlet containing excerpts from the Geneva Bible to his troops. William Bradford cited the Geneva Bible in his book Of Plymouth Plantation.
The Geneva Bible is unique among all other Bibles. It was the first Bible to use chapters and numbered verses and became the most popular version of its time because of the extensive marginal notes. These notes, written by Reformation leaders such as John Calvin, John Knox, Miles Coverdale, William Whittingham, Anthony Gilby, and others, were included to explain and interpret the scriptures for the common people.
For nearly half a century these notes helped the people of England, Scotland, and Ireland understand the Bible and true liberty. King James despised the Geneva Bible because he considered the notes on key political texts to be seditious and a threat to his authority. Unlike the King James Version, the Geneva Bible was not authorized by the government. It was truly a Bible by the people and for the people. You can see why this remarkable version with its profound marginal notes played a key role in the formation of the American Republic.
Now 407 years after its original publication, this wonderful version of the Bible has been resurrected.
"The publication and promulgation of the 1599 Geneva Bible will help restore America’s rich Christian heritage and reclaim the culture for Christ." – Dr. D. James Kennedy, Senior Pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church
ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT LITERARY AND HISTORICAL WORKS YOU'LL EVER OWN. A RARE FIND. A TREASURE FOR ANY HOME LIBRARY.
Master Books commissioned this important literary work to be updated from the 17th-century original Latin manuscript to modern English and made available to the general public for the first time, and now due to popular demand, it is available for the first time in softcover.
In its pages can be found the fascinating history of the ancient world from the Genesis creation through the destruction of the Jerusalem temple.
* Why was Julius Caesar kidnapped in 75 B.C.?
*Why did Alexander the Great burn his ships in 326 B.C.?
*What really happened when the sun "went backward" as a sign to Hezekiah?
*What does secular history say about the darkness at the Crucifixion?
n the years 1650-1654, James Ussher set out to write a history of the world from creation to A.D. 70. The result was published in 1658 as the literary classic "The Annals of the World." This famous comprehensive history of the world, originally published in Latin, offers a look at history rarely seen. Ussher traveled throughout Europe, gathering much information from the actual historical documents. Many of these documents are no longer available, having been destroyed since the time of his research.
Using the Bible as his timeline, Ussher began with the death of Nebuchadnezzar as a reliable date and worked backward through the genealogies of the Old Testament to arrive at the date of creation ? 4004 B.C. Integrating biblical history (around 15% of the text is from the Bible) with secular (around 85 percent of the material is from non-biblical sources), Ussher wrote this masterpiece.
Considered not only a literary classic, but also an accurate reference, "The Annals of the World" was so highly regarded for its preciseness that the timeline from it was included in the margins of many King James Version Bibles throughout the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries, calling to mind the fact that the earth is only around 6,000 years old. The fact that Ussher’s chronology has been deleted from Bibles is evidence of the Church’s backsliding into the deceptive ideas of evolution.
"The Annals of the World" is a necessary addition to any church library, pastor’s library, or any library ? public or personal. The entire text has been updated from 17th-century English to present-day vernacular in a five-year project commissioned by Master Books. Containing many human-interest stories from the original historical documents collected by Ussher, this is more than just a history book ? it’s a work of history.