The Master's Service, a Practical Guide for Girls, by Lady Brabazon [And Others]

The Master's Service, a Practical Guide for Girls, by Lady Brabazon [And Others]

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...will probably have told your class the previous Sunday that you were trying to make a map, and ask them to make some list of places they think ought to be marked. You can now ask them all to help you write the names, and, however inferior in style the drawing, colouring, and writing may be, they are sure to be pleased if they have helped to make it themselves. Do not forget, too, to find out the tastes of your different scholars. Some of them, particularly the boys, will be interested in birds. Give them a lesson some Sunday on the birds of the Bible. They will be interested to know that the boys in those days had pigeons and magpies just as they have now, and that Moses made special laws about bird-nesting. And the girls who are fond of sewing will be astonished at the amount there is about needlework in the Bible. So much for making the Bible interesting to our scholars. But we must remember that although in doing that we have gained a great point, after all it is only the beginning. Our whole aim must be to lead them, through the study of the Bible, to the knowledge and love of Him who inspired that glorious book; not driving them by threats of punishment, but drawing them gently onward and heavenward, by telling them constantly and lovingly of the dear Saviour, who loved them so much that He laid down His life for them, and who is now watching over them and caring for them every day. It is a solemn thought, and one which may well make us more earnest in our teaching, that these Sunday lessons are the opportunities which God has lent us to lead the children to Him, and for each one of which we shall have to give an account. If we are not using these opportunities to the best of our power, if we are not using every means to lead them to Christ, ..
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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236614054
  • 9781236614056