The National Sunday School Teacher Volume 9

The National Sunday School Teacher Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...and companionships, and above all in the surpassing sacredness and divine beauty of its themes, in the grandeur, variety, and splendid picturesqueness of its truths, and in the near and tender relationship which these great vital truths establish between the Christian teacher and his class, may amply compensate for the lackmg of authority, if not for the professional experience of the common school and its teacher. But let the Sunday-school teacher who would win the highest and grandest results of teaching give to this Law of the Learner his profoundest thought and his most patient following. Let him master the art of gaining attention and exciting genuine and stirring interest. and he will wonder and rejoice at the fruitfulness of his work. INTERNATIONAL SERIES or SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSONS. THE GOSPEL BY MARK. The writer is called "John Mark," (Acts xii. 12, 25.) "John," (Acts xiii. 5, 13, ) "Mark," (Acts xv.3g.) Compare also Col. iv. 10; 2 Tim. iv. 11; Philemon 24. The name John was Jewish, that of Mark was Latin. At the house of his mother, Mar ', the first church in Jerusalem were accustomed to meet in the days of trial (Acts xii. 122). The distinctive feature of this Gospel is that of service, and the picture, or representation, that is here presented of the Lord, is that of the servant of GodAs in Matthew's Gospel he is seen as "the Son of Abraham," and in Luke's as "the Son of Man," and in John's as " the Son of God," so here we behold the faithful servant doing the perfect will of God. It is the " Burnt Oiiering." This is not in accordance with the general view that represents Mark as portraying the kingly, or royal view, with a...
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  • Paperback | 262 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 472g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236737547
  • 9781236737540