Pupil Life; With Hints to Teachers

Pupil Life; With Hints to Teachers

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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. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ... is the added attraction of the personal character. Students should be led to clothe the characters with life and discover the peculiarities of each. Let them walk with them and talk with them, and their hearts will burn within them as these great men and women speak to them by the way. In this way, Bible characters will influence the characters of the pupils. A teacher who aooreciated this fact once asked the pupils in the class to imagine they were Martha, the sister of Mary and Lazarus, and to write some one a letter such as Martha might have written. The following is the letter exactly as a twelve-year-old girl wrote it: Bethany, Judea, A. D. Dear Salome: It is quite a while since I wrote you. You have heard me speak of Jesus and how much we all love him. He comes to our home often and I feel as if I would like to sit down and listen to him and hear all he has to say. But, as he is a guest I must do all the work and get 'the meals and do all that I can to make it pleasant for him. Mary sits down and listens to what he has to say, then tells me after he is gone. She will not help me about the work or meals, only when he is not here. Oh! I must tell you the good news, as we can't help but loving him since he raised Lazarus. I suppose you must have heard about it, as Lazarus was so sick. I did all I could for him but he died before Jesus came. We sent for Jesus when he was first taken sick, but as Jesus did not come at once, he died. About four days afterwards, when our friends came to comfort us, Jesus came at the peril of his life and restored our brother to life. Oh! we cant' help but loving him! I feel so proud of what Mary did when Jesus was telling how he must soon die. Just the other day she got our vase of precious ointment and poured it...show more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236598156
  • 9781236598158