Stories Of The Beginnings (volume 1); Junior Department, Second Year by Ethel Wendell TroutStories Of The Beginnings (volume 1); Junior Department, Second Year by Ethel Wendell Trout

Stories Of The Beginnings (volume 1); Junior Department, Second Year

byEthel Wendell Trout

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1922. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII WEEK DAY SESSION THE EARLY HISTORY OF ABRAHAM Genesis 11:27-32 The Memory Verse "By faith Abraham, when he was called, obeyed . . . and he went out, not knowing whither he went."--Hebrews 11:8a, c. The Lesson Story Many, many years had passed since the days of Noah. Again there were many people on the earth, and they had scattered from the mountains of Ararat to distant parts of the world. By this time there were separate tribes and nations who spoke different languages, and who had forgotten all about the one true God. Of these times, too, we have other records than those given in the Bible, so that we can tell more about the people than the Bible tells us. And though it is the people whose history is given in the Bible in whom we are most interested, we are always glad to find other records of these same times. Our lesson for to-day begins in a city named "Ur of the Chaldees," and scholars interested in ancient history have found out many things about this city. It was situated in the country which was later called "Chaldea," or "Babylonia," which is now called "Persia," on a strip of land along the Euphrates River. Ur was on the west shore of the river. It was a great city, teeming with life, and its people were rich and civilized. They no longer lived as Cain and Abel, or even as Noah had lived. They were ruled by a mighty king; they had many laws which governed their lives and acts. They could read and write, and knew the multiplication table. They understood medicine and surgery. They built huge temples to their gods, and they protected their city with mighty walls. The country was very rich, and was famous for its wheat and its dates. We know all these things because specimens of their bricks and of the queer clay writing tablets which they us...

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Title:Stories Of The Beginnings (volume 1); Junior Department, Second YearFormat:PaperbackDimensions:52 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:January 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217995772

ISBN - 13:9780217995771

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