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To Resist Or To Surrender?

Author : Paul Tournier
ISBN : 9781620323601
Genre : Religion
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No one has the right to equate Christianity with weakness or to imagine that the Bible teaches us always to surrender. The biblical message proclaims the sovereign greatness of God which transcends all lesser principles or standards which we might wish to draw from it. Man's great temptation is to want to know by himself what is good and what is evil. He wants to know whether he should withstand or not, but without needing any counsel from God. What is good in the Bible is not this thing or that. It is not a matter of resisting or giving in. It is doing what God wants and when he wants it: it is total dependence upon his person, not upon a moral code.

World Transformation

Author : Jawara D. King
ISBN : 9781434321152
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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"Courage on Bataan and Beyond" is a comprehensive story about Abel F. Ortega's life during the Bataan Death March and Japanese imprisonment written by his son. Abel will take the reader with him from his childhood days when he would sit in a rocking chair and dream about the Far East to defending the Bataan Peninsula in a last ditch effort to keep the Japanese from taking the Philippines. Abel narrates how his family's prayers and his faith in God helped him to survive the infamous Bataan Death March, three-and-a-half years as a POW and two Hell Ship Voyages. This book will evoke both laughter and tears as one follows Abel from captivity to liberation. In his three-and-a-half years as a POW, he endured near starvation, hard labor, torture and the indescribable and inhumane cruelty from his captors before being set free August 15th, 1945. There were very few POW's who survived the Japanese brutality of Bataan and their following captivity, and of these, not many are still with us. Today at 85, Abel feels his story needs to be told so that the brave soldiers of Bataan will not be forgotten once again.


Author : Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth
ISBN : 0802479936
Genre : Religion
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If you've been fighting a losing spiritual battle, it's time to give up. Bow the knee. Wave the white flag. And turn yourself over to the King of kings. The truth is, your salvation,your initial 'surrender' to Christ,was just the starting point. You will never know real joy, real peace, real success until you learn what it means to live a fully surrendered life,to continually say 'no' to self and 'yes' to God.Choosing the pathway to full surrender will transform your perspective, set fire to your soul, revolutionize your life, and give the spiritual victory you have sought for so long.The Revive Our Hearts Trilogy - Now in Paperback!This bestselling series by Nancy Leigh DeMoss has sold well over 80,000 copies! All three titles now include study questions at the end of each chapter, making them ideal for personal or small group study.

Anarchists Never Surrender

Author : Victor Serge
ISBN : 9781629630533
Genre : History
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Providing a complete picture of Victor Serge's relationship to anarchist action and doctrine, this volume contains writings going back to his teenage years in Brussels, where he became influenced by the doctrine of individualist anarchism. At the heart of the anthology are key articles written soon after his arrival in Paris in 1909, when he became editor of the newspaper l'anarchie. In these articles Serge develops and debates his own radical thoughts, arguing the futility of mass action and embracing &“illegalism.&” Serge's involvement with the notorious French group of anarchist armed robbers, the Bonnot Gang, landed Serge in prison for the first time in 1912. The book includes both his prison correspondence with his anarchist comrade &Émile Armand and articles written immediately after his release. The book also includes several articles and letters written by Serge after he had left anarchism behind and joined the Russian Bolsheviks in 1919. Here Serge analyzed anarchism and the ways in which he hoped anarchism would leaven the harshness and dictatorial tendencies of Bolshevism. Included here are writings on anarchist theory and history, Bakunin, the Spanish revolution, and the Kronstadt uprising. Anarchists Never Surrender anthologizes Victor Serge's previously unavailable texts on anarchism and fleshes out the portrait of this brilliant writer and thinker, a man I. F. Stone called one of the &“moral figures of our time.&”

Congressional Record

Author : United States. Congress
ISBN : OSU:32437010723811
Genre : Law
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The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)

No Surrender

Author : George Alfred Henty
ISBN : UOM:39015073484209
Genre : Courage
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The story of the peasant revolt La Vendée in France, Henty's No Surrender! was first published in 1900 and is considered especially hostile toward the French government.

To Resist Is To Win

Author : Xanana Gusmão
ISBN : UOM:39015022931631
Genre : East Timor
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Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao has been hailed as the 'poet warrior'. The leader of the National Council of Timorese Resistance endured incarceration in Cipinang Prison in Jakarta, Indonesia, from 1992, but finally was able to return to his ravaged country in October 1999. Indonesia invaded his homeland of East Timor in 1975 and occupied the territory until 1999. Gusmão was appointed leader officially in 1981 and has commanded the armed guerrilla forces, Falintil, and the wider resistance movement since then. He has become an internationally recognised political leader very much in the limelight, especially since the downfall of the Suharto regime in Indonesia late in 1998, one result of which has been independence for the East Timorese people. This book features the first full publication in English of his autobiography, written in secret in gaol in 1994. With it is a select collection of his spoken and written work - speeches, interviews, essays, letters, political messages. This is a selection of the best, most interesting and most relevant words of this well-known though little-known-about political leader. The collection is organised chronologically, in sections that represent distinct periods of Gusmao's leadership. It provides key insights into the philosophy and ideals behind the struggle of the East Timorese people for independence and documents the evolution of a significant world leader.

The Quiet Place

Author : Nancy Leigh DeMoss
ISBN : 9780802478894
Genre : Religion
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Bestselling author Nancy Leigh DeMoss adapts the core themes of her teaching into a format her fans can enjoy daily: 366 portions of rich Bible study and practical applications.

The Good War That Wasn T And Why It Matters

Author : Ted Grimsrud
ISBN : 9781630876289
Genre : Religion
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A war is always a moral event. However, the most destructive war in human history has not received much moral scrutiny. The Good War That Wasn't--and Why It Matters examines the moral legacy of this war, especially for the United States. Drawing on the just war tradition and on moral values expressed in widely circulated statements of purpose for the war, the book asks: How did American participation in the war fit with just cause and just conduct criteria? Subsequently the book considers the impact of the war on American foreign policy in the years that followed. How did American actions cohere (or not) with the stated purposes for the war, especially self-determination for the peoples of the world and disarmament? Finally, the book looks at the witness of war opponents. Values expressed by war advocates were not actually furthered by the war. However, many war opponents did inspire efforts that effectively worked toward the goals of disarmament and self-determination. The Good War That Wasn't--and Why It Matters develops its arguments in pragmatic terms. It focuses on moral reasoning in a commonsense way in its challenge to widely held assumptions about World War II.

Stoddart S Encyclopaedia Americana

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ISBN : UOM:39015024261797
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Sweet Surrender

Author : Dennis Hiebert
ISBN : 9781621897392
Genre : Religion
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Every culture has a way of perceiving and practicing marriage. Many contemporary Western Christians mistake what their culture prescribes regarding marriage with what the Bible portrays, and thereby take as biblical what is merely cultural. Uncritical conformity to cultural imperatives of marriage then becomes a Christian virtue, and a sweet surrender. Few recognize, much less question this confusion, even when its consequences are unhealthy. In Sweet Surrender Dennis Hiebert challenges Christians to comprehend what is cultural in their view of marriage, hold as optional what is not explicitly required by the Bible, and live out their marriages within the transcendent grace of God. Gaining greater awareness can free marriages from the control of culture for something more simply but deeply Christian. Marriages benefit when they are released from cultural directives that are not biblical callings, even if they choose to retain them as cultural practices. This book is for Christians who are ready to rethink their assumptions about marriage.


Author : Michael Meeropol
ISBN : 0472086766
Genre : Business & Economics
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DIVIlluminates recent national economic policy and warns against the single-minded commitment to balance the federal budget. The paperback edition features a new preface and afterword /div

The Surrender Of Miss Fairbourne

Author : Madeline Hunter
ISBN : 9781101560891
Genre : Fiction
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A woman defies expectations—including those of an arrogant earl—in the first regency romance in New York Times bestselling author Madeline Hunter's Fairbourne Quartet. Despite the limits of her sex, Emma Fairbourne intends to run her late father's prestigious London auction house. Of course, she's not addlepated enough to do it openly and scare away her wealthy collectors. Instead, she and her friend concoct a deception, hiring a handsome and charming front man who will do her bidding... All would have proceeded smoothly—if it weren’t for the maddening interference of Darius, the arrogant Earl of Southwaite, who was her father’s “silent partner”. Darius has no interest in running an auction house—and he's certainly not interested in allowing the lovely Miss Fairbourne to run it either, her ludicrous scheme notwithstanding. But headstrong Emma is like no other lady he has ever encountered, refusing to follow his dictates. Holding his temper in check, Darius decides to attack on a different front. There is another way to achieve her surrender, one far more pleasurable for both of them...

Emotional Surrender

Author : Michelle Jones
ISBN : 9780557228737
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Emotional Surrender was written through discovering the healing power of words written and spoken.

Total Surrender

Author : Tebogo Maimane
ISBN : 9781479702251
Genre : Religion
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Total Surrender is aimed fi rst at motivating people to be authentic in their relationship with God, and second to cheer them up so that they dont allow circumstances to dissuade them from this relationship. At the end of reading this book, the reader will be empowered to grow spiritually challenged on matters of spirituality committed not to give up on their God-ordained purpose due to external pressure encouraged not to compromise on their faith enthusiastic about putting God as a priority.

The War Of The Three Gods

Author : Peter Crawford
ISBN : 9781473828650
Genre : History
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The War of the Three Gods is a military history of the Near and Middle East in the seventh century—with its chief focus on the reign of the Eastern Roman Emperor Heraclius (AD 610–641)—a pivotal and dramatic time in world history. The Eastern Roman Empire was brought to the very brink of extinction by the Sassanid Persians before Heraclius managed to inflict a crushing defeat on the Sassanids with a desperate, final gambit. His conquests were short-lived, however, for the newly converted adherents of Islam burst upon the region, administering the coup de grace to Sassanid power and laying siege to Constantinople itself, ushering in a new era. Peter Crawford skillfully narrates the three-way struggle between the Christian Roman, Zoroastrian Persian, and Islamic Arab empires, a period of conflict peopled with fascinating characters, including Heraclius, Khusro II, and the Prophet Muhammad himself. Many of the epic battles of the period—Nineveh, Yarmuk, Qadisiyyah and Nahavand—and sieges such as those of Jerusalem and Constantinople are described in as rich detail. The strategies and tactics of these very different armies are discussed and analyzed, while plentiful maps allow the reader to follow the events and varying fortunes of the contending empires. This is an exciting and important study of a conflict that reshaped the map of the world. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in history--books about World War II, the Third Reich, Hitler and his henchmen, the JFK assassination, conspiracies, the American Civil War, the American Revolution, gladiators, Vikings, ancient Rome, medieval times, the old West, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

The Agent S Surrender

Author : Kimberly Van Meter
ISBN : 9781460340950
Genre : Fiction
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Rival agents uncover a monstrous conspiracy From the moment they met, sparks had flown…and not the good kind. Agent Jane Fallon would rather chew nails than work with arrogant—and much too good-looking—Holden Archangelo. But, convinced his brother was no traitor, Holden had Jane's investigation reopened. And now Jane is forced to partner with him. As new leads come to light, Jane's certainty about the case is shaken. But the assassin's bullet whizzing past her head convinces her they are onto something. Jane's determined to keep things professional, but as the danger around them intensifies, so does the fierce attraction they try so hard to deny….

Surrender My Heart

Author : Lois Greiman
ISBN : 9781625171375
Genre : Fiction
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“Lois Greiman delivers!” –Christina Dodd, New York Times bestselling author Tall, wickedly handsome and genteel, Southern gentleman Justin Stearns is shocked when he overhears a scoundrel offering to sell his sister for $700. Always the hero, Justin pays the rascal and saves the innocent waif... But that innocent waif turns out to be a sensuous, spirited, flame-haired seductress named Megan O’Rourke...who upon first meeting Justin, holds him up at gunpoint, steals his trousers and disappears into the South Carolina night! Enraged at playing the fool, Justin vows vengeance on the stunningly beautiful Yankee con woman...though he’s not entirely sure himself if he’s searching for revenge or another carnal moment with the voluptuous redhead... But Justin is skilled in the art of seduction too! And with passionate caresses and red-hot kisses, the plantation owner intends to show this sexy redheaded Yankee the error of her ways—and just how sweet surrender in his arms can be...

The Scottish Law Reporter

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Cases Decided In The Court Of Session Court Of Justiciary And House Of Lords

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