Israel expected the Messiah to be a conquering hero who would liberate the Jews from their Roman servitude. But instead, Christ came as a suffering servant to liberate all mankind from slavery to sin. The Gospel of Mark records Christ's public ministry as a journey to the Cross, yet-paradoxically again-as a time of vigorous action when His miracles astounded the multitudes, and His boldness infuriated His foes.About the commentary series This commentary was written for your grandmother. And for your plumber, your banker, and the girl who serves you French Fries at the nearby McDonald's. That is, it was written for the average layperson, for the nonprofessional who feels a bit intimidated by the presence of copious footnotes, long bibliographies, and all those other things which so enrich the lives of academics. It is written for the pious Orthodox layman who is mystified by such things as Source Criticism, but who nonethe wants to know what the Scriptures mean.
Suspense, mystery, and danger pervade the four stories of this romance collection. As love blossoms for four women, threatening situations also arise. Laurel's resolve is tested when a cyber stalker begins sending menacing E-mails. Gerri goes undercover as a housekeeper in an attempt to vindicate her wrongfully accused grandfather. Shelby travels to her vacant childhood home in Louisiana to find the key to recurring migraines. Stephanie works to restore an old church only to be warned by mysterious lights to leave things as they are.
Should they proceed with their dangerous tasks? Can they trust their hearts to guide them?
The future of transportation is coming faster than ever. Cars that drive themselves are already on the road giving rides to people all day long. When they become widespread, every part of society will change as everyone can enjoy the pleasure of their own chauffeur. The transformation of society will be one of the greatest ever, redefining how we think about our cities, our homes, and our daily lives. Adults will have more time, children will have more freedom, and everyone will be able to accomplish more while letting the robots handle the chore of maneuvering the cars. The book is split into 80 very short chapters examining different ways that society will change.
The eleven stories in this collection all deal with human aspects of the history of Arkansas. The settings range from a prehistoric mastodon hunt to a twentieth-century family's departure from the state in search of employment. on plans developed by the author are available for teachers at www.butlercenter.org.