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Josiah and the Lost Bible

(2 Kings 22:1-20; 23:1-3) Josiah was eight years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem thirty-one years. His mother's name was Jedidah daughter of Adaiah; she was from Bozkath. He did what was right in the eyes of the LORD and walked in all the ways of his father David, not turning aside to the right or to the left. In the eighteenth year of his reign, King Josiah sent the secretary, Shaphan son of Azaliah, the son of Meshullam, to the temple of the LORD. He said: "Go up to Hilkiah the high priest and have him get ready the money that has been brought into the temple of the LORD, which the doorkeepers have collected from the people. Have them entrust it to the men appointed to supervise the work on the temple. And have these men pay the workers who repair the temple of the LORD - the carpenters, the builders and the masons. Also have them purchase timber and dressed stone to repair the temple. But they need not account for the money entrusted to them, because

The Practice of the Presence of God (1906 edition, for Kindle and Kindle Apps)

This just out, "The Practice of the Presence of God," 1906 edition, optimized for the Kindle and Kindle apps! After being wounded in the Thirty Years’ War and then serving for a time as a valet, Nicholas Herman from the region of Lorraine joined the Discalced Carmelite Prior in Paris. There he became a lay brother known as “Lawrence of the Resurrection,” working humbly and faithfully for over fifty years. His manner of profound peace caused many to approach him seeking spiritual guidance for their own lives. What we know of his advice to them is recorded in this collection of four conversations and sixteen letters. The work has become well-known in the Christian faith and is a highly-recommended read. Based on the 1906 edition of the work, this book features - an additional letter of Brother Lawrence (for a total of sixteen) - an excerpt from the original 1692 edition preface. These additions, combined with the interactive Table of Contents and Endnotes, make this e