The Scepter of Xarbaal - its unspeakable power is capable of shattering the very foundation of the world. Created in the pits of hell by the ancient gods, mortal hands were never meant to wield it. To do so brings certain madness and death. Yet King Zemel the Conqueror, ruler of Acharia, has used it to set the lands ablaze, plunging his nation into war. But before his conquest can be realized, the Scepter is stolen and spirited away by his most trusted servants.
The inspiration for the epic new Shannara Chronicles TV series, the world of Shannara is brimming with untold stories and unexplored territory. Now best-selling author Terry Brooks breaks new ground with a stand-alone adventure sure to thrill devoted listeners and new fans alike. Blood and magic will collide.... Leofur is the daughter of Arcannen, a power-hungry sorcerer prepared to use the blackest of magic to get what he wants.
Abby lives a content life in the woods until people come to her home looking for her. She escapes but for how long? She'll need help in her fight for a free life, one where she can live instead of just survive.
Have you ever wondered what separates the top salespeople from those who experience difficulties just making a few sales a month? Many of the salespeople who are burdened by dismal sales results often blame their low success rate on poor market conditions and a declining economy. However, if that were the case, why is it their co-workers are successful in spite of all those things? What some salespeople do instinctively, others must learn and practice.
If you want to learn the basics of being a pastor's wife then listen to this guide, which is written by a person who has real-life experience being a pastor's wife for many years. In this step-by-step guide, you will learn how to prepare to be a pastor's wife, what to know before getting married, how to protect your marriage and children, how to deal with others' expectations, and more!
At first, young Ryan Chase thought it was no big deal. A minor space collision with a creepy-looking, refurbished Paotow Tanker. Hey, these things happen-right? Sure, unless the one you have plowed into is a murderous psychopath, who has been lying in wait for the young Consignment Freight delivery pilot. The relentless cat-and-mouse galactic chase is on, and Ryan must either match his pursuer's cunning or die trying.
Jesus taught more often on money than he did on love or on heaven and hell combined. Why? It's because money is one of the chief competitors for our affections. "You cannot serve God and money," he warned. How, then, should Christians view and use money? How should they view and participate in economic systems? In How Should I Think about Money?, Dr. R.C. Sproul offers much-needed biblical answers to these questions, and in so doing, provides clarity on an important issue in the lives of Christians.
The philosopher Blaise Pascal called man "the supreme paradox", because compared to all other creatures, he is both the most magnificent and the most miserable. What did Pascal mean? The answer goes to the heart of what the Bible says about man. Man is created in the image of God, but the Bible also tells us that man has fallen into sin and become corrupt. In Are People Basically Good?, Dr. R.C. Sproul explores the nature of mankind by looking at what it means to be made in the image of God, and exploring the nature and effects of the fall.
This book is a clear, concise, and easy-to-follow guide that tells you step-by-step how to set and achieve any goals. It gives you powerful, time-tested, and proven methods to help you transform yourself and life. Whether you lack direction, seem unsure, need guidance, are searching, or you simply feel frustrated and would like some sort of change, the information in this book can steer you in the right direction.
This book contains writings that were inspired by God. In the quiet times of prayer, the Lord shared with me wisdom and revelation that all came together to form this wonderful piece of literature. The contents within align with Holy Scripture and only exists to draw us all into deeper fellowship with God through Jesus Christ. May this book edify and grow you for his glory.
In this Italian children's classic, a lonely toymaker named Gepetto creates a small wooden puppet who magically comes to life. In a series of mischievous adventures, Pinocchio thinks he can get by on a variety of clever lies and tricks. There is one problem: his nose grows every time he tells a lie. One way or another, the truth always comes out, and Pinocchio finds out that lying does not pay.
It's been six long years since Aya Nakatomi and her friends brought an end to the Suteckh menace. But now the legendary Rohad finds herself in an even greater threat. Rumors have surfaced of the return of an ancient evil. And the more she investigates, the more certain the rumor becomes. Now Aya finds herself in a race against time as she battles to keep the Onaga threat from becoming a reality.
A companion to the picture book. Your kids will enjoy this book by themselves very much! Your kids will enjoy this book by themselves very much!
Boarding a cruise ship bound for Mexico, vacationing Navy SEAL Jeremiah "Bullfrog" Winters runs into Emma Albright, the only woman he ever loved...and lost. But re-awakening Emma's passions becomes Jeremiah's current mission until violence breaks out on their port excursion to the Mayan ruins of Tulum. Now, love may be the only weapon powerful enough to save them both, if Emma can bring herself to believe in its permanence and power.
The Sermon Series features the sermons of pastors and evangelist from the revivals that took place around the globe.
Amyas Northcote (1864-1923) was an English writer and a contemporary of M. R. James. He is best known for his ghost stories. 'The Young Lady in Black' is an eerie tale of a woman who died, leaving one crucial task in her life unfinished. The tale poses at the outset the question of whether the dead can return to earth to bring incomplete tasks to their conclusion...and the weird circumstances of this story appear to confirm the theory.
Hugo is still so cold to Monica. She doesn't see what could have caused it, why he has gone from a warm, open, fun, and loving man to a cold-hearted, cruel monster. When Hugo finally opens his heart to her again, she sees the suffering he has quietly been going through. He pushes her through the marriage, which they must then consummate. Monica prepares herself for the final act, but as they attempt to make love, the monster in Hugo takes over....
Sir Richard Hannay introduces this last adventure involving his old friends.
John Blenkiron discovers that a ruthless industrialist is plotting to destabilise America and cause global turmoil. Although Bavarian born, Castor plans to dominate the world from Olifa, a small country in Latin America. Hannay realises he is now too old for the job of thwarting these evil designs and enlists the aid of his old friend Sandy Arbuthnot, now Lord Clanroyden.
Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American poet, critic and writer of fiction and is particularly well known for his morbid and supernatural stories. 'Never Bet the Devil Your Head' is a tale which reveals Poe's sense of humour - a gruesome and fantastic humour. It is a witty take on the Faust theme - an antihero inadvertently enters into a terrible wager with the devil.
Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole (1884-1941) was a New Zealand-born English novelist, famous for his skill at scene setting and vivid plots. He was a best-selling author in the 1920s and 1930s and remains popular to this day. 'The Beard' is the touching and insightful tale of a narcissistic and pompous father who is struggling to raise his pubescent son, who is enraged at and embarrassed by his father, yet the codependency between the two still exercises a magnetic pull.