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Close to His Majesty

A Road Map to God

by David C. Needham

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Published by Multnomah .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Inspirational - Protestant,
  • Religion,
  • Christianity - Theology - General,
  • Christianity - Christian Life - General,
  • CHRISTIAN LIVING / SPIRITUAL GROWTH / GENERAL,
  • Religion / Inspirational,
  • Inspirational - General,
  • Christian Life - General,
  • Inspirational,
  • Christianity,
  • Trust in God

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8135374M
    ISBN 100880708603
    ISBN 109780880708609
    OCLC/WorldCa35961538

    Thither let us bend all our thoughts, to learn What creatures there inhabit, of what mould, [ ] Or substance, how endu'dand what thir Power, And where thir weakness, how attempted best, By force or suttlety: Though Heav'n be shut, And Heav'ns high Arbitrator sit secure In his own strength, this place may lye expos'd [ ] The utmost border of his Kingdom, left To their defence who hold it: here perhaps Som advantagious act may be achiev'd By sudden onset, either with Hell fire To waste his whole Creation, or possess [ ] All as our own, and drive as we were driven, The punie habitants, or if not drive, Seduce them to our Party, that thir God May prove thir foe, and with repenting hand Abolish his own works. Let us not then pursue By force impossible, by leave obtain'd [ ] Unacceptable, though in Heav'n, our state Of splendid vassalage, but rather seek Our own good from our selves, and from our own Live to our selves, though in this vast recess, Free, and to none accountable, preferring [ ] Hard liberty before the easie yoke Of servile Pomp. Laurence has never been anti-social, but his position as navy captain prevented him from having very close friendships with his shipmates. Over the next few weeks Temeraire grows rapidly.

    If you see one missing just send me an e-mail below. The Corps also attempt to reassign Temeraire to a more experienced handler, Lieutenant Dayes; Laurence is surprised at how close he has grown to Temeraire in this short time and rejoices when Temeraire rejects Dayes entirely. In Heav'n, which follows dignity, might draw [ 25 ] Envy from each inferior; but who here Will envy whom the highest place exposes Formost to stand against the Thunderers aim Your bulwark, and condemns to greatest share Of endless pain? This must be our task In Heav'nthis our delight; how wearisom Eternity so spent in worship paid To whom we hate. Shortly thereafter while the HMS Reliant is still at sea, the egg does hatch, and the dragon rejects the member of the crew selected by lot to put it in harness. This novel draws from African history and mythology.

    How oft amidst Thick clouds and dark doth Heav'ns all-ruling Sire Choose to reside, his Glory unobscur'd, [ ] And with the Majesty of darkness round Covers his Throne; from whence deep thunders roar Must'ring thir rage, and Heav'n resembles Hell? Temeraire, for his part, becomes fiercely devoted to Laurence, far more devoted, in fact, than he is to his given mission: defending England. Perhaps this is because the rest of her historical backdrop is so well done. Temeraire sees his first action when Victoriatus, a Parnassian, is injured in combat and must be carried back to base.


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Britain at the turn of the 19th century is shown to be much like it was in reality; historical attitudes towards women are strong enough in the story that the existence of female officers and captains is kept secret from the public. Well have ye judg'd, well ended long debate, [ ] Synod of Godsand like to what ye are, Great things resolv'd; which from the lowest deep Will once more lift us up, in spight of Fate, Neerer our ancient Seat ; perhaps in view Of those bright confines, whence with neighbouring Arms [ ] And opportune excursion we may chance Re-enter Heav'n; or else in some milde Zone Dwell not unvisited of Heav'ns fair Light Secure, and at the brightning Orient beam Purge off this gloom; the soft delicious Air, [ ] To heal the scarr of these corrosive Fires Shall breath her balme.

More Details. But thir spite still serves [ ] His glory to augment. His name means "swiftness". He is the Great Wolf. The first book of the series tells how Laurence, formerly a Captain in the Royal Navybecomes Temeraire's handler, and of their early training in preparation for battles against Napoleon 's aerial fleet.

When her family begins starving she embarks on a dangerous journey to invoke the gods to help them. She supports her beloved family through her fake talent for contacting the spirits of the dead and also reading tarot cards.

Laurence is stunned, because Temeraire is Chinese, not French and he is extremely rare and valuable. Say they who counsel Warr, we are decreed, [ ] Reserv'd and destin'd to Eternal woe; Whatever doing, what can we suffer more, What can we suffer worse?

What happens is a mass extinction that brings the grasslands to dust. When they reach the coast they must wait for direction from the aerial headquarters, so Laurence seeks out a dragon expert to learn what breed of dragon Temeraire is. By the time they reach the coast Laurence and Temeraire have grown very close.

Captain Will Laurence and his naval crew capture a French frigate in what Laurence assumes to be a routine skirmish. Jane Roland: Captain of the Longwing dragon Excidium, Jane is also the mother of one of Laurence's runners, Emily who stands next in line to captain Excidium.

That is until Pru Phelan comes to town and changes his life forever. Some of these historical figures become supporting characters in later books. Warr therefore, open or conceal'd, alike My voice disswades; for what can force or guile With him, or who deceive his mind, whose eye Views all things at one view?

More destroy'd then thus We should be quite abolisht and expire. Right away this causes some problems, because the aerial corps wants a trained dragon rider, not a lowly seaman, to ride with Temeraire.

When the hunter comes to town, they find out that the wolf is not a wild animal, but one of them. So they try to replace Laurence, by telling Temeraire that Laurence wants to stay a sea captain. He is stunned to find out they can talk, and even more astonished to watch Temeraire outpace him intellectually.

Other historical persons referenced are William Wilberforce as a friend to the likewise-abolitionist Laurences and William Cornwallis and his successor. He decides to name him Temeraire, and then he turns his captaincy over to his first mate, so that he can concentrate on his new dragon.

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The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. His love, His patience, His holiness, His power, His purposes, and His wisdom will forever leave us in a state of astonished wonder.

Does this mean that what we say or teach about God is wrong? Not necessarily. Yet it does mean that our grasp of what we say or teach scarcely begins to encircle the greatness of His being.