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CONTAINING THE MOST IMPORTANT PARTS, WITH
EXPLANATORY NOTES AND REFERENCES ;
TO WHICH IS ADDED
A VOCABULARY OF THE SCRIPTURE PROPER NAMES
BY WILLIAM EMBLOW,
"Member of the College of Preceptors ;” and Author of
“An English School Grammar.”
“ Train up a child in the way he should go : and when he is old
he will not depart from it.”—PROV. XXII. 6 v.
J. SHAW AND SONS, NOTTINGHAM;
The object of this compilation of Sacred History, is to fix a lasting and indelible impression upon the mind; by making the young Pupil acquainted (in a plain and concise manner) with the most momentous portions, from the Creation of the World to the promulgation of the Gospel by the Apostles, &c.
The Creation of the World and History of Mankind
before the flood.
The world was created 4004 B. C.
QUESTION. Who made the world ?
ANSWER. In the beginning God made the heaven and the earth and all living creatures.
Q. Who is God?
A. A Spirit: and we are to serve Him in spirit and truth.
Q. How did God make the world?
A. By His word: for He commanded and it came into being. Q. What did God call the light and the darkness?
He called the light, day; and the darkness, night. Q. What did He call the firmament? A. Heaven. Q. What did He call the dry land ? A. Earth.
Q. For what purpose did God make the sun, moon, and stars ?
A. To give light upon the earth; and to make our days, months, and years.
Q. What creatures did He make to live in the firmament?
A. Fowls and birds of every species.