Religion: Sunday School Bible

When the patriarch Abraham was 99 years old the Lord told him that his wife, Sarah, would be the mother of nations and of kings of people. Hearing this, the patriarch fell upon his face, roared in laughter shouting: "Shall a child be born to him that is an hundred years old? And shall Sarah, that is ninety years old, bear?"

Last week the National Sunday School Union of Great Britain printed a Bible which gave what the Lord told Abraham but carefully omitted the aged man's merriment and doubt. Both old...

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