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Author Barnes, Trevor.

Title The Children's illustrated Bible / retold by Trevor Barnes.

Publication Info. Boston : Kingfisher, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 Portland Public Library - Children's Department  J 220.9 KIN    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 255 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Note Includes index.
Contents Old Testament: Creation -- Adam and Eve -- Cain and Abel -- Noah and the Flood -- God's Promise -- Tower of Babel -- Story of Abram -- Abraham and Lot -- Abraham and Isaac -- Rebecca -- Jacob and Esau -- Jacob's Trick -- Jacob's Dream -- Jacob's Exile and Return -- Joseph and His Brothers -- Joseph in Egypt -- Joseph and Pharaoh -- Joseph's Brothers in Egypt -- Slavery in Egypt -- Moses in the Reeds -- Burning Bush -- Moses and Pharaoh -- Plagues of Egypt -- Passover -- Exodus -- Years of Wandering -- Ten Commandments -- Golden Calf -- Order Restored -- Ark of the Covenant -- Death of Moses -- Rahab and the Spies -- Walls of Jericho -- Promised Land -- Deborah, Barak, and Jael -- Gideon -- Samson the Strong -- Samson and Delilah -- Ruth and Naomi -- Hannah's Son -- Philistines and the Ark -- Samuel and Saul -- David -- David and Goliath -- David, Saul, and Jonathan -- David the Fugitive -- David Becomes King -- David and Bathsheba -- David and Absalom -- Solomon the Wise -- Temple -- Queen of Sheba -- Divided Kingdom -- Elijah and the Ravens -- Prophets of Baal -- Wind and the Whisper -- Naboth's Vineyard -- God's Curse on Ahab -- Elijah and the Whirlwind -- Elisha and the Woman of Shunem -- Naaman is Cured -- Jehu and Joash -- God Protects Jerusalem -- Isaiah the Prophet -- Story of Jonah -- Josiah the King -- Jeremiah -- Destruction and Exile -- Ezekiel and the Valley of Bones -- Fiery Furnace -- Belshazzar's Feast -- Daniel in the Lions' Den -- Esther -- Jerusalem is Rebuilt -- Job -- Five Psalms -- Fifty Proverbs -- New Testament: Elizabeth and Zechariah -- Mary and Joseph -- Jesus is Born -- Jesus at the Temple -- Wise Men -- Jesus and the Teachers -- John the Baptist -- Baptism of Jesus -- Temptations in the Desert -- Fishers of Men -- Water into Wine -- Healing the Sick -- Sermon on the Mount -- Storm at Sea -- Jesus Casts Out Demons -- Nicodemus -- Woman at the Well -- Pool of Bethzatha -- Healing on the Sabbath -- Jairus' Daughter -- Parables -- Lost Son -- Three Servants -- Parable of the Tower -- Lost Sheep -- Good Samaritan -- Friend at Midnight -- Rich Fool -- Great Feast -- Tenants in the Vineyard -- News of John -- Jesus Sends Out His Disciples -- Death of John -- Feeding the Five Thousand -- Jesus Walks on Water -- Simon the Pharisee -- Jesus Predicts His Death -- Transfiguration -- Jesus and the Children -- Martha, Mary, and Lazarus -- Jesus Enters Jerusalem -- Cleansing the Temple -- Questions and Answers -- Jesus Betrayed -- Last Supper -- Garden of Gethsemane -- Jesus Before the Council -- Peter's Denial -- Jesus Before Pilate -- Crucifixion -- Empty Tomb -- Road to Emmaus -- Jesus and Thomas -- Jesus at the Lake -- Ascension -- Tongues of Flame -- Stoning of Stephen -- Conversion of Saul -- Paul's First Mission -- Paul's Second Mission -- Paul's Final Journeys -- Paul's Letters -- Romans -- Corinthians -- Galatians -- Revelation -- Reference Section: Beginning -- From Tribe to Nation -- Kingdom's Rise and Fall -- Time of Jesus -- Paul and the Early Church -- Holy Book -- Books of the Bible: Old Testament -- New Testament -- People in the Bible.
Summary Great stories from the Bible are presented for children. The Kingfisher Children's Bible brings Bible stories and events memorably to life for all the family to share. With beautiful, full-color illustrations on every spread and dynamic retellings that will appeal to children, this volume contains over 100 stories and summaries from the Old and New Testaments. The amazing breadth of the Old Testament is visited in great detail, from Genesis to Jonah and from David and Goliath to the prophets Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel. The New Testament captures the spirit of Jesus' ministry with testimony from the gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, as well as Acts, St. Paul's epistles, and Revelation. A full-featured reference section at the back of the book places this terrific resource at the top of the list of Bibles for families with children. Special Features: Who's who of biblical characters. Bible commentary exploring historical context. Details about the worship, ritual, culture, and civilization of Israel and the ancient world. Bible reference section illustrated with photographs, maps and diagrams. Glossary of important themes and theological terms. Full index. Coverage of all biblical books. Approved by Catholic, Protestant, and Jewish authorities.
Subject Bible stories, English.
Bible stories.
ISBN 0753453649
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