First Children's Bible: Popular Bible Stories from the Old and New Testaments (Hardcover)

First Children's Bible: Popular Bible Stories from the Old and New Testaments By Lawrence G. Lovasik Cover Image
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The First Children's Bible by Rev. Lawrence G. Lovasik, S.V.D. is an excellent and highly-acclaimed collection of Bible stories for children. Set in large easy-to-read type, children will learn about important stories from the Bible. Each story is enhanced with beautiful and colorful artwork, and the First Children's Bible has been a favorite among Catholics for nearly four decades. This title provides summaries and valuable context for 46 stories from the Bible, 23 stories from the Old Testament and 23 stories from the New Testament. The language is simple and easily understandable, and a prayer before Reading this children's Bible is also included. This book makes an excellent gift and is a great educational resource for children seeking to know more about the Word of God.

Among the features of this book are:
  • a presentation page that allows for easy personalization of this book when used as a gift
  • vibrant full-color illustrations
  • durable sewn hardcover binding
  • a list of the Ten Commandments at the front of the book
  • a list of the Eight Beatitudes at the back of the book
  • a foreword written by the author, Rev. Lawrence G. Lovasik, S.V.D.
The following Old Testament topics and figures are covered in this title:
  • God's Creates the World
  • Adam and Eve Sin and God Promises a Redeemer
  • God Again Promises a Redeemer
  • God Calls a Man to Form His People
  • Esau and Jacob
  • God Protects Joseph and His People in Egypt
  • Baby Moses
  • God Chooses Moses to Lead His People
  • God's People Celebrate the First Passover
  • God Guides His People through the Red Sea
  • God Reveals His Law to His People
  • Jericho Is Conquered by God's People
  • God Brings His People into the Promised Land
  • God Gives Samson Great Strength to Help His People
  • God Calls Samuel to Lead His People
  • God Chooses Saul as the First King
  • God Helps David Defeat the Giant Goliath
  • David the King Brings the Ark to Jerusalem
  • God Grants Great Wisdom to King Solomon
  • The Prophet Elijah Speaks for God
  • God Calls Isaiah to Be a Prophet
  • People Are Taken into Exile Because of Their Sins
  • Daniel Is Saved in the Lions' Den
The following New Testament topics and figures are covered in this title:
  • Jesus' Birth Is Announced to Mary
  • Jesus Is Born
  • The Three Wise Men Come to Worship Jesus
  • Jesus Speaks with the Teachers
  • Jesus Changes Water into Wine
  • A Great Catch of Fish
  • Jesus Chooses the Twelve Apostles
  • Jesus Gives the Sermon on the Mount
  • Jesus Raises a Widow's Son
  • Jesus Feeds Five Thousand People
  • Jesus Shows His Glory
  • Jesus Blesses the Children
  • Jesus Teaches Love for Neighbor
  • Jesus Enters Jerusalem in Triumph
  • Jesus Gives Us the Eucharist
  • Jesus Is Scourged and Crowned with Thorns
  • Jesus Is Condemned to Death
  • Jesus Dies on the Cross
  • Jesus Rises from the Dead
  • Jesus Appears to the Women
  • Jesus Appears to Thomas
  • The Holy Spirit Comes Down on Pentecost
  • Jesus Left Us His Church

Product Details
ISBN: 9780899421353
ISBN-10: 0899421350
Publisher: Catholic Book Publishing
Publication Date: January 1st, 1983
Pages: 96
Language: English