Learn from their mistakes and errors but more importantly learn from their amazing strengths and gifts. People from the early and ancient church and discover the roots of Christianity. From the apostle paul to Benedict you can discover how those in the early church still influence church today. Let history come to life - just the way it should be.
Peril and Peace History Lives Book 1 #ad - Read the stories of paul, john chrysostom, constantine, Jerome, Polycarp, Justin, Origen, Athanasius, Ambrose, Cyprian, Augustine, Patrick, and Benedict. There are longer chapters interspersed with short factual chapters. Extra features throughout this book look deeper into issues such as persecution; worship; creeds and councils and the formation of the Bible as well as a timeline.
Watch in amazement as a varied selection of people from different countries, cultures and times merge together to form the Christian church.
Hearts and Hands History Lives Book 4Christian Focus Publications #ad - We need to bring such lives to the attention of our children. Get to know the missionaries who built lasting Christian communities in China, India, and Africa. From john wesley and jonathan edwards to Elizabeth Fry and Sojourner Truth, God used the tender hearts and strong hands of his people to offer mercy to the world.
Meet the american preacher who started a national revival in his tiny church. Now they began to see, in a new way, how the power of the gospel should change their feelings both toward Jesus and their fellow human beings. Extra features look deeper into issues such as social reform, the French and American Revolutions, and the rise of Protestant Denominations.
The evangelical awakenings were also periods of remarkable social change, often brought about by Christians seeking to live their faith by helping those in need. New life ~ australia's Christian Newspaper. Let history come to life - just the way it should do! Read the stories of the gifted preachers and justice fighters who led the 1st & 2nd Great Awakenings in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Hearts and Hands History Lives Book 4 #ad - Spend time with the wealthy English politician and the former American slave woman who helped abolish slavery in their countries. For the first 1700 years of the church, God's people had worked to define Christian teachings and secure their freedom to worship. Some names we know well, others we don't, but each moment in time from their lives is carefully chosen and beautifully written.
The Story of the Romans IllustratedDidactic Press #ad - The classic helene guerber work introduces the majesty of the Roman civilization through story, from the legendary founding of the city to its' equally legendary fall. The story of the romans is loaded with vivid illustrations that balance a rich, educational, narrative experience.
Rescue and Redeem History Lives Book 5Christian Focus Publications #ad - As the modern world exploded with rapid changes - in transportation, in communication, in manufacturing - people around the globe faced overwhelming new challenges. Let history come to life - just the way it should do. This is history without the wooliness - and with all the wonder. As christians arrived for the first time in other countries, they realized that being a Christian was about living out the gospel in every culture.
And they realized that great injustice was everywhere! So they met the challenges of modern life with new ways of communicating Christ's ancient gospel. The fifth book in a series intended to cover the history of the Christian church through its people and key events. Written primarily for 9-14 year olds with a modern, relaxed and enthusiastic style.
Rescue and Redeem History Lives Book 5 #ad - From niijima jo and pandita ramabai to dietrich Bonhoeffer and Janani Luwum, they set out to rescue God's global people and redeem them to new life in Christ. Extra features throughout this book look deeper into issues such as modern Bible translation, living the Golden Rule, new developments in missions, and big moments in modern Christianity.
Many adults also enjoy these as a good read.
Galen and the Gateway to MedicineBethlehem Books #ad - But we owe nearly as much to Galen, a physician born in 129 A. D. We know about Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine. Not least, galen passed on the medical tradition of respect for life. In this fascinating biography for young people, humor, Jeanne Bendick brings Galen's Roman world to life with the clarity, and outstanding content we enjoyed in Archimedes and the Door to Science.
Galen's acute diagnoses of patients, botanical wisdom, and studies of physiology were recorded in numerous books, handed down through the Middle Ages and Renaissance. At the height of the Roman Empire. An excellent addition to the home, school and to libraries. Illustrated by the Author.
St. George and the Dragon#ad - He is even more surprised that the alluring beast seems ready to fulfill his dreams of wealth, family, military success, and a secure Empire. But is the dragon everything it claims to be? and what about the christians on his father’s estate who show Marcellus a way of life that is both strange and attractive? And why does the dragon view these Christians as a threat to the Empire?As he tries to answer these questions, Marcellus comes to realize that he may have to choose between a life of Roman prosperity and becoming an outlaw in the Empire he loves.
. Marcellus is surprised to meet a dragon during his leave of absence from the Roman army.
City: A Story of Roman Planning and ConstructionHMH Books for Young Readers 9780395349229 #ad - Text and black and white illustrations show how the Romans planned and constructed their cities for the people who lived within them.
The StorytellerAtheneum Books for Young Readers #ad - As he listened to the last storyteller recount the Endless Drought, and the Glorious Blue Water Bird, he discovered the power of a tale well told. All but one young boy, who came to the Great Square for a drink and found something that quenched his thirst even better: wonderful stories. It had fountains of cool, refreshing water to quench the thirst of the desert, and storytellers to bring the people together.
Acclaimed illustrator evan turk has created a stunning multidimensional story within a story that will captivate the imagination and inspire a new generation of young storytellers. But as the kingdom grew, and they forgot about the storytellers, the people forgot the dangers of the desert, too. From ezra jack keats 2015 new illustrator Honor recipient Evan Turk comes his debut work as author-illustrator: an original folktale that celebrates the power of stories and storytelling.
The Storyteller #ad - Long, long ago, like a pearl around a grain of sand, the Kingdom of Morocco formed at the edge of the great, dry Sahara.
Famous Men of Rome IllustratedDidactic Press #ad - Biographical sketches introduce the reader to 28 of the most important figures in the history of ancient Rome, from the founding of the city through the rise of the republic to the fall of the empire. Accompanying illustrations create a rich narrative experience that showcase the majesty that was Rome.
The Trumpeter of KrakowAladdin #ad - For well over thirty years, Eric P. When joseph and his family seek refuge in medieval Krakow, hypnotists, they are caught up in the plots and intrigues of alchemists, and a dark messenger of evil. Will joseph be able to protect the crystal, and the city, from the plundering Tartars? Others were ready to kill for it.
Today, the trumpeter of krakow is an absorbing and dramatic as when it was first published in 1928. There was something about the Great Tarnov Crystal. Wise men spoke of it in hushed tones. But young joseph charnetski was bound by an ancient oath to protect the jewel at all costs. Kelly’s newbery award winner has brought the color and romance of ancient times to young readers.
The Trumpeter of Krakow #ad - Now a murderous Tartar chief is bent on possessing it.
The True Story of Noah's ArkMaster Books #ad - One of the most stunning, unique and captivating books on the account of the Ark and the global Flood of Noah's day ever produced. This dramatic and exciting retelling of a timeless Bible story is an excellent resource and should have a place in every Church Library. This book is not just material for ministry to children, but can also be used as an excellent Evangelical tool because it comes directly from the multi-media presentation of author Tom Dooley, who uses it to witness to multitudes of people across America every week.
The thrilling adventure of noah comes to life through the dazzling, detailed illustrations by Bill Looney in the exciting True Story of Noah’s Ark. The images of the interior of Noah’s ark are like nothing you’ve ever seen before. Based on the account recorded in genesis 6-9 in the bible, the narrative is true to the biblical record and its timeline of events concerning Noah and the Great Flood, with added insight as to what it might have been like to be in Noah's shoes.
The True Story of Noah's Ark #ad - The people and cities depicted here are certainly more advanced than what you’ve been led to believe And this is not fiction - it’s all biblically and historically based.