By Archbishop Desmond Tutu

THE present OF GOD'S LOVE for kids all over Desmond Tutu retells greater than fifty of his so much liked tales, artfully highlighting God's hope for everybody to like each other and to discover peace and forgiveness of their hearts. the various best artists from around the globe were chosen to demonstrate the tales. In an try and create the 1st actually international Bible for kids, the artists were invited to painting the tales with the fashion and richness in their personal tradition. Their gorgeous colour illustrations let readers to event the Bible tales as though they have been there---with Adam and Eve within the backyard, with Noah at the ark, with Abraham within the barren region, and with Jesus at the mountaintop. each tale indicates how God works via heritage and ends with a brief prayer, which personalizes the message for every reader's personal lifestyles. Archbishop Tutu's knowledge, compassion, and humorousness shine all through, as he reminds us that 'We are all God's children.' Archbishop Desmond Tutu was once provided the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 for his lifelong fight to deliver equality, justice, and peace to his local kingdom of South Africa. In 1986, he used to be elected Archbishop of Cape city, the top place within the Anglican Church in Southern Africa. Tutu is presently the Chair of The Elders, an self reliant workforce of worldwide leaders who're operating to advertise the shared pursuits of humanity. In 2009 Tutu bought the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America's optimum civilian honor. he's recognized for his nice love for kids, in addition to his robust and profound knowing of the message of Jesus Christ. The Archbishop lives in South Africa along with his spouse, Leah. they've got 4 little ones and 7 grandchildren. 'In the spirit of celebrating teenagers world wide, every one illustrator during this ebook has been invited to attract all alone distinct and wealthy cultural historical past of their portrayal of those Biblical tales. Their paintings is actually a fabulous mirrored image of the way we're all made in God's image.' --(Archbishop) Desmond Tutu

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Go. ” Pharaoh cried as he held the body of his eldest son. The Hebrews quickly left. But when Pharaoh saw that there was no one to build his pyramids… …he hardened his heart once again. He sent his army to chase the Hebrews down and bring them back into slavery. The Hebrews fled from Egypt and at last arrived at the edge of the sea. They looked behind them and saw Pharaoh’s horses and chariots racing toward them. They were trapped! ” they cried. Moses said, “Don’t be afraid. ” God told Moses to hold his staff over the sea.

This guy really knows what he is talking about. The elder leaned on his cane and scratched his white hair. “You seem very wise. ” “There are two,” Jesus replied. “The first is to love God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength. ” The elder nodded. “You are right,” he said. ” Dear God, fill me with love. Chapter 37 The Disciples Learn to Pray God hears our prayers Luke 11 Jesus was praying under a fig tree. When he was done, his disciples said, “Jesus, we want to open our hearts to God like you.

Said Jezebel. ” She signed the letters with the king’s seal, and the officials did as they were told. Poor Naboth was taken away and killed. Then Jezebel said to Ahab, “He is dead. Go and take his vineyard. ” But the Lord spoke to the prophet Elijah, who found King Ahab in the vineyard. “God says, ‘You have murdered Naboth and stolen his vineyard! I watch over the powerless and punish injustice. ’” King Ahab was truly sorry for what he had done. He begged for forgiveness, and God showed him mercy.

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