Best-Loved Parables

Best-Loved Parables : Stories Jesus told

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Timeless stories from the Christian faith and part of the world's heritage of wisdom. These stories - or parables - can be enjoyed as everyday tales of people and the things they do, both wise and foolish. Yet, for those to understand life's mystery, the parables provide a wealth of understanding. The world of Jesus' parables is God's world. By the choices people make, they can live as God's people and make their world part of God's heaven.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 220 x 220 x 6mm | 222.26g
  • Lion Hudson Plc
  • Lion Children's Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Colour Artwork
  • 0745946380
  • 9780745946382
  • 1,772,968

About Lois Rock

Lois Rock has established an international reputation as a children's writer. Specialising in Bible stories, prayer books, and information books, her books have been translated into over 30 languages with sales approaching 4 million copies. She draws on her experience as a mother of three, and as a leader of church children's groups. Illustrator of Best-Loved Parables and the Our Fathershow more

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"Lois Rock re-tells eighteen of the parables of Jesus, simply, clearly and in a manner that will stimulate further thought and questions. The bright illustrations help with the telling..." -- Mary Bartholomew * The Good Book Stall * `...helping children of all faiths to understand the eternal and archetypal truths about human nature and the world in which we live.' * School Library Journal *show more

Table of contents

A selection of Jesus' best-loved parables: The storyteller on the hillside The mustard seed The yeast The hidden treasure The pearl of great price The tower The rich fool The great feast The lost sheep The lost coin The prodigal son The Pharisee and the tax collector The unforgiving servant The good Samaritan The wise girls and the foolish girls The two sons The sowershow more

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