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Gofors & Grumps : an A-Z of Bible characters, book two, G-L / by Derek Prime with illustrations by Ruth Goodridge.

By: Prime, Derek [author.]Contributor(s): Goodridge, Ruth [illustrator.]Publisher: Leominster : Day One Publications, 1995Copyright date: ©1995Description: 40 pages : black and white illustrations, maps ; 21 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0902548581Subject(s): Sarah (Biblical figure) -- Juvenile literature | Dorcas (Biblical figure) -- Juvenile literature | Jesus Christ -- Miracles | Jesus Christ -- Parables | Saul, King of Israel | Bible -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Good Samaritan (Parable) | Pharisee and the tax collector (Parable) | Healing of the ten lepers (Miracle) | Pharisee and the publican (Parable)Summary: When a thing is worthwhile doing, we sometimes say, 'Go for it!'. In the Bible we read about lots of people who wanted to please God. We are calling them Gofors! It also tells about others who wanted their own way instead of God's; they were not very happy people. We are calling them Grumps! In the Bible, many people wanted to please God, while plenty of others wanted their own way instead of God's. The letters in the alphabet are used in this book to describe Bible characters, including Mr Grateful (the leper who said 'thank you'); Mr Humble (the tax collector who prayed in the temple); Miss Industrious (Dorcas); Mr Jealous (King Saul); Mr Kindness (the Good Samaritan); Mrs Laughter (Sarah). Each story shows children how we can learn from the lives of these people.
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When a thing is worthwhile doing, we sometimes say, 'Go for it!'. In the Bible we read about lots of people who wanted to please God. We are calling them Gofors! It also tells about others who wanted their own way instead of God's; they were not very happy people. We are calling them Grumps! In the Bible, many people wanted to please God, while plenty of others wanted their own way instead of God's. The letters in the alphabet are used in this book to describe Bible characters, including Mr Grateful (the leper who said 'thank you'); Mr Humble (the tax collector who prayed in the temple); Miss Industrious (Dorcas); Mr Jealous (King Saul); Mr Kindness (the Good Samaritan); Mrs Laughter (Sarah). Each story shows children how we can learn from the lives of these people.

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