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Child's Story of the Bible

By Mary A. (Mary Artemisia) Lathbury
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  • Cover art
    • Moses and Zipporah at the well
  • CHILD'S Story of the Bible
    • BY
    • MARY A. LATHBURY
      • WITH INTRODUCTION BY
    • WITH INTRODUCTION BY
    • BISHOP JOHN H. VINCENT
      • ILLUSTRATED WITH NUMEROUS FULL-PAGE COLORED PLATES, AND PHOTO-ENGRAVINGS
        • BOSTON DEWOLFE, & FISKE Co.
      • BOSTON DEWOLFE, & FISKE Co.
      • PREFACE.
      • To Mothers.
      • INTRODUCTION.
    • ILLUSTRATED WITH NUMEROUS FULL-PAGE COLORED PLATES, AND PHOTO-ENGRAVINGS
      • BOSTON DEWOLFE, & FISKE Co.
    • BOSTON DEWOLFE, & FISKE Co.
    • PREFACE.
    • To Mothers.
    • INTRODUCTION.
    • CONTENTS.
      • THE OLD TESTAMENT
      • THE OLD TESTAMENT
      • AN AFTERWORD
    • THE OLD TESTAMENT
    • THE OLD TESTAMENT
    • AN AFTERWORD
    • ILLUSTRATIONS
      • THE OLD TESTAMENT
      • Moses and Zipporah at the well (color plate) . . . . . . _Frontispiece_
      • Driven from Eden
      • The great flood
      • Dove returns to ark with an olive leaf (color plate)
      • The three strangers
      • Hagar in the desert
      • On Mount Moriah
      • Isaac blessing Jacob
      • Meeting of Jacob and Esau
      • Jacob and Rachael
      • Jacob sold to the Ishmaelites (color plate)
      • Joseph makes himself known to his brothers
      • Pharaoh's daughter finding Moses (color plate)
      • The rod that troubled Egypt
      • Destruction of Pharoah's army
      • Moses descending from the Mount
      • The return of the spies
      • Crossing the Jordan
      • The young Samson
      • The death of Samson
      • Ruth and Naomi
      • Samuel speaking to the Lord (color plate)
      • The young shepherd boy (color plate)
      • David cutting off Goliath's head (color plate)
      • The spear struck the wall (color plate)
      • The garment of Saul
      • The death of Absalom
      • David mourning for Absalom
      • The Queen of Sheba before Solomon
      • Ravens bringing food to Elijah (color plate)
      • Elijah and the Angel
      • Elijah and the chariot of fire
      • Elijah raises the widow's son
      • In the fiery furnace
      • The handwriting on the wall
      • Daniel in the den of lions (color plate)
      • Jonah thrown on the dry land
      • Haman denounced by the Queen
    • THE OLD TESTAMENT
    • Moses and Zipporah at the well (color plate) . . . . . . _Frontispiece_
    • Driven from Eden
    • The great flood
    • Dove returns to ark with an olive leaf (color plate)
    • The three strangers
    • Hagar in the desert
    • On Mount Moriah
    • Isaac blessing Jacob
    • Meeting of Jacob and Esau
    • Jacob and Rachael
    • Jacob sold to the Ishmaelites (color plate)
    • Joseph makes himself known to his brothers
    • Pharaoh's daughter finding Moses (color plate)
    • The rod that troubled Egypt
    • Destruction of Pharoah's army
    • Moses descending from the Mount
    • The return of the spies
    • Crossing the Jordan
    • The young Samson
    • The death of Samson
    • Ruth and Naomi
    • Samuel speaking to the Lord (color plate)
    • The young shepherd boy (color plate)
    • David cutting off Goliath's head (color plate)
    • The spear struck the wall (color plate)
    • The garment of Saul
    • The death of Absalom
    • David mourning for Absalom
    • The Queen of Sheba before Solomon
    • Ravens bringing food to Elijah (color plate)
    • Elijah and the Angel
    • Elijah and the chariot of fire
    • Elijah raises the widow's son
    • In the fiery furnace
    • The handwriting on the wall
    • Daniel in the den of lions (color plate)
    • Jonah thrown on the dry land
    • Haman denounced by the Queen
    • THE NEW TESTAMENT
      • The Holy Child in the manger (color plate)
      • Following the star
      • The flight into Egypt
      • The Boy Jesus in the temple (color plate)
      • John the Baptist at the Jordan
      • The marriage at Cana
      • Jesus by the well (color plate)
      • Jesus in the synagogue
      • Jesus among the fishermen (color plate)
      • Jesus healing the sick
      • Sermon on the Mount
      • Jesus teaching by the sea
      • Jesus sleeping during the storm (color plate)
      • Jesus curing the little maid (color plate)
      • Feeding the five thousand
      • Jesus in the wheat fields
      • The little ones (color plate)
      • The good Samaritan
      • Jesus in the house at Bethany
      • The return of the prodigal
      • The Pharisee and the publican
      • Jesus entering Jerusalem (color plate)
      • Showing the penny
      • The two mites
      • The Passover supper (color plate)
      • Gethsemane
      • Jesus betrayed by Judas
      • The sin of Peter
      • Jesus crowned with thorns
      • Jesus before Pilate (color plate)
      • Jesus bearing the cross
      • The descent from the cross
      • The angel of the resurrection
      • The walk to Emmaus
      • The ascension
    • The Holy Child in the manger (color plate)
    • Following the star
    • The flight into Egypt
    • The Boy Jesus in the temple (color plate)
    • John the Baptist at the Jordan
    • The marriage at Cana
    • Jesus by the well (color plate)
    • Jesus in the synagogue
    • Jesus among the fishermen (color plate)
    • Jesus healing the sick
    • Sermon on the Mount
    • Jesus teaching by the sea
    • Jesus sleeping during the storm (color plate)
    • Jesus curing the little maid (color plate)
    • Feeding the five thousand
    • Jesus in the wheat fields
    • The little ones (color plate)
    • The good Samaritan
    • Jesus in the house at Bethany
    • The return of the prodigal
    • The Pharisee and the publican
    • Jesus entering Jerusalem (color plate)
    • Showing the penny
    • The two mites
    • The Passover supper (color plate)
    • Gethsemane
    • Jesus betrayed by Judas
    • The sin of Peter
    • Jesus crowned with thorns
    • Jesus before Pilate (color plate)
    • Jesus bearing the cross
    • The descent from the cross
    • The angel of the resurrection
    • The walk to Emmaus
    • The ascension
  • CHILD'S STORY OF THE BIBLE
    • CHAPTER I.
      • THE BEGINNING OF THINGS.
      • Driven from Eden
      • CHAPTER II.
      • THE GREAT FLOOD.
      • The great flood
      • Dove returns with an olive leaf.
      • CHAPTER III.
      • ABRAHAM—THE FATHER OF THE FAITHFUL.
      • The three strangers
      • Hagar in the desert
      • On Mount Moriah
      • CHAPTER IV.
      • ISAAC THE SHEPHERD PRINCE.
      • CHAPTER V.
      • JACOB, A PRINCE OF GOD.
      • Isaac blessing Jacob
      • Meeting of Jacob and Esau
      • Jacob and Rachel
      • CHAPTER VI.
      • JOSEPH, THE CASTAWAY.
      • Joseph sold to the Ishmaelites
      • CHAPTER VII.
      • JOSEPH, A SERVANT, A PRISONER, AND A SAINT.
      • CHAPTER VIII.
      • JOSEPH—THE SAVIOR OF HIS PEOPLE.
      • Joseph makes himself known to his brothers
      • CHAPTER IX.
      • THE CRADLE THAT WAS ROCKED BY A RIVER.
      • Pharaoh's daughter finding Moses
      • CHAPTER X.
      • MOSES IN MIDIAN.
      • CHAPTER XI.
      • THE ROD THAT TROUBLED EGYPT.
      • The rod that troubled Egypt
      • CHAPTER XII.
      • FOLLOWING THE CLOUD.
      • Destruction of Pharaoh's army
      • Moses descending from the Mount
      • CHAPTER XIII.
      • IN THE BORDERS OF CANAAN.
      • The return of the spies
      • CHAPTER XIV.
      • A NATION THAT WAS BORN IN A DAY.
      • Crossing the Jordan
      • CHAPTER XV.
      • SAMSON THE STRONG.
      • The young Samson
      • The death of Samson
      • CHAPTER XVI.
      • RUTH.
      • Ruth and Naomi
      • CHAPTER XVII.
      • SAMUEL—THE CHILD OF THE TEMPLE.
      • Samuel speaking to the Lord
      • CHAPTER XVIII.
      • THE MAKING OF A KING.
      • CHAPTER XIX.
      • THE SHEPHERD BOY OF BETHLEHEM.
      • The young shepherd boy
      • CHAPTER XX.
      • THE POWER OF A PEBBLE.
      • David cutting off Goliath's head
      • CHAPTER XXI.
      • FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH.
      • The spear struck the wall
      • CHAPTER XXII.
      • DAVID THE OUTCAST.
      • The garment of Saul
      • CHAPTER XXIII.
      • EVERY INCH A KING.
      • CHAPTER XXIV.
      • DAVID'S SIN.
      • CHAPTER XXV.
      • DAVID'S SORROW.
      • The death of Absalom
      • David mourning for Absalom
      • CHAPTER XXVI.
      • THE BUILDING OF THE GOLDEN HOUSE.
      • The Queen of Sheba before Solomon
      • CHAPTER XXVII.
      • ELIJAH THE GREAT HEART OF ISRAEL.
      • Ravens bringing food to Elijah
      • Elijah and the angel
      • Elijah and the chariot of fire
      • CHAPTER XXVIII.
      • THE LITTLE CHAMBER ON THE WALL.
      • Elijah raises the widow's son
      • CHAPTER XXIX.
      • A LITTLE MAID OF ISRAEL.
      • CHAPTER XXX.
      • THE TWO BOY KINGS.
      • CHAPTER XXXI.
      • THE FOUR CAPTIVE CHILDREN.
      • In the fiery furnace
      • CHAPTER XXXII.
      • THE MASTER OF THE MAGICIANS.
      • The handwriting on the wall
      • Daniel in the den of lions
      • CHAPTER XXXIII.
      • THE STORY OF JONAH.
      • Jonah thrown on the dry land
      • CHAPTER XXXIV.
      • ESTHER, THE QUEEN.
      • Haman denounced by the queen
    • THE BEGINNING OF THINGS.
    • Driven from Eden
    • CHAPTER II.
    • THE GREAT FLOOD.
    • The great flood
    • Dove returns with an olive leaf.
    • CHAPTER III.
    • ABRAHAM—THE FATHER OF THE FAITHFUL.
    • The three strangers
    • Hagar in the desert
    • On Mount Moriah
    • CHAPTER IV.
    • ISAAC THE SHEPHERD PRINCE.
    • CHAPTER V.
    • JACOB, A PRINCE OF GOD.
    • Isaac blessing Jacob
    • Meeting of Jacob and Esau
    • Jacob and Rachel
    • CHAPTER VI.
    • JOSEPH, THE CASTAWAY.
    • Joseph sold to the Ishmaelites
    • CHAPTER VII.
    • JOSEPH, A SERVANT, A PRISONER, AND A SAINT.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
    • JOSEPH—THE SAVIOR OF HIS PEOPLE.
    • Joseph makes himself known to his brothers
    • CHAPTER IX.
    • THE CRADLE THAT WAS ROCKED BY A RIVER.
    • Pharaoh's daughter finding Moses
    • CHAPTER X.
    • MOSES IN MIDIAN.
    • CHAPTER XI.
    • THE ROD THAT TROUBLED EGYPT.
    • The rod that troubled Egypt
    • CHAPTER XII.
    • FOLLOWING THE CLOUD.
    • Destruction of Pharaoh's army
    • Moses descending from the Mount
    • CHAPTER XIII.
    • IN THE BORDERS OF CANAAN.
    • The return of the spies
    • CHAPTER XIV.
    • A NATION THAT WAS BORN IN A DAY.
    • Crossing the Jordan
    • CHAPTER XV.
    • SAMSON THE STRONG.
    • The young Samson
    • The death of Samson
    • CHAPTER XVI.
    • RUTH.
    • Ruth and Naomi
    • CHAPTER XVII.
    • SAMUEL—THE CHILD OF THE TEMPLE.
    • Samuel speaking to the Lord
    • CHAPTER XVIII.
    • THE MAKING OF A KING.
    • CHAPTER XIX.
    • THE SHEPHERD BOY OF BETHLEHEM.
    • The young shepherd boy
    • CHAPTER XX.
    • THE POWER OF A PEBBLE.
    • David cutting off Goliath's head
    • CHAPTER XXI.
    • FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH.
    • The spear struck the wall
    • CHAPTER XXII.
    • DAVID THE OUTCAST.
    • The garment of Saul
    • CHAPTER XXIII.
    • EVERY INCH A KING.
    • CHAPTER XXIV.
    • DAVID'S SIN.
    • CHAPTER XXV.
    • DAVID'S SORROW.
    • The death of Absalom
    • David mourning for Absalom
    • CHAPTER XXVI.
    • THE BUILDING OF THE GOLDEN HOUSE.
    • The Queen of Sheba before Solomon
    • CHAPTER XXVII.
    • ELIJAH THE GREAT HEART OF ISRAEL.
    • Ravens bringing food to Elijah
    • Elijah and the angel
    • Elijah and the chariot of fire
    • CHAPTER XXVIII.
    • THE LITTLE CHAMBER ON THE WALL.
    • Elijah raises the widow's son
    • CHAPTER XXIX.
    • A LITTLE MAID OF ISRAEL.
    • CHAPTER XXX.
    • THE TWO BOY KINGS.
    • CHAPTER XXXI.
    • THE FOUR CAPTIVE CHILDREN.
    • In the fiery furnace
    • CHAPTER XXXII.
    • THE MASTER OF THE MAGICIANS.
    • The handwriting on the wall
    • Daniel in the den of lions
    • CHAPTER XXXIII.
    • THE STORY OF JONAH.
    • Jonah thrown on the dry land
    • CHAPTER XXXIV.
    • ESTHER, THE QUEEN.
    • Haman denounced by the queen
  • CHILD'S STORY OF THE BIBLE.
    • THE NEW TESTAMENT.
      • CHAPTER I.
      • THE ANGELS OF THE ADVENT.
      • The Holy Child in the manger
      • CHAPTER II.
      • FOLLOWING THE STAR.
      • Following the star
      • CHAPTER III.
      • THE FLIGHT INTO EGYPT.
      • The flight into Egypt
      • CHAPTER IV.
      • THE BOY OF NAZARETH.
      • The Boy Jesus in the temple
      • CHAPTER V.
      • THE YOUNG CARPENTER.
      • CHAPTER VI.
      • THE VOICE IN THE WILDERNESS.
      • John the Baptist at the Jordan
      • CHAPTER VII.
      • JESUS IN THE DESERT.
      • CHAPTER VIII.
      • THE FIRST DISCIPLES.
      • CHAPTER IX.
      • THE FIRST MIRACLE.
      • The marriage at Cana
      • CHAPTER X.
      • IN HIS FATHER'S HOUSE.
      • CHAPTER XI.
      • A TALK ABOUT THE BREATH OF GOD.
      • CHAPTER XII.
      • A TALK ABOUT THE WATER OF LIFE.
      • Jesus by the well
      • CHAPTER XIII.
      • JESUS IN THE SYNAGOGUE.
      • Jesus in the synagogue
      • CHAPTER XIV.
      • AMONG THE FISHERMEN.
      • Jesus among the fishermen
      • CHAPTER XV.
      • THE HEALING HAND OF JESUS.
      • CHAPTER XVI.
      • FOLLOWING JESUS.
      • Jesus healing the sick
      • CHAPTER XVII.
      • FRIENDS OF JESUS.
      • Sermon on the Mount
      • CHAPTER XVIII.
      • THE LORD OF LIFE.
      • CHAPTER XIX.
      • MARY OF MAGDALA.
      • CHAPTER XX.
      • STORIES TOLD BY THE LAKE.
      • Jesus teaching by the sea
      • CHAPTER XXI.
      • STILLING THE STORM.
      • Jesus sleeping during the storm
      • CHAPTER XXII.
      • CALLED BACK.
      • Jesus curing the little maid
      • CHAPTER XXIII.
      • TWO BY TWO.
      • Feeding the five thousand
      • CHAPTER XXIV.
      • WALKING THE WAVES—THE TWO KINGDOMS.
      • CHAPTER XXV.
      • A JOURNEY WITH JESUS.
      • CHAPTER XXVI.
      • THE CHRISTIAN SABBATH—PETER'S CONFESSION OF FAITH.
      • Jesus in the wheat fields
      • CHAPTER XXVII.
      • "AND WE BEHELD HIS GLORY"—A FATHER'S FAITH.
      • CHAPTER XXVIII.
      • THE LORD AND THE LITTLE ONES—LEAVING GALILEE.
      • The little ones
      • CHAPTER XXIX.
      • AT THE HOUSE OF MARTHA—THE GOOD SHEPHERD.
      • The good Samaritan
      • Jesus in the house at Bethany
      • CHAPTER XXX.
      • THE LESSON STORIES OF JESUS.
      • The return of the prodigal
      • The Pharisee and the publican
      • CHAPTER XXXI.
      • THE VOICE THAT WAKED THE DEAD—THE CHILDREN OF THE KINGDOM.
      • CHAPTER XXXII.
      • THE YOUNG MAN THAT JESUS LOVED.
      • CHAPTER XXXIII.
      • THE LAST JOURNEY TO JERUSALEM.
      • CHAPTER XXXIV.
      • THE PRINCE OF PEACE.
      • Jesus entering Jerusalem
      • CHAPTER XXXV.
      • THE CHILDREN IN THE TEMPLE.
      • CHAPTER XXXVI.
      • THE LAST DAY IN THE TEMPLE.
      • Showing the penny
      • CHAPTER XXXVII.
      • THE LAST WORDS IN THE TEMPLE.
      • The two mites
      • CHAPTER XXXVIII.
      • AN EVENING ON THE MOUNT OF OLIVES.
      • CHAPTER XXXIX.
      • THE HOLY SUPPER.
      • The Passover supper
      • CHAPTER XL.
      • THE NIGHT OF THE BETRAYAL.
      • Gethsemane
      • Jesus betrayed by Judas
      • CHAPTER XLI.
      • DESPISED AND REJECTED OF MEN.
      • The sin of Peter
      • CHAPTER XLII.
      • THE KING OF HEAVEN AT THE BAR OF PILATE.
      • Jesus crowned with thorns
      • Jesus before Pilate
      • CHAPTER XLIII.
      • LOVE AND DEATH.
      • Jesus bearing the Cross
      • CHAPTER XLIV.
      • LOVE AND LIFE.
      • The descent from the Cross
      • The angel of the Resurrection
      • CHAPTER XLV.
      • THE EVENING OF EASTER.
      • The walk to Emmaus
      • CHAPTER XLVI.
      • THE LORD'S LAST DAYS WITH HIS DISCIPLES.
      • CHAPTER XLVII.
      • "HE ASCENDED INTO HEAVEN."
      • The Ascension
      • CHAPTER XLVIII.
      • THE PROMISE OF THE FATHER.
      • AN AFTERWORD.
    • CHAPTER I.
    • THE ANGELS OF THE ADVENT.
    • The Holy Child in the manger
    • CHAPTER II.
    • FOLLOWING THE STAR.
    • Following the star
    • CHAPTER III.
    • THE FLIGHT INTO EGYPT.
    • The flight into Egypt
    • CHAPTER IV.
    • THE BOY OF NAZARETH.
    • The Boy Jesus in the temple
    • CHAPTER V.
    • THE YOUNG CARPENTER.
    • CHAPTER VI.
    • THE VOICE IN THE WILDERNESS.
    • John the Baptist at the Jordan
    • CHAPTER VII.
    • JESUS IN THE DESERT.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
    • THE FIRST DISCIPLES.
    • CHAPTER IX.
    • THE FIRST MIRACLE.
    • The marriage at Cana
    • CHAPTER X.
    • IN HIS FATHER'S HOUSE.
    • CHAPTER XI.
    • A TALK ABOUT THE BREATH OF GOD.
    • CHAPTER XII.
    • A TALK ABOUT THE WATER OF LIFE.
    • Jesus by the well
    • CHAPTER XIII.
    • JESUS IN THE SYNAGOGUE.
    • Jesus in the synagogue
    • CHAPTER XIV.
    • AMONG THE FISHERMEN.
    • Jesus among the fishermen
    • CHAPTER XV.
    • THE HEALING HAND OF JESUS.
    • CHAPTER XVI.
    • FOLLOWING JESUS.
    • Jesus healing the sick
    • CHAPTER XVII.
    • FRIENDS OF JESUS.
    • Sermon on the Mount
    • CHAPTER XVIII.
    • THE LORD OF LIFE.
    • CHAPTER XIX.
    • MARY OF MAGDALA.
    • CHAPTER XX.
    • STORIES TOLD BY THE LAKE.
    • Jesus teaching by the sea
    • CHAPTER XXI.
    • STILLING THE STORM.
    • Jesus sleeping during the storm
    • CHAPTER XXII.
    • CALLED BACK.
    • Jesus curing the little maid
    • CHAPTER XXIII.
    • TWO BY TWO.
    • Feeding the five thousand
    • CHAPTER XXIV.
    • WALKING THE WAVES—THE TWO KINGDOMS.
    • CHAPTER XXV.
    • A JOURNEY WITH JESUS.
    • CHAPTER XXVI.
    • THE CHRISTIAN SABBATH—PETER'S CONFESSION OF FAITH.
    • Jesus in the wheat fields
    • CHAPTER XXVII.
    • "AND WE BEHELD HIS GLORY"—A FATHER'S FAITH.
    • CHAPTER XXVIII.
    • THE LORD AND THE LITTLE ONES—LEAVING GALILEE.
    • The little ones
    • CHAPTER XXIX.
    • AT THE HOUSE OF MARTHA—THE GOOD SHEPHERD.
    • The good Samaritan
    • Jesus in the house at Bethany
    • CHAPTER XXX.
    • THE LESSON STORIES OF JESUS.
    • The return of the prodigal
    • The Pharisee and the publican
    • CHAPTER XXXI.
    • THE VOICE THAT WAKED THE DEAD—THE CHILDREN OF THE KINGDOM.
    • CHAPTER XXXII.
    • THE YOUNG MAN THAT JESUS LOVED.
    • CHAPTER XXXIII.
    • THE LAST JOURNEY TO JERUSALEM.
    • CHAPTER XXXIV.
    • THE PRINCE OF PEACE.
    • Jesus entering Jerusalem
    • CHAPTER XXXV.
    • THE CHILDREN IN THE TEMPLE.
    • CHAPTER XXXVI.
    • THE LAST DAY IN THE TEMPLE.
    • Showing the penny
    • CHAPTER XXXVII.
    • THE LAST WORDS IN THE TEMPLE.
    • The two mites
    • CHAPTER XXXVIII.
    • AN EVENING ON THE MOUNT OF OLIVES.
    • CHAPTER XXXIX.
    • THE HOLY SUPPER.
    • The Passover supper
    • CHAPTER XL.
    • THE NIGHT OF THE BETRAYAL.
    • Gethsemane
    • Jesus betrayed by Judas
    • CHAPTER XLI.
    • DESPISED AND REJECTED OF MEN.
    • The sin of Peter
    • CHAPTER XLII.
    • THE KING OF HEAVEN AT THE BAR OF PILATE.
    • Jesus crowned with thorns
    • Jesus before Pilate
    • CHAPTER XLIII.
    • LOVE AND DEATH.
    • Jesus bearing the Cross
    • CHAPTER XLIV.
    • LOVE AND LIFE.
    • The descent from the Cross
    • The angel of the Resurrection
    • CHAPTER XLV.
    • THE EVENING OF EASTER.
    • The walk to Emmaus
    • CHAPTER XLVI.
    • THE LORD'S LAST DAYS WITH HIS DISCIPLES.
    • CHAPTER XLVII.
    • "HE ASCENDED INTO HEAVEN."
    • The Ascension
    • CHAPTER XLVIII.
    • THE PROMISE OF THE FATHER.
    • AN AFTERWORD.
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