The very young start learning about the Bible, animal names and Bible events, as Sam, the Book's hero travels with his family and animals to the promised land. Author Jolanda Dijkmeijer was born in in Amersfoort, Netherlands. She is a popular published children's book author, inspired by her children and grandchildren. Her hobbies include playing violin, crafts and gardening. Illustrator Liza-Beth Valkema, was born in in the Netherlands into a creative family. At the age of 7 she wanted to illustrate children's books and wrote stories.
She worked two years at the KunstVerket Galleri, a famous gallery in Oslo, as a consultant and then became a freelance illustrator. She now lives in the South Walstraat Elburg, Netherlands with her family. This is a fun educational, early book for 2 to 3 years old children. I started reading with my Granddaughter and Grandsonas they held the book. The 6 inch by 6 inch size was perfect for them.
The sturdy board book pages were easy for them to turn. Soon they were pointing at the animals and they would call the names of the animals. The Animal Caravan's low price and good quality, makes it a good value.
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Convert currency. Add to Basket. Book Description Scandinavia Publishing House. Condition: New. Seller Inventory ZZN. More information about this seller Contact this seller. Book Description Scandinavia Publishing House , Board book. Book Description Hendrickson Pub, Condition: Brand New. In Stock. Peter picks up on this important concept in his second epistle. He begins chapter two by noting how we have obtained faith through the righteousness of God through Jesus. Peter then declares that is through God that we have been given all things pertaining to life and godliness.
Also explained is the expectation that through those marvelous gifts, we will be a people who give glory to God through a life that is virtuous i.
If we stopped right there, we certainly have quite a bit upon which to chew. What a blessing it is to be counted a child of God. But Peter does not stop there. He moves on to provide a list of attitudes, behaviors, and perspectives on life that are built on the foundations of faith.
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The first element we are to add to the building block of faith is that of virtue. There are a lot of passages in Scripture that speak of virtue. We are instructed about the virtuous woman in Proverbs. Second, Peter exhorts us to add knowledge to virtue and faith.
This makes perfect sense. Without knowledge of how to be pure in heart and how God defines in His Word what moral excellence looks like, we are left to our own opinion and devices. The Greek word for knowledge used by Peter is gnosis , a term that can and does reflect a general knowledge of something or someone.
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Peter is referring to something more than just a passing knowledge of God. He is referring to gnosis as being related to a deeper understanding of the things of God, namely rooted in a personal relationship with our Creator. We should desire to grow in knowledge and in our relationship with Jesus. Being a person who exudes self-control demonstrates maturity in your life.
This is not an easy task. Self-control, most notably in the area of the tongue, is a virtue for which many of us struggle mightily.
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Fundamental to having self-control is knowing what we are to have self-control over. Without a desire to live a virtuous life and to grow in the knowledge of the things of God, growing in the area of self-control will be quite difficult, if not impossible. Scripture repeatedly calls us to persevere. Those who count it joy to endure through trials and tribulations are extolled. Notice how this definition fits nicely with the flow of what Peter has outlined thus far. One who perseveres is rooted in faith and piety, in other words, the first two elements noted by Peter.
Peter next notes we are to add godliness to perseverance.