Our first two permanent English colonies: Jamestown and Plymouth had many similarities. This book focuses on events leading up to their arrival and the first three years, as the Pilgrims settled in. Even though they landed 400 years ago, Humble Origins reveals their incredible legacy which still encourages and inspires us today.
Our first two permanent English colonies: Jamestown and Plymouth had many similarities. This book will focus on events leading up to their arrival and the first three years, as the Pilgrims settled in.
After reading eyewitness accounts of the colonists of Jamestown and the Pilgrims of Plymouth, I am writing an account of how each group cultivated civilization in the wilderness. Most important, in Mourt’s Relation and Of Plymouth Plantation both authors constantly acknowledge the Hand of Providence intervening to protect and provide for them.
Two main themes to emerge are: The Pilgrims were humble people who worked diligently and tirelessly. They persisted in the face of insurmountable odds. The gracious Hand of Providence protected, provided for and guided them. Skeptics may choose to undermine the original eyewitness accounts. Yet eyewitness accounts are the most credible sources of what actually happened. John Smith, Edward Winslow and William Bradford faithfully documented what they saw, heard and experienced. When in doubt with conflicting letters or other sources, these three authors will have the final word.
The legacy left by these faithful people is undeniable. Even though they landed 400 years ago, Humble Origins reveals their incredible legacy which still encourages and inspires us today.
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This children’s book introduces twelve characters who helped the Plymouth colony succeed. They started our new nation and our Thanksgiving holiday. Beginning with Jamestown founders and moving to the hard-working Pilgrims, readers of all ages will see the distinct contribution of each person. Since the Pilgrims repeatedly gave credit to the Hand of Providence protecting and providing for them, the Hand of Providence is hidden in every page. Searching for the hidden pictures adds to the fun. Interactive discussion questions help readers apply deeper truths from these great role models.
3 children gift books for Christian holidays (Christmas, Easter, and Thanksgiving), includes Christmas music. Also include Love and Boundaries, a practical book on child discipline, aiming for the right balance between love and correction.
3 children gift books for Christian holidays (Christmas, Easter, and Thanksgiving), Christmas book includes CD with narration and music.