But maybe it's just me. I will keep the book and probably donate it to a library, however I will not buy several others to use as gifts. One of my college professors told me about this book. He has little children himself, but he also said that he reads this for himself. I was very curious as to why, so I bought one for myself. He was right. It's not just for little kids. This book takes Bible truths and turns them into one-liners that impact my heart.
Another thing I love about this book is that it tells Bible stories while keeping the big story of the whole Bible in mind. Thus the line, "every story whispers His name. Paul has written so many things, but because he was so smart, sometimes it's hard to read.
This book takes those hard to read truths and makes them simple so that they impact and transfo rm your heart. We need more of that! I love this book for those reasons! Verified purchase: Yes Condition: Pre-owned. I bought my son one of these, and loved it so much, I bought two more for friends who are expecting.
God's love, and Jesus' redemption is woven throughout the Bible, and this is the first kids' Bible I've seen presented this way. It also shows scripture similarities between the Old and New Testament.
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Highly recommend! I bought this book on the advice of a friend who has it for her children.
Jesus Storybook Bible: Every story whispers his name
My son cannot get enough Bible stories. So many children's Bible story books are too graphic and in depth for the younger child. This book is great. It speaks right to a child.
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It end each story with a promise of God's gift to come. It really is wonderful. I recommend this book for any Christian family. I am also using it for my youth group at our church. The kids love it! The only thing I would like that is not in the book is a question area or discussion area after each chapter. Skip to main content. About this product.
The Jesus Storybook Bible : Every Story Whispers His Name
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I can only imagine what it will be like to sit with the book open to this scene, a child at my side, and try to read it aloud. The Jesus Storybook Bible says it all: The Scriptures are not merely a collection of stories designed to teach moral lessons. In the words of the subtitle, every story whispers his name. This critical perspective is missing from so much of the evangelical church. Naturally I chose Samson, because I thought he would be fun to play.
Or the time, after spending the night in a brothel, I tore the city gates from their hinges and carried them off? I had to bowdlerize the Bible to make it accessible and acceptable to kids.
At what age would they be ready to hear the story unexpurgated? More importantly, at what age would I be able to tell the story in its full Christological significance? The truth is, the Bible is an adult book. Of necessity, we must distort it to teach it to children. But she manages to show again and again the presence of Christ in all the Old Testament Scriptures, and the presence of the Old Testament Scriptures in the life of Christ. Sometimes she does this with startling insight: Her take on the story of Leah and Rachel is an ancient reading of the text that points straight to the gospel and the doctrine of election.
She ends with John in exile on Patmos, writing down his vision, struggling to cram all that he saw into one book. It will help some of us well, me to retool our theology a bit. Christianity Today. Display Stands. Travel Games. Kitchen Gifts. Quilting Books. USA-Made Gifts. Beginning Readers. Calligraphy Resources. Parking Signs.
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