Lucado Treasury of Bedtime Prayers: Prayers for bedtime and every time of day! {Review}

On our shelves we have Max Lucado board books, a treasury, The Story for Little Ones, The Story for Children, and The Christmas Story for Children so I was delighted when I saw a gift-worthy treasury of prayers. Teaching our children poetry, and teaching them to pray is so valuable and a special part of our lives. This treasury is a beautiful tool to help do so. The Lucado Treasury of Bedtime Prayers presents classic rhyming prayers and Lucado originals in a gorgeous presentation for any family to use. An excellent gift idea! Anyone with a young child will benefit so well from this book and I couldn’t recommend it more highly.

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Roma Downey’s Little Angels Bible Storybook

You love the Little Angels animated DVDs from Touched by an Angel star Roma Downey! Now children can read along with their favorite Little Angels characters as they experience 100 best-loved stories from the Bible. With each Bible story, kids will learn simple concepts such as numbers, letters, colors, basic life skills, and moral lessons. The 100 Bible stories include fun illustrations and simple activities to encourage imagination and challenge children’s cognitive skills. Also included are “life applications,” short prayers, and verses from the New Living Translation that kids will want to hide in their hearts forever! Parents, grandparents, children’s ministry workers, daycare staff, and anyone who wants to help young children build a solid faith foundation will find this book to be an amazing resource for encouraging kids to grow in God’s Word.

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In thoughts for CT…

Dying, Waking   God meant us to live forever. But sin has broken everything and now we– all of us–die. Jesus came to destroy death. He died on the cross and was buried-but death couldn’t keep him dead. On the third day he burst out of the tomb! And now death can’t keep us dead either. The preacher Charles Spurgeon said that Jesus has turned the tomb into a bed- and dying into just waking up. We will still die. But after we die, we will wake-as if from a refreshing night’s sleep-and Jesus will lead us by the hand into Life that won’t ever end. – p. 105, Thoughts to Make Your Heart Sing by Sally Lloyd-Jones & Jago  

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Saint Francis of Assisi by Demi

Saint Francis of Assisi is one of the most beloved and inspirational figures in the history of Christianity. The stunning illustrations of award-winning author, Demi, bring to life the story of this son of a rich merchant, who abandoned all his worldly goods in order to follow the teachings of Jesus Christ. Inspired by the remarkable example of his holiness, Saint Francis is venerated by millions of Christians around the world, no matter their denomination.

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