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    The Friend Who Forgives

    Many of us, identify with the failings of Peter, boisterous and headstrong, speaking before thinking, – a bull in the china shop. Yet, in the face of our sin, we become timid to allow the love and forgiveness of Jesus to wash over us. Are we worthy of forgiveness? Does Jesus still love us? We are afraid of the answer. The Friend Who Forgives provides us wonderful assurance through the life of Peter. Within it’s pages, we discover the power of Jesus’ love, the power of repentance, and the power of FORGIVENESS for all who trust in Him. The Friend Who Forgives follows Peter’s life from the time when Jesus…

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    Easter Love Letters from God

    This is one of the “Love Letters from God” series by Glenys Nellist. This Easter version of Love Letters is a traditional telling of the Easter Week Events. Easter Love Letters from God is cleverly written in 7 scenes with a lift-the-flap love letter from God included with each scene. You can even personalize the love letters, addressing them to your child. Each letter gives “God’s take” on what happened in that Holy week event. One lovely feature is the last page provides an opportunity for your child to respond to God with their very own love letter. This book is flexible, in that instead of one continuous retelling of…

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    Miracle Man

    The first description that comes to mind is Living Word! With incredible creativity and tenderness toward the heart of Jesus’ ministry in the earth, John Hendrix creates a visual masterpiece.   The Words themselves work their way through the illustrations conveying meaning and creating a flow fitting for each scene.  This is an incredible book for an elementary-aged child who will enjoy the words becoming the illustrations.  Hendrix does retell the stories of the miracles in his own words, not using direct quotations. If this bothers you, that might be a pause.  This book creates a lot of room for dialogue with older children, contemplating the meaning of Jesus’ life…

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    The Storm that Stopped

    Another GEM in the series: “A True Story About Who Jesus Really Is” After surviving a great storm on the Sea of Galilea, the 12 disciples dare to ask the question: “Who is Jesus?” Mark 4 Alison Mitchell has the creative gift of retelling a story and relating deep spiritual truth, so a child can understand. The rhythm of the text builds excitement to the point of crisis as the boat is sinking in the mighty storm. She brings to light that the trip across the Sea of Galilea was really intended as a moment of teaching for the disciples so they could understand: “Who is this man that the…

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    The One O’Clock Miracle

    This is a lovely retelling of the healing of a Nobleman’s son. John 4:46-54 Alison Mitchell draws us into this father’s journey of faith, from the creativity of the title onward. Using playful repetition in the text, she builds excitement, keeping the story rhythmically moving forward to the climax and the happy resolution. The application becomes crystal clear – when it concerns JESUS – WE CAN TRUST HIS WORDS! Mitchell brings the dilemma of the Nobleman’s family to life. She expands on the worry and love of the father for his sick son. She carries us along on his difficult journey to get to Jesus. When he finally reaches Cana,…