Wednesday, July 27, 2011
The Big Picture Story Bible
I don't normally do book/product reviews on this blog, but I just couldn't help but throw this one out there for any parents of young children. Our church gives this Bible to any new children in our children's ministry (as well as all babies born in our county hospital!) and we have absolutely loved it. I think we've already read through it once or twice with Anna Kate, but today we got to the last story in the book and I have to admit that it had me in tears. Just the simple way it explains God's final redemption and restoration in childlike terms is absolutely beautiful. Now granted, I am pregnant right now and therefore might possibly be brought to tears a little more easily than usual, but it really is a great children's Bible. We love the way that it tells the "Big Picture" story of scripture and not just a bunch of disjointed passages. From the very beginning you read that God will one day restore His creation by sending a Messiah who will come first as a baby and then again as our Warrior-King. So moms and dads, go out and get this Bible for your kids...you will be blessed when you read it as well!
I've also heard that the Jesus Storybook Bible is another great one, but we haven't read it yet...any of you out there recommend it? If so, why?