As Little Cub and her family prepare to celebrate the most special day of the year, the curious young polar bear begins to wonder…
"Who invented Christmas?
Mama's answer only leads to more questions like "Is God more important than Santa? So she and Little Cub head off on a polar expedition to find God and to see how he gave them Christmas. Along the way, they find signs that God is at work all around them. Through Mama's gentle guidance, Little Cub learns about the very first Christmas and discovers that…
Jesus is the best present of all.
This enchanting tale provides the perfect opportunity to help young children celebrate the true meaning of Christmas and to discover how very much God loves them.
Have you ever wished you could have been in Jerusalem and seen Jesus? Seen his affect on people and listened to his words?
In The Sanctuary for Lent 2014, Sue Mink looks in on the encounters that others had with Jesus throughout his ministry. Some people were angered by him, some people were puzzled by him, and some people just dismissed him. But others saw him for who he truly was, and their entire perspective changed. They were transformed by their encounter with the living Lord.
The devotions, one for each of the forty days in Lent plus Sundays, include an inspiring message based on a Gospel reading, a suggested Scripture reading, a Bible verse, and a prayer. This Lenten season, allow The Sanctuary for Lent 2014 ... more
When Pastor Rick Warren was young, his family celebrated Christmas with a birthday party for Jesus. Now the author of The Purpose-Driven Life shares the "reason for the season" with all who hunger for meaning. Learn to identify and confront the "peace-robbers" in your life---and embrace the unshakable hope of Christ's birth!
"Christmas is the celebration of an invasion when God came to earth 2,000 years ago, and the world has never been the same since, said Warren. "It is a time for celebration – ‘don't be afraid for I bring you good news of great joy;' salvation - ‘for unto you is born a Savior;' and reconciliation - ‘peace on earth, good will toward men.'
"Christmas is also a time of coming toget ... more
This is an updated edition of a book written by Missionary and evangelist Roy Hession in 1950 in which he profiles the nature of religious revival and lays out the prerequisites and consequences of the activity of God in the heart of the hungry seeker.
A family favorite and time-honored Christmas tradition. Loyal readers are drawn to Ideals magazine for its celebration of life's most treasured moments. This, the 69th year for the annual Christmas issue, will be no exception to the legacy of providing inspiration and comfort for readers. The Christmas issue, always a reminder of the true heart of Christmas, includes heartwarming poetry and prose. Beautiful, full-color photographs and fine art reproductions accompany these carefully selected pieces. Longtime Ideals contributor Pamela Kennedy shares holiday memories and family traditions poet Eileen Spinelli taps into the charm of the yuletide and the original Christmas story is told through Bible passages accompanied ... more
The 70th year for this family favorite, Ideals magazine. Loyal readers are drawn to Ideals magazine for its celebration of life's most treasured moments. Now in its 70th year in publication, the compilation of prose and poetry continues its legacy of inspiration and comfort for readers. The Easter issue, always a reminder of the true heart of the holiday, includes heartwarming text selected with care, alongside beautiful, full-color photographs and fine art reproductions.
There is no more magical moment than when a newborn baby is laid in a mother's arms. What was for many months a dream and a mystery is now a miraculous new person at the threshold of a life filled with possibilities.
Through a tender, inspiring tale, "The Twelve Gifts of Birth" reveals the birthright inheritance that all children receive at this moment. Wise women, otherwise known as fairy godmothers, announce the twelve gifts in the form of blessings and show how to use them to enrich one's life.
This keepsake book encourages new parents to nurture and protect the wondrous qualities that have been bestowed on their tiny miracles. When shared with young children, this message helps form within them a strong foundatio ... more