Christmas is a great time to give a non-Christian friend or church visitor a short book getting to the heart of what it's truly all about. This is perfect for giving out at church events, or with a present.
Music is everywhere at Christmas chart-toppers, carols, children's tunes... Alistair Begg takes us to four songs that were sung by people at the very first Christmas (and his favourite carol).
In this short, winsome book a teenage girl, a respected priest, a group of angels and an old man bring readers to the heart of Christmas, showing them the joy and peace that comes from meeting a baby who lay in the food trough and changed eternity.
The Easter Story by Sophie Piper, and illustrated by Annabel Spenceley, is a wonderful way to introduce young children to Easter week. Illustrated throughout with detailed, bold pictures by Annabel Spenceley, this retelling of this very important story conveys the joyful Easter message of new life and everlasting love. Recommended for ages 2 to 5 years.
With styling that reminds you of a glass of your favorite eggnog, this gift book richly and festively captures the true heart of Christmas the birth of Christ and His bringing of the Good News. Cream pages accented by rich red and black flourishes. A rich collection of Scripture, poetry, song, and thought-provoking quotes.
From pastor and New York Times bestselling author Timothy Keller comes the perfect gift for the holidays a profoundly moving and intellectually provocative examination of the Nativity story.
Even people who are not professing Christians think they are familiar with the story of the Nativity. Every Christmas displays of Jesus resting in a manger populate lawns and churchyards, and songs about shepherds and angels fill the air. Yet despite the abundance of these Christian references in popular culture, how many of us have examined the hard edges of this biblical story?
In his new book Timothy Keller takes readers on an illuminating journey into the surprising background of the Nativity. By understanding the m ... more
A simple retelling of the Christmas story, from the angel s visit to Mary to the shepherds joyful praise of the new born Baby, this small format paperback, The First Christmas Ever is sure to be popular with young readers. Using the vibrant and popular artwork of Dennis Jones, families can share this timeless story of God s love each holiday season."
As Little Cub and her family prepare to celebrate the most special day of the year, the curious young polar bear begins to wonders -
"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. ... 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.
Take your family on a fun-filled journey to the manger this Christmas season Learn more about Bible characters related to the Nativity and help teach your children about the true meaning of Christmas. Dive into each day of Advent with devotions and activities that will engage the entire family. Packed full of fun activities, "Journey to the Manger Advent Calendar" includes an Advent poster, Bible character stickers, readings, kids' puzzles, and more
Commercialism and kitsch have overshadowed the way the West celebrates Christ's birth. McKinley and Seay seek to counteract these cultural inroads by establishing vigorous traditions more in keeping with God's original intent—spending less, giving more, worshiping fully, and loving all. Christmas will change the world when you give what matters most—yourself! 160 pages, softcover from Zondervan with four session discussion guide.
This beautiful retelling of Jesus birth in a stable captures the Christmas story with incredible artwork from world-renowned illustrator and paper engineer Agostino Traini. Each page of the story comes to life with charming illustrations and intricate pop-ups, from the angels visit to Mary to the moment she lays baby Jesus in the manger.
The Birth of Jesus is a perfect keepsake to read with young children or the young at heart, and revisit for years to come.
Introduce little ones to a beloved story in The Legend of the Candy Cane board book edition. Adapted from the picture book illustrated by New York Times bestselling artist Richard Cowdrey, the youngest child can now discover an inspiring story of hope that reveals the Christian symbolism of a favorite Christmas candy the candy cane."
This favorite Christmas picture book is now available in a reduced size padded board book perfect for little hands with bright red foil on the cover to share the holiday cheer In the stable next to an inn, Kind Ox is just settling in for the night when Old Dog comes into the stable. Kind Ox makes room for Old Dog, who in turn makes room for Stray Cat, who then makes room for Small Mouse--and each time, the larger animal says to the small, "There's always room for a little one here." Finally, Tired Donkey comes by, carrying Joseph and Mary, who asks "Where will my child be born?" Kind Ox replies, "There is always room for a little one here." And so, Jesus is born in the stable with the animals all around Him. more
Oh no! It's Christmas Eve in Bethlehem, but the Little Christmas Angel is too small to make it to the stable to greet Baby Jesus. She must figure out what to do instead to spread the good news. Find out what she does to share God's message that All Children are Good; first in Bethlehem, and then in your house too, filling up every room with Christmas spirit. She only travels at night, while everyone is asleep, and you never know where you'll find her the next morning She keeps the whole family happy and involved in all the days leading up to Christmas. Makes a wonderful alternative to Elf on the Shelf.
As you read this powerful booklet during the Lenten season, you will experience spiritual growth through interaction with Scripture from both the Old and New Testaments. The readings culminate in the Passion Week and Easter Sunday, and you will gain a greater understanding of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus as you examine critical passion narratives in the Gospels. Through your interaction with these Lenten readings, you will be a joyful witness of God's carefully orchestrated plan to redeem the world through the sacrifice of Jesus Christ. These 40 devotions will allow you to gain a more complete perspective on your personal relationship with Jesus and the power of his work in your life today. Written by Dr. Ke ... more
The story of Christmas is retold with 130 stickers to fill in the gaps in the story. With a large scene from the tale to color, children will love this addition to the Candle Bible for Toddlers series.
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
The lectionary readings for the Lenten season offer a rich source of information and affirmation on our role as baptized disciples of Christ. "Change Our Hearts" uses these lectionary texts as a springboard to reflections on the meaning of our baptism and its implications for lifelong ministry. It celebrates the richness of our Catholic liturgy and tradition, encouraging readers to use the Lenten season as an opportunity to immerse themselves in thoughtful prayer, reflection, and practice. Each day features the lectionary citations for that day, a reflection on an aspect of the readings, and a closing prayer or practice. It emphasizes the major themes of Lent-- fasting, prayer, almsgiving, conversion, discipleship-- ... more
Waiting Here for You helps us anticipate rather than dread the busy season of Advent and Christmas.
Life is full of waiting we can't escape it. We find ourselves in the middle of it every day waiting on a prognosis to be given, a verdict to be reached, a promotion to be announced. And in these seasons of waiting that anxiety, desperation and hopelessness creep in.
Waiting Here For You takes us through the advent the season of waiting. In it we see the story of the coming of Jesus. It teaches us that waiting is the means God often uses to carry his plans in our lives. And it brings us back to the truth that our waiting is never wasted when we are waiting on God.
Follow the events of Jesus birth as you read this lovely picture book written by Max Lucado with Randy Frazee and Karen Hill and illustrated by Fausto. The Christmas Story for Children tells readers about the birth of a special baby whose story is filled with love for us all. Young readers as well as their parents will appreciate the beautiful words and artwork that convey the message that we are loved and cherished. A holiday companion book to the award-winning and bestselling The Story for Children."