A Great Bedtime Bible Stories Book: God’s Words to Dream On

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Bedtime is an EVENT around here. Snack, Teeth, Books, One more drink of water… I’m always on the lookout for another great bedtime Bible stories book to read with the boys. So when Celebrate Lit offered a couple on tour, I signed up! (The second one is a Baby’s First Bible Stories book!) Why I Like This Bedtime Bible Stories Book The illustrations are beautiful, the stories short enough to keep kids focused, and each story has a blessing, a prayer, and a scripture. The verse may or may not come directly from the story, but it applies well, reminding … Read More

The Real Easter Story: The Top 10 Best Easter Story Books

ArynChildren's Bookshelf, Christian Nonfiction, Faith, Family6 Comments

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The Real Easter Story is so special. I don’t think we truly grasp just how privileged we are, to have such free access to forgiveness and love. And if we as adults struggle with wrapping our minds around it, then we need to think about our kids. The meaning of Easter for kids can be overwhelming. But, between the ages of 4-14, they are far more likely to understand and accept the truth, and run with it their whole lives, than if we wait until “they’re old enough to understand” or some such sentiment. That is exactly why I love … Read More

But God: Choose Faith Over Fear and Rejoice!

ArynFamily, Christian Nonfiction, Faith20 Comments

Life can be scary and full of stressful things, whether natural like hurricanes and tornadoes and viruses, or manmade like terrorist activities and wars. But the God who created the world HAS NOT ABANDONED US! I’ve always been fascinated by the many times in Scripture where something awful is happening and then, my 2 favorite words:   But God (But The Lord)   But Jesus   Then the whole story changes. There is rescue. There is hope. A miracle. We can choose Faith over Fear, and REJOICE   What does that mean, though? Well, let’s look at a few of my favorite scriptures, … Read More

5 Star Galatians Study Guide: Letter from Paul

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Okay, I’ve been eager to share this 5* Book of Galatians study guide with you since September! Letter from Paul answers questions about the purpose of Galatians. It also sheds light on the Galatian Church problems, shared by too many churches today! I thoroughly enjoyed this Book of Galatians study guide. The combination of a fictional introductory story, the study, and then some pointed questions to help apply everything. Celebrate Lit’s Christian Book Publicity has so many amazing tours! I hope you enjoy today’s destination! About this Book of Galatians Study Guide: Letter from Paul Book: Letter from Paul Author: Mary Weins … Read More

Meet the New NIV Beautiful Word Coloring Bible for Girls

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Beautiful Word Coloring Bible for Girls

Today we get to explore the new NIV Beautiful Word Coloring Bible for Girls! I don’t believe my idea of a “perfect Bible” exists. If it had all of my favorite features, it would be WAY too big and heavy for everyday use. Things like maps and definitions, cross-references and mid text explanations and footnotes, wide margins, color-coded, places to draw and take notes, etc. which is why I’m okay with having several Bibles, and taking advantage of Bible apps. I’ve been brave enough to write in my Bible for about 20 years now, but I haven’t had one actually … Read More

Living The Battle of the Bathsheba Bible Story Here and Now

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Walk a mile in someone else’s shoes to understand them. Dive deep into the Bathsheba Bible Story and walk away with new understanding! Bathsheba in the Bible does seem to be a battleground story. You could argue about whether she was innocent as a lamb or guilty of every sin in the book. There’s also all of those crossroads David ignored, where he chose not to fight his desires. But take the time to get to know more than just the Bathsheba Bible story, but also the woman behind them. See yourself in her, and wow!! I was a little … Read More

Before Christmas: Journey Back to the Beginning

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I can’t quite believe that today’s the last day of #ChristianBooktober!! And we’re celebrating with “Before Christmas” which I’m very excited about! I love the fact that someone has written an ‘Advent’ book, that begins at the beginning of the Adventure. It’s traditional to begin in Nazareth, or even in Jerusalem with Zacheriah. But there’s so much that comes before that, that sets the stage for Christmas. Christ With Us. (In case you were wondering, Christmas is my favorite season!!!) About Before Christmas Book: Before Christmas Author: Bill Crowder Genre: RELIGION / Holidays/Christmas & Advent Release Date: October 2019 Embrace the majesty of the Messiah … Read More

Wonderful Yah: Unlocking the Mystery of the Godhead

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Today is #ChristianBooktober, Day 30. One last theology (Spiritual Growth) spotlight: Wonderful Yah: The Unveiling, by Matthew Marx. This one looks both deep and profound. It covers some important ground, and I believe it’s lay-person accessible! I’m off to check out what the other book tour bloggers have to say in their reviews. (Links below) I am grateful once again for Celebrate Lit allowing me to provide these spotlights for you all!  About Wonderful Yah Book: Wonderful Yah: The Unveiling Author: Matthew Marx Genre: Non-Fiction, Christian, Theology Release Date: July 22, 2019 What is His name, and what is His Son’s name, if you know? This … Read More