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  • ISBN: 9781-945270-048
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Page Count: 316
  • Publisher: New Growth Press

The Beginner’s Gospel Story Bible

$29.99 $24.50

In The Beginner’s Gospel Story Bible, author Jared Kennedy traces God’s perfect promises through fifty-two Old and New Testament stories, retold in simple and compelling ways with toddlers and preschoolers in mind. Each gospel-centered story highlights God’s tale of redemption through Jesus and the unexpected and surprising ways that God’s grace and mercy are revealed throughout the Bible.

Children will hear the good news of God’s love for them clearly expressed in ways that will speak to their young hearts. Brightly colored illustrations highlight the stories and add fun teaching elements of counting, opposites, patterns, and object recognition to keep even the youngest child’s attention. Every story also ends with a question that parents and caregivers can use to further reinforce the message.

 

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The Beginner’s Gospel Story Bible

For Ages 1-3

How do you explain the gospel to toddlers and preschoolers? Often adults are stumped, but Jared Kennedy’s focus on the promises of God makes the gospel come alive to the littlest hearts. Through fifty-two Old and New Testament stories, The Beginner’s Gospel Story Bible highlights God’s perfect promises. Every page pops with bright colors, playful illustrations, fun learning opportunities, and, best of all each story points children to Jesus.

Kids know the value of a promise. Through the gospel, our good and all-powerful God keeps his word and fulfills his promises to us better than we could have ever thought or imagined!

In The Beginner’s Gospel Story Bible, author Jared Kennedy traces God’s perfect promises through fifty-two Old and New Testament stories, retold in simple and compelling ways with toddlers and preschoolers in mind. Each gospel-centered story highlights God’s tale of redemption through Jesus and the unexpected and surprising ways that God’s grace and mercy are revealed throughout the Bible. Children will hear the good news of God’s love for them clearly expressed in ways that will speak to their young hearts. Brightly colored illustrations highlight the stories and add fun teaching elements of counting, opposites, patterns, and object recognition to keep even the youngest child’s attention. Every story also ends with a question that parents and caregivers can use to further reinforce the message.

Through reading this book one chapter at a time to your children—or letting them read it to you!—even the youngest kids will come to know that God’s promises are especially for them, and that God always keeps his promises.

About the Author and Illustrator

Jared Kennedy, MDiv, ThM, is the husband to Megan and the father of three girls—Rachael, Lucy, and Elisabeth. He serves as Pastor of Families at Sojourn Community Church—Midtown in Louisville, KY and as children’s ministry strategist for Sojourn Network. Jared is the author of The Beginner’s Gospel Story Bible; two VBS programs, Proof Pirates and Clap Your Hands, Stomp Your Feet; Are You Close to God; and coauthor of Leadership Mosaic.

Trish Mahoney is a graphic designer and illustrator in Seattle where she runs The Mahoney Studio with her husband, Patrick, also a designer and illustrator. They have two children—both budding artists, too. Trish’s first children’s book was God Made All of Me.

Contents

Old Testament: Promises Made

  1. God Makes Everything
  2. Adam and Eve Disobey
  3. God Sends a Rainbow
  4. Abraham Counts the Stars
  5. Rebekah Gives the Camels Water Too!
  6. Surprise!  God Chooses Jacob
  7. Jacob has a Dream
  8. Joseph’s Brothers Sell him
  9. Miriam Watches the Basket
  10. A Bush is on Fire but Doesn’t Burn Up
  11. Stubborn King Pharaoh Says No!
  12. What is the Lamb for?
  13. No Way to Escape
  14. A Cow Popped Out!
  15. Ten Spies Give a Bad Report
  16. The Snake on a Stick
  17. The Wall Falls Down
  18. God Gives Naomi a New Family
  19. Hannah Prays
  20. David Fights Goliath
  21. David and Jonathan are Friends
  22. Solomon Chooses Wisely
  23. Jeremiah is Thrown into a Pit
  24. Three Friends Won’t Bow
  25. Queen Esther Speaks Up
  26. Nehemiah is Sad

New Testament: Promises Kept

  1. Zechariah Can’t Talk
  2. Jesus is Born
  3. Wise Men Bring Presents
  4. Joseph and Mary Lose Jesus
  5. John Says, “Turn Around!”
  6. Jesus Goes to a Party
  7. Peter Catches Fish (A Whole Bunch of Fish)
  8. Jesus Calms the Sea
  9. The Know-it-All and the Big Sinner
  10. Jesus Heals the Blind Man
  11. Zacchaeus Looks for Jesus
  12. Jesus Loves Little Children
  13. Jesus Wakes Lazarus from Death
  14. Jesus Rides into Jerusalem
  15. Jesus’s Last Supper
  16. Jesus Dies for Us
  17. Jesus Lives!
  18. Jesus’s Friends See Him
  19. King Jesus Goes Up to Heaven
  20. Jesus Sends the Holy Spirit
  21. The Crippled Beggar Walks!
  22. Philip Meets an Official from Africa
  23. Saul is Knocked to the Ground
  24. Peter Sees a Blanket
  25. Paul Tells the World
  26. Jesus Opens the Book
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