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Cozy, Snowy Cuddles Touch and Feel

Cozy, Snowy Cuddles Touch and Feel

On 11/6 contemplativereflections wrote: In "Cozy, Snowy Cuddles Touch and Feel," readers follow a young polar bear cub as it romps along to visit different animals sharing warm cuddles as the winter weather approaches. Each page flip introduces another animal family along with a short two-line rhyming passage. Furthermore, there is an area ... Book Review: Cozy, Snowy Cuddles Touch and Feel

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4 Stars

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I Can't Believe You Just Said That!

I Can't Believe You Just Said That!

On 10/15 contemplativereflections wrote: In "I Can’t Believe You Just Said That," Ginger Hubbard helps parents navigate the deep-rooted heart issues that trigger kids to blurt out various kinds of hurtful words. Hubbard reminds parents that merely trying to curtail or repress sinful speech would never be effective as the source of evil is ... Book Review: I Can’t Believe You Just Said That

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Night Night, Farm Touch and Feel

Night Night, Farm Touch and Feel

On 5/28 contemplativereflections wrote: In "Night Night, Farm Touch and Feel," Amy Parker and Virginia Allyn bring children on an evening tour of the barn as farm animals prepare for bedtime. The pages are vibrantly illustrated with bright colours and attractive touch-and-feel features incorporated into the artwork. The animal characters are ... Book Review: Night Night, Farm Touch and Feel

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The Prayer That Turns the World Upside Down

The Prayer That Turns the World Upside Down

On 4/12 contemplativereflections wrote: In "The Prayer that Turns the World Upside Down," Albert Mohler helps Christians see how the Lord's Prayer is revolutionary in all its aspects. This short book examines the prayer as recorded in Matthew 5 where the disciples asked Jesus to teach them how to pray. In Chapter 1, Mohler laments that prayer ... Book Review: The Prayer that Turns the World Upside Down

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Supernatural Power for Everyday People

Supernatural Power for Everyday People

On 3/26 contemplativereflections wrote: In "Supernatural Power for Everyday People," Jared Wilson challenges Christians to embrace the work of the Holy Spirit in their daily lives. Throughout the book, the author illustrates the defeated, powerless living we easily fall into through the story of an imaginary person named Bill. Bill can be ... Book Review: Supernatural Power for Everyday People

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With Love, From Me to You

With Love, From Me to You

On 1/22 contemplativereflections wrote: In "With Love, From Me to You," Mary Manz Simon and Corinna Ice team up to teach young children the importance of showing God’s love to those around them. The storyline involves cute animals embarking on a train driven by a polar bear carrying a mailbag stuffed with love letters. In each page, the ... Book Review: With Love, From Me to You

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5 Stars

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The Master's Mind

The Master's Mind

On 10/23 contemplativereflections wrote: In "The Master's Mind," Lance Hahn urges Christians to defend their minds from the attacks of the world, the flesh, and the Devil. Hahn highlights how our thoughts are critical in shaping how we interact with the circumstances and people that we encounter daily. The author asserts that the best way to ... Book Review: The Master’s Mind

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My Great Big God

My Great Big God

On 8/8 contemplativereflections wrote: In "My Great Big God," Andy Holmes and Marta Alvarez Miguens team up to introduce young children to God and His attributes through twenty Bible stories. Although the book is not considered a children's Bible, the chapters progress from creation and ends with a reiteration of the Great Commission to tell ... Book Review: My Great Big God

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God Bless My School

God Bless My School

On 7/10 contemplativereflections wrote: In "God Bless My School," Hannah Hall and Steve Whtilow bring young children on a journey through a day at school. The book begins from waking up and preparing for school to ending with free play in the school playground to conclude the day. Each page is brightly illustrated with cute animals that range ... Book Review: God Bless My School

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My Jesus Bible

My Jesus Bible

On 6/14 contemplativereflections wrote: In "My Jesus Bible," young children are invited to follow the story of Jesus from His birth, life, death, and resurrection. Each of the chapters are brightly illustrated with great attention to detail. Moreover, each story remains largely faithful to the biblical text with slight adjustments to tailor ... Book Review: My Jesus Bible

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The Gospel According to Paul

The Gospel According to Paul

On 5/30 contemplativereflections wrote: In "The Gospel According to Paul," John MacArthur aims to lay out the gospel message that the apostle Paul preached and embodied as Christ’s apostle to the Gentiles. MacArthur’s motivation to write the book is due to his concern that the gospel message is being increasingly eroded in our times especially ... Book Review: The Gospel According to Paul

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Berenstain Bears Friendship Blessings Collection

Berenstain Bears Friendship Blessings Collection

On 5/2 contemplativereflections wrote: In "The Berenstain Bears Friendship Blessings Collection," Jan and Mike Berenstain writes five stories revolving around the Bear family to teach precious life lessons from a Christian worldview. Each story is prefaced by a Bible verse and concludes with a series of questions that recap the story's main ... Book Review: The Berenstain Bears Friendship Blessings Collection

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Practicing the Power

Practicing the Power

On 4/5 contemplativereflections wrote: In "Practicing the Power," Sam Storms challenges Christians to experience the power of the Holy Spirit through the use of spiritual gifts. As a continuationist, Storms believes that the spiritual gifts as described in the New Testament still operate in the life of believers today. The book goes one step ... Book Review: Practicing the Power

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When God Isn't There

When God Isn't There

On 2/26 contemplativereflections wrote: In "When God Isn’t There," David Bowden explores the topic of God’s presence and absence in our lives. The author examines several different angles reminding readers that God’s presence and absence are both necessary and beneficial to us. Bowden first points out that God, by His nature, is ever ... Book Review: When God Isn't There

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The Berenstain Bears Bedtime Devotional

The Berenstain Bears Bedtime Devotional

On 12/22 contemplativereflections wrote: In "The Berenstain Bears Bedtime Devotional," Mike Berenstain uses the characters in Bear Country to illustrate important Christian truths to a young audience. The layout includes a simple Bible verse, a short story featuring a member of the Bear family, an application section that helps tie in the teaching ... Book Review: The Berenstain Bears Bedtime Devotional

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God's Little Lambs Bible Stories

God's Little Lambs Bible Stories

On 10/14 contemplativereflections wrote: In "God’s Little Lambs Bible Stories," Julie Stiegemeyer (author) and Qin Leng (illustrator) collaborate to create a colourful children’s storybook Bible with thirty five stories covering both the Old and New Testaments. Readers may not necessarily agree with all the stories chosen such as the healing ... Book Review: God’s Little Lambs Bible Stories

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Snuggle Time Psalms

Snuggle Time Psalms

On 8/12 contemplativereflections wrote: In "Snuggle Time Psalms," Glenys Nellist and Cee Biscoe bring children and parents on a journey through the Psalms in a fun and engaging way. The thirty page book introduces fifteen different Psalms with topics ranging from finding safety under the wings of God to locating blessings in God’s nature. ... Book Review: Snuggle Time Psalms

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I Believe in Jesus

I Believe in Jesus

On 7/9 contemplativereflections wrote: In "I Believe in Jesus," John MacArthur presents the gospel in an easily understandable way that is suitable for young children. The purpose of the book is to help children grasp the fact that they are sinners in need of a Saviour. The book begins with how God created everything good until sin tarnished ... Book Review: I Believe in Jesus

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My Little Prayers

My Little Prayers

On 6/12 contemplativereflections wrote: My Little Prayers is a collection of simple prayers compiled for toddlers and preschoolers. The book itself is fairly small in size which makes it suitable for children to carry around and parents to bring along on road trips. The book is divided into eight sections with a different focus such as “My ... My Little Prayers

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