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5-Minute Bible

5-Minute Bible

On 9/11 Mrsreadsbooks wrote: This is a great book, with over 100 stories and songs that go along with each story. Many of the songs I was familiar with and are popular Children in Worship and Sunday School songs. The book is marketed towards children between 4-8, which I think is a good are group because of the way the book is designed. ... 5 Minute Bible by Stephen Elkins

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5 Stars

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The Christmas Code Booklet

The Christmas Code Booklet

On 8/29 Mrsreadsbooks wrote: I know this reviews says book review, but this isn’t a book it’s a paperback devotional, the size of any normal devotional such as Words of Hope. The Christmas Code is a devotional written specifically for the Advent Season. Each daily devotional includes a passage of Scripture to read, a brief message ... The Christmas Code by O.S. Hawkins

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4 Stars

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ICB Blessed Garden Bible

ICB Blessed Garden Bible

On 8/17 Mrsreadsbooks wrote: The cover of this Bible is really pretty and I really liked the set-up inside. This Bible is marketed to children ages 6-10 and I would also say that girls will probably like this edition because of the cover. It is a full text Bible and also has a great deal of resources that will be great for anyone ... Book Review: ICB Blessed Garden Bible

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4 Stars

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Precious Moments Little Book of Bible Stories

Precious Moments Little Book of Bible Stories

On 8/9 Mrsreadsbooks wrote: Share beloved Bible stories with your little one! Imagine the animals entering Noah’s boat two by two, David standing before Goliath with just a slingshot, or Jesus blessing the children. These Bible stories will capture young hearts as they learn about God’s great love. With classic Precious Moments® ... Book Review: Precious Moments Little Book of Bible Stories

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4 Stars

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A Very Thankful Prayer

A Very Thankful Prayer

On 7/28 Mrsreadsbooks wrote: This is the cutest book and has amazing illustrations! It is a great book to use to teach children about the importance of being thankful & grateful, as well as prayer. The illustrations are absolutely beautiful and include the cutest animals. The story part of the book rhymes and talks about being thankful ... A Very Thankful Prayer by Bonnie Rickner Jensen

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5 Stars

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The Gospel According to Paul

The Gospel According to Paul

On 7/21 Mrsreadsbooks wrote: This books is filled with a great deal of information! The author begins with an introduction Paul and then proceeds to break the book down into 7 chapters, along with several additional chapters after the epilogue filled with even more information and reference. The author goes over a variety of important ... The Gospel According to Paul by John Macarthur

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4 Stars

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My Great Big God

My Great Big God

On 6/29 Mrsreadsbooks wrote: My Great Big God is a board book targeted towards children preschool age and up and contains 20 well known Bible stories. The book includes important Bible stories such as the creation story, Noah and the Ark, the Ten Commandments, Jonah and the whale, the birth of Jesus, etc. Each story includes the ... My Great Big God by Andy Holmes

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4 Stars

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My Bible Adventure Through God's Word

My Bible Adventure Through God's Word

On 6/21 Mrsreadsbooks wrote: My Bible Adventure is a great way to introduce children to the concept of devotionals. This book is a weekly devotional for children targeted towards age 8 and up. Each week, 52 total, introduces scripture from the Bible, the concept/topic that goes along with it, illustrations, a "Today's Adventure" ... My Bible Adventure Through God's Word

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4 Stars

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Jesus Loves Me

Jesus Loves Me

On 6/7 Mrsreadsbooks wrote: This is a great sing along book marketed for children between the age of 4-8. The illustrations are beautiful and the book has the full lyrics to the song “Jesus Loves Me” inside of the book. The illustrations in this book are all singing animals. The other great thing about this book is that it ... Jesus Loves Me A Sing Along Book Illustrated by Gynux

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5 Stars

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The Beginner's Bible Noah and the Noisy Ark

The Beginner's Bible Noah and the Noisy Ark

On 6/1 Mrsreadsbooks wrote: This is a board book that is marketed towards children between the ages of 4-8. I really like all of the books in the Beginner's Bible series from Zondervan. Like many others, this would be great for personal use, but also in a Children in Worship or Sunday School setting. This book tells the story of ... Book Review: The Beginner's Bible Noah and the Noisy Ark

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5 Stars

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Dawn of Christianity

Dawn of Christianity

On 5/23 Mrsreadsbooks wrote: Drawing upon the most recent discoveries and scholarship in archaeology and the first-century Near East, The Dawn of Christianity reveals how a beleaguered group of followers of a crucified rabbi became the founders of a world-changing faith. How did Christianity truly come to be? Where did this worldwide ... The Dawn of Christianity by Robert J. Hutchinson

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4 Stars

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God Loves Mommy and Me

God Loves Mommy and Me

On 4/19 Mrsreadsbooks wrote: I really liked this book! The message is great and the illustrations are adorable! The books is a good reminder that God loves us and it also celebrates the love between a mother and her child. The book is targeted towards kids ages 2-5 and I think that is the perfect age range. The illustrations are ... God Loves Mommy & Me by Bonnie Rickner Jensen

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4 Stars

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The Way of Letting Go

The Way of Letting Go

On 3/14 Mrsreadsbooks wrote: I really enjoyed this book and I think that the concept of forgiveness is something that everyone can very much benefit from reading more about and practicing more often in their lives. The book is broken down into 23 different chapters that focus on specific topics involved with “letting go” and ... The Way of Letting Go

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4 Stars

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Really Woolly Easter Blessings

Really Woolly Easter Blessings

On 2/23 Mrsreadsbooks wrote: I really liked this children’s Easter book! It is a board book that is marketing to children in the preschool to kindergarten age range. Each page has a theme, a Bible verse, a rhyme and great illustrations throughout the book. The book also had prayer starters that I thought were a great way to get ... Really Wholly Easter Blessings

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5 Stars

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God Bless Our Baby

God Bless Our Baby

On 2/19 Mrsreadsbooks wrote: I really loved God Bless Our Baby by Hannah C. Hall. The illustrations are wonderful and it is filled with a variety of different animals. This is a board book and marketed obviously towards younger children. I feel that this is a great book for the illustrations itself and would be a helpful tool in ... God Bless Our Baby

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5 Stars

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ICB Jesus Calling Bible for Children

ICB Jesus Calling Bible for Children

On 2/13 Mrsreadsbooks wrote: Dive into God’s Word as you enjoy heartfelt devotional time with the ICB Jesus Calling Bible for Children. This is the first full-text ICB Bible for children with 160 full-page devotions from the Jesus Calling children’s devotional. The two-color Bible text and devotional content are complemented ... ICB Jesus Calling Children's Bible by Sarah Young

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5 Stars

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Reclaiming Hope

Reclaiming Hope

On 1/24 Mrsreadsbooks wrote: Before he had turned twenty-one, Michael Wear found himself deep inside the halls of power in the Obama administration as one of the youngest-ever White House staffers. Appointed by the president in 2008 to the Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships and later directing faith outreach for ... Reclaiming Hope

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4 Stars

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What Falls From the Sky

What Falls From the Sky

On 1/10 Mrsreadsbooks wrote: The author, Esther Emery, was a successful playwright, as well as a theater director, along with a wife & mom, when a personal and professional crisis occurred in her life. She is left feeling empty, alone in her marriage and no longer sure about her identity. She decides to spend 1 year away from the ... What Falls From The Sky

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4 Stars

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Strengths Based Marriage

Strengths Based Marriage

On 12/28 Mrsreadsbooks wrote: Strength Based Marriage: Build A Stronger Relationship by Understanding Each Other's Gifts, is broken up into 4 sections; Introduction to Strengths, Stopping the Cycles of Pain, Speaking Love to Your Spouse's Heart and Secrets of Successful Marriages. Each section is then broken down into several chapters ... Strengths Based Marriage

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3 Stars

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God's Little Lambs Bible Stories

God's Little Lambs Bible Stories

On 12/10 Mrsreadsbooks wrote: God's Little Lambs Bible Stories is another storybook Bible that was written and illustrated for children between the ages of 4-8. I certainly think this could be used for the 2-3 age range as well. The book contains some of the most well known Bible stories, such as Noah's Ark, Jonah and the Whale and ... God's Little Lambs Bible Stories

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5 Stars

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Read & Play Baby Bible

Read & Play Baby Bible

On 12/3 Mrsreadsbooks wrote: So this Read & Play Baby Bible is aimed at children around the Preschool age, but I think you can most certainly use it for younger children. The front and back cover are both the soft, sort of puffed covers of books produced for toddlers. Inside, the Bible contains 22 stories and beautiful illustrations ... Read and Play Baby Bible

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5 Stars

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NIrV The Beginner's Bible Holy Bible

NIrV The Beginner's Bible Holy Bible

On 11/28 Mrsreadsbooks wrote: The Beginner's Bible, Holy Bible is still a children's Bible but does contain the entire Bible. Last month I reviewed 2 other children's Bible's by the same publisher, which my niece absolutely loves and carries to church with her every week. Those Bible's did not contain the entire Bible; one was specifically ... The Beginner's Bible

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5 Stars

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The Joy Model

The Joy Model

On 11/18 Mrsreadsbooks wrote: Christians, they become painfully aware that something is missing: joy. As a result, many have given up on their faith being a source of joy, and instead they seek meaning, purpose, and joy through their Christian service, work, relationships, hobbies, possessions, or even more destructive and hollow ... The Joy Model

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4 Stars

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The Beginner's Bible Stories About Jesus

The Beginner's Bible Stories About Jesus

On 11/2 Mrsreadsbooks wrote: This book, like The Beginner's Bible I previously reviewed, it intended for children ages 4-8, but I think it could be used from about 2 or 2 1/2 years and older. This particular Beginner's Bible contains a few important stories about Jesus, starting with Jesus's birth. I believe this Bible could be ... The Beginner's Bible: Stories About Jesus

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5 Stars

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The Beginner's Bible

The Beginner's Bible

On 10/27 Mrsreadsbooks wrote: So first when you open the Bible, there is a contents page with the Old Testament and New Testament where the stories are listed. So for example, the stories under the Old Testament are as follows: The Beginning, Adam and Eve, The Sneaky Snake, Noah’s Ark, The Tall Tower, A New Home, etc. And the stories ... The Begininners Bible: Timeless Children's Stories

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5 Stars

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NIV Faith and Work Bible

NIV Faith and Work Bible

On 10/21 Mrsreadsbooks wrote: First I would like to thank the publisher for sending me a free copy of the NIV Faith & Work Bible for review. If you have read any of my previous posts or the "About" section of my blog, you will know that I also have a blog specifically devoted to book reviews. However, I tend to only post reviews ... NIV Faith & Work Bible

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5 Stars

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NKJV, Study Bible

NKJV, Study Bible

On 10/14 Mrsreadsbooks wrote: I often most book reviews on this site and I am lucky enough to have a variety of publishers who send me advanced reading copies of books or review copies to read and review on my blogs. Harper Collins & Thomas Nelson send me the new edition of the New King James Version Study Edition Bible. You can ... Great Bible

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5 Stars

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Starry-Eyed

Starry-Eyed

On 10/9 Mrsreadsbooks wrote: In Starry Eyed, MOPS CEO Mandy Arioto reveals how the brightest and darkest moments of motherhood alike can become a sacred and sanity saving opportunity to encounter God. There is a way to flourish in the midst of it all and it starts with embracing the light and darkness in life with expectation and ... Starry Eyes by Mandy Artiolo

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3 Stars

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The Wedding Shop

The Wedding Shop

On 8/31 Mrsreadsbooks wrote: It's the 1930's and Cora is taking the reins at her family's wedding shop in Heart's Bend, Tennessee. Brides come from far away to be doted on by Cora and her family while they find the perfect wedding dress. Meanwhile, Cora has found her true love, Rufus, a riverboat captain. Cora counts the days until ... Entertaining and Well Written

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3 Stars

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