The Best Children’s Books with Lessons in Faith
One of the best joys as a parent or grandparent is to share the gift of faith. Children can learn so much from reading that it makes sense to integrate a shared faith when reading with your child. Here are five of the best children’s books with lessons in faith.
The Jesus Storybook Bible, by Sally-Lloyd Jones
The Jesus Storybook Bible allows kids to take part in the greatest of all adventures and learn for themselves that Jesus is at the heart of both their personal narrative and God’s grand plan for redemption.
This children’s book offers the tale that lies at the heart of all Bible tales. Every story—from Noah to Moses to the great King David—points to Jesus. He is the puzzle’s missing piece—the one who ties everything else together.
The Berenstain Bears and the Big Question, by Stan Berenstain
Where is God exactly? And just who is He, exactly? In this popular Berenstain Bears book, these are the important issues sister bear is raising. By the book’s conclusion, sister and brother have both gained a new insight: God is love and is present everywhere.
Heaven For Kids, by Randy Alcorn
Author Randy Alcorn offers Biblical answers to the questions youngsters often ask about heaven,n terms they can comprehend. He discusses the distinction between the current Heaven, where we go when we pass away, and the New Earth, where we shall spend all of eternity with Jesus once he returns.
Heaven for Kids, written for children aged 8 to 12, will undoubtedly be a great resource for families. The book is divided into ten chapters that each include a question and Biblically-based, kid-friendly solutions. For those who wish to be certain they will one day get to Heaven, the book also contains a synopsis of the Gospel. Children are urged by the author to live “in Light of Heaven.”
What Happens When I Talk to God?, by Stormi Omartian
You may never be too young to reassure your kids that their prayers are heard! Best-selling author Stormie Omartian encourages children aged 3 to 7 to know God better, to give thanks for His love, and to seek for His assistance while facing challenges. Bright, modern watercolors provide a charming image of children maturing in their prayer life.
God Gave Us You, by Lisa Town Bergren
Mama bear says, “We wanted you very, very much, and we are so very pleased because—God gave us you,” as she tucks her tiniest cub beneath the blankets. Loving parents worldwide want their children to hear this message of God’s love.
God Gave Us You by Lisa Town Bergren is an excellent resource for boosting children’s self-esteem every day and reassuring children that they are actually a beloved, priceless, and valued gift from the Lord. It is ideal for sleep, naps, story time, or any other time.
The next time it’s story time in your home, consider these books to share with your child in the same way that you would like to share your faith.
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