"Why did his life have to turn out this way?
Could Jesus have changed it by running away?"
The author notes that Jesus' death was part of Gods plan. She also mentions the garden where Jesus went to pray. Children can begin to understand that even though we may not want to do certain things, we must be obedient to God.
"Even though Jesus did just what God asked,
Facing the cross was a difficult task."
The author notes Jesus' resurrection and the one thing no one can take away from us:
"Death cannot stop it, not worry or fear.
God's love is forever, so be of good cheer."
Children will also learn what they can do to show their love to Jesus.
"If you trust in Jesus and give him your best,
You'll show that you love him, and you will be blessed."
What I Like: Everything! I especially appreciate the authors representation of the truth. There are five pages of Bible references in the back so you can continue to teach your young ones more about God, His Son, and His love. The illustrations are clear with luring expressions on each character's face.
What I Dislike: Absolutely nothing!
Age Appeal: 4 - 8
Overall Rating: Excellent!
Publishing Info: Tyndale House Publishers; 2006; 1414302886
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