Monday, November 3, 2014
Review: The Christmas Promise by:Alison Mitchell
About the Book:
A captivating retelling of the Christmas story showing how God kept His promise to send a new King. Superb illustrations by Catalina Echeverri and faithful, Bible-centred story-telling by Alison Mitchell combine to make this a book that both parents and children will love. A long, long time ago - so long that it's hard to imagine - God promised a new King. He wasn't any ordinary king, like the ones we see on tv or in books. He would be different. He would be a new King; a rescuing King; a forever King!
This book helps pre-school children discover exactly how God kept His Christmas Promise.
About the Author:
Alison Mitchell is the Children's Editor at The Good Book Company, where she has written a range of Bible-reading notes for children and families. Alison is also involved with youth training events around the country, including the Growing Young Disciples training days and Sunday School training mornings.
The most precious book created for those sweethearts that are pre-schooled age will really enjoy this classic retelling of a confounding promise that God made to us all. A promise to send a Savior was given so long ago that many people seem to forget and as classic as the story is it still rings true today. Jesus our faithful, rescueing Kind sent to bring us all home to Heaven to our Father.
The colorful illustrations and the child friendly, sweet prose included in the book make this picture book one that could be used again and again, year after year. You child will never tire of hearing about the night that the world changed. The night that our New King, Rescuing King, Forever King would make His appearance. The Christmas Promise was a promise for God to send us hope in a world where there is no hope. He sent us that hope when He sent us Jesus. And year after year we celebrate that faithful day when our world changed from one of no hope to one of renewed hope for what is to come.
If you are interested in learning more about this book, you can at this link.
**Disclosure** This book was sent to me free of charge for my honest review from Cross Focused Reviews.