About the book: This collection of classic prayers, as well as brand-new prayers by Max and Denalyn Lucado, will help parents who want to make prayer a daily part of their children’s lives.
Prayer is the foundation of a believer’s life. This collection of prayers from Max and Denalyn Lucado offers parents a resource to teach little ones how to talk to God. This prayer collection includes classic prayers that have been updated for today’s young readers, introductory stories for each section, as well as twenty new prayers for little ones written by Max and Denalyn.
Max and Denalyn open the book with an expanded introduction that instructs parents on teaching their children to pray. A helpful prayer builder taken from Max’s trade book Before Amen teaches kids that there are four different kinds of prayers: worship, trust, compassion, and gratitude. This collection of new and classic children’s prayers are divided into ten sections. Children will find it easier to learn to pray with examples showing that prayer is a dialogue with God for all times. Beautiful art by Lisa Alderson complements the keepsake style of the book.
Max Lucado's beautifully designed book brings the family classic rhyming prayers as well as those by the Lucados. While I found them all to be wonderful in that they bring hearts close to God, I still prefer the classic rhyme for children's prayers.
I love the gentle and lovely illustrations. The book is hardcover which will give it durability for the long term. This is the type of book that is used and passed along to the next generation.
Father God, Holy Spirit, and Jesus the SonFather, You are on earth and in heaven today.
Jesus, You are truth; please show me Your way.
Holy Spirit, Comforter, You teach me each day
To say close to You so I'll know how to pray.
--Max & Denalyn Lucado
Now the Day Is OverNow the day is over,
Night is drawing night,
Shadows of the evening
Steal across the sky.
Now the darkness gathers,
Stars begin to peep,
Birds and beasts and flowers
Soon will be asleep...........................
--Sabine Barring-Gould, Aapted
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DISCLOSURE: I received a complimentary copy from Family Christian Blogging Group on behalf of the publisher and author in exchange for a review. Opinions expressed are solely my own. I was not compensated for this review.