Gospel Bible Study for Young Readers All in One Book.
Let's Read. Think. Do. The Words of Jesus.
Including these stained glass windows for coloring.
Standing alone in its emphasis on the words of Jesus, the Bible Reader Series bridges a gap in elementary programming, assisting youth with scriptural reading and educating them in the foundational gospel elements as they study the life of Jesus Christ and His teachings.
Students may interact with simple gospel texts, followed by questions, prayers, illustrations rooted in the Church's history of art and a range of secondary interactions that may be adapted to support personalized learning, allowing students to continue their studies throughout the week.
'The texts of the gospel are given in short, readable sentences, suitable for students just learning to read. The texts included in these pages present the entire arc of the story of Jesus, and do so in a way that simulates the literary movement of the unabridged texts.
Another deeply traditional aspect of the curriculum is the artwork, designed and selected to accompany each passage. The publisher researched ancient Christian iconography and fresco painting in commissioning these plates. Medieval Christian art often showed not just figures and scenes, but movement. This is a way of showing a text that is “living and active” and that calls the hearer to active responses.
The Love of Jesus can be used in both secular and religious classrooms as well as at home. The passages refrain from stepping outside the gospel texts and offering moral injunctions beyond Christ’s own words to young readers to “go and do likewise.”
These prayers have been crafted in a way that allows the reader to ask God to become in her or his life what God was for the characters in the gospels. The Love of Jesus offers students the practice of reading the text not just for facts or even for “application,” but rather in a way that places the reader inside the stories and allows him or her to encounter Christ in what she reads.'
(Taken from A Note to Christian Educators by Anthony D. Baker, Professor of Theology, Seminary of the Southwest)
It is my hope that every kindergarten and first grade child in this Diocese will have the opportunity to read and understand the Gospel of Jesus Chist, and this series is designed and authorized for their reading.
Maurice M. Benitez, sixth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas
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