Item description for God I Need To Talk To You About Lying (Package of 6) by Dan Carr...
Overview Child-friendly text and entertaining illustrations help children think about a behavior they encounter in daily life and pray about it. This book, one in a series, expresses that all sinful behaviors are forgiven through Jesus' sacrifice on the cross and encourages children to go to God in prayer any time they feel tempted or troubled. Scripture examples help children apply it to their lives.
Publishers Description Author Dan Carr writes from a child's perspective to address common concerns. Child-friendly text and entertaining illustrations help children think about a behavior they encounter in daily life and pray about it. Each book expresses that all sinful behaviors are forgiven through Jesus' sacrifice on the cross and encourages children to go to God in prayer any time they feel tempted or troubled. Scripture examples help children apply it to their lives. This series originally appeared in 1984 and returns by popular request.
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Studio: Concordia College
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 5.64" Width: 4.52" Height: 0.36" Weight: 0.28 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2004
Publisher Concordia Publishing House
Series God I Need To Talk
ISBN 0758605129 ISBN13 9780758605122
Availability 15 units. Availability accurate as of Sep 29, 2016 02:42.
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More About Dan Carr
Dan Carr wrote these books while he was working at Concordia Publishing House.
Dan Carr was born in 1941.
Dan Carr has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about God I Need To Talk To You About Lying?
God I need to talk to you about Lying Apr 28, 2010
This is another great one, it goes right to the point. Both my 4 & 6 year old understood the lesson being taught.
Small But Mighty in Value Jan 13, 2010
Because of the ABC Jesus Loves Me 4 Year Curriculum's focus on character education, I was immediately drawn to the titles of these books. I was thankful when Concordia Publishing House allowed me to review a few of them. There are 16 God, I Need to Talk to You books by Dan Carr, covering topics from whining to bad manners.
I had read these books before but my son and I sat down again just to make sure that I remembered all of the details before writing the review. I was even more impressed on the second readings.
There are some topics that are hard to explain to a child. The immaturity of a preschooler can not fully grasp the "why's" of values. Of course there are some kids who just take you for your word. But the kids in this house ask "why". Why is lying bad? Why is it bad to hit?
My number one love of these books is that they reinforce what we already teach at home. Above that every value is channeled toward God. In simple terms and real life examples, a child can learn how to treat others as Christ would want them to. Scattered throughout the books are Bible verses. My son even commented that he didn't realize that the Bible talked about lying!
Each book starts out "Dear God". The story line is a child talking to God explaining what they did wrong and asking God forgiveness. It also includes conversations that they had with other people. The only frustration that I have with the books is that in context of the prayer pronouns can get confusing. So, as I read, I just added in words (ie. "you, God" instead of just "you"; "Mom" instead of "you"). I found this helped with clarity of whom we were talking about.
These are very small books; more like a booklet. 5.5 X 4.5 inches. With 16 short pages, these books are pretty short. Because of their size, these books are very inexpensive as far as book prices go. You can pick up all 16 for about $20!
I read that one mom uses these books as part as her child's timeout. If there is a particular issues that you are struggling with in our home, this book would be a great start to a conversation.
These books are excellent supplements to Bible Time and the character education on the 4 Year Curriculum at ABC Jesus Loves Me.