And that's why I wrote The Jesus Storybook Bible. So children could know what I didn't:
That the Bible isn't mainly about me, and what I should be doing. It's about God and what he has done.
That the Bible is most of all a story---the story of how God loves his children and comes to rescue them.
That---in spite of everything, no matter what, whatever it cost him---God won't ever stop loving his children . . . with a wonderful, Never Stopping, Never Giving Up, Unbreaking, Always and Forever Love.
That the Bible, in short, is a Story---not a Rule Book---and there is only one Hero in the Story.
I wrote The Jesus Storybook Bible so children could meet the Hero in its pages. And become part of His Magnificent Story.
Because rules don't change you.
But a Story---God's Story---can."
Read the entire article about why she wrote the Storybook here on the Gospel Coalition Site.
A few other reasons I enjoy this book is because the illustrations are amazing and way the stories are written are so poetic. At the end of each Old Testament you see it pointing and redirecting us to the Coming Messiah!
Do you own The Jesus StoryBook? Do you and your kids love it as much as I do?
This picture is from the book!