By Callie Grant
Illustrated by Missi Jay
Published by: Graham Blancard
Board Book 0-5 years old
Back Cover Blurb: Balls have a core. Apples do, too. The Earth has a core. So do you! Everyone has an inner place made by God for welcoming Him and meeting with Him. Graham Blanchard’s newest Absorb book, inspired by Ephesians 3:14-19, appeals to the youngest readers with simple text and engaging scenes to convey an often difficult concept to grasp―even for many adults. In the Graham Blanchard book collection, Absorb books connect information about God with a child’s inner life. Children assimilate on a personal level who God is and how they are made to be with Him, trust Him and love Him. Find out more about our Learn, Absorb and Praise board books for young children at www.grahamblanchard.com.
REVIEW: Great message inside this little book. It’s simple yet powerful. It asks the reader this question, “Did you know you have a core?” What’s that? A child may ask. Answer; “Every child has an inner place made by God for friendship with him. You can welcome God into your heart and soul today.”
The author gives examples of items that have cores. Apples, Earth, baseballs and so do Kids. Purpose of cores vary.
The Scripture reference in this book is from Ephesians 3: 16-17
“I pray that out of His glorious riches He may strengthen you with power through His spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith.”
This passage helps bring this scripture to life for young readers. It’s also helpful for new believers and a reminder to others that God created us to worship Him. There is a spot in us that only He can fill.
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