Monday, December 9, 2019

Faith Forward Family Devotional by Ruth & Patrick Schwenk

Description: Raise faith-filled kids who know, love, and live for God. Patrick and Ruth Schwenk have written 100 devotions for families to do together, at your own pace. Each devotion includes:

  • A Bible passage—from Genesis to Revelation
  • Teaching applicable for kids of any age
  • A key idea to learn and remember about God
  • Questions designed to spark family discussion
  • Guided prayer for the entire family
  • Grow closer to your kids as they grow closer to God in Faith Forward Family Devotional.

In Faith Forward Family Devotional, Patrick and Ruth help you pass on your faith with devotions you can do at your own pace as a family.  Faith Forward Family Devotional is aimed primarily at families of kids ages 8–12 but also includes ideas for activities for younger children and recommendations for further study for older kids, so the whole family can join in the devotional gathering.

Faith Forward Family Devotional helps you grow closer to your kids as they grow closer to God. Whatever season of parenting you are in, sharing this devotional time together will help your children nourish a faith that lasts a lifetime. 

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My thoughts:   The publisher and artist have done a grand job on the design of this book of devotions for the family. First, it is well made with sturdy hard cover and binding and the pages are nice and sturdy as well. The cover is beautiful in a gentle, lovely fashion and the background of the cover is a moonlit night and a family silhouetted. The title "Faith Forward" I believe might have been selected primarily because the aim of having family devotions is to share the faith of the parents with their children. Sort of a "pay-it-forward" idea. Quite appropriate.

The inside of the book is primarily text with just a few colorful corner images. The Scripture for the day's lesson is nicely explained without being too theologically deep yet covering enough that it is fitting for older children (and parents) as well as being understandable for younger family members.

The devotionals themselves also include a brief prayer and a "key idea" as it connects to the subject. I especially liked the devotional on page 100 - "God Is Holy" because I think that we sometimes don't stress to ourselves and to those in our care that God is Holy and should be worshiped with our whole heart. He is sinless. He is perfect. He is mighty. He is Holy.

The devotionals also cover the beginning at Creation. God's love. Love. Compassion. And many others. A total of 100 devotionals. The title of the first is "God Creates,"  and the title of the last is "A New Heaven and A New Earth."

I think this is a lovely family devotional book and one that will be a joy and pleasure to use.


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DISCLOSURE: I received a complimentary copy to facilitate this review. Opinions expressed are mine, alone and are freely given.

1 comment:

  1. I do not know and not sure but I feel like I will love reading this fabulous book! It should be very interesting, as to my mind.


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