Unseen: The Armor of God for Kids Older Kids Activity Book is based on best-selling author Priscilla Shirer's study of the Armor of God. This version for kids, Unseen is a 7-week study of Ephesians 6:10-17 and helps equip kids to put on the Armor of God to fight life's battles. Each week develops an aspect of God's own character, as expressed through Jesus, through Bible study and fun learning activities. Includes Parent Pages so that parents can lead their children through Unseen at home.
"As brothers, Xavier and Evan are used to battling each other. But now they're discovering that there is a much biger battle going on all around them. And it's their turn to fight. Based on Ephesians 6:1-18, The Prince Warriors is the first book in Priscilla Shirer's epic new series that brings to life the invisible struggle ensuing in the spiritual realm. Xavier, Evan, and their friends have typical lives until they enter a mysterious land called Ahoratos. There they meet their guide, Ruwach, who offers wisdom and direction as the kids initial adventure begins--an adventure filled with armor and danger and a very real enemy."--Publisher's description.
Unseen the Armor of God for Kids Leader Guide provides lesson plans for a 7-week study of Ephesians 6:10-17. This study is based on best-selling author Priscilla Shirer's study of the Armor of God and helps equip kids to put on the Armor of God to fight life's battles. Each week develops an aspect of God's own character, as expressed through Jesus, through Bible study and fun learning activities.
Author: Tony Evans
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
Release Date: 2015
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
As one of the country's most respected evangelical leaders, pastor and author Tony Evans challenges "tweens" (ages 8 to 12) to explore what the armor of God is all about. He understands that Christian kids want to be stronger, more confident, and skilled at living an exciting God-centered life, and so he presents the unvarnished truth. Tony Evans gives kids a plan for success by explaining: Scripture reveals who's behind the world's traps and snares and how to resist him. God offers all Christians a powerful suit of armor and mighty weapons. The suit includes a belt of truth and helmet of salvation to wear and shield of faith to carry into the battle. When every piece of God's armor is worn correctly, the enemy is defeated and Christians finish victorious. By learning how to dress in the armor God provides, preteens are able to speak the truth, stand firm in the faith, and spread the Good News of Jesus Christ.
In this taut, chilling novel, Lester Ballard--a violent, dispossessed man falsely accused of rape--haunts the hill country of East Tennessee when he is released from jail. While telling his story, Cormac McCarthy depicts the most sordid aspects of life with dignity, humor, and characteristic lyrical brilliance. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Take your younger teens into Ephesians, where the apostle Paul reveals the secret to being strong in the Lord: spiritual armor! Help teens put on every piece of God’s armor, including the belt of truth, the breastplate of righteousness, the shield of faith, the helmet of salvation and the footreadiness that comes with knowing the gospel of peace. In the second half of The Armor of God Uncommon Junior High Group Study, students will learn how to use their offensive weapon—the sword of the Spirit, God’s Word. Twelve sessions of active and engaging Bible lessons will equip young Christians to stand strong in their faith and march forward in confidence!
For over twenty-five years John Piper has trumpeted the truth that “God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him.” He calls it Christian Hedonism. The problem is that many people, after being persuaded, find that this truth is both liberating and devastating. It’s liberating because it endorses our inborn desire for joy. And it’s devastating because it reveals that we don’t desire God the way we should. What do you do when you discover the good news that God wants you to be content in him, but then find that you aren’t? If joy in God were merely the icing on the cake of Christian commitment, this book would be insignificant. But Piper argues that joy is so much more. Our being satisfied in God is necessary to show God’s worthiness and to sustain sacrifices of love. Jesus endured the cross for the joy that was set before him. He tasted it. It sustained him through the deepest suffering. His Father was glorified. His people were saved. That is what joy in God does. The absolutely urgent question becomes: What can I do if I don’t have it? With a pastor’s heart and with radical passion for the glory of Christ, John Piper helps you answer that question.
The #1 New York Times Best Seller is now a major motion picture from visionary director Tim Burton, starring Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Ella Purnell, Samuel L. Jackson, and Judi Dench. Bonus features • Q&A with author Ransom Riggs • Eight pages of color stills from the film • Sneak preview of Hollow City, the next novel in the series A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of very curious photographs. It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, an unforgettable novel that mixes fiction and photography in a thrilling reading experience. As our story opens, a horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. As Jacob explores its abandoned bedrooms and hallways, it becomes clear that the children were more than just peculiar. They may have been dangerous. They may have been quarantined on a deserted island for good reason. And somehow—impossible though it seems—they may still be alive. A spine-tingling fantasy illustrated with haunting vintage photography, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children will delight adults, teens, and anyone who relishes an adventure in the shadows. “A tense, moving, and wondrously strange first novel. The photographs and text work together brilliantly to create an unforgettable story.”—John Green, New York Times best-selling author of The Fault in Our Stars “With its X-Men: First Class-meets-time-travel story line, David Lynchian imagery, and rich, eerie detail, it’s no wonder Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children has been snapped up by Twentieth Century Fox. B+”—Entertainment Weekly “‘Peculiar’ doesn’t even begin to cover it. Riggs’ chilling, wondrous novel is already headed to the movies.”—People “You’ll love it if you want a good thriller for the summer. It’s a mystery, and you’ll race to solve it before Jacob figures it out for himself.”—Seventeen
Author: Jack Graham
Publisher: Baker Books
Release Date: 2013-08-01
When Dr. Jack Graham was twenty years old, he got the phone call no one wants to receive. His father had been ruthlessly attacked, and it became clear to young Jack that invisible forces of evil were involved. He realized he needed to take the spiritual world more seriously, because the real battles we face in life are between the powers of good and evil...literally the armies of heaven and hell. Through compelling stories, practical guidance, and biblical truth, Dr. Graham challenges popular opinions and persistent folklore about heaven and hell, good and evil, angels and Satan. You will come away from this book enlightened about the supernatural world and encouraged that God can provide protection, provision, and power for whatever lies ahead. Each chapter includes questions for group discussion or individual reflection. Free online small-group curriculum is also available. "We sometimes forget that the real powers in this world are spiritual rather than physical. I'm thrilled that in Unseen Jack Graham reminds us of the hidden battles we face and instills hope and assurance that believers will emerge victorious. I highly recommend this insightful, biblical, and very personal book."--Mark Batterson, New York Times bestselling author, The Circle Maker "I was captivated by Unseen from start to finish. Dr. Graham has powerfully addressed some of the greatest questions and concerns of our day. We must all recognize that we are in a spiritual battle. This book will help you to not only understand what is going on, but how God has equipped each and every one of us to live a victorious, overcoming Christian life as light in the midst of darkness. This book is a must-read for every Christian."--Christine Caine, founder, The A21 Campaign , bestselling author, Undaunted "Jack Graham is a man of God who understands the spirit world. Our battle isn't against people. It's against Satan and demonic spirits. Jesus' conquest over those evil forces enables us to walk victoriously as we prayerfully put on God's armor and appropriate His Word. Unseen is a mandatory manual for every spiritual warrior!"--Steve Gaines, PhD, senior pastor, Bellevue Baptist Church, Memphis, TN "What you see is not all there is. Unfortunately, too many people are losing battles they don't even know are being fought. In his timely book, Unseen, Dr. Jack Graham equips and empowers us to fight and win spiritual battles God's way. If you are longing for more spiritual power and understanding, read this book."--Craig Groeschel, senior pastor, LifeChurch.tv, author, Altar Ego: Becoming Who God Says You Are "The key word that comes to mind concerning Jack Graham's new book Unseen is needed. There is a war in the heavenlies that touches this earth, but the good news is that we can win the war. Read, be instructed, embrace its truth, and win the battle."--Johnny Hunt, pastor, First Baptist Church, Woodstock, GA "Lift your eyes from the urgent and set your sights on eternity, where a hundred years from today you will be alive and fully aware. Jack Graham calls us not just to finish the race to eternity, but to break the tape accelerating, and his insightful book Unseen tells us why and how!"--James MacDonald, senior pastor, Harvest Bible Chapel and author, Vertical Church "The unseen aspects of the spiritual life are the most important and often most difficult to understand. But our lack of understanding doesn't negate the reality. Jack Graham's words in Unseen will open your eyes to the spiritual battle that surrounds us. Allow Dr. Graham to lead you on a life-changing journey into the unseen."--Gregg Matte, pastor, Houston's First Baptist Church, author, I AM Changes Who i Am "Pastor Jack Graham presents a tactical manual every Christ-follower needs for winning the spiritual conflict with unseen forces of evil."--Kerry Shook, founding pastor, Woodlands Church
Evidence that evil is flourishing faces Christians every day, leaving many feeling hopeless and helpless. What they don't realize, says esteemed pastor Jack Hayford, is the power that is theirs through the cross. Instead, they labor under the misconception that spiritual warfare occurred only during biblical times. But it is right here, right now, says Pastor Jack. And for the first time he lays out the strategies he's learned for engaging and defeating evil--through prayer. With clarity and passion, he shows readers how to • develop powerful devotional habits • engage in intercession • plead the blood of Christ • understand the correct use of binding and loosing • confront evil • learn why some prayers don't succeed • and much more When believers embrace the cross's power, they will stand up in hope and light against the evil of this world, penetrating even the deepest places where the enemy's darkness dwells.
Part of best-selling author Priscilla Shirer's The Prince Warriors series, these 365 devotions offer middle-grade readers daily power from God's Word and grow them into warriors who rely on the spiritual armor each day.