"But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you (Matthew 6:33)."

The above scripture is the foundation  of this Christian children's book by Janis Cox. This book is about Yoj who lived in the Kingdom of Thrim. He was gifted in doll making and enjoyed all that God had blessed him with until he is made an offer without consulting God. Over time, Yoj learned many lessons, especially in the area of trusting God and obeying His voice. He also assisted in leading others to developing and building a relationship with God.


The main theme in this book is seeking God for His purpose and plan for your life. It also highlights the truth that God created us all with gifts and talents.


The beautiful images were hand-crafted by the author. She is truly gifted indeed. I believe that many age groups would enjoy this story. As a 7th grade language arts teacher, it would be great when trying to get students to understand  certain concepts like theme and internal conflict. As a youth group leader and mentor, this book would be an awesome resource to use when teaching about purpose and the importance of obeying God.


I truly enjoyed this book. I gave it a 5. It's not just a good story. It is a powerful resource for young and old alike. I am looking forward to using this book and other resources from this author. It is clear that she has a true heart for God and wants others to do the same.


Click on the link below to visit her website:
http://www.janiscox.com
 
 
 Are you in need of a good children's book to teach your little one about why they were created? This book is an excellent resource. Made for a Purpose is a Christian children's picture book by Kristie Wilde. It contains about 20 easy to read pages. This book is very engaging with its colorful images and creative sentence designs.

The author does a great job with simplifying the language for  younger age groups. Throughout the book, she explains the reasons why each animal is designed a specific way. My favorite was the uniqueness of the fish.

The first words written in this book are, "God made everything for a purpose." I believe that children should be taught this from a young age, and then by the time they get to middle school, they won't struggle so much with acceptance from peers. They will know that God made them unique just as they are and for His purpose and plan. This author ends the story with making sure that the reader knows that God created them to also know Him.


Overall, I loved this little treasure. It will bless many young children as their parents and teachers read it and discuss why they were made. It would have been even more awesome if it rhymed, but nevertheless, the author did a great job.

Overall, I gave this book a 4.5 and I am looking forward to reading more books in this series.

I received this free book from Book Crash  in exchange of an honest review. 
 
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