As parents, my wife and I are committed to disciple our daughters with the prayerful expectation that they will become women who pursue the Lord, study the Word, advance the Kingdom, and live on mission with God. There will be a day when I’m not there, but God and His Word will always be present in their life.
According to Lifeway Research conducted in 2017, the biggest indicator of spiritual health in a young adult’s life is there reading the Bible regularly as a child. Think about that for a moment. Encouraging regular reading of God’s Word in the lives of our children is the single most impactful predictor of their spiritual health as adults. Based on that data, we now see some relatively simple choices we can make today that will impact their tomorrow.
Does your child have an age-appropriate Bible? It may be that you should begin this discipleship mission by equipping them with a Bible. They will need to learn this spiritual discipline and find joy in the experience of opening God’s Word regularly. Take the time to research the options below and if you aren’t able to purchase a Bible for your child, complete the form below and we would be happy to help make that happen for them.
Every story whispers his name. A Bible like no other, The Jesus Storybook Bible invites children to join in the greatest of all adventures, to discover for themselves that Jesus is at the center of God’s great story of salvation–and at the center of their own story too!
The ESV Holy Bible for Kids is a highly affordable Bible made just for kids. Twenty-four pages of specially prepared content are interspersed throughout the full ESV Bible text. These pages include illustrations that depict major scenes in the story of redemption. Kid-friendly maps are featured in the back. Young children will love calling this Bible their own.
The ESV Children’s Bible is designed to help children ages 5–10 see Bible stories come to life. Included with the complete ESV Bible text are more than 200 vibrant, full-color illustrations of Bible events and characters. Additional content includes a dictionary, Old and New Testament timelines, child-friendly maps, and help in directing children to key Scriptures on various topics. The ESV Children’s Bible is a colorful Bible that kids will love!
The ESV Student Study Bible is adapted from the ESV Study Bible and is ideally suited for students who are serious about God’s Word—who want to learn more about what the Bible teaches and how the Bible applies to all of life.
Crossway has put together a great resource of Bibles designed for children of all ages. Whether you have a Kindergarten or High School aged child, there is a Bible that will help your child grow deeper in their faith. Check out all additional Bible resource at Crossway.org