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Review and Giveaway for Jeremy Camp CD: The Answer

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This is part of the Holiday Tweet Fest! Follow along on Twitter at #htfest or follow @Choosingtolive so you don’t miss any of the fun giveaways, freebies, deals and games!

JEREMY CAMP “THE ANSWER”

To say that I was super excited and honored to get to review the latest Jeremy Camp CD called The Answer would be an understatement. In all my years of working as a blogger, I have found myself getting to meet many great music artists in person at various events and sometimes having the privilege to hear their testimony on a personal level. This was the case when I got to hang out with Jeremy Camp many years ago and actually stood beside him while he had me sign autographs (as a humble blogger!) while he signed autographs of his latest album that year. He taught me to use special silver or gold sharpies so they show up on dark colored objects, and shared lots of great tips.

Getting to meet him several times and hearing his music first hand was awesome, but it was his bits of testimony about all God helped him endure during his life that touched me the most. His fire and passion for living was amazing, and his strength of heart was so full that it gave off energy as if he was a light source himself. We all know WHO was creating that light source though, don’t we? It is the love of Jesus that shines brightly through Jeremy Camp and touches people no matter where he goes.

I really hope you’ll take the time to watch a few of these videos and enjoy the blessing of his inspired gift of music that God gave him. His music is a beautiful and harmonious reflection of that great light of Jesus even now in his 2017 album titled: The Answer. Guess what the Answer is about? You got it – Jesus! Once you are on the path to share the love of Christ with all your heart, it’s impossible to stop you! Jeremy knows how to spread the amazing love of Jesus and he has a very special gift of God’s love wrapped up in this awesome new CD for you this year! Don’t miss hearing ALL the terrific songs on his new album THE ANSWER!

Social Corner: Watch some of these song videos of his new album!
Word Of Life Music Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrX2tGgADu0
Word Of Life Song Story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGuxZC7Ncn4
The Answer Music Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rQHXJi1EhDM

Ready to buy this great new CD for gift giving this holiday season or for your own listening pleasure? Grab it HERE

Official Hashtag:
#TheAnswer

GIVEAWAY TIME!

Enter for a chance to win your own copy of Jeremy Camp CD: The Answer! THIS GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED. Congratulations to our winner: Nicholas W.!!
Prize: One winner will receive a physical CD of the new album The Answer by Jeremy Camp!
Age: Must be 18 years or older to enter. Void where prohibited.
Location: Open to continental US.
Date:Oct 2 to Oct 11 at midnight EST! (Part of our Holiday Tweet Fest!)
How To Enter:
1. Leave a comment below sharing what you love about Jeremy Camp’s music, your favorite song or album, or name another Christian artist you love to listen to just as much. (counts as 1 entry).
2. You may get a second entry by retweeting this tweet and commenting below with your Twitter handle: https://twitter.com/Choosingtolive/status/914853482712190977
3. You may get a third entry by commenting on any other recent post on the blog.

“Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255:  “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”):  Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway.  Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation.  I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post.

Only one entrant per mailing address, per giveaway.  If you have won a prize from our sponsor Propeller /FlyBy Promotions in the last 30 days on the same blog, you are not eligible to win.  Or if you have won the same prize on another blog, you are not eligible to win it again.  Winner is subject to eligibility verification.

Go See All Saints in Theaters August 25

Calling all Christian movie lovers! Here’s a fantastic opportunity to get an early glimpse at the newest Christian film to hit theaters soon – All Saints! You will also have the chance to enter to win two tickets to see the film in theaters!!

ALL SAINTS is a refreshing heart-felt faith-based film that all audiences can enjoy. It’s very essence is the heart of God caring for us – His children. He knows our needs, and He listens to our prayers. God provides for our needs and answers those prayers according to His perfect Will. Sometimes God calls us to do things in this world on His behalf that will not only affect our futures and lives, but also the lives of many others. It’s incredible to hear stories like this one in All Saints and learn again and again how amazing our God truly is.

Here’s a general overview of the film All Saints:
-Product category: film
-Title: ALL SAINTS
-Genre: drama
-Rating: PG
-Run time: 1:48:00
-Recommended ages: 10 and up
-Campaign focus: theatrical release
-Release date: 8/25/17
-Studio: Sony AFFIRM (Sony Pictures)
-About: ALL SAINTS is based on the inspiring true story of salesman-turned-pastor Michael Spurlock (John Corbett), the tiny church he was ordered to shut down, and a group of refugees from Southeast Asia. Together, they risked everything to plant seeds for a future that might just save them all.

I’m very eager to see this full motion picture in theaters! There’s so much going on in this movie All Saints that many people can relate to. Prayer changes things! God hears our prayers and He answers in His timing! When you are looking for answers, get closer to God and listen for what He is trying to tell you. Don’t be so surprised when He actually answers those prayers!

Want to learn more sneak peaks about this exciting film? Check out these cool Behind the Scenes clips!

Other YouTube clips about the movie All Saints you may enjoy:
All Saints: John Corbett Decisions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ecr5uwJbZjA
The Pastors of All Saints: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDADYtgVWog
The Miracles of All Saints: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yLw27W_WuhY

Keep up with all the fun! Share your thoughts about the film on social media and keep learning more from others by using hashtags  #AllSaintsFlyBy

Ready to see the movie? Visit the official film site at http://www.allsaintsmovie.com where you can  buy tickets to see the film, access video or photos, downloads, news, theaters the movie is playing in and much more.

Giveaway Time!

Prize: Enter to win 2 tickets to see the movie All Saints in theaters. (All Fandango codes are only good to use In U.S. movie theaters.)

Location: Open to USA residents only. Void where prohibited.

Age: Must be 18 years or older to enter.

Dates: August 14 – August 19th at midnight EST

To Enter: Leave a comment on this blog post sharing what other Christian films you have been inspired by in the past. You may leave a comment ONCE per day. Maximum of 6 entrees.

“Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255:  “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”):  Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway.  Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation.  I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post.

Only one entrant per mailing address, per giveaway.  If you have won a prize from our sponsor Propeller /FlyBy Promotions in the last 30 days on the same blog, you are not eligible to win.  Or if you have won the same prize on another blog, you are not eligible to win it again.  Winner is subject to eligibility verification.

Disclosure: Love2EncourageYou received two tickets to see the movie All Saints in exchange for sharing about this new film. I was only given the opportunity to view the free behind the scenes clips and trailers before the official release of the movie All Saints in theaters. I only support and encourage my readers to learn about items I feel are of value or interest to their families. 

Nichole Nordeman: Every Mile Mattered – Music CD Review & Giveaway!

It has always been a pleasure to do music reviews for you here at Love2EncourageYou. There are so many great and talented artists in the Christian music industry who create lyrics that just overflow with inspiration and encouragement from the blessings and trials they’ve experienced in life.

Today I have a heart-felt CD from Nichole Nordeman for you to enjoy! It’s titled: Every Mile Mattered

Some of you may have already heard the hit, “SLOW DOWN” on the Christian radio. She includes a new recording of that song on this album.

I’ve found that having the combination of reading God’s Word, prayer, and the sound of God inspired music can be a great combo over a relaxing cup of tea watching the sunrise for your morning devotions. Nichole Nordeman’s cd is both inspiring and calming in many ways. A great CD to listen to when reflecting after devotions and preparing for your day in the morning, or if you’re wanting to unwind after a hard day at work.

Here’s a glimpse at one of my favorite songs on the album: Listen To Your Life

I hope you will find it just as soothing and inspiring as I did! There are so few things in life that I take the time to enjoy amidst the hustle and bustle of caring for kids, cleaning house, work, and reaching out to others, but music has always been a source of peace and calming for me. Trust me when I share that this album is one of those go to albums to accomplish just that. Her gifts have been fine tuned after all these years of multiple albums and I really think Nichole Nordeman has offered us something special with this one!

For those of you who enjoy humor, my hubby was listening to the album with me during my review and when I got to that song, “Listen to Your Life”, he asked me this question: “So is that last song we just heard called, Listen To Your Wife?” I told him YES!!! lol.

SOCIAL – CORNER

Official website – http://nicholenordeman.com

Purchase the CD here: 

ITunes http://capcmg.me/emm?IQid=b
Spotify:  http://capcmg.me/emm.sp
Amazon: http://capcmg.me/emm.am)

She has a book “SLOW DOWN” coming out in August!! If you’re interested, pre-order here:
http://slowdown-book.com

Stay connected to us by sharing about the CD using the Official Hashtags: #everymilemattered & FlyBy

Check out Nichole’s blog http://nicholenordeman.com and sign up for newsletters!

 GIVEAWAY TIME!

Enter to win your own copy of the Nichole Nordeman album: Every Mile Mattered!

Must be 18 yrs or older to enter. Void where prohibited.

Open to residents of the Continental USA (lower 48 states).

Dates: August 2nd -August 14th at Noon EST.

TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY: THIS GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED.

Please see future giveaways listed on the blog including the next big giveaway for two Tickets to the movie All Saints!

“Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255:  “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”):  Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway.  Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation.  I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post.

Only one entrant per mailing address, per giveaway.  If you have won a prize from our sponsor Propeller /FlyBy Promotions in the last 30 days on the same blog, you are not eligible to win.  Or if you have won the same prize on another blog, you are not eligible to win it again.  Winner is subject to eligibility verification.

Mandisa: Out of the Dark – Review and Giveaway!

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There’s just something incredible about God’s people being inspired to share what He has laid upon their heart and done in their lives to give Him the glory. Mandisa has already become a wonderful inspiration to many with her previous hit songs that our Lord had here share with the world.  Now she shares her heart and tells us the story of how God has rescued her from some of the darkest parts of despair in her life. Encouraging us to look to Him for guidance and trusting Him to be there for us always. Watch a short video of Mandisa sharing this story behind her new album here.

Mandisa wrote her song “Overcomer” in 2013 to encourage her close friend Kisha, who was battling breast cancer. Mandisa really believed and prayed that God was going to heal her, but when Kisha went to be with Jesus in 2014, Mandisa’s foundation was shaken in a way she never expected. She fell into a deep pit of depression for close to 3 years, shutting out her friends, family and the rest of the world. Mandisa believes if she had kept going down that road she was on, she would not be here today… but God stepped in and lifted her out of that pit by using her close friends to communicate their love for her and God’s love for her. This album is Mandisa’s way of letting her fans into her story – it’s called ‘Out Of The Dark’ because that is exactly where God lifted her out of!
You can watch her talk openly about this on Good Morning America last week here.

No matter where you are in your walk with the Lord, or where you see yourself going in life, we all have a need for encouragement. Everyone can use a lift and a bright spot to help them through their day. This new album from Mandisa titled “Out of the Dark” can be that tool to help pull your down attitude into one of encouragement and gratitude!  Get your hands on a copy today and find ways to bless it to others as well. They will thank you!

I particularly felt blessed by this collection of “musical weapons against the enemy’s schemes” as you feel how much Mandisa pours out her heart to God in the lyrics. Her desire is to show us how much God truly loves us and rescues his children. We are NEVER alone during our trials or tough circumstances – God is there through the midst of it, gently guiding us through.

I always love songs that include other artists as guest singers or cameos so it was a joy to see so many great artists popping in for some of these great songs on Mandisa’s album such as Toby Mac, Kirk Franklin, Jeremy Camp and Britt Nicole!

Mandisa has a fantastic song on this album called “Unfinished” that I really think you’ll enjoy listening to. Check out the Acoustic Video for it here.

GIVEAWAY TIME!!

Now I give a huge thanks to Mandisa, Capital Records, and Flyby Promotions for allowing me to share a great opportunity with all of you! Here’s YOUR chance to win this brand new just released Mandisa album in a giveaway!

To Enter: Simply share in a blog post comment below telling me what Mandisa songs you enjoy the most, OR share how much you’d really like to win and why.  Each comment counts as one entry. You may enter once per day until the end of the giveaway.

You must be 18 years or older to enter. Open to the USA lower 48 states (Continental US) only. Void where prohibited.

This giveaway starts on Thursday, May 25 and ends on Tuesday, May 30 at midnight, EST. Winners will have 24 hours to respond to email notification to claim their prize.

“Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the
Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”): Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway. Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post. Only one entrant per mailing address, per giveaway. If you have won a prize from our sponsor Propeller / FlyBy Promotions in the last 30 days, you are not eligible to win. Or if you have won the same prize on another blog, you are not eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification.”

When Jesus Was a Green-Eyed Brunette + Giveaway

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It’s always an amazing experience to find yourself so wrapped up in a book or a movie that you just can’t put it down or stop watching it. When it is a book or a movie about Jesus or God’s people sharing their testimony or who God truly is, then the plot just gets even more exciting to me and I can’t help but want to read or watch more. Today I have the blessing of sharing with you about a very special book written by Max Davis. Max is the author of 20 books and after reading his newest one, “When Jesus Was A Green-Eyed Brunette: Loving People Like God Does“, I’ll be looking forward to reading all the others too!

Just a few paragraphs into the book and you are hooked! This incredible collection of stories shared by Max is capable of delivering more insight into how life should be lived, shared, and enjoyed than most any other book out there. Filled with the gifts from the Holy Spirit to express his testimony and unique moments of his walk with Christ, Max Davis has been able to craft stories that leap off the pages and into your heart and mind. You just can’t put this book down!

Buy this book and READ this whole book to it’s end.  I can’t say it any other way. You will not regret it. Now, after you complete those two tasks… I want you to give the book away to someone else who needs to read it. I’m sure you will be able to think of tons of friends or family you wish could read this book: When Jesus Was A Green-Eyed Brunette.

Get a deeper grasp of who Christ is in your own life and how he wants you to live a life that tells HIS story within you. Be the one who stops people in their tracks to get to know what it is about you that is different from the rest. Let them SEE JESUS in the person that you are each and every day. Learn from the stories in this book by Max Davis just how easy it is to live for God and be genuine through and through.

About the Book:
When Jesus Was a Green-Eyed Brunette weaves heartwarming and miraculous stories of Jesus showing up in ordinary people, revealing that He knows us and is fully present in our everyday circumstances, especially in our difficulties. Those hurting and weary from worn-out religion are longing for a fresh touch from the living Jesus. Best-selling author Max Davis challenges us to do more than simply receive God’s grace—we need to allow grace to soften, change, and shape us. As you read this book you will laugh, cry, and come face-to-face with the living Jesus, much like Davis did, when he found Him living in a green-eyed brunette. As Davis puts it, “Jesus is very much alive today and still does incredible things—sometimes supernatural things—through us!”
List price: $15.99
208 pgs.

About the Author:
Max Davis is the author of over 20 published books and has been featured in USA Today and Publishers Weekly and has appeared on The Today Show and The 700 Club. He holds degrees in Journalism and Biblical Studies and is a much sought-after speaker for churches and organizations worldwide. He and his wife, Alanna, live on 50 beautiful acres in Greenwell Springs, Louisiana.
Product URL: http://worthypublishing.com/books/When-Jesus-Was-a-Green-Eyed-Brunette/

Hashtags needed: #JesusGreenEyedBrunette

Enjoy the internal blessings you will receive when you read this book. Please share with me in the comments below after you get the chance to read it and let me know your thoughts. I’d love to hear!

GIVEAWAY TIME!

Prize: One winner will receive a copy of the book “When Jesus Was A Green-Eyed Brunette.”

Where: Open to the USA only. Must be 18 years or older to enter. Void where prohibited.

Date: Giveaway starts 12/19 and ends on Dec 25 at midnight EST.

To Enter: Please leave a comment below sharing what books you’ve read lately and what you liked about them, or tell me what types of books you enjoy reading the most and why.

“Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the
Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”): Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway. Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post. Only one entrant  per mailing address, per  giveaway.  If you have won a prize from our sponsor Propeller / FlyBy Promotions in the last 30 days, you are not eligible to win.  Or if you have won the same prize on another blog, you are not eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification.”

Amy Grant: Tennessee Christmas CD + Giveaway

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It’s a great time to get together with family and friends and enjoy the holidays with one another! Why not pop in a new Christmas CD like the one we are reviewing today from Amy Grant! Her newest album “Tennessee Christmas” is a calm and relaxing collection just perfect to listen to by the fireplace on a cold, wintry day while sipping on some hot chocolate.

Amy is so warm and sincere in her messages here or there laced throughout the album as she shares little tidbits and thoughts as she remembers her father. It’s a heart-warming album that works well for those who prefer relaxation and ballad-style songs. Her voice is always so beautiful and the songs she included on this album offer nice memory-making melodies for the holidays.

  • Tennessee Christmas
  • To Be Together
  • Christmas For You And Me
  • Melancholy Christmas
  • December
  • White Christmas
  • Joy To The World
  • I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
  • Baby, It’s Cold Outside (featuring Vince Gill)
  • Christmas Don’t Be Late
  • Still Can’t Sleep
  • Another Merry Christmas
  • O Come, All Ye Faithful

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I’m sure you can choose some of your top favorite songs from this great list of popular tunes for Christmas.

Buy-link: http://smarturl.it/TNChristmasAlbum?IQid=flyby
“To Be Together” Audio on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUpIwK5Bxn8

Connect with Amy Grant on social media! #TennesseeChristmas

Now it’s your chance to imagine yourself as the winner really getting to listen to them all! Enter our Giveaway below for a chance to WIN this awesome new Amy Grant album!

Giveaway Time!

Prize: One winner will receive a brand new CD of Amy Grant’s Tennessee Christmas!

Must live in the USA and must be 18 years or older to enter.

Ends on Dec 10 at midnight EST.

To Enter: Leave a comment sharing what your favorite Christmas song is! You may enter once per day for the remainder of the giveaway. Each comment is counted as one entry.

“Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255:  “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”):  Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway.  Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation.  I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post.

Only one entrant per mailing address, per giveaway.  If you have won a prize from our sponsor Propeller /FlyBy Promotions in the last 30 days, you are not eligible to win.  Or if you have won the same prize on another blog, you are not eligible to win it again.  Winner is subject to eligibility verification.

Super Fun and Convenient Bible Journaling Kit + Giveaway

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Wow! What an exciting week ahead! So many fun giveaways and reviews coming! I hope you are ready for another fantastic product to consider in your hunt for great gifts for family and friends or even for yourself!

Today’s highlight is on a beautiful and extremely useful Bible Journaling Kit from Ellie Claire! This is such an awesome addition to your personal devotion time or when taking a Bible class, seminar from a Christian speaker, or just during your weekly Bible Study lessons in Bible Study groups, Sunday School or Church services. I love it! I showed it to my mother and now she wants one too! These are just so cool!

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One of the real blessings of this kit is that it came with a page protector so you can use the journaling pen to take your notes and can not only prevent the pen from bleeding through to other pages, but you can use the guidelines to write straighter and keep things neat and tidy in your margins. I also love the tabs for various topics that you can add to a page right next to a favorite verse (as I did) or any other reason you might need to mark a specific page or section of the Bible.

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I give this Bible Journaling Kit a big thumbs up for convenience with its handy zipper pounch to hold everything in and the large variety of stickers and tabs they include along with a good selection of colored writing instruments.

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I hope you will get the chance to purchase one of these for yourself and get to experience how helpful it is. It would make a great gift for your mom, your sister, your prayer partner, your pastor’s wife, or anyone else you can think of that might be truly blessed by such a gift. I think they have tremendous value and will be used for months to come by the receiver.

Barnes & Noble: http://bit.ly/BNBibleJournaling
Amazon: http://bit.ly/BibleJournaling
Books-A-Million: http://bit.ly/BAMBibleJournaling
Christian Book Distributors: http://bit.ly/CBDBibleJournaling

About the Product
Create a work of art on the pages of your favorite Bible. Draw, color, or journal your thoughts, dreams, and prayers. Highlight your favorite verses or the encouragements that speak to your heart with pencils, stickers, and tabs. Kit includes:
·         4 sheets of word stickers
·         4 sheets of alphabet stickers
·         24 tab stickers
·         8 colored pencil twists
·         1 journaling pen
·         1 pouch with adjustable strap to fit Bibles of all sizes
·         1 ruled page protector mat with tracing lines

AS A SPECIAL BONUS: Ellie Claire is offering a huge giveaway (separate from the one below for my readers) where you’ll have the chance to win one of 5 different Bible Journaling Kits! Visit this link to enter: http://bit.ly/BibleJournalingKitGiveaway  (The link also offers free downloads of several coloring pages for you to enjoy!)

Social Corner:
#BibleJournalingKit

GIVEAWAY TIME!

Prize: One winner will receive a Bible Journaling Kit! $35 value!

Must be a resident of the USA. Must be 18 yrs or older to enter.

Ends at midnight EST on Dec 7.

How to Enter: Please leave a comment below sharing your favorite Scripture verse or verses. You may comment once per day during the giveaway. Each comment per day counts as one entry.

“Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the
Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”): Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway. Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post. Only one entrant per mailing address, per giveaway.  If you have won a prize from our sponsor Propeller / FlyBy Promotions in the last 30 days, you are not eligible to win.  Or if you have won the same prize on another blog, you are not eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification.”

Christmas Love Letters From God – Hardcover Book & Giveaway

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Happy Thanksgiving! It’s a beautiful day here in central Florida and we are already enjoying the tempting smells of the turkey cooking in the oven. My children are happily playing with a new app while hubby and I look through the Thanksgiving paper and all the ads for Black Friday. Seeing these “things” on sale makes us ponder other ways we can focus our kid’s attention on the true meaning of Christmas instead of the hype of the holiday shopping season taking over.

Today I have a treat for you… a delightfully different type of Christmas story that is sure to please any child as you read through the book together leading up to Christmas. Let me introduce you to author, Glenys Nellist, and her amazing illustrator, Rachel Clowes. Together they have produced an incredible book sharing the glory of God’s Son – Jesus. This book is titled: Christmas Love Letters from God – Bible Stories. (A Lift-the-Flap Book)

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Learning about the real Christmas story and how Jesus came to be here and for what reason, are important reminders to take things slower during the holidays and enjoy the time you have with your children and family members.

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Take a journey towards the wonder of the birth of our Savior with this collection of intimate tales from the Bible . Each page is laced with details sharing important messages from Scripture that direct us towards who Christ is and why He came. The writer shares in a tone that’s easy for kids to understand and helps them enjoy the blessings in each story as they see the action through the beautifully designed pages from the illustrator.

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My kids enjoyed reading through a different story each night learning about Isaiah, Gabriel, Mary, and other significant figures in the Bible that help kids learn the true meaning of Christmas. Each character points us towards Jesus and we learn more and more about God’s great love for us and how much we need to focus our attention on our Savior (instead of on things).  The delightful collection of mini devotionals is a great start to teaching your kids about Jesus and why we celebrate his birthday at Christmas.

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Inside the book there are “love letters from God” that are like lift-the-flaps revealing a new note of love from God to the reader.

Please join us for a chance to win the hardcover book in our giveaway! See details below.

GIVEAWAY TIME!

Prize: One winner will receive a hardcover copy of the book: Christmas Love Letters from God Bible Stories.

Open to USA only. Must be 18 years or older to enter.

Date: Ends on November 29 at midnight EST.

 

“Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”): Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway. Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for review and this post. Only one entrant per mailing address, per giveaway.  If you have won a prize from our sponsor Propeller / FlyBy Promotions in the last 30 days, you are not eligible to win.  Or if you have won the same prize on another blog, you are not eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification.”

Where Jesus Slept – Christmas Children’s Book + Giveaway

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During a time of year when folks are hustling around buying gifts, wrapping presents, and decorating their homes with lights, it’s nice to slow down and take a moment to read with the children about the deeper reasons for the season we celebrate. God’s Son, Jesus, came to be here as a Savior for all mankind. Learning more about HIM is what it’s all about. You can share that important truth with your children in an easy way with tools like this wonderful children’s book by author, Norma Lewis titled: Where Jesus Slept.

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In this beautiful hardcover children’s book, you can present those concepts to the kids in a fun, lighthearted presentation as this writer shared a poem style feel to the book similar to another beloved series …There Was an Old Woman Who Swallowed a Fly.  My kids were so tickled to hear Where Jesus Slept written in a similar fashion that they asked to read it again and again!

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We love the imagery in the book as the illustrator did a phenomenal job giving sweetness to the face of baby Jesus. She also managed to breathe life and character into the eyes of the animals surrounding the child in the manger. Each page is in full color and brilliantly drawn to give respect and glory to our newborn king and Savior – Jesus.

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About the book:
“This is the bed where Jesus slept. This is the straw that lined the bed where Jesus slept.” From here, the story builds with each spread, adding a new element and explaining the relationships among the participants and witnesses to the first Christmas. From Jesus sleeping sweetly to the wise men bringing gifts, this charming book reminds readers young and not-so-young of the joyous event we celebrate at Christmastime. Children will love the delightful illustrations and the engaging repetition in this cumulative tale.

Format: jacketed hardcover
Trim size: 10×10
Page count: 32
Retail price: $16.99
Reading age: 4-7

About the author:
Norma Lewis is the author of ten books. She lives in Grand Haven, MI, with a marmalade cat named Scalawag. They both love spending time with her six grandchildren, ranging in age from three to twenty.
Illustrated by Katy Hudson.

#WhereJesusSlept

If you would like a chance to win a copy of this book for someone you love, please enter through the giveaway instructions below. Winner will be chosen on November 25 at midnight EST. Many blessings!

GIVEAWAY TIME: This Giveaway is now closed. We have a winner.

Prize: One winner will receive a beautiful, hardcover copy of the book: Where Jesus Slept.

Open to USA and Canada. Must be 18 years or older to enter.

To Enter:

  1. Gain 1 entry for leaving a comment on this post sharing about what other holiday books you like to read to your children at Christmas.
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Teaching Christ’s Children About Godly Feelings + Kid’s Kindle Giveaway

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Don’t miss your chance to win a Kid’s Kindle and children’s ebooks and paperback books – winner takes all! Ends 11/20! Enjoy a review of a great Christian children’s book below and then enter for your chance to win this awesome giveaway! Please share with friends too!

Here is a remarkable author named, Corine  Williams, and her new book: Teaching Christ’s Children About Godly Feelings. (book cover seen in the image for the giveaway above!)

It is my delight and honor to share with you about this storybook that appeals to children of all ages. Corine’s passion and dream is to be able to share the truths of the Bible with kids and adults to show them that the Bible has the answers to all of life’s questions. I was extremely impressed with the presentation laid out within each page in the book.  It is very organized with a pattern to what is presented every time. This allows kids to develop a routine while reading. Each page offers a Bible verse, a type of feelings such as happy or sad etc, and enough info elaborating on the lesson to help kids absorb it and apply it to their lives.

The illustrator, Almar Denso, did a great job offering some happy child faces on the characters and then the school/school bus and amusement park backgrounds to enhance the experience when reading this helpful book about Godly feelings.

Teaching Christ’s Children About Godly Feelings is roughly a level 2-3 reader if you are looking for something for your kids to practice reading while getting some Bible lessons in.

Each page throughout the book reminds me of the wonderful Sunday School or Bible School lessons I had as a little girl. The presentation is clean, colorful and fun with a strong emphasis on God’s Word highlighted at the bottom of each page to coordinate along with each lesson being shared within the book.

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I hope you will show support to small business and Christian authors and purchase a copy of her books. She has several titles available to choose from and they are all valuable lessons our children can benefit from.

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You are welcome to comment below and ask questions to the author. Don’t forget to enter the giveaway for these exciting prizes!

GIVEAWAY TIME!

Date: Ends 11/20/2016

The giveaway includes the following:

 

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Disclosure: Love2EncourageYou is not responsible for prize distribution. That will be handled by the sponsor of the giveaway.  I received a sample copy in exchange for an honest review.