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Overview

Travel through the alphabet with this beautiful rhyming storybook that tells the story of Jesus’ birth. Begin with the angel who tells Mary that she is God’s chosen vessel and follow along until you reach the zillions of stars that paled in comparison to the star that announced the birthplace of the newborn King. Beautifully illustrated and written, this book will be a classic for parents to read to their children every Christmas season.

Sneak peek:
Mary gently wrapped her son,
then rested in the shed.
She placed the newborn Savior
in a MANGER for his bed.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781496401953
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers
Publication date: 10/01/2015
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 713,617
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 3 Months to 6 Years

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CHAPTER 1

A is for Angel

An ANGEL said to Mary, "You are the favored one. You're going to have a baby boy, and he will be God's Son."

* * *

The angel told her, ... "You have found favor with God! You will conceive and give birth to a son."

Luke 1:30-31, NLT

B is for Believed

Mary BELIEVED God's promise, and in her heart she knew God had a special plan for her — the angel's words were true.

* * *

You are blessed because you believed that the Lord would do what he said.

Luke 1:45, NLT

C is for Carpenter

A CARPENTER named Joseph chose Mary for his wife. The news that Mary told him would soon change Joseph's life.

* * *

[Jesus] is ... the son of the carpenter. And his mother is Mary.

Matthew 13:55, ICB

D is for Dream

While Joseph had a DREAM one night, an angel came to say, "You can take Mary as your wife for everything's okay."

* * *

While Joseph thought about this, an angel of the Lord came to him in a dream.

Matthew 1:20, ICB

E is for Elizabeth

Mary knew ELIZABETH would soon become a mother. When Mary went to see her, they were happy for each other.

* * *

[Elizabeth said,] "Why am I so honored, that the mother of my Lord should visit me?"

Luke 1:43, NLT

F is for Family

"It's time to do a census," the Roman ruler said. "Go to where your FAMILY's from — we'll count you there instead."

* * *

[Joseph] went to the town of Bethlehem in Judea ... because he was from the family of David.

Luke 2:4, ICB

(Continues…)


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Copyright © 2015 Crystal Bowman and Teri McKinley.
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