Good Words For The Young: A Child's Devotional

Good Words For The Young: A Child's Devotional

Good Words for the Young: A Child's Devotional

This daily devotional is the work of eighty authors--mothers and fathers, grandmothers and grandfathers, aunts and uncles--united by a passion for bringing the word of God to the young, and making it a tangible reality in children's everyday lives. They show how boys and girls can take Bible verses and apply them at home, with friends, or at school. Examples abound from the authors' own childhood experiences, and the writers' love for both Jesus Christ and the children of the world shines brightly throughout the 365 entries.


Good Words for the Young was the name of "one of the finest magazines ever aimed at youth." It was published from 1868 to 1877, and counted among its most prominent contributors a Scotsman by the name of George MacDonald. He was a poet, novelist, and minister, a mentor to Lewis Carroll--who first read drafts of Alice in Wonderland to MacDonald's children--a friend of Mark Twain, and an inspiration to countless Christians, including C.S. Lewis, author of The Chronicles of Narnia. Lewis' life was transformed when he discovered the Scotsman's writings, and he wrote that MacDonald has given readers "indispensable help toward the very...

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