“You have to meet Jesus. Your life will never be the same.”
Imagine: The Miracles of Jesus, by Matt Koceich, is the fifth book in the Imagine series. This story is of a twelve year old John Le. He is flying home from his sister’s when the plane goes through a turbulent storm. After rushing to the bathroom he finds himself in a tomb in ancient Bible world. That is just the start of his adventure. He finds himself sitting in a wooden fishing boat on the Sea of Galilee, in Cana, at the pool of Bethesda in Jerusalem and in Capernaum. He encounters the devil in the form of a red dragon, a snake and a lion. With these he hears the abusive words of his father, yet he is able to beat them by calling out to Jesus. He has breakfast with Jesus and witnesses different miracles Jesus performs.
This is a great story for young children 8 to 12 years olds that teaches the lesson of having faith, trusting in Jesus and following Jesus. The things that stand out the most to me in this book is to trust God completely and He will always give you His best, and that when you are at a point where Jesus is all you have, that is when your faith is the strongest.
This is such a great series. I like how this series takes the main characters back to Bible times and walks them through different parts of the Bible. It teaches children Bible stories in ways that are easy for them to understand. I would highly recommend it for families for their children. These are good clean stories for children that teach Bible stories and life lessons in adventuresome ways.
I received a complimentary copy of this book from Barbour Publishing and was under no obligation to post a review.
Series: Imagine (book 5)
Matt Koceich is a schoolteacher from Texas. You can learn more about him and see other books he has written at: https://www.amazon.com/MattKoceich/e/B004FRHBJ2%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share
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