Even young children want answers to the hard questions about God, the Bible, Jesus Christ and suffering. In The Moon Is Always Round, seminary professor and author Jonathan Gibson uses the vivid imagery of the moon to explain to children how God's goodness is always present, even when it might appear to be obscured by upsetting or difficult circumstances.
In this beautiful, two-color illustrated book, he allows readers to eavesdrop on the conversations he had with his young son in response to his sister's death. Father and son share a simple liturgy together that reminds them that, just as the moon is always round despite its different phases, so also the goodness of God is always present throughout the different phases of life, even in grief.
A section in the back of the book offers further biblical help for Christian parents and caregivers in explaining God's goodness to children and keeping their faith in Jesus. Jonny Gibson reminds children of all ages that God's goodness is present in the most difficult of times, even if we can't always see it.
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