You can pray anytime you want and they are sure to hear you because they got it worked out so one of them is on duty all the times. Very well reasoned and explained. Outstanding and enlightening. We are asking for some advise or an answer of some sort. One question a child asked was "Who made God?". Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. 3. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. God's Paintbrush: Tenth Anniversary Edition, Teaching Your Children About God: A Modern Jewish Approach, Nine Essential Things I've Learned About Life, Thank You, God! Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Please try again. The assignment was to explain God: "One of God's main jobs is making people. Jesus is God's Son. He makes them to replace the ones that die so there will be enough people to take care of things on earth. Please try your request again later. That way, He doesn't have to take up His valuable time teaching them to talk and walk; He can just leave that to mothers and fathers. T alking openly with children about sensitive subjects is hard. Explain that the world is filled with evidence of God's concern and artistry. Glad this book was recommended by our pastor to give to our children for their children. This is wrong! I think because they are smaller and easier to make. ", What do YOU think about God? Why does God let people die? ? Like a secretary only more important. The following was written by an 8 year old from Chula Vista, CA, for his third grade homework assignment. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. They finally got tired of Him preaching to them and they crucified Him. I don't think there are any in Chula Vista. That’s why Jesus came — to make a way for them to cross back to God and be forgiven. Remember the words of Jesus: “Assuredly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God as a little child will by no means enter it” (Luke 18:17). The assignment was to explain God: "One of God's main jobs is making people. Do a little research and you'll find that most books and sermons deal with explaining God to children. Don't skip church to do something you think will be more fun like going to the beach. Helps to know that a discussion can be held to introduce children to faith and beliefs. God sees everything and hears everything and is everywhere which keeps Him pretty busy. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. The author of When Bad Things Happen to Good People helps parents understand their children's fears and fantasies, and offers advice on answering their questions about religion, the Bible, illness, and bereavement. Can God hear my prayers? Bring God into everyday life. Jean . It was also useful to me in speaking to my own children about these difficult issues. I discovered I had to answer some of my own questions first. When Children Ask About God: A Guide for Parents Who Don't Always Have All the Answers. I figure God put me here and He can take me back anytime He pleases. This has really been a wonderful way to get dialogue going and helping to make change happen. And that's why I believe in God. Schocken; Second Printing edition (January 24, 1995), Reviewed in the United States on April 8, 2009. A good book to reread & refer back to as a reference. Reviewed in the United States on July 27, 2014, Excellent book for people of any faith or no faith who want to talk to their children about meaning and life, Reviewed in the United States on June 5, 2015. It is not a book you just hand to your child or teenager to read, but rather a book to help you codify your own thoughts and beliefs so you can discuss them with your child, and these discussions will be more valuable than any conclusions at which you may arrive as to the true nature of God.