Salvation History for the Wee Ones

My friend Rob Lister recommended to me The Big Picture Story Bible by David Helm, illustrated by Gail Schoonmaker. Following Graeme Goldsworthy, this fine volume teaches the Bible’s story to little tots.

What a great thing to read to the children before bed! I found its depiction of the fall particularly moving. Thankfully, unlike presentations such as the Veggie Tales, The Big Picture Story Bible doesn’t censor the Bible but straightforwardly presents the story with all its sin, misery, mercy, and joy.


  1. » Blog Archive » The Big Picture Story Bible - September 7, 2006

    […] We’ve been reading through the Old Testament section of this story book. To summarize our thoughts in one word: EXCELLENT! The illustrations are well done. The writing is faithful to the biblical text (especially discussions like being made in God’s image and the judgment through the flood). So far this has become our favorite Bible story book. It also came highly recommended from Jim & Jill Hamilton, Eric & Jenny Schumacher, and Rob & LuWinn Lister. […]

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