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Biblical Wisdom for Kids
The Problem with Purity, Part 2
We Should Be Pure in Heart • August 8, 2020 • Paws & Tales
C.J. befriends Saint Merrion, a member of "The Big White Church." When she decides not to return to her strange church to spend every day of her life telling others about Jesus, C.J. helps Saint Merrion realize she has a lot to learn about the world she hopes to witness to. Together they discover that the purity of our heart is more important to God than just appearing to be godly on the outside.
The Problem with Purity, Part 1
Sharing Jesus with Others in a Simple Way • August 1, 2020 • Paws & Tales
Paw Paw Chuck and C.J. make a delivery to a local church in Pleasant Valley, a town that sounds like . . . well, a pleasant place to visit. But when the townspeople mockingly describe the members of the "Big White Church," it doesn't sound like any group of Christians Paw Paw Chuck and C.J. have ever heard of.
Let It Go, Let It Go, Let It Go
Desiring God's Best for Us • July 25, 2020 • Paws & Tales
C.J. befriends a group of weak and pitiful creatures. He gets the surprise of his life when he discovers they don't want his help! Meanwhile, Tiffany learns that she has a terrible illness that can only be cured if she changes who she is from the inside out!
The Captain of My Destiny
We Should Let God Direct Our Plans • July 18, 2020 • Paws & Tales
Staci welcomes a new arrival to Wildwood and her whole world is turned upside down! Eunice McGruff convinces Staci that if you want anything in this world, you have to make it happen for yourself. Staci likes what she hears, but is that what God tells us to do?
I'm Achan All Over
Sin Cuts Us Out of God's Blessings • July 11, 2020 • Paws & Tales
Ol' Gus tells the Bible story of Achan, a man who disobeyed God and suffered for it. Meanwhile, Marsha's food and blanket drive for the needy in Wildwood is coming together nicely. But when Marsha falls to temptation, she finds herself in Achan's place!
Rejoicing with Others • July 4, 2020 • Paws & Tales
It's a battle between the 'Haves' and the 'Have-Nots'! With his father making a lot of money working for Mr. Rockler, C.J. quickly finds himself on the outs with his jealous friends. New clothes, new privileges-even Tiffany thinks C.J. is okay now! When God told us to "weep with those who weep and rejoice with those who rejoice," He didn't mean we have to be happy for C.J., or did He?
Powers and Principalities
Spiritual Battles Require Spiritual Preparation • June 27, 2020 • Paws & Tales
Mr. Rockler's new railroad threatens to run right over The Fortress! Now the Club must band together to save it. They don't know it yet, but the battle is for much more than just their clubhouse . . . it's a spiritual battle for the future of Shadow Valley!
Grow Your Gifts
Exercising Your God-Given Gifts • June 13, 2020 • Paws & Tales
It's time for a spiritual workout! C.J. and Gooz, each in their own way, try to use the gifts that God has given them. But when they meet some unexpected failures, they both vow to give up and never use them again! Find out how a little "gift exercise" will help keep you spiritually strong.
The Island of Ned
Two Are Better Than One • June 6, 2020 • Paws & Tales
The New Wildwood Library is nearly completed and Miss Harbor's class has been given the honor of making something to go on permanent display. Ned knows just the thing and sets off to create his masterpiece. But his foolish pride and anger put the project and his life in jeopardy! Can his friends save him from destruction?
The Story of Esther, Part 3
God Will Never Leave Those Who Trust Him • May 30, 2020 • Paws & Tales
Haman's plan to kill all of the Jews is made into law, and no one-not even the king can stop him. As Haman's pride swells, Esther is certain that God's plan for her life is "for such a time as this." God uses Esther in a mighty way and shows His sovereignty, in a thrilling conclusion that is celebrated by Jews even today.
The Story of Esther, Part 2
God Has a Plan for Our Lives • May 23, 2020 • Paws & Tales
Esther's friends beg her to consider competing to become queen. If she doesn't, they say, the wicked Mahnoosh may win the crown and all of the girls in the harem will suffer. Esther realizes that God may have placed her in the palace for this very reason. But God's plan for Esther extends far beyond reigning beside the king. When Esther learns that the evil prince, Haman is plotting to kill Mordecai and all of the Jews, she must decide if she will risk her own life to save her people.
The Story of Esther, Part 1
God Causes All Things to Work Together for Good • May 16, 2020 • Paws & Tales
C.J. and Staci discover one of Mr. Collins' cylinders that tells the amazing Bible story of Esther, a beautiful, young Jewish girl who God used to accomplish extraordinary things. In part one of the story, Esther is kidnapped and forced to compete in a contest to become the next queen. Realizing she might have to spend the rest of her life in the palace separated from her family and friends, Esther wonders in despair if God has forgotten about her.
The Plans I Have
God Is Our Rock in Times of Change • May 9, 2020 • Paws & Tales
Staci's life seems to be going really well. She enjoys her church and her family, and she even likes going to school. But all of that is about to change. Now Staci must learn how to trust God's plans when everything around her seems out of control.