Picturing God

Reviewed by:

Ceil Carey, retired public librarian and long-time book discussion leader


Picturing God


Ruth Goring


Beaming Books

Publication or Release Date:

September 24, 2019




40 pages


With mixed media and collages, author and illustrator Ruth Goring demonstrates to young children the various metaphors for God in the Scriptures. This is a difficult concept for kids to visualize but the author does a beautiful job of her attempt, a virtual feast for the eyes. It is a great start for young readers to understand the numerous ways God is described in His word.


Rating (1 to 5):


Suggested Audience:

Ages 4-8 years

Christian Impact:

A beginning way to attempt to instruct young children in the different ways God is pictured in the Bible.

Other Notes:

Includes a list of images of God in the Bible accompanied by Scripture verses.

Picturing God

About Ceil Carey

The Evangelical Church Library Association, founded in 1970, is a fellowship of Christian churches, schools, and individuals.

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