Book Review: ScriptureDoodle and ScriptureDoodle God’s Promises

15 Dec

scripture-doodle-hiScriptureDoodle: A Six-Week Devotional Experience (David C. Cook, October 2016)

With inspiring exercises and prompts, this unique interactive guide introduces readers to a creative connection between Bible study, artistic expression, and worship.

Often, in the busyness of life, Christians forget that God created them to enjoy creativity. With guided instruction and completed examples, this beautiful book invites readers to draw closer to God through their own art.

More than a coloring book, ScriptureDoodle is a combination of Bible study, creative expression, and artistic community with artwork shared online at #scripturedoodle. Exploring topics such as being generous, finding rest, and facing grief, ScriptureDoodle gives the heart the creative space it needs. This book stimulates the reader’s imagination and helps integrate God’s Word into everyday life.

 

9781434710437_hiScriptureDoodle God’s Promises: A Six-Week Devotional Experience (David C. Cook, December 2016)

Some of the most incredible stories in the Bible are of God’s promises and faithfulness to His children.

ScriptureDoodle God’s Promises refreshes believers who are feeling burned out or stuck in a rut in their relationship with God. Each of the creative worship prompts in this interactive guide includes biblical encouragement and ideas for worship through art. Artist April Knight includes creative lettering tips, color ideas, and completed examples to inspire readers to respond to promises in Scripture related to trust, faith, and the power of God’s Word in all circumstances.

This unique blend of Bible study and creative expression provides the opportunity to connect with God as Creator in a new, life-changing way.

 

aknight-413April Knight is a worship artist based in Asheville, North Carolina. Knight’s work includes live worship painting and leading ScriptureDoodle workshops online and at conferences and retreats around the country and internationally. Her family of four is her greatest joy, along with serving alongside her husband at their local church.

Find out more about April at https://scripturedoodle.com.

 

My Impressions:

Is the coloring book craze reaching saturation point? Recently a friend shared coloring book fails (The Golden Girls, really?), but the two ScriptureDoodle books put together by April Knight are a coloring book WIN! By combining the creativity God gifts all His people with (we are made in His image after all) with His Word, you can have days and days of meditating, creating and resting in His presence. The two books are designed as 6-week devotionals with each exercise to be completed daily. But I can see the user coming back to past designs to experience anew the comfort and refreshing that God promises. Besides providing scriptural guidance, Knight also helps with the fine points of doodling. I have a friend that loves adult coloring books and has been looking for something exactly like the ScriptureDoodle books. I guess I have my Christmas shopping done with this one!

I recommend both of these books who want to unleash their creative urges and spend some quality time with God.

Recommended.

Audience: older teens to adults.

To purchase these books, click on the titles — ScriptureDoodle and ScriptureDoodle God’s Promises

(Thanks to LitFuse for making available complimentary copies. All opinions expressed are mine alone.)

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3 Responses to “Book Review: ScriptureDoodle and ScriptureDoodle God’s Promises”

  1. Carrie December 17, 2016 at 10:46 am #

    hahaha! I’ve heard about that Golden Girls one 😉 Next they’ll make one about Alien Cowboys 😀 I really like these ScriptureDoodle books! My review will be up sometime today

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    • rbclibrary December 17, 2016 at 11:45 am #

      Looking forward to your thoughts! I have been lurking around your blog, but have not had the time or wits to post an articulate comment. Good job on all your reviews!

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      • Carrie December 17, 2016 at 11:48 am #

        haha lurkers are welcome too 😉

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