God Is My Friend is a controlled vocabulary reader for beginning readers. The Bible stories have been faithfully rewritten by renowned biblical educator V. Gilbert Beers.
A basic vocabulary list is given at the back of this book. All readings are built from this basic list, in addition to the few new words introduced with each reading.
Stories included in God Is My Friend are:
Jesus Gives Fishermen Some New Work—Luke 5:1-11
Jesus Gives Saul Something New—Acts 9:1-9
Lydia is Thankful for Jesus’ New Gifts—Acts 16:12-15
David and Jonathan Are Good Friends—1 Samuel 17:55—18:4
A True Friend for Jeremiah—Jeremiah 38:1-13
Zacchaeus Finds a New Friend—Luke 19:1-10