Author Archives: Liz Hagler

About Liz Hagler

Liz Hagler is the illustrator and co-author of Hooked On The Book. Liz loves to draw silly drawings, write crazy poems, walk her dog down the block, talk to her kids on Skype, and eat taco salad.

Top 100 Children’s Bible Memory Verses: Cure For Anxiety – The Story Behind 1 Peter 5:7

1 Peter 5:7 is a favorite children’s bible memory verse, but how many know the story behind this verse? “Cast all your anxiety on Him because He cares for you.” Peter wrote to a broad group of Christians who were … Continue reading

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Great Ministries to Kids that Are Changing Lives

Our daughter Jenna is in Quito, Ecuador for 4 months learning Spanish and serving in different ministries. She was telling me today about what God is doing in the lives of many boys that used to live on the streets. … Continue reading

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Top 100 Children’s Bible Memory Verses: What Is Faith? – The Story Behind Hebrews 11:1

Hebrews 11:1 is a favorite children’s bible memory verse, but how many know the story behind this verse? “Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.” The unknown author of … Continue reading

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Jesus’ 10 New Testament Principles for Parenting: Principle No. 2 – Take Very Good Care Of Yourselves (Part 3)

Jesus modeled this parenting principle to His children of ‘taking very good care of Himself’. “Jesus replied, ’I assure you, the Son can do nothing by Himself.  He does only what He sees the Father doing.  Whatever the Father does, … Continue reading

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Jesus’ 10 New Testament Principles for Parenting: Principle No. 2 – Take Very Good Care Of Yourselves (Part 2)

Jesus modeled this parenting principle to His children of ‘taking very good care of Himself’. “The next morning Jesus awoke long before daybreak and went out alone into the wilderness to pray.” (Mark 1:35) So what does taking ‘very good … Continue reading

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Jesus’ 10 New Testament Principles for Parenting: Principle No. 2 – Take Very Good Care Of Yourselves (Part 1)

Jesus modeled this parenting principle to His children of taking very good care of Himself.   “The next morning Jesus awoke long before daybreak and went out along into the wilderness to pray.”  (Mark 1:35)   Most would react defensively … Continue reading

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Top 100 Children’s Bible Memory Verses: Faith Brings Salvation – The Story Behind Romans 10:9

Romans 10:9 is a favorite children’s bible memory verse, but how many know the story behind this verse? “That if you confess with your mouth, ‘Jesus is Lord’, and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, … Continue reading

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Jesus’ 10 New Testament Principles for Parenting: Principle No. 2 – Take Very Good Care Of Yourselves (Part 4)

Jesus modeled this parenting principle to His children of ‘taking very good care of Himself’. When the crowds were clamoring after Him, Jesus often went up away from the crowds just to spend time with His disciples.  There He would … Continue reading

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Top 100 Children’s Bible Memory Verses: No Fear – The Story Behind Isaiah 41:10

Isaiah 41:10 is a favorite children’s bible memory verse, but how many know the story behind this verse? “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God.  I will strengthen you … Continue reading

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Top 100 Children’s Bible Memory Verses: No Fear – The Story Behind John 16:33

John 16:33 is a favorite children’s bible memory verse, but how many know the story behind this verse? “I have told you these things, so that in Me you may have peace.  In this world you will have trouble.  But … Continue reading

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Top 100 Children’s Bible Memory Verses: Why God Created Man – The Story Behind Genesis 1:26

Genesis 1:26 is a favorite children’s bible memory verse, but how many know the story behind this verse? “Then God said, ‘Let us make man in our image, in our likeness; and let them rule over the fish of the … Continue reading

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Top 100 Children’s Bible Memory Verses: Power To Be A Witness – The Story Behind Acts 1:8

Acts 1:8 is a favorite children’s bible memory verse, but how many know the story behind this verse? “And you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be My witnesses in Jerusalem, and in … Continue reading

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Bible Verse To Teach Kids Manner

Teaching our kids to have manners is an ongoing process but we have one Bible verse that we think is foundation in promoting this behavior. 1 Corinthians 13:4-5 English Standard Version (ESV)4  Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; … Continue reading

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Book of Joshua Made Easy

Looking for an easy way to teach the big idea of the Bible book called Joshua? Check out this fun poem found in a new childrens book called Hooked On The Book. The history is that God has given His … Continue reading

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Bible Verse on Teaching Kids To Keep A Clear Conscience

Why is it important that our kids learn to confess quickly when they make a mistake? We think this Bible verse in 1 Timothy makes this clear. 1 Timothy 1:19 – “Cling to your faith in Christ, and keep your … Continue reading

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Bible Verses On Why Kids Should Have Chores

Looking for some motivation to give your kids choirs  and hold the boundaries of them doing the choirs before they get the treats of life. We love this verse in the book of Luke. Luke 16:10 – “Whoever can be … Continue reading

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The Creation Of The World Video

Teaching the first Big Idea of the book of Genesis has to begin with how the world began. After all Genesis is the book of beginnings. We love this creation video because it very good for little kids and the … Continue reading

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Kids 4 Truth Audio Devotionals

I’m excited to share a site I just found that has free audio devotionals for kids. The narrators voice is calm as he shares a bible verse and then tells a practical story that illustrates the verse. Psalm 23:4 is … Continue reading

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All About Jesus- A Bible Study For Kids

    Want to check out a website that provides lot of Bible devotional material for kids? Don’t miss Homeschool for Kids. There are tons of free Bible study material as well as printables and a newsletter. The “All About Jesus” … Continue reading

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Christian Preschool Printables/ Bible Story Printables

How fun!! I just found another great website called Christian Preschool Printables.  It has free full color Bible ABC Printables. Learn your ABC’s with bible verses. This is the alphabet with bible images.  A is for Adam. B is for … Continue reading

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